Cornbread, Earl and Me (Hit the Open Man) (1975)
Release Date: May 21, 1975 Wide
Average Rating: 4.1/5
User Ratings: 749
Cornbread (Keith Wilkes) is an African-American youth who strives to escape his ghetto surroundings. He does so by becoming a high school basketball star--and the idol of the other youngsters in his community. On the verge of starting college on a scholarship, Cornbread is mistakenly killed by a police officer. Keith Wilkes, who plays the title role, was in real life an all-American at UCLA. Cornbread, Earl and Me, which was based upon Ronald Fair's novel Hog Butcher, marked the big screen debut
May 21, 1975 Wide
Oct 15, 2001
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Sarina C. Grant
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