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The River Niger
Directed by:
Krishna Shah

Directed by Krishna Shah, "The River Niger" is a Drama film, released on April 14 of 1976 in the USA . Cicely Tyson is starring, alongside James Earl Jones, Glynn Turman, Jonelle Allen, Roger E. Mosley and Ralph Wilcox.

Who is the director of "The River Niger":

The River Niger was directed by Krishna Shah, an Indian producer, writer, and director.

Before making The River Niger, Krishna Shah had directed . Since, he directed Shalimar, released in 1978, American Drive-In (1985).

What was the release date of "The River Niger":

The River Niger was first released in the United States on Wednesday, April 14, 1976.. This was forty-three (43) years ago.

Who is at the casting of "The River Niger":

At the casting of The River Niger we find Cicely Tyson, previously seen in The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968) and The Comedians (1967); James Earl Jones (Claudine (1974), The Man (1972)); Glynn Turman (Cooley High (1975), Together Brothers (1974)) [ more... ]

  • Cicely Tyson, James Earl Jones and Zakes Mokae also appeared in The Comedians, released in 1967.
  • James Earl Jones, Roger E. Mosley and Teddy Wilson also worked together in The Greatest, released in 1977.
  • Cicely Tyson and Glynn Turman can both be seen in A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich, released in 1978.
  • Jonelle Allen and Teddy Wilson also appeared together in Come Back, Charleston Blue, released in 1972.

What is the Storyline of "The River Niger":

Johnny Williams (James Earl Jones) is a working painter and moonlighting want-to-be poet who is trying to keep up with life in the contemporary ghetto. Though he is trying to provide for his ill wife and almost stable family, times are hard. This film follows Johnny's struggle and a few who try to help, including his friend Dudley (Louis Gossett, Jr.). The sound track is by WAR , including the song River Niger


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