Claudine (1974)

Director
John Berry

Main cast
Diahann Carroll; James Earl Jones; Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs; Tamu Blackwell; David Kruger

Genres
Drama, Romance, Comedy

Description
Diahann Carroll was nominated for both an Oscar and a Golden Globe award for her gripping portrayal as the indomitable Claudine in this heartwarming comedy. While struggling to support herself and her six children in Harlem by working as a maid for a wealthy family, Claudine (Carroll) meets a charming garbage man, Roop (James Earl Jones). But although Roop is smitten with the lovely single mother, his own life trials make him slow to respond to her invitation to a lifetime of love. The touching story of Claudine will inspire smiles and tears in viewers of all ages.


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