Patterned after Lysistrata, this is the music-filled story of Chicago women who go on a sex strike until their gang boyfriends agree to give up their guns.
The story of the government’s attempt in Chicago to discredit the anti-Vietnam War movement by putting on trial its prominent leaders.
A racist film, typical of its time, wherein Blacks play subservient roles, but redeemed by the music of Louis Armstrong & Billy Holiday (her only feature film!).
A financially-strapped couple come by a windfall when the caretaker wife’s elderly boss dies & unexpectedly leaves his estate to her–but this leads to drastic unintended consequences.
In this roadtrip first episode a Black Korean War vet, his uncle, & f woman travel to Lovecraft Country in MS in search of his father, encountering much racism along the way.
Widower Bob Rueland falls in love with Grace, but both are unaware that her transplanted heart came from his deceased wife.
Based on the 1926 play CHICAGO, this is the satirical story of how a brash lawyer got a wannabe married dancer freed of the charge of murdering her lover, the lesson being how fickle the press & public are.
Filled with music & sexy dances, Chicago is set in the jazz era when 2 women kill their lovers and a flamboyant lawyer uses the press & theatrics to convince jurors to acquit them, showing the public as fickle & the law as easily manipulated.
2 brother engage in a revolt to regain Chicago from the rule of aliens who live underground and rule through collaborators.
Pressured by a gang boss, the widow of a robber gathers other gang members to join her in a plot to steal $5 million so she can pay her husband’s debt.