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The Trial of the Moke (1978)

"The Trial of the Moke" is about the first black man to graduates from West Point. Flipper is framed for embezzlement by his fellow cadets to drive him away. But Flipper wasn't going anywhere until he cleared his name.

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Stan Lathan

Writer:

Daniel A. Stein

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Cast

Credited cast:
Thalmus Rasulala ... William Chamberlain
Alfre Woodard ... Lucy
Franklyn Seales ... Lt. Henry O. Flipper
Howard E. Rollins Jr. ... Cadet Jim Smith
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Burr Robert Burr ... Col. Shafter
Montgomery Davis Montgomery Davis ... Capt. Clous
Ron Frazier Ron Frazier ... Lt. Nordstrom
Samuel L. Jackson ... Johnson Whittaker (as Samuel Jackson)
Durward MacDonald Durward MacDonald ... Sgt. Ross
John Mansfield John Mansfield ... Lt. Wilhelmi
Daniel Mooney Daniel Mooney ... Capt. Barber
James Pickering James Pickering ... Pvt. Bentz
Bennett Sergeant Bennett Sergeant ... Col. Pennypacker
Henry Strozier ... Joseph Sender
Kristie Thatcher Kristie Thatcher ... Miss Molly Reilly
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"The Trial of the Moke" is about the first black man to graduates from West Point. Flipper is framed for embezzlement by his fellow cadets to drive him away. But Flipper wasn't going anywhere until he cleared his name.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 May 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

I diki tou pithikou See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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