Laurence Fishburne, Vanessa L. Williams are lovers in gangster film `Hoodlum.'

Washington, Katara A.
September 1997
Jet;09/01/97, Vol. 92 Issue 15, p32
Reports on the motion picture `Hoodlum,' and its stars, Laurence Fishburne and Vanessa L. Williams. The setting as 1930s Harlem; Themes as the life of gangsters and gambling during the Depression; Names of characters and plot; Comments from Fishburne on playing Ellsworth Johnson, or Bumpy, a well-known figure in the 1930s; Comments from Williams, who plays Bump's love interest, Francine; Other cast members; Comments from director Bill Duke; Producer.


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