Uptight (1968)

Director: Jules Dassin

Writer(s): Jules Dassin, Ruby Dee & Julian Mayfield (screenplay), Liam O’Flaherty (novel)

Starring: Raymond St. Jacques, Ruby Dee, Frank Silvera, Roscoe Lee Browne, Julian Mayfield, Janet MacLachlan, Max Julien, Juanita Moore, Dick Anthony Williams, Michael Baseleon, John Wesley, Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Ketty Lester, Robert DoQui, James McEachin, Kirk Kirksey, Isabel Cooley, Alice Childress, Van Kirksey, David Moody, Mello Alexandria, Vernett Allen, Leon Bibb, Lovyss Bradley, Anthony Chisholm, William Elliott, Joel Fluellen, Leonard Jackson, Alan Oppenheimer, Lonny Stevens, Bill Walker, Marvin Walters

Synopsis: Black revolutionaries are betrayed by one of their own. Based on the 1935 classic, “The Informer.”

Release Date: December 28, 1968 (USA) | Length: 104 min | Genre: Drama, Thriller | Certificate: M

Note:I deleted Richard Williams because I think he is also listed as Dick Anthony Williams. I deleted the name John Wesley Rodgers because I think he is also listed as John Wesley. I deleted the name Errol Jaye because I believe he is listed under the name Leonard Jackson who sometimes used the name L. Errol Jaye. The only person I could not identify was Vernett Allen who plays Ralph in the film. Missing trailer. Above is a clip from the film.

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