R | | Crime, Drama, Music
The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people who visited the club, those who ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music that made it so famous.
The role of Vera Cicero was originally assigned to Brooke Shields. However, she turned down the offer in order to study French Literature at Princeton University.
What do they call you?
Sol Weinstein: Nobody calls me nothin'.
Dixie: Not even your mother?
Sol Weinstein: I didn't have a mother. They found me in a garbage pail.
During the montage song Ill Wind there is a shot of coins and bills being poured out. The dimes in the shot are Eisenhower dimes, a president in the 50's.
It seems that the first murder is a bit shortened in the German Constantin Video release (FSK 16).
$2,903,603 16 December 1984
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