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.
From July 15 to August 22, 1983, 12 scripts were produced, including five during one 48-hour non-stop weekend. William Kennedy estimates that between 30-40 scripts were turned out.
Baby, you may be passin' for white, but you ain't invisible.
When Dixie goes to ransom Frenchy there is a different amount of shaving cream on Mad Dog's face in every shot.
It seems that the first murder is a bit shortened in the German Constantin Video release (FSK 16).
$2,903,603 (USA) (16 December 1984)