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.
Pulitzer-Prize winning novelist William Kennedy was brought in to do a quick draft on the script to polish it. He ended up doing over 20 drafts.
Mr. Flynn was a bootlegger. That's how they live in this world. Maybe one day you'll wise up, sap!
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.
$2,903,603 (USA) (16 December 1984)
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