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Murder without Motive: The Edmund Perry Story
     

Murder without Motive: The Edmund Perry Story

Director: Kevin Hooks,

Cast: Curtis L. McClarin, Anna Maria Horsford, Carla Gugino

 
Adapted from Robert Sam Anson's fact-based book Best Intentions, Murder without Motive stars Curtis McClarin as Harlem teenager Edmund Perry. A brilliant student, Perry is transferred from the inner city to an exclusive prep school principally attended by whites. Ten days after graduating with honors, the 17-year-old Perry is killed by a white undercover

Overview

Adapted from Robert Sam Anson's fact-based book Best Intentions, Murder without Motive stars Curtis McClarin as Harlem teenager Edmund Perry. A brilliant student, Perry is transferred from the inner city to an exclusive prep school principally attended by whites. Ten days after graduating with honors, the 17-year-old Perry is killed by a white undercover policeman, who claims he was attacked by Perry and his younger brother Jonah (Guy Killum). Though unsparing in its indictment of racism and police brutality, the Murder without Motive attempts to be fair to both sides, showing the many external pressures which led both killer and victim to their fatal meeting in the spring of 1985. This made-for-TV film was first shown January 6, 1992.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/04/2005
UPC:
0096009384999
Original Release:
1992
Rating:
R
Source:
Echo Bridge
Time:
1:35:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Curtis L. McClarin Edmund Perry
Anna Maria Horsford Veronica Perry
Carla Gugino Allison Connors
Christopher Daniel Barnes Sean
Taurean Blacque Jonah Perry Sr.
Guy Killum Jonah Perry
Dakin Matthews Howards
Cuba Gooding Tyree
Hari (Harry) Rhodes Actor
Georg Stanford Brown Darwin Tolliver
Jay Underwood Kyle Lawrence
Vondie Curtis-Hall Actor
Peter Iacangelo Police Sgt. Grady
Kelly Minter Sharanda
Adrienne-Joi Johnson Cynthia
Angelo Tiffe Lee Van Hooten
Joseph Cali Actor
Keri Johnson Lanard
Peter Vogt Mr. Rainey
Amanda Foreman Actor
Dennis Howard Mr. P?????
John Mahon Inspector Hedges
Nick Angotti Chief Michaels
White Mr. Lee
Don Dolan Captain Pierce
Paul Perri Doctor
John Achorn House Master
Ele Keats Lisa
Tommy Morgan Hassan
Victor Contreras Spanish Waiter
Eric Welch Another Student

Technical Credits
Kevin Hooks Director

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