The Cool World (film)  

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The Cool World is a 1964 film which tells the story of life in the African-American ghetto in the early 60s. It stars Hampton Clanton, Yolanda Rodríguez, Bostic Felton, Gary Bolling, Antonio Fargas, Carl Lee and Clarence Williams III.

The movie was adapted by Shirley Clarke and Carl Lee from the novel by Warren Miller, and directed by Clarke. The film has been selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry.

The soundtrack to the film was recorded by Dizzy Gillespie and his quintet, and was released as an album of the same name in 1964.




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