#64. Skin Game (1971)


Cherokee Productions

– Director: Gordon Douglas, Paul Bogart

– Metascore: 73

– Runtime: 102 minutes

Set before the Civil War, two men set up a con to sell one of them, who is Black, to an enslaver, with plans to split the profits when he escapes. It stars James Garner, Louis Gossett Jr., and Ed Asner. The film drew controversy and protests for using a white man in Black face as Gossett’s stunt double.