New York Film Locations


Claudine (1974)

Claudine Price (Diahann Carroll), is a single Black Harlem mother, living on welfare with six children, who finds love with a garbage collector, Rupert Marshall (James Earl Jones), who she calls "Roop". The pair's relationship becomes complicated because of a number of factors. Among these are that the couple do not want to marry because they would not be able to support the children without welfare, and that the kids themselves, particularly eldest son Charles (Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs), are apprehensive of Rupert, and believe that he will leave their mother just like her previous husbands had.

Claudine's Apartment, 139 Edgecombe Avenue and West 142nd Street, Harlem.

Broadway and West 125th Street, Harlem.


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