Lady Cocoa

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Lady Cocoa
Directed by Matt Cimber
Written by George Theakos (credited as Mikel Angel)
Starring Lola Falana
Music by Luchi De Jesus
Cinematography Ken Gibb
Edited by Bud Warner
Distributed by Dimension Pictures
Release date
December 1975
Country United States
Language English

Lady Cocoa (also known as Pop Goes the Weasel) is a 1975 low-budget American blaxploitation crime drama that was directed by Matt Cimber.[1] With Lola Falana in the title role,[2] the film also featured Millie Perkins, Alex Dreier, Gene Washington and Joe Greene. It was released by Moonstone Entertainment,[3] and written by George Theakos.


The film tells the story of a woman (Lola Falana) who is released from jail for 24 hours prior to testifying against her ex-boyfriend, played by James A. Watson Jr.[4]

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  1. ^ Staff (2004). The Scarecrow Movie Guide. Seattle: Sasquatch Books. p. 391. ISBN 1-57061-415-6. 
  2. ^ Berry, Torriano; Berry, Venise T. (2007). Historical dictionary of African American cinema. Historical dictionaries of literature and the arts. 12. Scarecrow Press. p. 112. ISBN 0-8108-5545-3. 
  3. ^ Lawrence, Novotny (2008). Blaxploitation films of the 1970s: Blackness and genre. Studies in African American history and culture. Psychology Press. p. 108. ISBN 0-415-96097-5. 
  4. ^ Craddock, Jim (2005). Videohound's Golden Movie Retriever. Thomson/Gale. p. 460. ISBN 0-7876-7470-2. 

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