December 26, 1990 |
Esther Rolle and Whoopi Goldberg donated their talents. The entertainment industry unions waived salaries and the City of Los Angeles skipped the usual filming permit fees. Eastman Kodak, Deluxe Labs and Panavision provided free film services. And Cleo Lewis and Harrison Ketchum, the owners of the tiny C & H Market on Dalton Avenue in South-Central Los Angeles, as well as many of their neighbors, allowed their property and homes to be used. The rallying point?