Sparkle (1976) DVD
Before "Dreamgirls," this musical drama recalled the rise of a Supremes-like girl group from the Harlem ghetto to superstardom. While the group Sister and The Sisters pursues fame and fortune, their relationships fracture when Sister (Lonette McKee)turns to drugs and Sparkle (Irene Cara) cultivates a relationship with their manager (Philip Michael Thomas). Dwan Smith, Dorian Harewood also star; features a score by Curtis Mayfield. 98 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.