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Sweet Sweetback's baadasssss song (1971)
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Call no.:
VHS PN1995.9.N4 S94 1996
Title:
Sweet Sweetback's baadasssss song
Originally produced:
1971
Format:
VHS
Summary:
"Story of a young hustler whose aimless pleasure-seeking turns to radicalism after witnessing the beating of a Black revolutionary by two white cops. Seized with anger Sweetback takes brutal revenge on the cops, forcing him into a desperate life on the run"--Container.
Credits:
Yeah production ; written, composed, produced, directed and edited by Melvin Van Peebles.
Edition:
Original uncut version.
Publication:
Santa Monica, CA : Xenon Entertainment Group, c1996.
Details:
1 VHS (97 min.) : sound, color
Country of production:
United States
Studio(s):
Yeah Inc
Director(s):
Van Peebles, Melvin
Screenwriter(s):
Van Peebles, Melvin
Producer(s):
Van Peebles, Melvin
Cast:
Melvin Van Peebles, the black community, Brer Soul, Simon Chuckster, Hubert Scales, John Dullaghan, West Gale, Niva Rochelle, Rhetta Hughes, Nick Ferrari, Ed Rue, Johnny Amos, Lavelle Roby, Ted Hayden.
Production:
Director of photography, Bob Maxwell ; music, Earth, Wind & Fire.
Notes:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1971.
"Includes the original theatrical trailer"--Container.
"Featuring a special introduction by the filmmaker"--Container.
Subjects:
African Americans Drama.
African Americans in motion pictures.
Genre:
Feature films.
Blaxploitation films.
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Location: Storage
Format: VHS
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Blaxploitation films
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Year: 1970s
Spoken language: English
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Production studio: Yeah Inc
Country of production: United States
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action