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The spook who sat by the door (1973)
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Call no.:
DVD 012 519
Title:
The spook who sat by the door
Originally produced:
1973
Format:
DVD
Summary:
The CIA's first black operative, disgusted by tokenism at the C.I.A., organizes a revolution against the government.
Credits:
a Bokari Ltd. production ; written by Melvin Clay and Sam Greenlee ; producers, Ivan Dixon, Sam Greenlee ; director, Ivan Dixon.
Edition:
30th anniversary ed.
Publication:
[LaVergne, TN] : Monarch Home Video : Obsidian Home Entertainment, distributors, c2004.
Details:
1 DVD (102 min.) : sound, color
Country of production:
United States
Studio(s):
Bokari Ltd
Director(s):
Dixon, Ivan
Screenwriter(s):
Greenlee, Sam
Clay, Melvin
Producer(s):
Dixon, Ivan
Greenlee, Sam
Cast:
Lawrence Cook, Jack Aaron, Don Blakely, Paul Butler, Paula Kelly.
Production:
Photographer, Michel Hugo ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, Herbie Hancock.
Notes:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1973.
Based on the novel by Sam Greenlee.
Special features: Introduction by USA today columnist DeWayne Wickham ; One on one with writer Sam Greenlee ; Robert Townsend commentary, original theatrical trailer.
Subjects:
Greenlee, Sam, 1930- Film adaptations.
United States. Central Inteligence Agency Drama.
African American political activists Drama.
Revolutionaries United States Drama.
Genre:
Feature films.
Blaxploitation films.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Blaxploitation films
Genre: Feature films
Year: 1970s
Spoken language: English
Title: Spook who sat by the door
Director: Dixon, Ivan
Actor: Aaron, Jack
Actor: Blakely, Don
Actor: Cook, Lawrence
Musical score composer: Hancock, Herbie
Production studio: Bokari Ltd
Country of production: United States
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: No