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Shaft

Author: Stirling SilliphantRoger LewisJoel FreemanGordon ParksErnest TidymanAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2000.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Detective John Shaft is hired by a Harlem mobster to find his kidnapped teenage daughter and finds himself up against some Mafia chieftains who want to take over a chunk of the black underworld's uptown territory.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Blaxploitation films
Detective and mystery films
Film noir
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Ernest Tidyman
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stirling Silliphant; Roger Lewis; Joel Freeman; Gordon Parks; Ernest Tidyman; John D F Black; Richard Roundtree; Moses Gunn; Isaac Hayes; Hugh A Robertson; Urs Furrer; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790743752 9780790743752
OCLC Number: 44502445
Language Note: Includes French dubbed version and subtitles in English or French ; Closed captioned.
Notes: Special features include: behind-the-scenes documentary, Soul in cinema: filming Shaft on location; 3 theatrical trailers.
Based on the novel by Ernest Tidyman.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1971.
Credits: Music, Isaac Hayes ; director of photography, Urs Furrer ; film editor, Hugh A. Robertson.
Cast: Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn.
Awards: Academy Award, 1971: Best Original Song: Isaac Hayes.
Target Audience: Rated R.
Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital mono.; standard and widescreen formats.
Other Titles: Shaft (Motion picture : 1971)
Responsibility: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a Stirling Silliphant-Roger Lewis production ; producer, Joel Freeman ; director, Gordon Parks ; screenplay, Ernest Tidyman, John D.F. Black.

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Detective John Shaft is hired by a Harlem mobster to find his kidnapped teenage daughter and finds himself up against some Mafia chieftains who want to take over a chunk of the black underworld's uptown territory.

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