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Sweet Sweetback's baadasssss song

Author: Melvin Van Peebles; John Amos; Yeah (Firm); Xenon Entertainment Group.
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Xenon Entertainment Group, ©1996.
Series: Melvin Van Peebles collection.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Melvin Van Peebles; John Amos; Yeah (Firm); Xenon Entertainment Group.
OCLC Number: 36163080
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1971.
"Original uncut version"--Container.
"Includes the original theatrical trailer"--Container.
"Featuring a special introduction by the filmmaker"--Container.
Credits: Director of photography, Bob Maxwell.
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.
Target Audience: MPAA: Unrated.
Description: 1 videocassette (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS hi-fi.
Series Title: Melvin Van Peebles collection.
Responsibility: a Yeah production ; written, composed, produced, directed and edited by Melvin Van Peebles.

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"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.

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