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Mack, The (1973)

One of the most popular of all the blaxploitation movies, this followed in the bloody wake of Shaft (1971) and, if anything, is even...

Melinda (1972)

A slick, smooth-talking, womanising young black DJ falls hard for an enigmatic woman he's just met. Things take a turn for the worse, though, when...

Shaft (1971)

The flood of Blaxploitation pictures continued in 1971 with Shaft, in which Richard Roundtree played the eponymous black private eye hired to find Marcy, the kidnapped...

Shaft In Africa (1973)

  Richard Roundtree returned once more as the super-cool black private eye in this second sequel to the Blaxploitation classic Shaft (1971). With a screenplay by Stirling Silliphant - who also scripted...

Shaft’s Big Score (1972)

Richard Roundtree and Moses Gunn returned in the sequel to the huge blockbuster Shaft (1971), which kicked off the early 1970s blaxploitation craze and inspired...

Slaughter (1972)

Vietnam veteran Slaughter seeks revenge for his parents' murder and is arrested for killing the gangster he thinks is responsible. However, the cops tell him...

Slaughter’s Big Rip-Off (1973)

Black Vietnam vet/urban warrior Slaughter (Jim Brown) returns to avenge the murder of his mother and father by gangsters, led this time around by...

Super Dude (1974)

Released in some markets as Hangup. Ken Ramsey William Elliott Lou Cliff Potts Julie Marki Bey Fred Richards Michael Lerner Sergeant Becker Wally Taylor Captain Gorney George Murdock Gwen Timothy Blake Felder Fredd Wayne Sally Midori Bud David Renard Enrique Pepe Serna Longnose Rafael Campos Mrs. Ramsey Lynn Hamilton Simpson William Bramley Jennings Bob Delegall Beverly Barbara...

Superfly (1972)

Directed by Gordon Parks Jr - the son of the man who directed Shaft (1971) - this superb Blaxploitation film starred Ron O'Neal as antihero Youngblood...

SuperFly TNT (1973)

Harlem hustler Priest (Ron O'Neal) is back in a sequel to the hit Superfly (1972). This time, he is persuaded to leave his Rome hideout, where...

Sweet Sweetback’s BaadAssss Song (1971)

Almost certainly the most important feature in the history of black film-making in the US, this is an angry riposte to the stereotypical characters...

TNT Jackson (1974)

A young karate expert searches for her brother's killer in Hong Kong. Diana 'TNT.' Jackson Jeanne Bell Charlie Stan Shaw Elaine Pat Anderson Sid Ken Metcalfe Dynamite Wong Chiquito Director Cirio H. Santiago

Trouble Man (1972)

Twentieth Century-Fox's answer to the black action cycle initiated by MGM's Shaft (1971) was this crude and violent underworld melodrama. In the hope of reproducing the...

Truck Turner (1974)

A bounty hunter goes after a criminal and in the ensuing pursuit, the fugitive is killed. The lover of the dead crook swears vengeance and...

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Doctor Pepper

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Crossfire

Crossfire was heavily promoted in 1971 on television, but never really lived up to expectations. It was advertised as "The fastest rapid-fire action game ever",...

Bad Seed, The (1956)

Rhoda Penmark (Patty McCormack) has the adults in her life completely fooled, but when her uncontrolled hellishness leads her to murder a schoolmate in...

Citizen James

1 9 6 0 - 1 9 6 2 (UK) 32 x 25 minute episodes This BBC comedy series was a superb vehicle for Sid James -...

Meccano

Meccano was founded in Liverpool by Frank Hornby in 1901 and was to become one of Britain's most important toy-makers in the 20th Century. Initially...

Murderers’ Row (1966)

In this sequel to The Silencers (1966), Dean Martin returns as secret agent Matt Helm to save Washington from dastardly Karl Malden and his "Helio...

Orlando

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 6 8 (UK) 76 x 30 minute episodes This children's adventure series from Rediffusion was a spin-off from Crane, and also...