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Sweet Sweetback's baadasssss song [videorecording] / Yeah production ; written, composed, produced, directed and edited by Melvin Van Peebles.

Edition:
Original uncut version.
Publication:
Santa Monica, CA : Xenon Entertainment Group, c1996.
Series:
Melvin Van Peebles collection
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
African Americans -- Drama.
African Americans in motion pictures.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Blaxploitation films.
System details:
: VHS - NTSC
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.
Participant:
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.
Credits:
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.
Contributor:
Van Peebles, Melvin, 1932- , Producer, Director, Screenwriter, Editor, Actor, Performer, Composer
Brer Soul. , Actor
Chuckster, Simon. , Actor
Van Peebles, Mario. , Actor
Earth, Wind & Fire (Musical group) , Performer
Yeah Inc. , Producer
Xenon Entertainment Group. , Distributor
Publisher no.:
000799106433
XE XX 1064 Xenon Entertainment Group