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Shaft [videorecording] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a Stirling Silliphant-Roger Lewis production ; screenplay by Ernest Tidyman and John D.F. Black ; produced by Joel Freeman ; directed by Gordon Parks. Shaft's big score! / Metro-Goldwyin-Mayer presents a Stirling Silliphant-Roger Lewis production ; written by Ernest Tidyman ; produced by Roger Lewis and Ernest Tidyman ; directed by Gordon Parks. Shaft in Africa / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a Stirling Silliphant-Roger Lewis production ; written by Stirling Silliphant ; produced by Roger Lewis ; directed by John Guillermin.

Tidyman, Ernest. (Screenwriter). Black, John D. F. (Screenwriter). Freeman, Joel. (Added Author). Lewis, Roger, 1918-1984 (Added Author). Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006 (Director). Guillermin, John, 1925- (Director). Silliphant, Stirling, 1918-1996 (Screenwriter). Roundtree, Richard, 1942- (Actor). Gunn, Moses, 1929-1993 (Added Author). McGee, Vonetta. (Added Author). Hayes, Isaac. (Added Author). Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown Public Library - Brownstown ADVD SHAFT v.1-3 d.1-2 (Text) 79361000097171 Adult Fiction DVDs Available -
North Webster Community Public Library - North Webster RDVD SHA Adult (Text) 72436000089659 DVDs Available -
Peabody Public Library - Columbia City DVD ACTION (Text) 30403002043412 DVD - Action Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419823418
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (317 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2006]

Content descriptions

General Note: Shaft: Based on the novel by Ernest Tidyman.
Originally produced as motion pictures in 1971, 1972, and 1973, respectively.
"Triple feature"--Container.
Special features: cast & crew; "Soul in cinema: filming 'Shaft' on location"; awards; theatrical trailers.
Formatted Contents Note: [disc 1]. Shaft (100 min.) -- [disc 1, reverse side]. Shaft's big score! (105 min.) -- Shaft in Africa (112 min.).
Creation/Production Credits Note: Shaft: Director of photography, Urs Furrer ; film editor, Hugh A. Robertson ; music, Isaac Hayes.
Shaft's big score!: Director of photography, Urs Furrer ; film editor, Harry Howard ; music, Gordon Parks.
Shaft in Africa: Director of photography, Marcel Grignon ; film editor, Max Benedict ; music, Johnny Pate.
Participant or Performer Note: Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Vonetta McGee.
Summary, etc.: Shaft: John Shaft, a private investigator, is hired by a Harlem crime boss to find his kidnapped daughter. During his investigation, Shaft uncovers a Mafia plot to take over a chunck of the Black underworld's uptown territory.
Shaft's big score!: Private eye John Shaft runs afoul of the underworld as he investigates a friends murder. This is the second film in the Shaft series.
Shaft in Africa: Detective John Shaft is persuaded by diplomats at the United Nations to track down a slave-trading operation. This is the third film in the Shaft series.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating; R.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, full screen version; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Note: English or French dialogue with optional subtitles in English or French; closed-captioned.
Subject: Shaft, John (Fictitious character) > Drama.
African American private investigators > Drama.
Film sequels.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Blaxploitation films.
Detective and mystery films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Fiction films.

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