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Shaft / 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.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Brownstown PL - Brownstown ADVD SHAFT v.1-3 d.1-2 (Text) 79361000097171 Adult Fiction DVDs Available -
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster RDVD SHA Adult (Text) 72436000089659 DVDs Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City DVD ACTION (Text) 30403002043412 DVD - Action Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419823418
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (317 min.) : sound, color ; 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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