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Title Sweet sweetback's baadasssss song [(DVD) videorecording] / director, Melvin van Peebles.

Publication Info. [United States] : Vinegar Syndrome, [2018]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F SWEET    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F SWEET    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical mono rda
video file DVD rda
Motion picture
Note Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1971.
Credits Music, Earth, Wind, & Fire ; cinematographer, Robert Maxwell.
Cast Melvin Van Peebles, John Amos, Mario Van Peebles.
Summary Sweetback is a black orphan raised in a brothel and groomed into becoming a sex show performer. Set up by his boss and two corrupt white policemen for a murder he didn't commit, Sweetback escapes custody only to find himself thrust into an increasingly hallucinogenic world of violence and bigotry where no one can be trusted and the possibility of death lurks at every corner.
System Details DVD, widescreen (1.85:1), mono.
Language Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject Orphans -- African Americans -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
False imprisonment -- African Americans -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Blaxploitation films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-video discs.
Added Author Van Peebles, Melvin, 1932- film director, 1932, actor.
Amos, John, 1939- actor.
Van Peebles, Mario, actor.
Vinegar Syndrome (Firm), publisher.
Music No. VS 223 Vinegar Syndrome
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