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Shaft

Title
Shaft/ directed by Gordon Parks. Shaft's big score! / directed by Gordon Parks. Shaft in Africa / directed by John Guillermin.
Publication
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2006]

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Additional Authors
  • Tidyman, Ernest
  • Black, John D. F.
  • Freeman, Joel
  • Lewis, Roger, 1918-1984
  • Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006
  • Guillermin, John, 1925-2015
  • Silliphant, Stirling, 1918-1996
  • Roundtree, Richard, 1942-2023
  • Gunn, Moses, 1929-1993
  • Cioffi, Charles, 1935-
  • St. John, Christopher, 1942-
  • Mitchell, Gwenn, 1948-
  • Brown, Drew Bundini, 1928-1987
  • Mascolo, Joseph, 1929-2016
  • Imrie, Kathy
  • Taylor, Wally, 1931-2012
  • Harris, Julius, 1923-2004
  • Finlay, Frank, 1926-2016
  • McGee, Vonetta
  • Arnerić, Neda, 1953-
  • Furrer, Urs
  • Benedict, Max
  • Robertson, Hugh A.
  • Hayes, Isaac
  • Pate, Johnny
  • Howard, Moe (Film editor)
  • Harris, Julius W
  • Robertson, Hugh A
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, production company.
  • Warner Home Video (Firm), publisher.
  • Warner Home Video (Firm) publisher.
Description
2 videodiscs (317 min.) : sound, color; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
  • 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 chunk 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.
Uniform Title
  • Shaft (Motion picture : 1971)
  • Shaft's big score! (Motion picture)
  • Shaft in Africa (Motion picture)
Alternative Title
  • Shaft's big score!
  • Shaft in Africa.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Feature films.
  • Blaxploitation films.
  • Detective and mystery films.
  • Film adaptations.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Note
  • Shaft: Based on the novel by Ernest Tidyman; Shaft's big score! and Shaft in Africa based on characters created by Ernest Tidyman.
  • "Triple feature"--Container.
  • Originally released as motion pictures in 1971, 1972, and 1973, respectively.
  • Special features: cast & crew; "Soul in cinema : filming 'Shaft' on location"; awards; theatrical trailers.
Credits (note)
  • Shaft: Screenwriters, Ernest Tidyman, John D.F. Black ; producer, Joel Freeman ; cinematographer, Urs Furrer ; film editor, Hugh A. Robertson ; composer, Isaac Hayes ; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a Stirling Silliphant-Roger Lewis production.
  • Shaft's big score!: Screenwriters, Ernest Tidyman ; producers, Roger Lewis, Ernest Tidyman ; cinematographer, Urs Furrer ; film editor, Harry Howard ; composer, Gordon Parks ; Metro-Goldwyin-Mayer presents a Stirling Silliphant-Roger Lewis production.
  • Shaft in Africa: Screenwriter, Stirling Silliphant ; producer, Roger Lewis ; cinematographer, Marcel Grignon ; film editor, Max Benedict ; composer, Johnny Pate ; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a Stirling Silliphant-Roger Lewis production.
Performer (note)
  • Shaft: Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Charles Cioffi, Christopher St. John, Gwenn Mitchell, Drew Bundini Brown.
  • Shaft's big score!: Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Joseph Mascolo, Kathy Imrie, Wally Taylor, Julius W. Harris, Drew Bundini Brown.
  • Shaft in Africa: Richard Roundtree, Frank Finlay, Vonetta McGee, Neda Arneric.
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.
Contents
[Disc 1]. Shaft (100 min.) -- [Disc 1, reverse side]. Shaft's big score! (105 min.) -- [Disc 2]. Shaft in Africa (112 min.).
Call Number
Sc Visual DVD-1953
ISBN
  • 1419823418
  • 9781419823411
LCCN
012569678408
OCLC
144529488
Title
Shaft/ directed by Gordon Parks. Shaft's big score! / directed by Gordon Parks. Shaft in Africa / directed by John Guillermin.
Imprint
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2006]
Country of Producing Entity
United States
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
Type of Carrier
videodisc
System Details
DVD, region 1, full screen version; Dolby Digital mono.
Cast
Shaft: Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Charles Cioffi, Christopher St. John, Gwenn Mitchell, Drew Bundini Brown.
Shaft's big score!: Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Joseph Mascolo, Kathy Imrie, Wally Taylor, Julius W. Harris, Drew Bundini Brown.
Shaft in Africa: Richard Roundtree, Frank Finlay, Vonetta McGee, Neda Arneric.
Credits
Shaft: Screenwriters, Ernest Tidyman, John D.F. Black ; producer, Joel Freeman ; cinematographer, Urs Furrer ; film editor, Hugh A. Robertson ; composer, Isaac Hayes ; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a Stirling Silliphant-Roger Lewis production.
Shaft's big score!: Screenwriters, Ernest Tidyman ; producers, Roger Lewis, Ernest Tidyman ; cinematographer, Urs Furrer ; film editor, Harry Howard ; composer, Gordon Parks ; Metro-Goldwyin-Mayer presents a Stirling Silliphant-Roger Lewis production.
Credits
Shaft in Africa: Screenwriter, Stirling Silliphant ; producer, Roger Lewis ; cinematographer, Marcel Grignon ; film editor, Max Benedict ; composer, Johnny Pate ; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a Stirling Silliphant-Roger Lewis production.
Language
English or French dialogue with optional subtitles in English or French; closed-captioned.
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Added Author
Tidyman, Ernest, screenwriter.
Black, John D. F., screenwriter.
Freeman, Joel, film producer.
Lewis, Roger, 1918-1984, film producer.
Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006, film director.
Guillermin, John, 1925-2015, film director.
Silliphant, Stirling, 1918-1996, screenwriter.
Roundtree, Richard, 1942-2023 actor.
Gunn, Moses, 1929-1993, actor.
Cioffi, Charles, 1935- actor.
St. John, Christopher, 1942- actor.
Mitchell, Gwenn, 1948- actor.
Brown, Drew Bundini, 1928-1987, actor.
Mascolo, Joseph, 1929-2016, actor.
Imrie, Kathy, actor.
Taylor, Wally, 1931-2012, actor.
Harris, Julius, 1923-2004, actor.
Finlay, Frank, 1926-2016, actor.
McGee, Vonetta, actor.
Arnerić, Neda, 1953- actor.
Furrer, Urs, cinematographer.
Benedict, Max, film editor.
Robertson, Hugh A., film editor.
Hayes, Isaac, composer.
Pate, Johnny, composer.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, production company.
Howard, Moe (Film editor), film editor.
Warner Home Video (Firm), publisher.
Harris, Julius W, actor.
Robertson, Hugh A, film editor.
Howard, Moe (Film editor), film editor.
Warner Home Video (Firm) publisher.
Added Title
Shaft's big score! (Motion picture)
Shaft in Africa (Motion picture)
Shaft's big score!
Shaft in Africa.
Other Standard Identifier
012569678408
Publisher No.
67840 Warner Home Video
Research Call Number
Sc Visual DVD-1953
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