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The spook who sat by the door /
A Bokari Ltd. production ; screenplay by Sam Greenlee, Mel Clay ; produced by Ivan Dixon, Sam Greenlee ; directed by Ivan Dixon.
edition
Widescreen.
imprint
[Los Angeles, Calif.] : Monarch Home Entertainment, [2012]
description
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[Los Angeles, Calif.] : Monarch Home Entertainment, [2012]
standard identifier
723952076595
publisher #
7659
credits note
Cinematography, Michel Hugo ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, Herbie Hancock.
general note
"Film contains scenes with extreme action"--Container.
Based on the novel by Sam Greenlee.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1973.
Special features: Original theatrical trailer and television commercial.
performer
Lawrence Cook, Paula Kelley, Janet League, J.A. Preston, Paul Butler, David Lemieux, Don Blakely, Byron Morrow, Jack Aaron.
abstract
"Dan Freeman, the 'spook who sat by the door,' is enlisted in the CIA's elitist espionage program as its first Black agent. Upon mastering agency tactics, he returns home to Chicago with a mission to train street gangs as 'Freedom Fighters.' Quickly, they become experts in urban guerilla warfare and plan to launch a war against the white power structure in every major US city."--Container.
catalogue key
11719220
target audience
MPAA rating: PG.

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