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

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Subjects: Shaft, John (Fictitious character)--Drama
Private investigators--New York (State)--New York--Drama
Organized crime--New York (State)--New York--Drama
Feature films
Detective and mystery films
Blaxploitation films
Films for the hearing impaired
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English, French (translated from), Summary is in English, Summary is in French, English (translated from), Accompanying material in English, French, Dubbed in: French, Dubbed in: English
Audience: MPAA rating: R
Published: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2000]
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternate Title(s): Shaft (Motion picture : 1971).
Additional Authors: Actor : Roundtree, Richard, 1942-
Actor : Gunn, Moses, 1929-
Cioffi, Charles, 1935-
St. John, Christopher, 1942-
Mitchell, Gwenn, 1948-
Director : Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006
Freeman, Joel
Author of screenplay : Tidyman, Ernest
Author of screenplay : Black, John D. F
Composer : Hayes, Isaac
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Notes: ISBN: 0790743752 :$14.98
ISBN: 9780790743752
UPC: 012569505124
Videorecording number: 65051Warner Home Video
DVD; region 1; Dolby digital mono
English or French dubbed version; optional subtitles in English or French; closed-captioned
Cast: Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Charles Cioffi, Christopher St. John, Gwenn Mitchell
Credits: Music, Isaac Hayes ; director of photography, Urs Furrer ; film editor, Hugh A. Robertson
Based on the novel by Ernest Tidyman
Originally produced as motion picture in 1971
Special features include: behind-the-scenes documentary, Soul in cinema: filming Shaft on location; 3 theatrical trailers
MPAA rating: R
Summary: Detective John Shaft is hired by a Harlem mobster to find his kidnapped teenage daughter and finds himself up against some Mafia chieftains who want to take over a chunk of the black underworld's uptown territory
Includes both widescreen and standard versions
In memory of Frances S. Stafford
Donation Info: Honoree : Stafford, Frances S
OCLC Number: 44502445
ISBN/ISSN: 0790743752