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The Resource 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

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

Label
Shaft
Title
Shaft
Statement of responsibility
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
Title variation
  • Shaft's big score!
  • Shaft in Africa
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
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 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
Member of
Cataloging source
ST5
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Shaft (Motion picture : 1971)
  • Shaft's big score! (Motion picture)
  • Shaft in Africa
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
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
MPAA rating; R
Language note
English or French dialogue with optional subtitles in English or French; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.A1
LC item number
S534 2006
PerformerNote
Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Vonetta McGee
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1918-1984
  • 1912-2006
  • 1925-2015
  • 1918-1996
  • 1942-
  • 1929-1993
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tidyman, Ernest
  • Black, John D. F
  • Freeman, Joel
  • Lewis, Roger
  • Parks, Gordon
  • Guillermin, John
  • Silliphant, Stirling
  • Roundtree, Richard
  • Gunn, Moses
  • McGee, Vonetta
  • Hayes, Isaac
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
317
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shaft, John (Fictitious character)
  • African American private investigators
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
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
Instantiates
Publication
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
[disc 1]. Shaft (100 min.) -- [disc 1, reverse side]. Shaft's big score! (105 min.) -- Shaft in Africa (112 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (317 min.)
Isbn
9781419823411
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569678408
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
67840
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn144529488
  • (OCoLC)144529488
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen version; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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
Publication
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
[disc 1]. Shaft (100 min.) -- [disc 1, reverse side]. Shaft's big score! (105 min.) -- Shaft in Africa (112 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (317 min.)
Isbn
9781419823411
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569678408
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
67840
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn144529488
  • (OCoLC)144529488
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen version; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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