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The Resource Shaft ; Shaft's big score ; Shaft in Africa, 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, (videorecording)

Shaft ; Shaft's big score ; Shaft in Africa, 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, (videorecording)

Label
Shaft ; Shaft's big score ; Shaft in Africa
Title
Shaft ; Shaft's big score ; Shaft in Africa
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
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Editor of moving image work
Producer
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 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
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Member of
Cataloging source
ST5
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Shaft (Motion picture : 1971)
  • Shaft's big score! (Motion picture)
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
  • 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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1918-1984
  • 1912-2006
  • 1925-2015
  • 1918-1996
  • 1942-
  • 1929-1993
  • 1935-
  • 1942-
  • 1948-
  • -1987
  • 1929-2016
  • 1931-2012
  • 1926-2016
  • 1953-
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
  • Cioffi, Charles
  • St. John, Christopher
  • Mitchell, Gwenn
  • Brown, Drew Bundini
  • Mascolo, Joseph
  • Imrie, Kathy
  • Taylor, Wally
  • Harris, Julius W
  • Finlay, Frank
  • McGee, Vonetta
  • Arnerić, Neda
  • Furrer, Urs
  • Robertson, Hugh A
  • Benedict, Max
  • Howard, Moe
  • Hayes, Isaac
  • Pate, Johnny
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
317
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shaft, John
  • African American private investigators
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Shaft ; Shaft's big score ; Shaft in Africa, 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
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 produced as motion pictures in 1971, 1972, and 1973, respectively
  • Special features: cast & crew; "Soul in cinema : filming 'Shaft' on location"; awards; theatrical trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[disc 1]. Shaft (100 min.) -- [disc 1, reverse side]. Shaft's big score! (105 min.) -- Shaft in Africa (112 min.)
Control code
ocn144529488
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (317 min.)
Isbn
9781419823411
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569678408
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
67840
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o144529488
  • 1338932
  • (OCoLC)144529488
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen version; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Shaft ; Shaft's big score ; Shaft in Africa, 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, (videorecording)
Publication
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 produced as motion pictures in 1971, 1972, and 1973, respectively
  • Special features: cast & crew; "Soul in cinema : filming 'Shaft' on location"; awards; theatrical trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[disc 1]. Shaft (100 min.) -- [disc 1, reverse side]. Shaft's big score! (105 min.) -- Shaft in Africa (112 min.)
Control code
ocn144529488
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (317 min.)
Isbn
9781419823411
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569678408
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
67840
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o144529488
  • 1338932
  • (OCoLC)144529488
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen version; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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