Truck Turner

1974 American International Pictures Produced by Fred Weintraub Directed by Jonathan Kaplan Written by Michael Allin/Oscar Williams Based on a story by Jerry Wilkes Music by Isaac Hayes Isaac Hayes will probably always be remembered as the composer of the score for “Shaft” and with good reason. The “Shaft” theme song is as recognizable and […]

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Cotton Comes To Harlem

1970 United Artists/Formosa Productions Directed by Ossie Davis Produced by Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. Written by Ossie Davis and Arnold Perl Based on the novel by Chester Himes Music by Galt MacDermot Cinematography by Gerald Hirschfeld Edited by Robert Q. Lovett A lot of people will ask me as what my influences were as a writer […]

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