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Friday, December 26, 2008

Black Fist (1975)














































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Storyline
Leroy Fisk (Richard Lawson) is a small-time street fighter who gets to show his stuff to a promoter named Logan. After Leroy fights one of Logan's top guys (the hillbilly rapist from Foxy Brown) and loses, Logan decides to keep Leroy anyways and help him make some big money. Pretty soon, Leroy has his first official streetfight and he wins. Leroy's now well off and he begins buying his lady presents. Enter Officer Heineken (Dabney Coleman), a corrupt racist cop that confronts Leroy and tells him he wants part of his winnings each and every time he fights.

3 comments:

SelfScience said...

part 5 was missing in the text file. Its fixed now.

Anonymous said...

"Richard Lawson's portrayal of Fisk reminds me a lot of Samuel L. Jackson."

i agree. his voice is almost identical in some scenes.

Fredrik said...

This movie is available (legally) from archive.org. Unfortunately, the resolution is low, but better than nothing. I reviewed it on my blog and link to the download from there: Silver in a Haystack

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