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Saturday, July 7, 2012

Black Hooker [a.k.a. Street Sisters] (1974)

















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A melodrama that deals with a Black country minister, his devoted wife, his wayward daughter, and his half-white grandson. the daughter (with the Tennessee Williams-style name of "Painted Woman") leaves the child with the parents, as she goes back to living in barrooms and dirty hotels. The child longs to be accepted and loved by his mother, even though he's smothered with affection by the grandmother. As be becomes a young man, his affection for a pretty Black girl in the farming community ripens to love. But he unwittingly sees his self-righteous grandfather making advances to the young girl, and the shock is more than the youth can take...

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