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    Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (Cinemation Industries, 1971). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Blaxploitation.
    Dedicated to "Brothers and Sisters who have had enough of the Man," this landmark movie was the very first of the "blaxploitation" films of the 1970s, preceding Shaft by several months. Entirely financed by actor/writer/director Melvin van Peebles (with the help of a $50,000 loan from Bill Cosby), it succeeded beyond anyone's wildest dreams, in spite of very limited distribution, eventually earning more than $15 million and becoming the top-grossing independent film of 1972. That same limited distribution has resulted in a true scarcity of paper on this title, making this dramatic one sheet a rare opportunity for fans of this explosive genre. An unrestored poster that may be slightly brittle due to age, show paper loss or staining, very minor tape stains, fold and/or edge wear, tears, writing in an unobtrusive place, and/or some very slight fading to colors. It is most likely in need of some degree of work or restoration. Please see full-color, enlargeable image below for more details. Folded, Very Good.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2010
    25th Sunday
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