Tag Archives: 1970s

Drum (1976) Steve Carver, Burt Kennedy, Warren Oates, Isela Vega, Ken Norton, Action, Drama

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The Year is 1860 and the town is New Orleans. A handsome brothel slave named Drum (Ken Norton) is bought by the scheming plantation owner, Hammond Maxwell (Warren Oates) for the sole purpose of siring beautiful slave children. Maxwell will sell the children for up to three dollars each in the market. But others have designs on the attractive, powerful slave too, and many of them are women…

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Dona Flor e Seus Dois Maridos / Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976) Bruno Barreto, Sonia Braga, José Wilker, Mauro Mendonça, Comedy

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In a small city of Brazil, Flor (a very good looking woman) marries Vadinho, a very handsome and erotic man. Once married she finds he is a good-for-nothing. She works teaching cooking to her neighbours but he takes all her money to gamble. One day he dies. Flor misses the goods of the marriage so she marries again with a very correct gentleman – the owner of the drugstore (Teodoro). Now she’s very happy with her man, but misses the erotic moments with her previous husband. Then the ghost of Vadhino comes to earth to chase her.

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Cornbread, Earl and Me (1975) Joseph Manduke, Moses Gunn, Rosalind Cash, Bernie Casey, Drama, Sport

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Nathaniel “Cornbread” Hamilton was the black urban dream and a hero to youngsters Wilford Robinson and Earl Carter. Shortly before he would have become the first man from his community to go to college, he demonstrates his scholarship-winning running ability to his friends and admirers in the neighborhood. At the same time, the police are on a manhunt for an armed rapist. They mistake Cornbread for the rapist and shoot him dead in the street. In the aftermath of the community’s shattered dream, and in the face of an intimidating police cover-up, Wilford is determined not to betray the memory of his hero.

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