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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Drums o' Voodoo [a.k.a. She Devil, Louisiana] (1934)

















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Drums o' Voodoo was re-released in 1940 under the title She Devil. Screenplay based on stage play, Louisiana, buy Augustus Smith.

The conflict among a group of Louisiana Negroes between the Christian religion, voodooism and the entirely irreligious. The latter element is personified in Morris McKinney, owner of a jook, presumably a bawdy house, who is determined that he will have the niece of the local preacher, J. Augustus Smith, or expose the preacher's past. The grandson of the woman, who is high preregister of the voodoo worshipers, wants to marry the niece. Just as McKinney is disclosing to the preacher's congregation that Smith murdered a man, he is stricken blind. This is attributed to the voodoo woman's spell. Windup finds everybody happy and the forces of voodooism riding high.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Zombie Island Massacre (1984)


















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Americans on vacation in the Caribbean take a tour of a nearby island at night and watch a local voodoo ritual. Soon after, they find themselves stranded on the island and under attack by unseen foes. One by one they meet violent ends. 

Friday, May 5, 2017

Super Dude [a.k.a. The Hang Up] (1974, Lost Film)







Film stilsl are courtesy of the Museum of Black Cult Cinema. Please visit site for more info and pictures about "Super Dude".

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A rookie cop on the undercover narcotic squad falls for the junkie who can help him nab a ruthless pusher/killer.

This film is on the endangered list of Blaxploitation films. After extensive research by the DAARAC team and affiliate site, The Museum of Black Cult Cinema, we have found the original reels are located at the American Genre Film Archive (AGFA). This give us a possibility of the film being released on DVD or BLu-ray. Warner Brothers holds the rights to this film.

Visit the Museum of Black Cult Cinema for additional information and digital media.