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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Words By Heart (1985, TV Movie)















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At the turn of the century, a small, midwestern town is thrown into a heated racial dispute. When a young African American girl, Lena Sillis, wins a local Bible memorization contest, the white community is seething with anger. Things only get worse when her father's hard work and determination earns him a job previously performed by a white man. When the town's rage gets out of control, they lash out at the Sillis family. This family won't be broken though, and in this tale of values and morals, a conflict of color comes to a heart-warming end.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Las Vegas Lady (1975)

















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In Las Vegas, Lucky and two of her girlfriends, Carol and Lisa, plan to steal half a million dollars from the sadistic manager of the Circus Circus Casino. A shadowy man is their contact and organizer. Each of the women could be a weak link in a scheme that has to be flawless: Lucky's boyfriend is a security officer at the casino, Lisa is a trapeze artist who's now plagued with vertigo, and Carol is in debt to a nasty thug - plus, as a Black woman, she's subject to additional harassment. Can the gals pull off the heist, or is the plan, with it's mysterious organizer, too complicated to succeed?

Horror High (1974)

















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A nerdy high school super whiz experiments with a chemical which will transform his guinea pig "Mr. Mumps" from a gentle pet into a ravenous monster. In a fit of rage against his tormentors at the high school, Vernon Potts (Pat Cardi) goes on a killing spree, eliminating all of those who ever picked on him - the Gym Coach, the School Jock, The Creepy Janitor (Mr. Griggs) & his hated teacher, Ms. Grindstaff. In the end he gets the jock's girlfriend for himself but his happiness is short-lived as the potion turns him into a monster hunted by the towns police Lieutenant (Stoker).

Queimada [a.k.a. Burn!] (1969)


















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The professional mercenary, Sir William Walker, instigates a slave revolt on the Caribbean island of Queimada in order to help improve the British sugar trade. Years later he is sent again to deal with the same rebels that he built up because they have seized too much power that now threatens British sugar interests.

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