“Dazzling, highly stylized, excessively violent and brimming with sex, blaxploitation films enjoyed a brief but memorable period in motion picture history . Blaxploitation cinema: the essential reference guide. Front Cover. Josiah Howard . FAB Press, – Performing Arts – pages. Blaxploitation Cinema by Josiah Howard, , available at Book Blaxploitation Cinema: The Essential Reference Guide.
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