John Shaft is persuaded by threats of physical force, the promise of money, and the lure of a pretty tutor, to assume the identity of a native-speaking itinerant worker in Africa. His job is to help break a racket that is smuggling immigrants into Europe then exploiting them. But the villains have heard that he is on his way. Written by
Jeremy Perkins <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Shaft is stickin' it...all the way.
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Shortly before he boards the ship for France, Shaft is involved in a fight in which his right hand is severely bitten by his opponent, drawing quite a bit of blood. Yet when he boards the ship, his right hand is completely wound free. See more
Well, Mr. Shaft, it seems we've brought you a long distance for nothing. Obviously the opposition knows about you. If you choose to call it off, we'll understand.
What? And blow 25 grand?
Only money brings you here?
Hell no! I just love to have my picture taken with lions.
Referenced in Brows Held High: Yeelen
Are You Man Enough
Sung by The Four Tops
(as Four Tops)
Words and Music by Dennis Lambert
and Brian Potter See more