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The Slams (1973)

R  |   |  Action, Drama  |  26 September 1973 (USA)
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Everybody is after the money stolen by Hook (Jim Brown). Including the villainous chief guard Capt. Stambell played by Roland Bob Harris. A hokey but entertaining 70's film.

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Curtis X. Hook
Judy Pace ...
Iris Daniels
Roland Bob Harris ...
Captain Stambell (as Roland 'Bob' Harris)
Paul Harris ...
Jackson Barney (as Paul E. Harris)
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Capiello
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Glover
Frenchia Guizon ...
Macey
John Dennis ...
Sergeant Morella / Flood (per credits)
Jac Emel ...
Zack
Quinn K. Redeker ...
Warden (as Quinn Redeker)
Betty Cole ...
Mother
Robert Phillips ...
Cohalt
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Taxi Driver
Jan Merlin ...
Saddler
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After a heist Curtis Hook (Jim Brown) is caught by the police. In jail various people want to know where he stashed the loot. But the places where he stashed the loot ($1.500.000) will be demolished so he has to get out of jail to get to the dough. Written by <pnapp@pool.informatik.rwth-aachen.de>

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JIM BROWN goes over the wall to flash with a million $ stash.

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Jim Brown insisted that someone as big or bigger than him be cast as the lead bad guy in the film in order to make his major confrontation with Glover at the end seem like a fair fight. This is why the hulking Ted Cassidy was cast as Glover. See more »

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Excellent Prison Flick
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First-rate prison crime drama with ample doses of action and humor. Exceptional of its type. Jim Brown stars with a great supporting cast including Ted Cassidy (Lurch from Addams Family) and Frank DeKova (Chief Wild Eagle from F Troop). Roland Bob Harris is great as the sleazy captain of the prison guards who meets a deservedly gruesome fate. Look fast for the legendary Dick Miller in a bit part as a carjacked taxi driver. For sensitive types be warned it's a violent movie with lots of foul language and racial slurs. Despite this, it somehow actually manages to be a fun movie that keeps you engrossed the whole time.


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