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Black Eye (1974)

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Private detective investigated a series of murders connected with a drug ring in Venice, California.

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Stone
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Miss Francis
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Cynthia
Floy Dean ...
Diane Davis
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Dole
Cyril Delevanti ...
Talbot
Richard X. Slattery ...
Bowen
Larry D. Mann ...
Avery (as Larry Mann)
Bret Morrison ...
Majors
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Chess (as Frank Stell)
Nancy Fisher ...
Vera
Teddy Wilson ...
Lindy
Eugene Elman ...
Siegal (as Gene Elman)
Wayne Sutherland ...
Worm
Jim Malinda ...
Pusher
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Fred Williamson stars as Stone, a Los Angeles-area private eye. After a movie star's funeral, the star's signature walking cane disappears. Stone discovers that the cane is somehow connected to a string of murders. Stone's investigation takes him onto a porn movie set and into a religious cult. A major subplot involves Stone's intermittent relationship with a young bisexual woman, and the tension therein. Written by Ken Miller <wkmiller704@yahoo.com>

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Whenever the cane turns up, someone turns up dead. Black Eye knows why.

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Action | Crime

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25 August 1979 (Portugal)  »

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Con tanti cari... cadaveri detective Stone  »

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Dole: California... huh... you're all freaks here.
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The Hammer's done far better...
18 November 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

His significant charisma and commanding presence are about all that keep this afloat, but Fred Williamson has done far better urban action films including many of his later, vid-released fare. The big studios' Williamson films of the early-to-mid 70's rarely had the punch of their mid-level counterparts, and this is a prime example. Clumsy action, little violence, and the PG rating is nowhere near questionable. Worth a look for Hammer completists in any case.


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