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The Black 6 (1973)

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A black high school student is caught dating a white girl by the girl's brother. He and his biker gang beat the boy to death. The boy's brother, who is a member of a black biker gang, hears... See full summary »

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Robert Howard ...
Eddie Daniels
Cindy Daly ...
Jenny King (as Cynthia Daly)
Mikel Angel ...
Snake
John Isenbarger ...
Moose King
Gene Washington ...
Bubba Daniels
Carl Eller ...
Jr. Bro Williams
Lem Barney ...
Frenchy LaBoise
Mercury Morris ...
Bookie Garrett
Willie Lanier ...
Tommy Bunka
Joe Greene ...
Kevin Washington
Garnett Higgens ...
Mrs. Perkins
Bill King ...
Postman
Marilyn McArthurs ...
Flora
Doug Carroll ...
Jeff
Jefferson Richard ...
Strawhat (as Jef Richard)
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A black high school student is caught dating a white girl by the girl's brother. He and his biker gang beat the boy to death. The boy's brother, who is a member of a black biker gang, hears about it and comes to town to avenge his brother's death. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Unknown: [Opening theme] Years spent fighting in that phantom war Never knew what we were fighting for Guess there ain't much more than we can risk Got to make up time for what we missed! Don't go telling us the same old lies Can't you see the anger in our eyes Litghten up Jack, we don't need no fight But if you mess with us, we'll waste ya, Ain't that right!
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THE BLACK SIX (Matt Cimber, 1974) BOMB
7 October 2006 | by (Naxxar, Malta) – See all my reviews

If it's at all possible, this one's even worse than THE BLACK GESTAPO (1975; see above): it concerns the revenge perpetrated by the free-spirited, peace-loving but ultimately tough brother (and his five equally brawny cronies) of a black man killed by a group of bikers for daring to go out with a white girl. The title characters are played by a variety of American Football stars but, apart from the novelty factor, this does the film no good as none of them can act - not that the rest of the cast is any better, as witness the old woman for whom they work early on in the film or the hysterical owner of the roadhouse diner they end up trashing after being insulted by their racist clientele! Even at this juncture, I can hardly remember anything about it - except for the exaggerated Afro hairstyle of the lead character's radical younger sister who rebukes him for going off on their bikes rather than joining the Black Cause - after which one of the guys tells him, "Ma-aaa-n, you have one he-aaaa-vy li'l sistah!" Also, the print I watched was so muddy and dark that, due to the characters' skin color, I could hardly distinguished one from the other, especially during the climactic fight!! There's also an eccentric white biker named Thor who, appropriately enough, dons a Viking helmet but I have no idea what he really had to do with the main plot at the end of it! Finally, the end credits show a hilarious title card which warns white "honkies" that if they "hassle a brother", they'll find the Black Six on their heels...or something! The director later made the intriguing horror film THE WITCH WHO CAME FROM THE SEA (1976) - whose R1 SE DVD from Subversive Cinema I've been eyeing for purchase for the longest time - but, after watching this piece of trash, I'll think twice before going for it as a blind buy...


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