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Two black bounty hunters ride into a small town out West in pursuit of an outlaw. They discover that the town has no sheriff, and soon take over that position, much against the will of the ... See full summary »

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D'Urville Martin ...
Amos
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Jed Clayton
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Mayor Griffin
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Miss Pruitt
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Clara Mae (as Carmen Hayworth)
Carmen Zapata ...
Margarita
Bruce Gordon ...
Storekeeper
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Blacksmith
Sonny Robbins ...
Bad Foot
Don Hayes ...
Park
Jonathan Bahnks ...
Drunk
Sonny Cooper ...
Wash Lady
Phil Mead ...
Mayor's Man
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Two black bounty hunters ride into a small town out West in pursuit of an outlaw. They discover that the town has no sheriff, and soon take over that position, much against the will of the mostly white townsfolk. They raise hell, chase women, and milk the locals for cash, while waiting for the opportunity to get their man. Written by Infofreak

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White Man's Town... Black Man's Law! See more »

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Comedy | Western

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18 August 1975 (Sweden)  »

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When Boss is being patched up by the good doctor, the doctor uses what appears to be medical tape to get the job done. However, medical tape was invented in the 1920's which was after the end of the Old West era. See more »

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Amos: Oh lord, another nigger.
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Fred Williamson hunts the white man
25 April 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw the trailer for this on you tube and I laughed for 10 minutes straight ! I decided then to purchase the DVD . I like Fred Williamson , but I have found his filmography to be hit and miss. This movie is quite enjoyable actually and delivers the goods with the action and comedy. Plus we get an awesome Shaft like theme song, while there are better westerns and black exploitation films . This is a solid b movie with a great supporting cast . D'Urville Martin is great as Boss 's sidekick. Not to mention William Smith and R.G. Armstrong are great villains . In less p.c times this was considered fun for the whole family . So round up the whole family and watch Fred Williamson stick it to the man!


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