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A Chicago private detective returns back home to Louisville, Kentucky, to help her father fight mobsters.

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D'Urville Martin ...
Pilot
Rudy Challenger ...
Andy Shayne
Dick Merrifield ...
Shark
Christopher Joy ...
Walker
Charles Kissinger ...
Phil
Charles Broaddus ...
Hammerhead
Maurice Downs ...
Killer (as Maurice Downes)
Ernest Cooley ...
Whale
Edward Reece Jr. ...
Racker (as Edward Reece)
William Foster Jr. ...
Waldo
Bobby Cooley ...
Tank
Paul Grayber ...
Fin
Sylvia Jacobson ...
Tail
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Sheba Shayne (Pam Grier) returns to her hometown of Louisville, Kentucky to help her father. A proud businessman, he refuses to be intimidated by thugs attempting to run him out of business. While Sheba looks for the men (and the organization) supporting the thugs, she also finds a sinister motive behind their actions. Sheba's former flame Brick (Austin Stoker) adds some muscle to her mission. Written by Ken Miller <wkmiller704@yahoo.com>

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14 October 1977 (Portugal)  »

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Amenaza en Chicago  »

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Pam Grier's final blaxploitation picture. See more »

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The address of the loan company is given as 649 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40207, but 649 West Main Street would have a zip code of 40202. See more »

Quotes

Sheba Shayne: You better talk, big man, before I put my number one foot down your number one mouth.
Walker: Shit, you can't kick no shadow, bitch! Catch me!
[runs away]
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Sheba, Baby
Music by Roderick Rancifer
Words by Cloteal Cleveland
Sung by Barbara Mason
Courtesy of Buddah Records
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Well worth it just to see Pam Grier in a wetsuit
27 April 2005 | by (Somewhere over the rainbow) – See all my reviews

Yeah, I guess this movie is kinda dull compared to some of Pam Grier's other films. The plot is overly familiar, the dialog stilted, and some of the acting isn't too good. But it's worth seeing for the lengthy stretch near the end of the film, where we see Ms Grier in a sexy blue wetsuit, with the zipper half unzipped. Yeah, it seems like a frivolous point when discussing an actress of Pam Grier's talent, but she also happens to be an extremely gorgeous woman, and back in the day, she had a body that wouldn't quit. It's nice to see it being showcased in a tight wetsuit. Rent the DVD, and then tell me I'm wrong. Can't, can you? That's because you know I'm right! :-) And yes, I really did give a 10 just for the wetsuit scenes! ;-)


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