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Bogard (1974)

 -  Action | Drama  -  1974 (USA)
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To make money, a Los Angeles street-fighter goes to work for gangsters.

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Leroy Fisk
Annazette Chase ...
Florence
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Fletch & Boom Boom
Robert Burr ...
Logan
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Heineken
Charles L. Hamilton ...
Ingo
Denise Gordy ...
Bea
Richard Kaye ...
Earl
Ed Rue ...
Avon
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Ira (as John Wesley Rodgers)
Ron Carson ...
Big Henry
Al Checco ...
Fleichman
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Scarletti
Carolyn Calcote ...
Ginger
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Farr (as Morris Buchannan)
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To make money, a Los Angeles street-fighter goes to work for gangsters.

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The Big Bad Black Dude of the Streets... He'll bust you up, slam you down and blast you into pieces! See more »

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Black Fist  »

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Leroy
By Sam Shabrin
Arranged and Conducted by Sam Shabrin
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15 October 2006 | by (philly) – See all my reviews

I actually bested an earlier writer's bargain by buying this brand new in a shrink wrap for $1 at a dollar store. I regret that the cover art is a close up face pic that is generic and close up to where he looks like anybody else with an Afro and full mustache. I much more prefer the super hero pic that is sported on this page. The movie was middling, not as stellar as Shaft, Truck Turner and Superfly, but certainly above Fred Williamson's Joashua AKA Black Rider, which had it's potential retarded by one of the most inept music scores of all time. Black Fist has a competent soundtrack moving from a Liza Minelli/ Barbara Streisand sound alike crooning an opening homage to the lead character then moving to lush instrumentals with violins that would have made Barry White proud. The lead star looks familiar. In my case, I recently saw him in Burt Reynold's Stick, but I was surprised to find that he has only treaded on notoriety playing in many TV shows. He is somewhat similar to the guy who played on WXRP in Cinncinatti as well as The Brother from the Love Boat, which also makes him seem familiar. I thought his hero was decent with the exception of an opening scene that seemed out of character in which he stuttered when first confronted but then nonsensibly and unexplainably he was confident and confrontational seconds later ( a blooper perhaps). Speaking of bloopers, there is a scene early on when the Gerald Levert looking henchman pulls a gun on Leroy and behind him and clearly in site you see a second yes man who has a gun pointed at the Levert lookalike. It is subtle, but makes no sense 1 henchman pointing a gun at his partner. Perhaps improvised by an overzealous actor who wanted to extend his limited screen time. The actress who plays the love interest is more than adequate for an overall good film.


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