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Velvet Smooth (1976)

R | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | June 1976 (USA)
The female head of a detective agency is hired by a crime lord to figure out who's taking his action.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Johnnie Hill ...
Velvet Smooth
Owen Watson ...
King Lathrop (as Owen Wat-son)
Emerson Boozer ...
Mat
René Van Clief ...
Frankie
Elsie Roman ...
Ria
Moses Lyllia ...
Sgt. Barnes
Frank Ruiz ...
Lt. Ramos
James Durrah ...
Calvin Christopher
Thomas Agero ...
Snake
Wilfredo Roldan ...
Rodriguez
Michael Scorpio ...
Martinez
Allen Ayers Jr. ...
Johnson
Hector Quinones ...
Player
Sydney Filson ...
Dealer
Sam Schwartz ...
Captain O'Reilly
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The female head of a detective agency is hired by a crime lord to figure out who's taking his action.

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Lyrics from the title song: "Velvet Smooth, you are the one! Velvet Smooth, with love or with guns, You're Velvet Smooth, with piece in hand! If fate takes your youth, I won't understand!" See more »

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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Dolemite (2010) See more »

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Weak addition to the genre
18 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

This is one of the weaker Blaxploitation films made in the 70's. Production value? Well, I have seen student films with better attention to detail. The acting is not any better. The music isn't too bad and unfortunately one of the only good things about this film.

If you are dedicated to the Genre, then you have to see it. Otherwise you aren't going to miss anything. They took the formula approach and it shows. You can't take any of these movies too seriously, but you can pass on this one.

See: Three the Hardway, Blackula, Superfly, Shaft or Detroit 9000.


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