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Brotherhood of Death (1976)

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A group of black Vietnam vets go up against the Ku Klux Klan.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roy Jefferson ...
Raymond Moffat
Le Tari ...
Ned Tiese
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Junior Moffat (as Haskell Anderson)
Mike Thomas ...
Newt Biggars
Michael Hodge ...
Ace
Ron David ...
Leroy Winniford
Rick Ellis ...
Harold Turner
Brian Donohue ...
Myrick
Ed Heath ...
Preacher
Mike Bass ...
Captain Quinn
Bryan Clark ...
Sheriff
Kandy Hooker ...
Louise Freeman
Henry Pankey ...
Boyfriend
Mark Robinson ...
Dope Dealer Soldier
Jon Rutledge ...
Registration Clerk
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After antagonizing a Caucasian male, three black men: Raymond Moffat, Junior Moffat and Ned Tiese go on the run; join the army; fight Vietnamese; make dough selling dope; and return home to Kincaid County. They decide to assist oppressed citizens to be more assertive, and with the preacher's help, get them registered to vote. This does not auger well with minority Caucasians - who feel threatened, put on Ku Klux Klan hoods, amidst signs to 'Fight Communist and Intergration' and launch an all-out attack with impunity. Things get even more complicated when a black woman is sexually molested, a black male is blamed, and the Sheriff is shot dead, leaving corrupt lawmen and heavily armed Klansmen free to slay whoever dares to oppose them. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Roy Jefferson, Frank Grant, Larry Jones, Dennis Johnson, Mike Bass, and 'Mike Thomas (V)' were members of the Washington Redskins. Executive producer Ronald Goldman decided to use football players as actors because he believed that the acting in blaxploitation films was poor. So by using football players, he could pay them less than professional actors, use their celebrity for publicity, and get the same result. Goldman had connections to the Washington Redskins. See more »

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Get Off Your High Horse
Vocals by Barbara Lann
Music Recorded by John Frey
Written by Susan Minsky, Mark Schiad
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Exploitation vehicle for NFL stars
31 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There appear among the stars of this little-known Black exploitation vehicle several 1970's National Football League players, who played mostly in the Baltimore/Washington area: Roy Jefferson (he was a Wide Receiver with the Chargers and Baltimore Colts), Mike Bass (he was a defensive back with the Washington Redskins), Mike Thomas (he was a running back with the Washington Redskins), and Frank Grant, who was a wide receiver. Several of the other actors may also have been pro athletes, such as Dennis Johnson (there was a Dennis Johnson who was a 1970's guard with the Boston Celtics and the Phoenix Suns) and Larry Jones. For most, this is their only movie "credit."


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