Fass Black, an accomplished black man in Los Angeles, is bullied to play another record labels music at his disco club, but continually refuses because it ain't groovy enough.

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John Poole ...
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Karen (as Jeanie Bell)
Harold Nicholas ...
Midget
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Bellamy
Sidney Bagby ...
Manny
Beverly Ann ...
Denise
Shirley Washington ...
Receptionist
Harold Daniels ...
Fat Daddy
Paula Sills ...
Fass's attorney
Cal Wilson ...
Earl Ross
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Harold Jackson
Rodney Winfield ...
Georgie (as Rodney Wynfield)
Allan Mann ...
Junkie
Shirley Evans ...
Glenda
Pat Davis ...
Cake dancer
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Fass Black, an accomplished black man in Los Angeles, is bullied to play another record labels music at his disco club, but continually refuses because it ain't groovy enough.

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When He's In The Groove The Mob Better Move!

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5 December 1979 (France)  »

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During scenes on the dance floor, the shadow of camera equipment is often visible on the dancers. See more »

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Referenced in Eaten Alive! (1980) See more »

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I Don't Know What I'd Do Without You
Written by Jackie Avery Sr. and Johnnie Taylor
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Halfway decent, but not great movie about a penthouse disco
28 November 1999 | by (Chicago, Illinois, USA) – See all my reviews

Someone is trying to ruin disco owner Fass Black. Black also owns the hottest record label in town and a rival mogul is trying to muscle in on his business because Black would not "play ball." The movie stars john Poole as Fass Black, with Harold Nicholas, Jeanie Bell and singer Johnnie Taylor. Two then-current its, "Disco Lady" and "Somebody's Gettin' It" are featured. The disco is located (though not mentioned) at 9000 Sunset Blvd. in West Hollywood. I know, because I passed by it many times during my time there.


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