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Black Eye (1974)

Private detective investigated a series of murders connected with a drug ring in Venice, California.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Shep Stone
... Miss Francis
... Cynthia
Floy Dean ... Diane Davis
... Dole
... Talbot
... Lt. Bill Bowen
... Reverend Avery (as Larry Mann)
Bret Morrison ... Max Majors
... Chess (as Frank Stell)
Nancy Fisher ... Vera Brownmiller
... Lindy
Eugene Elman ... Siegal (as Gene Elman)
Wayne Sutherland ... Worm
Jim Malinda ... Pusher
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Fred Williamson stars as Stone, a Los Angeles-area private eye. After a movie star's funeral, the star's signature walking cane disappears. Stone discovers that the cane is somehow connected to a string of murders. Stone's investigation takes him onto a porn movie set and into a religious cult. A major subplot involves Stone's intermittent relationship with a young bisexual woman, and the tension therein. Written by Ken Miller <wkmiller704@yahoo.com>

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Whenever the cane turns up, someone turns up dead. Black Eye knows why. See more »

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25 August 1979 (Portugal)  »

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Con tanti cari... cadaveri detective Stone  »

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Theatrical film debut of Belinda Balaski. See more »

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Dole: California... huh... you're all freaks here.
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The Hammer's done far better...
18 November 2000 | by See all my reviews

His significant charisma and commanding presence are about all that keep this afloat, but Fred Williamson has done far better urban action films including many of his later, vid-released fare. The big studios' Williamson films of the early-to-mid 70's rarely had the punch of their mid-level counterparts, and this is a prime example. Clumsy action, little violence, and the PG rating is nowhere near questionable. Worth a look for Hammer completists in any case.


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