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The Candy Tangerine Man (1975)

R | | Adventure, Action | May 1975 (USA)
Sunset Boulevard is a lucrative place to work for the Black Baron, a pimp with a distinctive red and yellow Rolls Royce and plenty of girls on his books. He don't take no mess from his ... See full summary »

Director:

Matt Cimber

Writer:

Mikel Angel (as George Theakos)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Daniels ... The Baron
Eli Haines Eli Haines
Tom Hankason Tom Hankason
Marva Farmer Marva Farmer
Richard Kennedy ... Dempsey (as Edward Roem)
George 'Buck' Flower ... Gordon (as C.D. La Fleuer)
Meri McDonald Meri McDonald ... Sugar
George Pelster George Pelster
Marilyn Joi ... Clarisse (as Tracy King)
Tallie Cochrane ... Midge (as Talie Cochrane)
Patrick Wright ... Big Floyd (as Pat Wright)
Mikel Angel Mikel Angel ... Vincent Di Nunzio
Feng Lan Linn Feng Lan Linn
Carolyn Shelby Carolyn Shelby
Zenobia Wittacre Zenobia Wittacre ... (as Zenobia Whitaker)
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Storyline

Sunset Boulevard is a lucrative place to work for the Black Baron, a pimp with a distinctive red and yellow Rolls Royce and plenty of girls on his books. He don't take no mess from his girls, his madam or his competitors and viciously defends his patch. First, he clobbers the Mob who attempt to move in on his patch. Second, he tracks down one of his girls who runs off with a suitcase full of his cash. Third, he disposes of two policemen. But by now he knows his pimping days are numbered, so after a final explosive gun battle he switches to being his alter ego, mild-mannered businessman Ron who lives out in the leafy suburbs with an unsuspecting wife and family. Written by The Man

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Taglines:

Git Back JACK--Give him no JIVE...He is the BAAAD'EST Cat in '75

Genres:

Adventure | Action

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

May 1975 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Matt Cimber based the character of The Baron on a real-life pimp that he knew. See more »

Alternate Versions

The 1986 UK video release was cut by 4 minutes 18 secs by the BBFC with heavy edits to all shots of topless nudity, including bloodstained breasts with knife wounds, and a shortening of a scene where a man's hand is forced into a waste disposal unit. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Black Shampoo: John Daniels Telephone Interview (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

(Your Love Has Got Me) Screamin'
Composed by Michael Fisher, Produced by Wayne Henderson
Performed by Smoke
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IBM by day, Pimp by night
2 August 1999 | by JoeMannaSee all my reviews

One of the more imaginative Blaxploitation films I've seen... This movie would make a good Windows theme, with dialogue where a "chalky, honkey" cue ball is blamed for the loss of a bet, and the CTM's car is a Rolls with painted-on flames and pop-up machine gun headlights (the scene where those are revealed is truly the high point of the whole movie). The whole "slum superhero" bit has been done before, but never quite as comically. If your video store doesn't at least have "The Mack" don't even bother looking for this one.


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