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Black Shampoo (1976)

A black hairstylist has sex with his female customers, and tries to keep the Mafia from taking over his business.

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Greydon Clark
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Daniels ... Mr. Jonathan
Tanya Boyd ... Brenda St. John
Joseph Carlo Joseph Carlo ... Mr. Wilson (as Joe Ortiz)
Skip E. Lowe Skip E. Lowe ... Artie
Gary Allen Gary Allen ... Richard
William Bonner William Bonner ... Maddox (as Jack Mehoff)
Bruce Kerley Bruce Kerley ... Jackson
Sheldon Lee Sheldon Lee ... Chauffeur (as Salvator Benissimo)
Anne Gaybis ... Mrs. Phillips
Heather Leigh Heather Leigh ... Mrs. Simpson (as Diana St. Clair)
Fred D. Scott Fred D. Scott ... Freddie (as Fred Scott)
Marl Pero Marl Pero ... Peg
Kelly Beau Kelly Beau ... Meg
Ruby Williams Ruby Williams ... Ruby
Helene Farber Helene Farber ... Manicurist
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A black hairstylist has sex with his female customers, and tries to keep the Mafia from taking over his business.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 March 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Agrioi ektelestes... kaftes koukles See more »

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Budget:

$50,000 (estimated)
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Mono

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

All the footage of the Sunset Strip was shot without permits. See more »

Goofs

The towel on Mrs. Carruthers' shoulders as she gets up. See more »

Quotes

White woman: [talking about his penis] Oh my God! Mr. Jonathan, it IS bigger and better!
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Connections

Featured in Dusk to Dawn Drive-In Trash-o-Rama Show Vol. 3 (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Mr. Jonathan
Sung by The Gerald Lee Singers Featuring Stephana Loeb, Debbie James, Nancy Shanks
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Mr Johnathan is a real ladies man
9 April 2009 | by HaemovoreRexSee all my reviews

Hmmmmm.......whilst often cited as a blaxploitation version of the 1975 Warren Beatty hit, Shampoo, the only real similarity between the two films is that the main protagonists are hairdressers...and of course the titles are ever so slightly similar of course....um....anyway, in this offering, our hero, Mr Johnathan is a man as much in demand for his man tool as for his curling tongs. And in a nutshell there is the intrinsic plot of the film. Well, OK there is a bit more to it then, involving one of our heroes conquests being the 'property' of a mob boss and the said slimebag's subsequently ever more violent methods of trying to get her back, however, it has to be said that the film itself is sadly, for the most part so mundane that it is hard to pay much attention to the unfolding 'events'. Thankfully, the final twenty or so minutes do kick into overdrive with a particularly gory climax but such a bizarrely violent finale ultimately seems strangely, completely juxtaposed with all that precedes it.

Certainly I've seen far worse flicks in my time but in all honesty I can't recommend this for either Blaxploitation nor bad movie fans; Note: Tedium doth not a good film make.


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