The Spook Who Sat By The Door

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The Spook Who Sat By The Door (1973, USA) is a Blaxploitation film directed by Ivan Dixon


Main Details

  • Released in 1973
  • Color
  • Running Time: 102 min
  • Production Co: Bokan
  • Distribution Co: United Artists (USA)
  • Directed by Ivan Dixon
  • Written by Melvin Clay (writer) and Sam Greenlee (novel and screenplay)
  • Starring Lawrence Cook, Jack Aaron, Elaine Aiken, Tom Alderman, and Kathy Berk
  • Produced by Ivan Dixon and Sam Greenlee
  • Original Music by Herbie Hancock
  • Cinematography by Michael Hugo
  • Film Editing by Michael Kahn and Thomas Penick

Plot Summary

  • A black man plays Uncle Tom in order to gain access to CIA training, then uses that knowledge to plot a new American Revolution.


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