Thursday, February 10, 2011

Heroes Of Blaxploitation: Larry Cohen, Jack Hill & Arthur Marks

Day Ten:

Let's hear it for these three white dudes who got in touch with their soul brother within and directed some real fine Blaxploitation Movie goodness:

Larry Cohen (b.1941)
Writer/Director of:

Bone (1972)
Black Caesar (1973)
Hell Up In Harlem (1973)
and
Original Gangstas (1996)


Jack Hill (AKA: The guy who helped make Pam Grier a star) (b.1933)
Writer/Director of:

The Big Doll House (1971)
The Big Bird Cage (1972)
Coffy (1973)
and
Foxy Brown (1974)



Arthur Marks (b.1927)
Director of:

Detroit 9000 (1973)
Bucktown (1975)
Friday Foster (1975)
J.D.'s Revenge (1976)

The Monkey Hustle (1976)

and
The Producer of The Zebra Killer (AKA: Combat Cops/The Get-Man (1974)













1 comment:

Ty said...

Great Directors and Very Cool Movies!

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