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Dolemite

Dolemite

D'Urville Martin / US, 1975 / 90 min.

After becoming popular in the ’60s and ’70s with his Dolemite stories, comedian Rudy Ray Moore decided to switch to film, and why not? With a character as hilarious as Dolemite, Moore was sure to cash in on the success of action films with a predominantly Black cast. 

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Director

D'Urville Martin

Production year

1975

Country

US

Original title

Dolemite

Length

90 min.

Language

English

Subtitles

ENG

Format

.mp4

Part of

Black Light

Black Light highlights the representation of black identity in films, from 1920 to the present.

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Illustration Brian Elstak
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