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Movie-A-Day #334: Shaft (1971).

November 30, 2011

Accomplished photojournalist Gordon Parks Sr. was born 99 years ago today. After a few decades of producing memorable work for Life Magazine and other publications, he turned to filmmaking. His biggest success came with “Shaft,” the film that helped kick off the blaxploitation cycle of the early 1970s.

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