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The Story Behind Baadasssss!: The Birth of Black Cinema (2004)

A look at the making of Melvin Van Peebles' Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971) and Mario Van Peebles' Baadasssss! (2003).

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bill Cosby ... Himself
Hubert Scales Hubert Scales ... Himself (as Bert Scales)
John Singleton ... Himself
Mario Van Peebles ... Himself
Michael Mann ... Himself
Ossie Davis ... Himself
Sandra Ruch Sandra Ruch ... Herself
Jose Garcia Jose Garcia ... Himself
Bill Cannon Bill Cannon ... Himself
Maurice White ... Himself
Rainn Wilson ... Himself
Joy Bryant ... Herself
Priscilla Watts Priscilla Watts ... Herself
Paul Rodriguez ... Himself
Tyler Bates ... Himself
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A look at the making of Melvin Van Peebles' Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971) and Mario Van Peebles' Baadasssss! (2003).

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 2004 (USA) See more »

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MVP Films See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This making-of documentary is featured on the DVD for Baadasssss! (2003). See more »

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References In the Heat of the Night (1967) See more »

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