Black Eye (film)

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Black Eye
Black Eye (film).jpg
Directed byJack Arnold
Written byMark Haggard
Jeff Jacks (Novel)
StarringFred Williamson
Music byMort Garson
Distributed byWarner Bros. Pictures
Release date
  • May 17, 1974 (1974-05-17)
Running time
98 mins.
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

[1]Black Eye[2] is a 1974[3] action film and blaxploitation film produced by Pat Rooney,[4] directed by Jack Arnold and starring Fred Williamson.[5] The film was based on the novel Murder on the Wild Side (published in 1971) by Jeff Jacks.[6]

Plot[edit]

A private detective[7] takes a case involving a religious cult and a movie star's death.[8][9] An LA cop, turned private detective is called to investigate the multiple murders that are all connected to a cane that was stolen, from a deceased silent movie star.[10]

Cast[edit]

Critical response[edit]

Black Eye received a rating of 5.7/10 on IMBD[14] according to 218 ratings. The film has also received an average rating of 3.1/5 stars on other websites such as Letterboxd.[15] Black Eye also received a 0% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes based on 19 user ratings.[16]

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Reference List[edit]

  1. ^ Hal (2010-12-19). "The Horn Section: Film Review: BLACK EYE (1974)". The Horn Section. Retrieved 2019-04-20.
  2. ^ sydney.primo.exlibrisgroup.com https://sydney.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/discovery/fulldisplay?docid=proquest1305834587&context=PC&vid=61USYD_INST:sydney&search_scope=MyInst_and_CI&tab=Everything&lang=en. Retrieved 2019-04-08. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ Black Eye, retrieved 2019-04-12
  4. ^ "Patrick Rooney". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-04-12.
  5. ^ Black Eye, retrieved 2019-04-12
  6. ^ "Jeff Jacks". IMDb. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  7. ^ Miller, Ken. "Black Eye (1974)". IMDb. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  8. ^ Black Eye (1974), retrieved 2019-04-11
  9. ^ "BLACK EYE".
  10. ^ countelvis (2016-01-10). "Black Eye (1974) Review". Bad Movies for Bad People. Retrieved 2019-04-15.
  11. ^ sydney.primo.exlibrisgroup.com https://sydney.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/discovery/fulldisplay?docid=proquest878745585&context=PC&vid=61USYD_INST:sydney&search_scope=MyInst_and_CI&tab=Everything&lang=en. Retrieved 2019-04-08. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  12. ^ "Rosemary Forsyth". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-04-12.
  13. ^ "Teresa Graves". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-04-12.
  14. ^ Black Eye, retrieved 2019-04-10
  15. ^ Black Eye (1974), retrieved 2019-04-11
  16. ^ Black Eye (1974), retrieved 2019-04-15

[1] 14. Black Eye . Monthly Film Bulletin. FLAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database. Retrieved 2019-04-13


  1. ^ Black Eye (1974), retrieved 2019-04-20