Black Eye

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Not a bad stab at all at turning out a private eye film in the Chandler mould around a black investigator called Stone, played not brilliantly but well enough by Williamson. The Southern Californian environment is sketched in well, a superficially bland jungle populated by eccentric mystics, phony Godmongers, smooth society women, and a seemingly eclectically chosen array of corpses. Having Stone too out-of-pocket to afford an office but operating out of a neighbourhood bar is also a nice touch. And several of the women characters remain firmly in the mind. Unexpected place to find the director of The Creature from the Black Lagoon.

By: VG

Release details

Duration: 97 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Jack Arnold
Screenwriter: Mark Haggard, Jim Martin
Cast: Fred Williamson
Rosemary Forsyth
Teresa Graves
Floy Dean
Richard Anderson
Cyril Delevanti
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