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Watch ‘One Last Deal: A Retrospective’ (Informative Doc On Making & Release Of ‘Super Fly’)

Watch 'One Last Deal: A Retrospective' (Informative Doc On Making & Release Of 'Super Fly')

A nice 25-minute documentary on the making of the 1972 crime drama blaxploitation classic Super Fly, starring the late Ron O’Neal.
It’s from the 2004 DVD release of the film – one of the extra features – titled One Last Deal: A Retrospective. Ironically, O’Neal died a day after the film was released on DVD.
And I don’t believe it’s on Blu-ray yet.
As Tony award-winning stage director/choreographer, Bill T. Jones (Fela!) preps his Broadway musical production of Super Fly (a project we’ve been following since it was first announced a couple of years ago), take a trip down memory lane and revisit one of blaxploitation cinema’s early successes, directed by Gordon Parks, Jr., featuring a hit soundtrack by Curtis Mayfield.
Learn how the project came together, how it was financed, cast, released, how the soundtrack was meshed with the film, the film’s legacy, and more.

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Solid E

the dapper man in the white suit and red hat is a childhood friend of my father’s from Kansas City, Missouri who actually came by our home in Los Angeles back in the early 70’s….

Solid E

Film was so different back in the 70's. Superfly is a classic along the lines of the Godfather and Jaws. Man do I miss those days.

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