Friday, February 15, 2008

Lost But Not Forgotten #2: Hit Man (1972)

"Hit Man" (1972) (George Armitage)

A "blaxploitation" version of Ted Lewis's novel "Jack's Return Home" (the basis for Mike Hodges's "Get Carter" a year earlier); by cult writer/filmmaker George Armitage (who more recently directed the masterful "Grosse Pointe Blank" (1997), and in the 70's scripted the wild "Darktown Strutters" (1975) and clever "Gas-s-s-s" (1971) for Gene and Roger Corman).

1972 / 90mins. / Original Aspect Ratio (1.85:1 Widescreen) / English Language / Color / USA

Picture Quality: A (Source: Rare Television Broadcast)

Pick it up cheap on DVD over at

(Boom Operator says: "Perfect for February!")

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