The Klansman

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Klansman (1974, USA) is a controversial Crime film directed by Terrence Young that takes critical aim at racism and race violence but bears many blaxploitation and hixploitation hallmarks. The film has drawn various criticism due to its shoddy craftsmanship resulting a very mixed message impression on viewers, its explicitness and the various behind the scenes scandals that seem to have plagued its production.

The Klansman

Main Details

  • Released in 1974 | Color
  • Running Time: 112 Min.
  • Production Co: Atlanta Productions | Paramount Pictures
  • Distribution Co: Paramount Pictures (1974) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Terrence Young
  • Written by William Bradford Huie, Millard Kaufman, Samuel Fuller
  • Starring Lee Marvin, Richard Burton, Cameron Mitchell, O.J. Simpson, Lola Falana
  • Produced by William Alexander, Alvin Bojar, Rosemary Christenson, Howard Effron, Joe Ingber, Jerry Levy, Michael Marcovsky, Peter A. Rodis, Bill Shiffrin, Daniel K. Sobol
  • Original Music by Stu Gardner, Dale O. Warren
  • Cinematography by Lloyd Ahern
  • Film Editing by Gene Milford

Also Known As

  • Atoka (Germany) | Czlowiek klanu (Poland) | Det Flammende kors (Denmark) | Flegomenoi stavroi (Greece) | Gennithikan katharmata (Greece) (reissue title) | El Hombre del clan (Spain) | O Homem da Klã (Brazil) | O Homem do Klan (Portugal) | Os Homens Violentos do Kla (Brazil) | L'Homme du clan (France) | KKK | The Burning Cross | L'Uomo del clan (Italy) | Verflucht sind sie Alle (Germany) | Verinen joukko (Finland)


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