The Spook Who Sat By The Door
From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
The Spook Who Sat By The Door (1973, USA) is a Blaxploitation film directed by Ivan Dixon
- Released in 1973
- Running Time: 102 min
- Production Co: Bokan
- Distribution Co: United Artists (USA)
- Directed by Ivan Dixon
- Written by Melvin Clay (writer) and Sam Greenlee (novel and screenplay)
- Starring Lawrence Cook, Jack Aaron, Elaine Aiken, Tom Alderman, and Kathy Berk
- Produced by Ivan Dixon and Sam Greenlee
- Original Music by Herbie Hancock
- Cinematography by Michael Hugo
- Film Editing by Michael Kahn and Thomas Penick
- A black man plays Uncle Tom in order to gain access to CIA training, then uses that knowledge to plot a new American Revolution.
- The controversial best selling novel now becomes a shocking screen reality.
- He turned the American dream... into a nightmare!
- Their first mistake was letting him in. Their biggest mistake was letting him out!