Black Girl

Ossie Davis (director)
J.E. Franklin (screenwriter, play)
Peggy Petitt, Leslie Uggams, Brock Peters, Ruby Dee, Claudia McNeil (starring)

Los Angeles: Cinerama Releasing, 1972. Complete set of eight vintage color studio still photographs from the 1972 film.

Based on J.E. Franklin's 1969 play. The youngest daughter in a working-class African American family dreams of becoming a dancer, and is determined to avoid the fate of her mother and two older sisters, who married and had children at a young age, and who express dissatisfaction and frustration with their stagnant lives. One of the few Blaxsploitation films of the 1970s to depict the everyday lives and dreams of blue collar Black women.

Shot on location in Los Angeles.

10 x 8 inches. Near Fine.

Howard, Blaxploitation Cinema, p. 97-98.

[Book #150707]