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Sheba, Baby (1975)

Thursday 4th February 2016

Fresh off her career defining roles for Jack Hill in in Coffy and Foxy Brown, Pam Grier returned to pure Blaxploitation in cult filmmaker William Girdler's, Sheba, Baby, released on dual-format DVD and Blu-ray by Arrow Films on 8th February 2016.
Pam Grier, D Urville Martin, Austin Stoker, Christopher Joy, Rudy Challenger
William Girdler
David Sheldon
Arrow Films
1 hour 30 minutes
08/02/2016

Fresh off her career defining roles for Jack Hill in Coffy and Foxy Brown, Pam Grier returned to pure Blaxploitation (after turns in Blaxploitation-horror and action), in cult filmmaker William Girdler's (The Manitou, Abby) Sheba, Baby, released on dual-format DVD and Blu-ray by Arrow Films on 8th February 2016.

Grier plays Sheba Shayne, a private eye based in Chicago who is called to her hometown to stop the local mob boss (played by "that bad D'Urville Martin", Black Caesar, Dolemite) from moving in on her father's loan business. Aided by her father's partner, Brick Williams (Austin Stoker, Assault on Precinct 13, Battle for the Planet of the Apes), Sheba finds out that the violent thugs aren't going go away with a fight. Car bombs, gun fights and boat chases ensue whilst armed with her curves, street smarts and a .44, Sheba is in for a bloodbath!

Grier would appear in three Blaxploitation classics in 1975 (the others were Bucktown and Friday Foster), where she was at the top of her game and genre, with the Los Angeles Times calling her "cool, tough and glamorous - a female fantasy Wonder Woman", further cementing her status as the first female action star.

  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations
  • Original mono audio (uncompressed PCM on the Blu-ray)
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Audio commentary with producer-screenwriter David Sheldon, moderated by critic Nathaniel Thompson
  • Sheldon: Baby - a brand new interview with David Sheldon
  • Pam Grier: The AIP Years - a look over the wonder years of the Blaxploitation queen with film historian Chris Poggiali
  • Trailer
  • Gallery featuring rare publicity images and Lobby Cards
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Sean Phillips
  • Booklet featuring brand new writing on the film by Patty Breen, webmaster of WilliamGirdler.com, illustrated with archive stills and posters

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