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Coonskin
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Barry White Barry White
Samson / Brother Bear
Charles Gordone Charles Gordone
Preacherman / Preacher Fox
Scatman Crothers Scatman Crothers
Pappy / Old Man Bone
Philip Michael Thomas Philip Michael Thomas
Randy / Brother Rabbit
Danny Rees Danny Rees
Clown
Buddy Douglas Buddy Douglas
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Jim Moore Jim Moore
Mime
Ralph Bakshi Ralph Bakshi
Cop with megaphone


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DON'T LET THE TITLE THROW YOU. THIS IS ONE TO SEE.

7 years, 11 months ago at Sep 2 5:18
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by Dane Youssef


"Coonskin" is film, by the one and only Ralph Bakshi, is reportedly a satirical indictment of blaxploitation films and negative black stereotypes, as well as a look at life black in modern America (modern for the day, I mean--1975). Paramount dropped it like a hot potato that just burst into flame.

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Description: Coonskin is a 1975 American live action/animated crime film written and directed by Ralph Bakshi, about an African American rabbit, fox, and bear who rise to the top of the organized crime racket in Harlem, encountering corrupt law enforcement, con artists, and the Mafia. The film, which combines live-action with animation, stars Philip Thomas, Charles Gordone, Barry White, and Scatman Crothers, all of whom appear in both live-action and animated sequences. Coonskin makes reference to various elements from African-American culture, ranging from African folk tales to the work of cartoonist George Herriman, and satirizes racist an ... (more)
Release date: 20 August 1975
Tags: Animation (2), Cult (1), (1), Social Criticism (1), Racism (1), 1970s (1), Usa (1), Sex (1), Prostitute (1), Satire (1), Prostitution (1), 1975 (1), Exploitation (1), Blaxploitation (1), Crime (1), Drama (1)
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