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Poole, Robert James


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The Mack Screenplay

Identifier: SC 00148
Scope and Contents The Mack Screenplay is a Blaxploitation film written by Robert James Poole, referred to as Bobby Poole, a prison inmate who claimed to have written the screenplay on toilet paper.  It was made into a film directed by Michael Campus and starred Max Julien and Richard Prior.  The screenplay is about a man named John "Goldie" Mickens (Julien), a recent parolee who decides to become a pimp in Oakland, California in pursuit of wealth.  However, his brother Olinga, a Black Nationalist,...
Dates: 1972