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The sequel to "Mandingo". Set in New Orleans in 1860, a handsome brothel slave, Drum (Ken Norton), is bought by the scheming plantation owner Hammond Maxwell (Warren Oates) for the sole purpose of siring beautiful slave children. Maxwell will then sell the children in the slave market for up to $3. each. But others have designs on the attractive, powerful Drum, and many of them are women...
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CastPam Grier, Yaphet Kotto, Warren Oates, Paula Kelly, Ken Norton
DirectorSteve Carver
Runtime:  101.0 minutes
Studio:  Blax Film
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review by . February 06, 2008
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I enjoyed this film to an extent. Now, the only reason why I bought this disc was because my girl Pam Grier was in it. However, its not "Roots" but it's actually decent flick. Although Warren Oates receives top billing, you may wonder where he is for the first half hour, as most of this is taken up with Drum's unpleasant encounters with DeMarigny (Colicos way over the top and in possession of an offensive accent). When Drum wins the fight with Blaise he is awarded his own woman, but he shouldn't …
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