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Spook Who Sat by the Door, The
The Spook Who Sat by the Door (1973) was directed by Ivan Dixon, based on the novel by Sam Greenlee, and starred Lawrence Cook, Janet League, Paula Kelly, and J.A. Preston. Virtually unknown to white audiences, the film is only one of two IMFDB Blaxploitation films to be included in the National Film Registry, Shaft (1971) being the other. The first African American CIA officer, Dan Freeman (Lawrence Cook), leaves the Agency and organizes an armed rebellion against “whitey” in Chicago.
The following firearms were used in the film The Spook Who Sat by the Door:
Colt Detective Special
Dan Freeman (Lawrence Cook) and Chicago police detective Dawson (J.A. Preston) both carry the Colt Detective Special.
Members of the Cobras carry the M1911A1 pistol.
Both National Guardsmen and Cobras carry M16 Rifles.
12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun
Various Cobras wield 12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotguns.
Arisaka Type 2
Cobras train using a Arisaka Type 2 bolt-action rifle.
Detective Dawson signals a riot with a flare gun.