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Putney Swope

Director: Robert Downey Sr. Run Time: 84 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1969

Starring: Allen Garfield, Archie Russell, Arnold Johnson, Ramon Gordon, Stan Gottlieb

Old fart boss at an advertising firm carks it, and everyone on the board tries to outsmart each other – leaving the only Black man in the room in charge. Quite excellent results ensue in this very funny, subversive work from Iron Man’s papa.


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