Barry Shear


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Across 110th Street (1972) - They Took Our Bank After a grisly shooting in the heist of tons of mob cash in Harlem, word reaches Anthony Franciosa as kingpin Nick D’Salvo, at a party shot in some upper-floor on Central Park South, taken aside by a senior boss (Frank Macetta) who, with nasty language, shares the news, in Across 110th Street, 1972.
Across 110th Street (1972) - I'm In Charge Here Joining NYPD captain Matelli (Anthony Quinn, who also produced), with loads of bad attitude and language, entering the crime scene where mafia guys, (crooked) cops and Harlem locals were all killed, and his first meeting with Yaphet Kotto as Lt. Pope, then their boss (Tim O’Connor) explaining the pecking order, in Across 110th Street, 1972.
Across 110th Street (1972) - You Must Be New Around Here In the aftermath of a big gang shooting, grizzled NYPD Capt. Matelli (Anthony Quinn, also the producer) works through a sea of witnesses called in by his less-senior supervisor Lt. Pope (Yaphet Kotto), who’s engaged with the informer Chink (Charles McGregor), in Across 110th Street, 1972.
Across 110th Street (1972) - Open, Theme Up the West Side Highway, through Central Park, turning north with a suitcase full of cash, an incoherent route via the Apollo Theater, winding up a block off St. Nicholas Ave., Bobby Womack’s landmark theme song establishes Harlem in the grim early 70’s, in Across 110th Street, 1972, starring (co-producer) Anthony Quinn and Yaphet Kotto.
Wild In The Streets (1968) - Max's Entourage Narration by the ever-authoritative Paul Frees, introduces the posse for super-rich pop star Max (Christopher Jones), Larry Bishop as Abraham, Kevin Couglin as Billy, Richard Pryor as Stanley, inspiring a song (by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil), early in director Barry Shear’s political-pop oddity from AIP, Wild In The Streets, 1968.
Wild In The Streets (1968) - I'm His Mother! Shelley Winters is the mother, and Bert Freed the father, from whom giant pop star Max Frost (Christopher Jones) ran away many years earlier, and they’ve just had big make-overs after realizing he’s rich and famous, looking to present themselves at a concert, in AIP’s Wild In The Streets, 1968.
Wild In The Streets (1968) - 14 Or Fight! Mega-rich pop star Max (Christopher Jones, with his band, Richard Pryor on drums!) has just barely agreed to appear in support of congressman Fergus (Hal Holbrook), who’s running for senator, because he supports lowering the voting age, and a new idea comes up, in WIld In The Streets, 1968.
Wild In The Streets (1968) - Ronald Reagan Would Look Worse Senator Fergus (Hal Holbrook) hopes Mrs. Flatow (Shelley Winters), mom of pop-star turned politician Max (Christopher Jones), can get him to slow down his government take-over, but she’s tripping, while he, with advisors (Kevin Coughlin, Richard Pryor, Larry Bishop) plans his next move, in Wild In The Streets, 1968.
Wild In The Streets (1968) - Now Known As Max Frost After several vignettes in which young Max grows up in a twisted household to become Christopher Jones, he makes good a threat to blow up his dad’s car then appears as pop star Max Frost, around whom the story will revolve, Barry Shear the director, narration by Paul Frees, in AIP’s Wild In The Streets, 1968.

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