R | | Action, Drama
A mid-19th century mulatto slave is torn between his success as a pit-fighter and the injustices of white society.
One of a number of 1970s productions about slavery. They include: Roots (1977), Slavers (1978), Ashanti (1979), Drum (1976), Mandingo (1975) Huckleberry Finn (1974), Goodbye Uncle Tom (1971), Uncle Tom's Cabin (1976), A Woman Called Moses (1978), Roots: The Next Generations (1979), and The Fight Against Slavery (1975).
Blaise, you been foolin' with Miss Sophie?
Blaise: Is that what she say? 'Cause I don't know what you mean.
Drum: You know what I mean. Letting her unbutton your pants and play with your snake.
The film opens 20 years before the 1860 presidential election, 1840, and states that the slave trade was, "perfectly legal." Trading in slaves from Africa was outlawed in the United States in 1808.
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