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    Shaft (1971) -- (Movie Clip) Open, Title Song

    The totally excellent opening by director Gordon Parks featuring the title character (Richard Roundtree, flashing his private-eye badge) cruising Times Square, nearing its sleazier days, to Isaac Hayes' Academy Award-winning title song, from Shaft, 1971.

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