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Celebrating 50 Years Of 'Shaft' And Richard Roundtree's Iconic Role In The 1971 Classic

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It’s been 50 years since iconic actor Richard Roundtree played the original John Shaft in the 1971 classic “Shaft.”

We revisit his conversation with Here & Now‘s Robin Young right before the premiere of the film’s 2019 reboot starring Roundtree and co-stars Samuel L. Jackson and newcomer Jessie Usher.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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