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February 21, 2019

Episode 404: Trouble Man (1972)

Special Guests: Robert Hooks, John D. F. Black, Mary Black
Guest Co-Hosts: Heather Drain, Maurice Bursztynski

Black History Month 2019 continues with a look at the 1972  film directed by Ivan Dixon and written by , Trouble Man . Robert Hooks stars as cool cat Mr. T. That’s T that rhymes with P and this cat is great at pool. He does his business out of a billiards parlor where he holds court like a Sicilian on the day of his daughter’s wedding. Mr. T runs afoul a plot hatched by Chalky and Pete (Ralph Waite & Paul Winfield), a salt and pepper team of criminals who put T on the outs with Big (Julius Harris) and the cops.

Listen/Download Now:

Buy Trouble Man on Blu-Ray
Buy the Trouble Man soundtrack by Marvin Gaye
Buy the Trouble Man novelization by John D. F. Black
Read Trouble Was His Business: 50 Years of Trouble Man by Michael Gonzales
Listen to our episode on The Spook Who Sat By The Door

All songs taken from the soundtrack by Marvin Gaye


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