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Black Mama, White Mama (1973)

Directed by Eddie Romero. Cast: Pam Grier, Margaret Markov, Sid Haig, Lynn Borden, Zaldy Zschornack, Laurie Burton. Two extradited female prisoners in a Philippine jungle prison, prostitute Lee Daniels and guerrilla fighter Karen Brent, will do anything to escape. Their chance comes during a transport on which they are shackled together. After killing a guard they are on the run for their lives,igniting a bloody shoot out between gangsters and a group of revolutionaries. 86 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Reviewsand articles:
Ciasullo, Ann."Containing "Deviant" Desire: Lesbianism ,Heterosexuality, and the Women-in-Prison Narrative."The Journal of Popular Culture 41 (2) 2008,,195-223 Full-text of this article / review isavailable: Berkeley users only
Holmlund, Chris."Wham! Bam! Pam! Pam Grier as Hot Action Babe and Cool Action Mama." Quarterly Review of Film and Video Volume 22, Number 2/April-June 2005 Full-text of this article / review isavailable: Berkeley users only
Mayne, Judith.(2000) "Caged and Framed: The Women-in-Priso nFilm." In: Framed: Lesbians, Feminists, and Media Culture. pp. 115- 145. Minneapolis & London: University of Minnesota Press.(Main Stack PN1995.9.W6.M359 2000)
Schubart, Rikke."'Have I bruised your masculinity?' Pam Grier, Male Masochism and Female Pleasure." IQCD.org Full-text of this article / review is available: