WHO SAT BY THE DOOR:
early 1970's, the film "The Spook Who Sat By The Door," premiered,
the film was about-the CIA accepting applications from blacks, expecting blacks
to fail the exams. When one black man (Freeman) passed the exams, they
lingo, spook is defined as: CIA agent. After passing the exams, agent Freeman
was enrolled it an elitist espionage program. He learned all the techniques
involved with intelligence, went back to the ghetto, and taught the neighborhood
teenagers how to commit sophisticated heists.
good reviews and solid box office numbers, this film mysteriously vanished from
movie theaters after one weekend, never to return.