Putney Swope
Starring: Arnold Johnson Director: Robert Downey, Sr. R

Don't Rock the boat... Sink it.
Putney Swope
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 24 minutes
  • Video: Black & White / Color
  • Released: August 1, 2006
  • Originally Released: 1969
  • Label: Homevision
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • NTSC
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.78
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Audio Commentary and Interview - Robert Downey - Director
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Liner Notes: Charles Coleman

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Product Description:

For years, Putney Swope has been the only black executive at a major Madison Avenue advertising firm, and he's seen it all: the ins and outs of an industry that has unapologetically relegated people of color to the commercial margins. When a twist of fate lands him in the executive's chair, Swope is determined to make some significant changes. He starts by transforming a previously all-white board room into an all-black meeting of dashiki-clad, Afro-sporting "brothers and sisters." But before long, Swope's ideas start to go stale--his plan to shake things up does little more than invert Madison Avenue's hierarchical structure--and all hell breaks loose. PUTNEY SWOPE is a loose, freewheeling satire on '60s corporate America from Robert Downey, Sr., arguably the master of underground film.


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  • Theatrical release: 1969

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