A film by Ralph Bakshi. starring Barry White, Scatman Crothers, Charles Gordone. and others. At the Grand Circus Theatre. Director Ralph Bakshi (Fritz the Cat, Heavy Traffic has turncd lo the rapidly-expanding black film audience Tor lus box-office backs iliis time, Unhappily has has pruduced a cheap, offensive, patently racist movic which suffers even moro sevcrely from a vapid, boring story line (dead out of Únele Renitis), ugly camerawork, extremely unfunny dialogue, and kfls scting performances. (Harry White, foi example, is even moic ludicrotys on (lm than as a musical performer, which is eoinL some.) The only intcrestuu' aspocts of the film werc the well-Exetuted aniniation (slriking despite the abominable content of the cartoon) and the blemling ofanirnation with "rcal-lit'e" film footage, but even the multi-media trickery was poorly conceived and depressing to observe, in effect. All in all, a bad choice for one's time and money, and even worse for laughs. No thanks. Mr. Bakshi.