Legacy of Blood (1974)

Genres - Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama  |   Run Time - 74 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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The only real novelty in the videotaped 90-minuter Legacy of Blood is its having a largely black cast going through the motions of a plotline that had previously been performed to death by white actors. Moses Gunn stars as Joe Mattingly, a supposedly respectable insurance agent. Short of cash, Joe utilizes the services of a loan shark. Now he's deeply in debt, and time is running out to make good his loan; perhaps a little life-insurance scam is in order. Legacy of Blood was originally telecast in 1974 on the ABC late-night anthology Wide World Mystery.

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insurance-agent, debt, loan-shark, scheme