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A Piece Of The Action

Film

"A Piece of the Action" is a 1977 comedy crime film starring Sidney Poitier and Bill Cosby. Poitier also directed the film. This was the third film pairing of Poitier and Cosby following Uptown Saturday Night and Let's Do It Again, and Poitier's last acting role for more than 10 years, as he focused his attentions on just directing. The film also stars James Earl Jones.

Writings

"A Piece of the Action" is a book by Gene L. Coon.

  • genre: Speculative fiction
  • copyright: 1978

Music

  1. "A Piece of the Action" is the third studio album by soul singer Mavis Staples. It is a Curtis Mayfield-penned, Mavis Staples-performed soundtrack to the 1977 film of the same name, starring Sidney Poitier and Bill Cosby.
    • also known as A Piece of the Action Soundtrack
    • genres: Funk, Soul music
    • released in (38 years ago)
  2. "A Piece of the Action" is a musical album of S.P.O.C.K.
    • released on (19 years ago)
  3. "A Piece of the Action" is a 2009 compilation album by Meatloaf.
    • also known as Piece of the Action: The Best of Meat Loaf
    • artist: Meat Loaf
    • released on (6 years ago)
  4. "A Piece of the Action" is a musical album of DJ Butter & DJ Dez.
    • released on

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Google previewCambridge Business English Dictionary (2011)

by Cambridge University Press

a piece/ slice of the action informal involvement in something successful that someone else has started: It's one thing to be a stafi' attorney and quite another to be an equity partner getting a piece of the action. -> See also affirmative action, ...

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

by Allied Chambers

a piece of the action (colloq) participation m an enterprise, etc. often including a share in the profits: industrial action see under industry. [Fr. from L actio. -onis] active ak'tiv. adj acting: in actual operation: given to action; brisk; busy; nimble; ...

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