Double Deal (1939)

Director: Arthur Dreifuss

Writer(s): Arthur Hoerl, F.E. Miller

Starring: Monte Hawley, Jeni Le Gon, Edward Thompson, Florence O’Brien, Freddie Jackson, Buck Woods, Maceo Bruce Sheffield, Charles Hawkins, Jack Clisby, Tom Southern, Vernon McCalla, Charles Gordon, Arthur Ray, F.E. Miller, Shelton Brooks, Lucille Battle, Mildred Boyd, Alfred Grant, Avanelle Harris, Juanita Moore

Synopsis: Tommy McCoy and “Dude” Markey are both in love with Harlem singer/dancer Nita. Markey robs a jewelry store and turns the loot over to gang-boss Murray Howard. Later, Markey robs the safe, steals the jewelry, and, in order to get rid of his rival for Nita, frames the robbery on McCoy. The latter’s big-brother thinks otherwise and, with Nita’s help, sets out to prove it.

Release Date: December 16 1939 (USA) | Length: 60 min | Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime | Certificate: Approved