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Moon Over Harlem (1939)

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer

Writer(s): Mathew Mathews, Shirley Ulme, Frank Wilson

Starring: Buddy Harris, Cora Green, Izinetta Wilcox, Earl Gough, Zerita Steptean, Daphne Fray, Mercedes Gilbert, Frances Harrod, Alec Lovejoy, Walter Richardson, Slim Thompson, Freddie Robinson, John Bunn, Marieluise Bechet, Archie Cross, William Woodward, John Fortune, Audrey Talbird, Marie Young, Christopher Columbus and His Swing Crew, Sidney Bechet, Frank Wilson, Petrina Moore

Synopsis: Musical numbers highlight this story of a wealthy widow who disowns her daughter after a new man enters her life.

Release Date: October 31, 1939 (USA) | Length: 69 min | Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance | Certificate: NR


Note: I didn’t find a trailer for this film. For Petrina Moore, IMDB has her listed as uncredited and unconfirmed. I saw her in the film. She plays Jamaica’s wife.


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