The mission of The Department of Afro-American Research Arts and Culture to identify the global significance of the creative contributions pioneered by an international diaspora of Blackness
The Department of Afro American Research, Arts, and Culture's Archive is a subdivision of DAARAC that digitally preserves Afro American films. On this website, you may browse our archive that consists of film posters, screenshots, and movie synopsis. All information provided here is for research and reference purposes. We do not host full-length films on this website.

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Friday, March 8, 2019

Harlem Follies (1950) [Lost Film]

Star Tribune
Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States of America
Sun, May 07, 1950 · Page 53

Daily News
New York, New York, United States of America
Sun, Jun 11, 1950 · Page 205

  • "Chicago" Carl Davis
  • Princess R'Wanda
  • "Manhattan" Paul
  • Max Granville
  • Ruth Mason
  • "Fats" Noel
  • Clark Monroe
  • Audry Armstrong
  • "Chinky" Grimes
  • Lola Avasiago
  • "Shottsie" Keith
  • Monique
  • The "Hips Paraders"
  • Savannah Club Chorus
The picture was shot during day-light hours in the old Club Embassy and cost $75,000. Pretty Ruth Mason, who headlined at the Village sport for almost a year, is the heroine with Manhattan Paul, emcee at the club, as the guy who gets her, finally. Filmed at the Savannah Club in Harlem, New York.

*** This film is considered lost until notified otherwise. ***