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Showing posts with label 1938. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 1938. Show all posts

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Life Goes On [a.k.a. His Harlem Wife] (1938) [Lost Film]








The Pittsburgh Courier
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Sat, Jan 29, 1938 · Page 21

The Atlanta Constitution
Atlanta, Georgia
Sun, Apr 03, 1938 · Page 31

The New York Age
New York, New York
Sat, Feb 12, 1938 · Page 6

The Pittsburgh Courier
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Sat, Jan 08, 1938 · Page 20

Starring:
Storyline
Sally (Beavers) is a loving widow mother who raises two sons, Bob and Henry. Bob grows up to become a lawyer and Henry grows up less successful and associates with the wrong crowd. Henry is wrongly accused of murder and his brother Bob is appointed his lawyer. Bob is forced to fight against a powerful D.A. bent on sending his brother to the gallows.

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

Monday, March 11, 2019

Gone Harlem (1938) [Lost Film]









The Jackson Sun
Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States of America
Sun, Dec 18, 1938 · Page 28
Starring:
Storyline
"A musical comedy drama of life behind the scene in a Harlem movie studio."

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

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Out of the Inkwell (1938)











Starring:

Storyline
At the Fleischer studio, a black janitor, learning to hypnotize, conjures Betty Boop out of the inkwell and tries some suggestions on her. But two can play at that game... 

Monday, November 20, 2017

Policy Man (1938) [Lost Film]



Starring:
Storyline
No information available. 


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

Friday, October 28, 2016

Gang Smashers [a.k.a. Gun Moll] (1938)





















Starring:


Storyline
Nina Mae McKinney, an undercover detective for the police, infiltrates the Dalton mob with intentions of bringing them down.