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The Devil's Daughter (1939)

The Devil's Daughter




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Produced in the late '30s specifically for African-American consumption, Devil's Daughter is a voodoo tale of one woman's anger toward her sibling.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Action & Adventure, Horror
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Written By: George Terwilliger
Pathé Films


Nina Mae McKinney
as Isabelle Walton
Jack Carter
as Philip Ramsay
Ida James
as Sylvia Walton
Hamtree Harrington
as Percy Jackson
Babe Wallace
as John Lowden
Jack Carter
as Philip Ramsay
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In its best moments The Devil's Daughter achieves an authenticity that cannot be denied.

Full Review… | July 15, 2009

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This is a ridiculous movie, I didn't know or care about what was going on at all. I recommend staying away from this movie.

Aj V

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Some more voodoo in this all-Black cast film which takes place in Jamaica. Recent transplants from Harlem arrive to take control of a plantation which they recently inherited, but the locals use fake-vooodoo in attempt to get them to leave. A drama with a bit of horror, Hamtree Harrington is the comedy relief, much in the same respect as those roles commonly played by Mantan Moreland and Willie Best.


This all African American mystery suffers from a low budget and some acting that is less than stellar by most but a couple of the actors are pretty good. The setting is a plus. It's okay, historically significant as well.

James Higgins

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