The Duke Is Tops (1938)

The Duke Is Tops





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This all-black-cast musical tells the story of a theatrical producer who puts aside his own success to focus all his efforts on the career of a hot new singer, played by Lena Horne.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts
Directed By: ,
Written By: Phil Dunham
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On DVD: Jun 27, 2007
American Pop Classics


as Duke Davis

as Ethel Andrews

as Doc Dorando

as Marshall

as Druggist

as Singing Quartet

as Instrumental Trio
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All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | January 10, 2004
Chicago Reader
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Mildly entertaining all-black musical that introduced a 21-year-old Lena Horne.

Full Review… | May 14, 2010
Film Threat

An all-black film made in the 1930s that costars the 21-year-old Lena Horne, in her first film role.

Full Review… | October 20, 2008
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