The Duke Is Tops (1938) - Rotten Tomatoes

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


Ralph Cooper
as Duke Davis
Lena Horne
as Ethel Andrews
Lawrence Criner
as Doc Dorando
Monte Hawley
as Marshall
Arthur Ray
as Druggist
The Basin Street Boy...
as Singing Quartet
The Cats and the Rid...
as Instrumental Trio
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All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | January 10, 2004
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

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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