Moon Over Harlem (1939)




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German immigrant Edgar G. Ulmer directed this melodrama with an all-black cast (including jazz legend Sidney Bechet), and shot the film in just four days. The story concerns a rich widow seduced by a gangster, and the man's attempts to get her money.


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Retaining little, if any, of Ulmer's noted skills as an artistic filmmaker.

Dec 14, 2007 | Rating: C | Full Review…

an all-black cast gives the film a strong historical value

Jul 21, 2006 | Rating: 3/5

It wasn't worth the bother.

Nov 9, 2005 | Rating: 0/5

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