Moon Over Harlem (1939) - Rotten Tomatoes

Moon Over Harlem (1939)

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Movie Info

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.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Drama , Musical & Performing Arts , Romance
Directed By:
In Theaters:
 limited
On DVD:
Runtime:
Studio:
Meteor Productions

Cast

Bud Harris
as Dollar Bill
Cora Green
as Minnie
Mercedes Gilbert
as Jackie's Mother
Slim Thompson
as Long-Boy
Freddie Robinson
as Half-Pint
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Critic Reviews for Moon Over Harlem

All Critics (4)

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

Full Review… | December 14, 2007
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

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

July 21, 2006
Movie City News

It wasn't worth the bother.

November 9, 2005
Film Threat

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