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Monday, March 18, 2019

Sepia Sirens: The Pearl Harbor Hula (1940s, Soundie)










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Storyline
Sepia Sirens features erotic dancers from the 1940s and 1950s. "The Pearl Harbor Hula" stars Doris Ake dancing. The year this was released is unknown.

Monday, March 11, 2019

Gone Harlem (1938) [Lost Film]









The Jackson Sun
Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States of America
Sun, Dec 18, 1938 · Page 28
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"A musical comedy drama of life behind the scene in a Harlem movie studio."

*** This film is considered lost until notified otherwise. ***
 

Take My Life [a.k.a. Murder Rap] (1942) [Lost Film]





The New York Age
New York, New York, New York
Sat, Jul 04, 1942 · Page 10


The New York Age
New York, New York, New York
Sat, Jun 27, 1942 · Page 10

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The Harlem Dead End Kids are brought to the brink of tragedy when one of their gang members is framed for murder. They suddenly see the error of their ways and join the United States Army and learn what it's like to be real men.

*** This film is considered lost until notified otherwise. ***

Friday, March 8, 2019

Harlem Follies (1950) [Lost Film]









Star Tribune
Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States of America
Sun, May 07, 1950 · Page 53

Daily News
New York, New York, United States of America
Sun, Jun 11, 1950 · Page 205

Starring:
  • "Chicago" Carl Davis
  • Princess R'Wanda
  • "Manhattan" Paul
  • Max Granville
  • Ruth Mason
  • "Fats" Noel
  • Clark Monroe
  • Audry Armstrong
  • "Chinky" Grimes
  • Lola Avasiago
  • "Shottsie" Keith
  • Monique
  • The "Hips Paraders"
  • Savannah Club Chorus
Storyline
The picture was shot during day-light hours in the old Club Embassy and cost $75,000. Pretty Ruth Mason, who headlined at the Village sport for almost a year, is the heroine with Manhattan Paul, emcee at the club, as the guy who gets her, finally. Filmed at the Savannah Club in Harlem, New York.

*** This film is considered lost until notified otherwise. ***

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Bargain With Bullets [a.k.a. Gangsters on the Loose] (1937) [Lost Film]









The New York Age
New York, New York, New York
Sat, Dec 04, 1937 · Page 7


The Town Talk
Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, United States of America
Tue, Dec 14, 1937 · Page 4


The Town Talk
Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, United States of America
Wed, Dec 15, 1937 · Page 11


The New York Age
New York, New York, New York
Sat, Nov 13, 1937 · Page 8


The Pittsburgh Courier
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Sat, Aug 14, 1937 · Page 21


The Pittsburgh Courier
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Sat, Oct 09, 1937 · Page 20


The Pittsburgh Courier
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Sat, Oct 30, 1937 · Page 24


The Pittsburgh Courier
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Sat, Nov 27, 1937 · Page 20


The Pittsburgh Courier
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Sat, Oct 30, 1937 · Page 13


The Pittsburgh Courier
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Sat, Oct 09, 1937 · Page 21


The Pittsburgh Courier
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Sat, Oct 16, 1937 · Page 20



The New York Age
New York, New York, New York
Sat, Dec 11, 1937 · Page 8

Starring:
Storyline
"Mugsy" is the leader of a band of fur thieves. He is in love with the beautiful Kay and determined to hold her affection by giving her lavish presents and luxury. The plot is complicated by Grace, Mugsy's schoolday sweetheart. She remembers him only as Eddie, the boy who loved to be near her before he drifted away into underworld company and the wiles of a heartless schemer. Still loving him, she becomes a famous radio singer when by the tides of fate their paths cross again. Lieutenant Lester finally solves the robberies and murders and runs down Mugsy's gang of criminals.

*** This film is considered lost until notified otherwise. ***

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