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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

  • "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
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. ***


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