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Monday, April 22, 2019

She's Too Hot To Handle (1944, Soundie)










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Soundie featuring Bob Howard playing "She's Too Hot To Handle."

Junction 88 (1947)





































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In the small town of Junction 88, young Buster Jenkins dreams of songwriting stardom, but his low-paying job as choir-master at the local church is getting no where. He's gotten no response from the songs he sent out under the pseudonym "Hewlett Green" to some big-time music publisher. Buster's even got competition for the hand of his girlfriend, lovely Lolly. Just when his dreams seem to be forever dashed, two well-heeled gentlemen come to Junction 88 looking for Hewlett Green. 

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Life Goes On [a.k.a. His Harlem Wife] (1938) [Lost Film]








The Pittsburgh Courier
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Sat, Jan 29, 1938 · Page 21

The Atlanta Constitution
Atlanta, Georgia
Sun, Apr 03, 1938 · Page 31

The New York Age
New York, New York
Sat, Feb 12, 1938 · Page 6

The Pittsburgh Courier
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Sat, Jan 08, 1938 · Page 20

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Sally (Beavers) is a loving widow mother who raises two sons, Bob and Henry. Bob grows up to become a lawyer and Henry grows up less successful and associates with the wrong crowd. Henry is wrongly accused of murder and his brother Bob is appointed his lawyer. Bob is forced to fight against a powerful D.A. bent on sending his brother to the gallows.

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

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