Paradise in Harlem (1939)

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Synopsis: Between swing and blues musical numbers, the story of comedian Lem Anderson, whose long-awaited chance to act dramatically vanishes when he witnesses a mob killing and is forced to leave town. Lem becomes a wanderer, then an alcoholic.

Director: Joseph Seiden

Starring: Frank H. Wilson, Mamie Smith, Norman Astwood

Rating: NR