Rare “Two-Gun Man From Harlem,” Lobby Card, 1938, NY

two-man-from-harlemTwo-Gun man From Harlem, 1938, with All Negro Cast vintage original lobby card, made in the USA. Starring Herb Jeffries, Marguerite Whitten, Clarence Brooks, Mantan Moreland, Matthew ‘Stymie’ Beard, directed by Richard C. Kahn, Merit Pictures/Sack Amusement Enterprises. Continue Reading →

Francine Everett, “The Most Beautiful Girl in Harlem,” 1940s (video)

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Francine Everett (April 13, 1915 – May 27, 1999) was an African-American actress and singer who is best known for her performances in race films, independently produced motion pictures with all-black casts that were created exclusively for distribution to cinemas that catered to African American audiences.

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