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Mamie Smith (1883–1946)

Mamie Smith was born on May 26, 1883 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. She was an actress, known for Beginners (2010), Murder on Lenox Avenue (1941) and Paradise in Harlem (1939). She was married to Jack Goldberg. She died on October 30, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 1942 Because I Love You (Short)
 1940 Sunday Sinners
Mamie, the bar owner
 1940 Stolen Paradise
Martha (as Maime Smith)
 1939 Paradise in Harlem
Madame Mamie
 1929 Jailhouse Blues (Short)
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 2010 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Emerald City (2010) ... (performer: "Crazy Blues" - uncredited)
 2010 Beginners (performer: "That Da Da Strain")
 2003 The Blues (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Warming by the Devil's Fire (2003) ... (performer: "Lord Lord Lord")
 1993 Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music (Documentary) (performer: "Harlem Blues")
 1941 Murder on Lenox Avenue (performer: "I'LL GET EVEN WITH YOU")
 1939 Paradise in Harlem (performer: "HARLEM BLUES", "LORD, I LOVE THAT MAN" (uncredited))
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 2013 Soul Power! (TV Series documentary)
- Soul Power! The Early Years (2013) ... Herself
 2001 A Huey P. Newton Story (TV Movie documentary)
Herself (uncredited)
 1993 Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music (Documentary)
Herself - Performer
 1977 All You Need Is Love (TV Series documentary)
- Who's That Comin'?: Blues (1977) ... Herself

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Maime Smith

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