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Chloe, Love Is Calling You (1934)

A black voodoo priestess comes out of the Louisians swamps to take revenge on the white plantation owner she believes killed her husband.



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Complete credited cast:
Chloe - Betty Ann Gordon
Wade Carson
Joyce - the Colonel's Niece
Jim Strong
Georgette Harvey ...
Old Mandy
Francis Joyner ...
Col. Gordon (as Frank Joyner)
Augustus Smith ...
Mose - Thieving Worker (as Gus Smith)
Jess Cavin ...
Hill - Thieving Worker
Richard Huey ...
Ben - the Servant
Shreveport Home Wreckers ...
Blues Band


A black voodoo priestess comes out of the Louisians swamps to take revenge on the white plantation owner she believes killed her husband.

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1 April 1934 (USA)  »

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Chloe  »

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Final film of Olive Borden. See more »


Music by Neil Moret
Lyrics by Gus Kahn
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8 February 2009 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

"A young woman of mixed parentage lives in the bayou, raised by a black voodoo priestess who looks to avenge the death of her husband, lynched by an angry white mob. As the tension rises due to the evil plans of the priestess, the young woman finds herself torn between two cultures. Hoping to break free from the control of the woman who raised her, the young woman finds she must confront the priestess in order to save her own life, as well as those the priestess intends to harm," according to the DVD sleeve's synopsis.

Voodoo… Hocus-pocus… Racist… Trash!

The most astonishing thing about "Chloe, Love Is Calling You" is that it was directed by Marshall Neilan. One of the most well-known filmmakers of the 1920s, Mr. Neilan's films were once eagerly anticipated. He was especially successful in partnership with Mary Pickford (see "Stella Maris"). Beautiful star Olive Borden ended her ten-year film career as "Chloe", unfortunately. It also offers a good look at handsome Reed Howes (as Wade) and handsome Philip Ober (as Jim), who was Vivian Vance's volatile husband (off-screen) during "I Love Lucy".

** Chloe, Love Is Calling You (1934) Marshall Neilan ~ Olive Borden, Reed Howes, Philip Ober

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