A young college student falls under the influence of a murderous gambler.

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Credited cast:
Bee Freeman ...
Dinah Jackson
Sol Johnson ...
Paul Bronson
'Slick' Chester ...
LeRoy Giles
Ethel Moses ...
Evelyn Martin
Oscar Polk ...
Sam Brown
Lorenzo Tucker ...
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Dotty Saulter ...
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Clara Bell Powell ...
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Larry Seymour ...
Tim Sharkey
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A young college student falls under the influence of a murderous gambler.

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Paul Bronson: Alright, spill your hatred, tell them I did it. I don't care what you do from now on, Dinah Jackson; I'd rather rot in jail than endure your tyranny longer. Go on, tell them I did it. But I'm through with you, do you hear? Through with you, and I'm free at last!
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It Don't Mean a Thing
Music by Duke Ellington; lyrics by Irving Mills
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The 53 Year Old Oscar Micheaux
30 October 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This adaptation of Edna Mae Baker's short story, 'Chicago After Midnight', is the equivalent of Hitchcock's adaptation of 'The Lady Vanishes', or DeMille's adaptation of 'Lafitte the Pirate' (better known as 'The Buccaneer'). They're not very good films, but at least 'Underworld' is presented from a black perspective.


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