Most Popular Titles With Langston Hughes
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1. What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015)
Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A documentary about the life and legend Nina Simone, an American singer, pianist, and civil rights activist labeled the "High Priestess of Soul."
2. Black Nativity (2013)
PG | 93 min | Drama, Family, Music
A street-wise teen from Baltimore who has been raised by a single mother travels to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives, where he embarks on a surprising and inspirational journey.
Votes: 1,833 | Gross: $7.02M
3. Stormy Weather (1943)
Approved | 78 min | Musical
The relationship between an aspiring dancer and a popular songstress provides a retrospective of the great African American entertainers of the early 1900s.
6. Play of the Week (1959–1961)
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
This syndicated anthology series staged a different play every week covering all genres, dramas, comedies, musicals, fantasies, mysteries, et al, utilizing some of the best talent appearing on Broadway.
7. Way Down South (1939)
Passed | 61 min | Action, Music
In the pre-Civil War South, a plantation owner dies and leaves all his possessions, including his slaves, to his young son. While the deceased treated his slaves decently, his corrupt ... See full summary »
8. Cora Unashamed (2000 TV Movie)
93 min | Drama
Set in the 1930's Iowa, where the Cora's family live as the community's only African-Americans. and supported only by Cora's being a housekeeper to the Studevants. When tragedy strikes, will Cora's speak the truth...with consequences?
9. The Richard Pryor Special? (1977 TV Special)
60 min | Comedy
Richard Pryor wanders around the NBC Studio, encountering various eccentrics. Meanwhile, the Reverend James L. White, the Ugandan dictator Idi Amin Dada and others are taping their own segments.
10. The Blood of Jesus (1941)
Approved | 57 min | Drama, Fantasy
An atheist accidentally shoots his Baptist wife. She dies and goes to a crossroads, where the devil tries to lead her astray.
11. Thank You, M'am (1976)
14 min | Short, Drama, Family
When a nurse leaves her job to walk home, a young boy tries to grab her pocketbook, but she wrestles him to the ground, gets her pocketbook back, and drags him to her apartment in a ... See full summary »
12. Classical Baby (I'm Grown Up Now): The Poetry Show (2008 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 25 min | Family
Poems about love...birds...roses...weather. This special presents some of the world's greatest works of poetry in a way that children can appreciate. From William Shakespeare and Robert ... See full summary »
14. The Pocketbook (1980)
13 min | Short, Drama
Adapted from the short story, "Thank You, Ma'am" by Langston Hughes, a young man questions his life choices after a botched purse-snatching.