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Murder in Harlem (1935)

TV-G | | Mystery, Drama | 12 December 1935 (USA)
A black night watchman at a chemical factory finds the body of a murdered white woman. After he reports it, he finds himself accused of the murder.

Directors:

Oscar Micheaux (uncredited), Clarence Williams (uncredited)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Clarence Brooks Clarence Brooks ... Henry Glory
Dorothy Van Engle Dorothy Van Engle ... Claudia
Andrew Bishop Andrew Bishop ... Brisbane
Alec Lovejoy Alec Lovejoy ... Lem Hawkins
Laura Bowman Laura Bowman ... Mrs. Epps
Bee Freeman Bee Freeman ... The Catbird
Lionel Monagas Lionel Monagas ... Undetermined Role
Alice B. Russell Alice B. Russell ... Mrs. Vance
Sandy Burns Sandy Burns ... Undetermined Role
Lea Morris Lea Morris ... Undetermined Role
Joie Brown Jr. Joie Brown Jr. ... Undetermined Role
Eunice Wilson Eunice Wilson ... Singer
Henrietta Loveless Henrietta Loveless ... Undetermined Role
Lorenzo McClane Lorenzo McClane ... Arthur Vance
Helen Davis Helen Davis ... Undetermined Role (as Helen Lawrence)
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Storyline

A black night watchman at a chemical factory finds the body of a murdered white woman. After he reports it, he finds himself accused of the murder. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Genres:

Mystery | Drama

Certificate:

TV-G
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 December 1935 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Brand of Cain See more »

Filming Locations:

Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Micheaux Film See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Rediscovered in a warehouse in Tyler, Texas, in 1983, after being missing for decades. See more »

Connections

Featured in That's Black Entertainment: Actors (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Ants in My Pants
(1934) (uncredited)
Music and Lyrics by Clarence Williams
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The 51 Year Old Oscar Micheaux
30 October 2003 | by Single-Black-MaleSee all my reviews

This film was the inspiration for Micheaux to write 'The Story of Dorothy Stanfield' eleven years later. The story is actually about her husband, Nathan Stanfield, who is living in hard times as a black medical doctor. It touches some very sensitive issues.


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