Kelaflix Classics Bundle #7 - 26 Black-Legacy-Films-&-TV-Shows

Kelaflix Classics Bundle #7 - 26 Black-Legacy-Films-&-TV-Shows

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Kelaflix Classics Bundle #7 - 26 Black-Legacy-Films-&-TV-Shows

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  • The-Intruder - Shame - I-Hate-Your-Guts

    The Intruder is a 1962 American film directed by Roger Corman, after a 1959 novel by Charles Beaumont, starring William Shatner. The story depicts the machinations of a racist named Adam Cramer (portrayed by Shatner), who arrives in the fictitious small southern town of Caxton in order to incite ...

  • Hi-De-Ho

    Hi De Ho (also known as Hi-De-Ho) is a 1947 American musical race movie that was released by All American and has an African-American cast.

    The film stars Cab Calloway. He performs a number of songs in the film, including a capella versions of "Minnie was a Hep Cat" and "St. James Infirmary" w...

  • Boy-What-A-Girl

    Boy! What a Girl! is a 1947 race film directed by Arthur H. Leonard and starring Tim Moore, with guest appearances by the Brown Dots, Slam Stewart, Sid Catlett and Gene Krupa.

    Would-be theatrical producer Jim Walton is planning a new show that will feature bandleader Slam Stewart and the comic...

  • Go-Down-Death-1944

    Go Down, Death! is a 1944 race film directed by and starring Spencer Williams. The film’s title derives from a poem by the African-American writer James Weldon Johnson.

    Go Down Death takes place in an African-American community where the criminal boss Big Jim Bottoms (Spencer Williams) runs a ...

  • Harlem-Review

    Vintage Musical Performances

  • Law-Of-The-Jungle

    Law of the Jungle is a 1942 American film directed by Jean Yarbrough.

    Arline Judge as Nona Brooks
    John 'Dusty' King as Larry Mason
    Mantan Moreland as Jefferson 'Jeff' Jones
    Arthur O'Connell as Simmons
    C. Montague Shaw as Sgt. Burke
    Guy Kingsford as Constable Whit...

  • Lucky-Ghost-1942

    Lucky Ghost is a 1942 American film directed by William Beaudine. The film is a sequel to the 1941 film Mr. Washington Goes to Town.

    The film is also known as Lady Luck (new American title).

    Washington Delaware Jones has never done much good for his town, and ultimately he is ordered by a j...

  • Murder-On-Lenox-Ave-1941

    Murder on Lenox Avenue is a 1941 American film directed by Arthur Dreifuss. In 1941 Harlem,New York City Apartments Some one gets framed for a murder.

  • The-Bronze-Buckaroo

    The Bronze Buckaroo is a 1939 American film directed by Richard C. Kahn. It is one of a number of race films, made by African-American directors and performers for African-American audiences. The Bronze Buckaroo stars black cowboy singer Herb Jeffries.

    Cowboy Bob Blake receives a letter from h...

  • The-Beulah-Show-New-Arrival

    The Beulah Show is an American situation-comedy series that ran on CBS Radio from 1945 to 1954, and on ABC Television from 1950 to 1952. The show is notable for being the first sitcom to star an African American actress.

    Originally portrayed by white actor Marlin Hurt, Beulah Brown first appea...

  • The-Beulah-Show-The-Waltz

    The Beulah Show is an American situation-comedy series that ran on CBS Radio from 1945 to 1954, and on ABC Television from 1950 to 1952. The show is notable for being the first sitcom to star an African American actress.

    Originally portrayed by white actor Marlin Hurt, Beulah Brown first appea...

  • 'Voodoo' Macbeth - Orson Welles

    The Voodoo Macbeth is a common nickname for the Federal Theatre Project's 1936 New York production of William Shakespeare's Macbeth. Orson Welles adapted and directed the production, moved the play's setting from Scotland to a fictional Caribbean island, recruited an entirely African American cas...

  • Topper-Returns

    Topper Returns (1941) is the third and final entry in the initial series of films inspired by the novels of Thorne Smith. It followed Topper (1937) and Topper Takes a Trip (1938). As in the prior movies, Roland Young and Billie Burke play the Toppers, while Joan Blondell portrays a murder victim ...

  • Bonanza-S-5-E-30-Enter-Thomas-Bowers

    Black opera singer Thomas Bowers comes to Virginia City for a concert, but is suspected of being a runaway slave.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Bonanza_episodes#Season_5_.281963.E2.80.9364.29

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  • Freckles-Comes-Home

    Freckles (Johnny Downs) comes home from college...and the sheriff accuses him of murder, gangsters put him on the spot, and his girl friend, Jane (Gale Storm), falls in love with a confidence man.

    Director:
    Jean Yarbrough
    Writers:
    Gene Stratton-Porter (novel), Edmond Kelso (screenplay)
    St...

  • Gang-War

    A fight in a diner over the claims of conflicting gangster factions reveals Bob "Killer" Meade (Ralph Cooper) as a rising lawbreaker in Harlem.

  • Jivin-In-Be-Bop

    Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Benny Carter and Dizzy Gillespie

  • Judge-Priest-1934

    Judge Priest is a 1934 American comedy film starring Will Rogers. The film was directed by John Ford, produced by Sol M. Wurtzel in association with Fox Film, and based on humorist Irvin S. Cobb's character Judge Priest. The picture is set in post-reconstruction Kentucky and the supporting cast f...

  • Juke-Joint

    Juke Joint is a 1947 race film directed by and starring Spencer Williams and produced and released by Sack Amusement Enterprises.

    Bad News Johnson, a con artist from Memphis, Tennessee, arrives in Dallas, Texas, accompanied by his dim sidekick July Jones with only twenty-five cents between the...

  • Lets-Go-Collegiate

    Let's Go Collegiate is a 1941 American musical romantic comedy film directed by Jean Yarbrough.

    The film is also known as Farewell to Fame in the United Kingdom.

    Frankie Darro as Frankie Monahan
    Marcia Mae Jones as Bess Martin
    Jackie Moran as Tad
    Keye Luke as Buck Wing
    ...

  • Junction-88

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    Junction 88 (1947)
    60 min - Comedy | Music
    6.4
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    Reviews: 1 user

    Small town lovers are aided by a visiting showman.

    Director:
    George P. Quigley
    Writer:
    Augustus Smith (story)
    Stars:
    Bob Howa...

  • Reet-Petite-And-Gone

    Reet, Petite, and Gone is a 1947 American race film musical directed in his feature film debut by short subject director William Forest Crouch that was produced and released by Astor Pictures. The film stars Louis Jordan and in her credited feature film debut, June Richmond.

    Louis Jarvis Jr is...

  • The-Devils-Daughter

    The Devil's Daughter, also known as Pocomania, is a 1939 American film directed by Arthur H. Leonard.

    Nina Mae McKinney can be heard singing an excerpt of The Devil’s Daughter soundtrack on the album Jamaica Folk Trance Possession 1939-1961.

    Sylvia Walton (Ida James) of Harlem inherits a Ja...

  • Bonanza-S10-E23-The-Wish

    Hoss spends his two-month vacation helping a black family get their farm in shape, and dealing with racism in the neighboring town.

  • Bonanza-S-12-E-19-The Desperado

    It's a case of reverse racism, as a white-hating black outlaw couple kidnap Hoss and scheme to kill him.

    Director:
    Philip Leacock
    Writers:
    David Dortort (created by), George Lovell Hayes
    Stars:
    Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0529705/