The Duke Is Tops
The Duke Is Tops (1938)

This all-black-cast musical tells the story of a theatrical producer (Ralph Cooper) who puts aside his own success to focus all his efforts on the career of a hot new singer (Lena Horne). This was Lena Horne's debut film, and it was… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 1, 1938
DVD Release Date: June 27, 2007
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Sarah Boslaugh
Playback:stl

...although the production quality is not always high, it captures performances by many contemporary acts including Cats and the Fiddle and the Basin Street Boys.

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

Mildly entertaining all-black musical that introduced a 21-year-old Lena Horne.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

An all-black film made in the 1930s that costars the 21-year-old Lena Horne, in her first film role.

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