Herb Jeffries

a/k/a Herbert Jeffery a/k/a The Bronze Buckaroo Update:  On May 26, 2014, Variety reported that a pioneer in African American-targeted Western movies and jazz singer Herb Jeffries, a/k/a the “Bronze Buckaroo,” died. He was 100.  Jeffries died of heart failure in West Hills, California on Sunday, May 25, 2014, according to the LA Times.  His health had been…

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TWO GUN MAN FROM HARLEM

 THE HARLEM BAD-MAN GOES WEST! Details Year of Release: 1938 Genre: Western Rating: N/A Runtime: 66 mins. Black & White Studio: Merit Pictures Producer: Richard C. Kahn & Alfred N. Sack Director: Richard C. Kahn Cast Herbert Jeffrey a/k/a Herb Jeffries (Bob Blake/The Deacon) Margaret Whitten (Sally Thompson) Clarence Brooks (John Barker) Mantan Moreland (Bill)…

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