Countdown to Halloween: Lucky Ghost

a/k/a LADY LUCK Tagline: A Thriller Diller Laff Sensation! Details Year of Release: 1942 Genre: Horror/Comedy Rating: N/A Runtime: 68 mins. Black & White Studio(s): Dixie National Pictures Inc. Producer(s): Jed Buell; Maceo B. Sheffield (Associate) Director: William X. Crowley Cast Mantan Moreland (Washington Delaware Jones), F. E. Miller (Jefferson), Maceo B. Sheffield (Dr. Brutus…

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The Black Horror Genre

Movies are a powerful tool for manipulating facts, information and images that often affect people’s perceptions, beliefs and mental attitudes toward the subject presented. Throughout the history of motion pictures, horror films, like many other movie genres have revealed, through representations, perceptions of Blacks and Black cultural themes, as well as have contributed to and…

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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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