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    Murder on Lenox Avenue (Sack Amusement Enterprises, 1941).
    One sheet, linen-backed poster
    30" x 42.5" (76.2 x 107.95 cm)
    No place; [1941]

    Bringing back much of the cast from Sunday Sinners, the film stars Mamie Smith, Alex Lovejoy, Norman Astwood, Cus Smith, Alberta Perkins, and Edna Mae Harris. Directed by Arthur Dreifuss, with music and lyrics by Donald Heywood.

    This all-Black cast thriller centers on the nefarious goings on at a Harlem apartment building. Pa Wilkins (Gus Smith) is placed in charge of the complex after it is run into the ground by a slumlord. However, when the facility is targeted for revenge by its former manager, the tenants become unfortunate victims of his deadly game. Mamie Smith, already a well-known blues singer, performs musical numbers in the film.

    Condition: There has been restoration to the folds for light wear and creasing, else very good.


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    January, 2019
    15th Tuesday
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