Harlem On The Prairie

  • 1938
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Western

Jeffries, heroically mounted on a white horse, helps Harris find the gold her father had hidden years before, defeating villain Sheffield in the bargain. It's just like a thousand B westerns of the period, only this one was the first with an all-black cast. The acting and technical standards of the film are poor. There is one comedy routine done by an established...read more

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Jeffries, heroically mounted on a white horse, helps Harris find the gold her father had hidden years before, defeating villain Sheffield in the bargain. It's just like a thousand B westerns of the period, only this one was the first with an all-black cast. The acting and technical

standards of the film are poor. There is one comedy routine done by an established black team of the 1930s, Miller and Moreland. Jeffries, who was once a vocalist with the Duke Ellington Orchestra, croons two tunes "Harlem On The Prairie" and "Romance In The Rain."

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Jeffries, heroically mounted on a white horse, helps Harris find the gold her father had hidden years before, defeating villain Sheffield in the bargain. It's just like a thousand B westerns of the period, only this one was the first with an all-black cast… (more)

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