The Resource Moon over Harlem, Meteor Productions Inc. present ; original story by Mathew Mathews ; screenplay, Sherle Castle ; directed by Edgar G. Ulmer. Swing! / A. Burton Russell presents ; written and directed by Oscar Micheaux, (videorecording)

Moon over Harlem, Meteor Productions Inc. present ; original story by Mathew Mathews ; screenplay, Sherle Castle ; directed by Edgar G. Ulmer. Swing! / A. Burton Russell presents ; written and directed by Oscar Micheaux, (videorecording)

Label
Moon over Harlem
Title
Moon over Harlem
Statement of responsibility
Meteor Productions Inc. present ; original story by Mathew Mathews ; screenplay, Sherle Castle ; directed by Edgar G. Ulmer. Swing! / A. Burton Russell presents ; written and directed by Oscar Micheaux
Title variation
Swing!
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Moon over Harlem: A Harlem widow marries a shady gambler who is after her money and her attractive daughter, Sue. Sue is in love with Bob, an idealist who decides to organize the community against local racketeers and does not realize that his would-be father-in-law Dollar Bill is one of them
  • Swing!: Ted Gregory is trying to become the first black producer to mount a show on Broadway but his star singer is getting in the way. When the singer breaks her leg in an accident, a wardrobe girl for Gregory steps up to fill in for the injured star
Related
Cataloging source
IFA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • Moon over Harlem: Photography, J. Burgi Contner, Edward Hyland ; editor, Jack Kent ; music, Donald Heywood, Lorenzo Calduel, Kenneth Macomber ; conductor, Donald Heywood
  • Swing!: Photographer, Lester Lang ; editor, Patricia Ronney
Dewey number
792.6
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English language soundtrack
PerformerNote
  • Moon over Harlem: Bud Harris, Cora Green, Izinetta Wilcox, Carl Gough, Slim Thompson
  • Swing!: Cora Green, Hazel Diaz, Carmen Newsome, Dorothy Van Engle, Alec Lovejoy, Larry Seymour, Mandy Randolph
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1904-1972
  • d. 1967
  • 1884-1951
  • 1902-1967
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ulmer, Edgar G.
  • Harris, Bud
  • Green, Cora
  • Wilcox, Izinetta
  • Thompson, Slim
  • Mathews, Mathew
  • Heywood, Donald
  • Micheaux, Oscar
  • Russell, A. Burton
  • Diaz, Hazel
  • Newsome, Carmen
  • Van Engle, Dorothy
  • Lovejoy, Alex
  • Seymour, Larry
  • Randolph, Amanda
  • Meteor Productions
  • Alpha Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
138
Series statement
Harlem double feature
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Widows
  • Racketeering
  • Theatrical producers and directors
  • African American women singers
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
  • Broadway (New York, N.Y.)
Technique
live action
Label
Moon over Harlem, Meteor Productions Inc. present ; original story by Mathew Mathews ; screenplay, Sherle Castle ; directed by Edgar G. Ulmer. Swing! / A. Burton Russell presents ; written and directed by Oscar Micheaux, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Moon over Harlem: originally issued as a motion picture in 1939
  • Swing!: originally issued as a motion picture in 1938
  • Swing! based on the story "Mandy."
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn221707981
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (138 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
089218544995
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
ALP 5449D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Moon over Harlem, Meteor Productions Inc. present ; original story by Mathew Mathews ; screenplay, Sherle Castle ; directed by Edgar G. Ulmer. Swing! / A. Burton Russell presents ; written and directed by Oscar Micheaux, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Moon over Harlem: originally issued as a motion picture in 1939
  • Swing!: originally issued as a motion picture in 1938
  • Swing! based on the story "Mandy."
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn221707981
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (138 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
089218544995
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
ALP 5449D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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