Harlem Double: Dirty Gertie from Harlem/Sepia Cinderella [DVD]

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Overview

Synopsis

Sepia Cinderella
As indicated by the title, Sepia Cinderella is an updated retelling of the classic fairy tale, featuring a cast of African-American performers. The "Cinderella" is this instance is a young man, played by Ruble Blakely. A struggling songwriter, Blakely scores an unexpected hit, then finds that he can't cope with success. He is brought down to earth by his faithful girlfriend (Sheila Guyse). Though produced by blacks for a predominantly black audience, Sepia Cinderella is strictly white-bread when honoring the conventional cliches. There's even the scene in which the hero must choose between a high-society debutante and the "regular" girl he left behind. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Dirty Gertie from Harlem USA
Gertie flees New York City, running from an old boyfriend, and finds herself on the island of Trinidad. ~ Jeaniff Dorset, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Freddie Bartholomew
    Freddie Bartholomew - Himself
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    Ruble Blakey - Barney
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    Jack Carter - Ralph
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    Dusty Freeman - Mooney
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    Jimmy Fuller - Collins
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