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The Duke Is Tops

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Also known as The Duke Is Tops, this is one of the best examples of the many all-black films made in the 1930s for what were then designated as "colored" theatres. Looking about 15 years old, [[Performer~P33273~Lena Horne~lenahorne]] plays the main attraction for the stage shows put on by a fellow named Duke ([[Performer~P14845~Ralph Cooper~ralphcooper]]). When she gets a chance at a Broadway show, Lena swiftly severs all ties with Duke. But when Lena's big-time debut threatens to be a disaster, it is...more

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