SynopsisHI-DE-HO Cab Calloway
stars in this swingin' musical drama as a bandleader who is torn between the love of his jealous girlfriend (Jeni Le Gon
) and his sly manager (Ida James
THE DEVIL'S DAUGHTER
When a Jamaican native inherits her father's rubber plantation, her successful city-dwelling sister attempts to swoop in and claim the property for herself. Hoping to scare her sibling off, the other sister conjures up some fake voodoo rituals but fails to send her sister packing.
Lucius Brokenshire Jordan (Louis Jordan) is a heroic college grad who comes to the aid of his alma mater by holding a fundraiser when the school runs out money due to the scheming grandson of the school's benefactor.
REET, PETITE AND GONE
When a singer inherits a fortune from her deceased father, a crooked lawyer plots to get his hands on the cash but is unexpectedly bumped off, making the innocent singer the prime suspect.
THE BLACK KING
Deacon Charcoal Johnson is a rabble-rousing phony who rallies his fellow black citizens to establish their own country. To do this, he creates a fundraiser and collects money from Harlem to Mississippi intending to keep it all for himself.
THE DUKE IS TOPS
Lena Horne stars as an entertainer who gets a chance at Broadway but currently headlines for a stage show run by Duke (Ralph Cooper). Dreaming of bright lights and big city, Lena cuts her ties to Duke and heads for Broadway. But then when her big debut becomes a big disaster, only Duke can save the day.
SPIRIT OF YOUTH
Aspiring boxer Joe Thomas (Joe Louis) falls into the clutches of a femme fatale (Edna M. Harris) who tears poor Joe's heart to pieces and sends him fleeing into the arms of his childhood sweetheart (Mae Turner).
A one-time cop and ex-ballplayer schemes to earn a $20,000 reward for the capture of a maniacal killer who beat a prison guard to death with a "riot glove."