Junction 88 (1947)/The Black King (1932)
First, in "Junction 88," a young man tries to make his dreams of becoming a successful songwriter come true in his sleepy town. But when two strangers try to help him achieve stardom, he gets a chance to shine. Dewey "Pigmeat" Markham, Bob Howard, Noble Sissel star. Then, loosely based on actual events, "The Black King" concerns a schemer who poses as a preacher to stage an elaborate con to take his congregation's cash. With A.B. DeComathiere, Vivianne Baber, Knolly Mitchell. AKA: "Harlem Hot Shot." 151 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Plays All Regions.