Moon Over Harlem (1939)/Swing! (1938)
First, set against the backdrop of a smoky uptown nightclub, "Moon Over Harlem" follows a young woman as she is alienated from her mother and framed for murder by her evil stepfather. Bud Harris, Cora Green, Izinetta Wilcox star. Then, in Oscar Micheaux's striking musical "Swing!," the complex personal lives of African-American producers and performers trying to make it big on Broadway are examined. With Green, Larry Seymour, Hazel Diaz. 138 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Plays All Regions.