Lena Horne made her film debut in this “race movie” as a singer with a chance at the big time, but only if her show producer boyfriend (Ralph Cooper) sacrifices their relationship. 1938. Part 1 of 2. First posted November 9, 2009.
Original Movie @ Internet Archive
Movie Info @ IMDB
Tyler Perry on 60 Minutes (article below video)
Important Films On Race @ Time
“Race films” @ Wikipedia
Ralph Cooper Obituary @ New York Times
Amateur Night at the Apollo