Duke Is Tops film Product Information
|Category||Dramas DVDs, Urban Drama Movies, Music Video Videos, Musical, Vintage, Love Story, Showbiz, Black Heritage|
|Starring||Lena Horne, Ralph Cooper, Lawrence Criner, Monte Hawley, Rubberneck Holmes, Vernon McCalla, Guernsey Morrow, Neva Peoples, Johnny Taylor, Edward Thompson|
|Director of Photography||Robert E. Cline|
|Music Performer||Basin Street Boys, Cats and the Fiddle|
|Producer||Harry M. Popkin|
Duke Is Tops movie was released Jul 10, 2007 by the Westlake Entertainment Group studio. Riding on the updraft of her successes in Cabin in the Sky and Stormy Weather, a very young Lena Horne makes her feature film debut in this all-black production as a singing sensation whose manager--in an unusual plot twist for the era--sacrifices his ambition for her sake.
Duke Is Tops review Product Description
Additional cast: Lawrence Criner, Monte Hawley, Vernon McCalla and Edward Thompson.
"Variety" records William Nolte as the director for this film but Black film historian Donald Bogle cites Leo Popkin as director of "The Duke Is Tops."
"The Duke Is Tops" marked Lena Horne's feature film debut. After her success in Hollywood with "Cabin in the Sky" and "Stormy Weather" (both 1943), Toddy Pictures re-released "The Duke is Tops" as "Bronze Venus" hoping to capitalize on Horne's newfound popularity. ...See Full Description
Duke Is Tops movie Product Details
|CD Universe Part number||7014547|
|Studio||Westlake Entertainment Group|
|DVD Encoding||Region 1|
|Release Date||Jul 10, 2007|
|Also Known As||African-American Film Heritage Series II - Duke Is Tops; Bronze Venus|
Duke Is Tops DVD Features
Full Frame - 1.33
Dolby Digital - English
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