Murder on Lenox Avenue effectively captures the angst and pressing issues of America's black community in the 1940's. Set against the backdrop of swing music and political unrest, the film is a authentic representation of those troubles times in New York's Harlem district. It tells a compassionate story of love, betrayal and conflicting loyalties while highlighting the principles that fired America's most influential black reformers. This classic 1941 feature film with an exclusively African-American cast will win your heart and transport you back to one of America's most vital eras.
Marnie Smith, Alec Lovejoy, Norman Astwood, George Williams, Cristola Williams