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Melodramas (Motion pictures)
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Spencer Williams; Alfred N Sack; Oscar Micheaux; Cathryn Caviness; Juanita Riley; Reather Hardeman; Rogenia Goldthwaite; Jas B Jones; Frank H McClennan; Eddie DeBase; Alva Fuller; Edna Mae Harris; Carman Newsome; Robert Earl Jones; Alpha Home Entertainment (Firm); Amegro Films (Firm); Sack Amusement Enterprises.; Monogram Pictures Corporation.
|Notes:||Title from container.
'The Blood of Jesus' was originally produced in 1941.
'Lying lips' was originally produced in 1939.
|Credits:||Blood of Jesus: Cinematography, Jack Whitman.
Lying lips: Photographed by Lester Lang ; edited by Leonard Weiss ; musical director, Jack Shilkret.
|Performer(s):||Blood of Jesus: Spencer Williams, Cathryn Caviness, Juanita Riley, Jas. B. Jones.
Lying lips: Edna Mae Harris, Carman Newsome, Earl Jones (billed on container as Robert Earl Jones).
|Awards:||'The Blood of Jesus' was named to the National Film Registry in 1991 by the Library of Congress.|
|Target Audience:||Rating: Neither film was rated.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (ca. 144 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, region 0, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.|
|Contents:||The blood of Jesus (ca. 57 min.) --
Lying lips (ca. 67 min.).
|Series Title:||Harlem double feature.|
|Other Titles:||Lying lips|
|Responsibility:||Sack Attractions ; Amegro Films presents ; written and directed by Spencer Williams ; Lying lips / Alfred N. Sack presents ; a Monogram Picture ; written and directed by Oscar Micheaux.|
Lying lips: An African-American woman is dismissed from her job as a singer and dancer after refusing to "entertain" VIP guests. She returns home to find her Aunt murdered and she is the top suspect. After she is convicted and sent to prison, the detectives on the case look into the involvement of her previous employers.
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by nashvillepubliclibrary updated 2013-01-22