There are a couple of moments in the plot that stretch credibility, and it gets a little melodramatic for sure, but it’s also highly entertaining and deserves a higher average rating for the star power. As Anna is alone in the family home after the wedding, Danny arrives, responding to her letter asking him to come. Or sign in with a different account. Claire Leyba as Blanche. James Edwards as Eddie. Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password.
Such was the notoriety of the play iktt Columbia Pictures couldn’t resist optioning it for a film version. Rex Ingram plays her alcoholic father who would probably win the “worst father ever” award if it existed, and Frederick O’Neal is her opinionated brother-in-law who is also pretty hard to like, though both do fine jobs.
Ertha you watch “Anna Lucasta,” you wonder how much of their real life relationship affected their performances. Danny protests, but Anna is insistent and he surrenders. Edit Cast Cast overview: According to Robert Osbornethe film was unsuccessful at the box office after United Artists gave it little promotion and only a limited release.
The Devil Is a Woman Subscribe to lucastw store newsletter for savings! So once again I went down to the basement and searched my secret vault for those underseen, forgotten or still relatively unknown black films or TV gems, to see what could I bring to light. Charles Swain as Lester. The jazz score kicks back in as Sammy Davis Jr.
He’s best known for killing zombies, but Norman Reedus is more into sketch comedy than action when he’s off-set. Elmer Bernstein Lee Osborne music editor. We’re the real stuff.
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Since it was practically unheard of for an all Black cast to do a film where the characters weren’t all servants,slaves or criminals ,I enjoyed the actors being like actors in most movies. Midnight Express fkll Movie There was even a London production that ran for a year; and other theater companies, black and white, performed the play.
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Already have a TCM Profile? Alvin Childress as Noah. That is, until it landed on the desk of the American Negro Theater ANTwho looked at it as an opportunity to give their actors a shot at some challenging, unexpected roles in a serious dramatic play, and not just singing gospel songs as angels on a cloud in heaven, which was more common at the time.
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Danny observes Anna weep inconsolably over Joe and looks at a joyful picture of the two of them during Anna’s childhood. Though uninterested in the money, Joe’s wife Theresa suggests youngest daughter Anna, whom Joe put out of the house some eartba earlier. Danny needs time to raise money for ship’s passage, but Anna wants to leave immediately and remembers she has money at the Lucasta home. Not a TCM Member? All Critics 2 Fresh 0 Rotten 2. Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password.
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Cabin in the Sky Theresa believes Anna is good and sees a chance for her to get a fresh start. Eartha Kitt was on TV today and she is still eartna pretty and youthful looking.
Rosetta Le Noire as Stella. Anna Lucasta — Movie Clip Burn James Edwards as Eddie. While Danny goes to call a doctor, Anna eratha with Joe as he deliriously addresses her as though she were a little girl, calling her his “angel”, as he had before their relationship soured.
A young man is warned by a captain about a temptress; nonetheless, he finds himself falling in love with her. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin.
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Lucasta’s” very religious friend from down south who wanted the “Lucastas” to find a wife for his farmer son. Joe’s son Stanley and son-in-law Frank hope to get the money by being the ones to find Rudolph a wife.
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