Boarding House Blues (1948)
Boarding House Blues
Directed by Josh Binney
Cast: Jackie 'Moms' Mabley, Dusty Fletcher and Lucky Millinder
Film / Black Cast / Drama / Comedy / Musical
Despite the slapstick atmosphere there, the inhabitants of Moms' theatrical boarding house in Harlem are broke and in danger of losing their home. For some ready cash, they trick a producer into helping them put on a show, featuring a variety of specialty acts.