One Dark Night (1939)

Genres - Comedy, Musical  |   Run Time - 81 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this all African-American family drama, Father Brown encounters problems when his family throws him out for his laziness. He then journeys to the desert discovers radium, becomes quite wealthy, and buys a nightclub from a lecherous fellow who begins trying to court his daughter. Musical numbers include: "West of Harlem," "Shake and Break It," "Sharpest Man in Town," and "Alone Again."

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clan, daughter, deal [agreement], desert, employment, family, father, house, laziness, lottery, nightclub, radium, town, traveling, wealth, west, windfall [monetary]