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Murder on Lenox Avenue (1941) DVD [Remastered Edition]
Murder on Lenox Avenue DVD
Genres: Drama
UR     2005     1hr 6min

In Murder At Lenox Avenue, director Arthur Dreifuss effectively captures the angst and pressing issues of America?s black community in the 1940?s. Set against a cultural backdrop of swing music and political unrest, the fi...  more »


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Genres: Drama
Sub-Genres: Drama
Studio: Tapeworm Video
Format: DVD - Black and White,Full Screen - Full length
DVD Release Date: 04/14/2005
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 1hr 6min
Screens: Black and White,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
Edition: Collector's Edition
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: English
Subtitles: English

Movie Reviews

Gangsters, Guns And Swing Music
Deacon | America | 05/23/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"There is a level of tension and violence brewing just under the surface of this little known, but interesting early 40s movie that attempts to combine swing music with a plot about gangs and guns. Much of the film is clearly an excuse to get swing music on the screen and sell tickets, but the plot that is generated around the music works well in a "scarface" kind of way. What makes it intersting is that you can watch the film either way - just for the music or just for the plot - without losing much by ignoring the other aspects. The drama itself is fairly predictible, but the subtle dialogue more than makes up for that."
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Albert Brentwood | Cedar Rapids, IOWA | 05/02/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

""There is no mistaking the serious tone of Murder on Lenox Avenue, but I still found it immensely entertaining. The swing music is authentic and full-blooded, and I found that this timeless feature film could touch me even after all these years. What an experience to see it now, almost fifty years after I first caught it as a kid at the local Cinerama...""