Dirty Gertie From Harlem U.S.A. 1946

Gertie goes to Trinidad to hide out from her jilted boyfriend. An all-black Caribbean island resort welcomes flashy dancer Gertie La Rue, forced to perform in this remote spot becauseshe two-timed Al, her Harlem lover and backer, once too often.As Gertie amuses herself by dazzling the local men with her sexappeal, sanctimonious Mr. Christian (shades of ‘Rain’) schemesto either reform her or have her thrown off the island. On opening night, her sensuous performance exceeds Christian’s worst fears…but more serious trouble awaits. Based on the W. Somerset Maugham novel, “Rain”.

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Genre: Black Heritage Features
Starring: Francine Everette, Spencer Williams.
Year: 1946
Color/BW: Black & White
Movie Type: Public Domain Movies
Decade: 1940s
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