Who Said That?
Sometimes I amaze myself. I say this humbly.
Moon Over Harlem
Action, romance, music, dancing and comedy in a story centered around a rich widow who is seduced by a gangster after her fortune.. The opening wedding scene features the great jazz saxophonist, clarinetist and composer Sidney Bechet.
The Bronze Buckaroo
Herb Jeffries, the lead singer in the Duke Ellington Orchestra, was the first Black man to star in an American Western film. His unique singing voice helped Herb become a successful actor. His signature song, Flamingo, sold over 40 million…
The Emperor Jones
This American classic stars Paul Robeson, one of the outstanding performing artists of the 20th Century and a powerful symbol of dignified Black manhood.. The movie is based upon the Eugene O'Neill play of the same name which Robeson starred…
Louis Armstrong in Copenhagen
A gem from deep in the BHN-TV Archives -- Louis Armstrong takes his band to Europe back in 1934. Here's Satchmo in a rare performance on stage in Copenhagen, Denmark - some 80 years ago!
Bob Love - Find Yourself A Dream!
Bob Love led the Chicago Bulls in scoring for seven consecutive seasons but rarely talked about his accomplishments. This is the dramatic story of how Bob overcame his speech disorder and helped thousands do the same.
The River Niger
James Earl Jones, one of the greatest actors in American history, with Cicely Tyson and Louis Gossett, Jr. in the screen version of the Tony Award-Winning Broadway play.