Paradise in Harlem

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Paradise in Harlem
Paradise in Harlem FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Joseph Seiden
Written by Frank L. Wilson (story)
Vincent Valentini (writer)
Music by Lucky Millinder
Juanita Hall[citation needed] (uncredited)
Cinematography Charles Levine
Don Malkames
Release date
  • 1939 (1939)
Running time
85 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Paradise in Harlem is a 1939 American musical comedy-drama film written by Frank L Wilson and directed by Joseph Seiden. It was first shown in 1939 starring Frank H Wilson. It was released by Jubilee Production Co.


An actor sees a mob execution and is run out of town by the aforesaid mob members.



  • Lucky Millinder with band & chorus - "I Gotta Put You Down" (Written by Lucky Millinder)
  • Mamie Smith - "Lord, I Love that Man"
  • Edna Mae Harris and Lucky Millinder - "Harlem Serenade" (Written by Vincent Valentini)
  • Sidney Easton and Babe Matthews - "How D'You Figure I'll Miss You?"
  • Mamie Smith and The Alphabetical Four - "Harlem Blues" (Written by Perry Bradford)
  • Babe Matthews - "Why Am I so Blue?" (Written by Joe Thomas)
  • Juanita Hall, Singers, Francine Everett, Frank C. Wilson and Babe Matthews - Gospel version of "Othello" (Written by Juanita Hall)

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