Machine Gun Blues | 1996

Drama, Period
Set in 1920s Harlem--a magnet for black entertainers, thrill-seeking white patrons and mobsters--black jazz singer Georgia Freeman and white mobster Johnny Verona fall in love. Georgia wants to go to Paris where ...more

Cast

... Johnny Verona

Actor

... Georgia Freeman

Actor

... Costanza

Actor

... Fry Wisdom

Actor

Company

Nava

Production Company

Production Company

Synopsis

Set in 1920s Harlem--a magnet for black entertainers, thrill-seeking white patrons and mobsters--black jazz singer Georgia Freeman and white mobster Johnny Verona fall in love. Georgia wants to go to Paris where interracial relationships are accepted and black singers are lionized but Johnny wants to stay and climb the ranks of the mob. Matters worsen when his mob boss takes over the club where Georgia sings, exploits the entertainers and forces Johnny to marry his daughter.

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