• Hallelujah (1929)


Release Date: August 20th, 1929

DVD Release Date: January 10th, 2006

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary

Zeke Johnson (Daniel L. Haynes) and his brother, Spunk (Everett McGarrity), sell their family's crops for $100. When Zeke manages to lose the money gambling, due to his shifty girlfriend, Chick (Nina Mae McKinney), a fight ensues in which Spunk is killed. This causes Zeke to leave and seek a religious life. Years later, he returns to his hometown as a preacher, bringing his fiancée, Missy Rose (Victoria Spivey). However, Chick is still interested and knows how to manipulate him.

Cast: Daniel L. Haynes, Nina Mae McKinney, William Fountaine, Harry Gray, Fannie Belle DeKnight, Everett McGarrity, Victoria Spivey

Director: King Vidor

Genres: Musical

Production Co: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Distributors: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp.

Keywords: Fall, Spirited, Melodramatic, Small town, Temptation, Touching, Brother, Girlfriend, Engaging

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