The Duke Is Tops Poster

Release Date: 1938

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 12 min

Plot Summary
Duke Davis (Ralph Cooper) is the tireless promoter of his songstress sweetheart, Ethel Andrews (Lena Horne). Duke believes in her singing talent, and, when she gets an offer to perform in New York City, he implores her to accept it. Unwilling, however, to abandon her beau for a rival promoter, Ethel refuses to take the booking. Undeterred, Duke hatches a selfless scheme that, while it may lead Ethel to stardom in the Big Apple, also risks driving her away from him forever.

Cast: Ralph Cooper, Lena Horne, Lawrence Criner, Monte Hawley, Vernon McCalla, Edward Thompson, Neva Peoples, Charles Hawkins

Director: William Nolte

Genres: Romance, Musical

Production Co: Million Dollar Productions

Keywords: Spirited, Inspiring, Emotional, 1930s, Girlfriend, New York City, Small town, Sacrifice, Love