Hallelujah - (Re-issue Trailer)
Hallelujah (1929), director King Vidor's early talkie classic, about a black sharecropper who falls for a dancer in a juke joint.
Hallelujah! (1929) -- (Movie Clip) Ain't No Nothin' To Buy
Director King Vidor's on-location opening, introducing the Johnsons including Zekiel (Daniel L. Haynes) and Mammy (Fanny Belle DeKnight), dialogue likely by Ransom Rideout, the African-American playwright Vidor hired, in the MGM "all-colored" musical Hallelujah!, 1929.
Hallelujah! (1929) -- (Movie Clip) Waiting At The End Of The Road
Leading man Daniel L. Haynes (as "Zekiel") with the younger brother he calls "Spunk" (Everett McGarrity), in another of director King Vidor's impressive location shots, with another Irving Berlin original, the Dixie Jubilee Singers also credited, early in MGM's Hallelujah!, 1929.
Hallelujah! (1929) -- (Movie Clip) And Zekiel Became A Preacher
Zekiel (Daniel L. Haynes) in a wrathful public mourning, over the death of his brother brought about by his own sinful behavior, Harry Gray as Pappy the preacher, ending with the spiritual by Henry Thacker Burleigh, from King Vidor's Hallelujah, 1929.