The Emperor Jones (1933)

imdb rating6.4Rotten Tomatoes rating71%
Unscrupulously ambitious, Brutus Jones escapes from jail after killing a guard and through bluff and bravado he finds himself the emperor of a Caribbean island.

Director

Dudley Murphy

Cast

Paul Robeson - Brutus Jones
Dudley Digges - Smithers
Frank H. Wilson - Jeff (as Frank Wilson)
Fredi Washington - Undine
Ruby Elzy - Dolly
George Haymid Stamper - Lem (as George Stamper)
Billie Holiday - Extra in Nightclub Scene
Moms Mabley - Marcella
Rex Ingram - Court Crier
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