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Creighton Thompson (1889-1969) plays Reverend Jackson. The actor sang with James Reese Europe’s orchestra which in 1913 was the first African American orchestra to make a recording.
In August 1948 Hollywood premiered “Miracle in Harlem” at the Apollo Theater in Harlem for the segregated African American audience. The film celebrated church life, small businesses, and the people of Harlem.