01 hours 49 minutes
- Daniel L. Haynes, Nina Mae McKinney, William Fountaine
- King Vidor
- Drama, Musical
- August 20, 1929
Tickets Sold (Domestic): 0.9 m.
Domestic Gross: $ 0.3 m.
In a juke joint, sharecropper Zeke falls for a beautiful dancer, Chick, but she’s only setting him up for a rigged craps game. He loses $100, the money he got for the sale of his family’s entire cotton crop. His brother Spunk is mortally wounded in the shoot-out which follows. Zeke goes away but returns as Brother Zekiel the preacher. His forceful preaching draws the faithful in large numbers. Even Chick wants to be saved. Zekiel has asked the pretty Missy Rose to marry him, but Chick can still cast a spell over the preacher…