Dirty Gertie from Harlem U.S.A.

Dirty Gertie from Harlem U.S.A.

Spencer Williams • United States • 1946

Sultry entertainment lands a woman in hot water.

In an unauthorized retelling of W. Somerset Maugham’s short story “Miss Thompson”, Francine Everette stars as Gertie La Rue, a nightclub entertainer who arrives at a Caribbean resort to entertain the tourists and the G.I.s stationed nearby. But an intolerant reformer condemns Gertie’s sultry brand of entertainment and vows to chase her back to Harlem.

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Dirty Gertie from Harlem U.S.A.
  • Dirty Gertie from Harlem U.S.A.

    Spencer Williams • United States • 1946

    Sultry entertainment lands a woman in hot water.

    In an unauthorized retelling of W. Somerset Maugham’s short story “Miss Thompson”, Francine Everette stars as Gertie La Rue, a nightclub entertainer who arrives at a Caribbean resort to entertain the touris...