Midnight Shadow is a 1939 film with an all African-American cast. It was directed and produced by George Randol, who was also African American.
The mind-reading Prince Alihabad courts a girl from Oklahomam played by Frances E. Redd. Her parents want to make her happy, but they do not like that Alihabad worships Allah. A killer is on the loose and locals fear that it might be Alihabad.
Frances Redd as Margaret Wilson
Buck Woods] as Lightfoot
Richard Bates as Jr. Lingley
Clinton Rosemond as Mr. Dan Wilson
Jesse Lee Brooks as Sergeant Ramsey
Edward Brandon] as Buster Barnett
Ollie Ann Robinson as Mrs. Emma Wilson
John Criner as Prince Alihabad
Pete Webster as John Mason
Ruby Dandridge as Mrs. Lingley
Napoleon Simpson as Mr. Ernest Lingley
The film was briefly discussed in terms of plot and as an African-American production in the books Hollywood Be Thy Name: African American Religion in American Film, 1929-1949 and Whispered Consolations: Law and Narrative in African American Life.