Ten Minutes to Live

Ten Minutes to Live is a 1932 American film directed by Oscar Micheaux and starring Lawrence Chenault, A. B. DeComathiere, Laura Bowman, Willor Lee Guilford, Tressie Mitchell, and Charlotte Evans. One of the characters is deaf and much of the dialogue was dubbed offscreen. The film is part of the collection of the Museum of Moderm Art.


A producer offers a nightclub singer a role in his latest film, but all he really wants to do is have sex with her. She knows, but accepts anyway. Meanwhile, a patron at the club gets a note saying that she will soon get another note, and that she will be killed ten minutes after that.

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    director Oscar Micheaux
    genre drama mystery
    keywords kill nightclub singer
    producer Oscar Micheaux
    theme musical drama race