Spitfire

Release Date:  7/24/1922 Genre:   Drama Director:  Unknown Studio(s):   Reol Productions Corp. Running Time:  Unknown Cast:   Edna Morton, Lawrence Chenault, George Edward Brown, Daisy Martin, Mabel Young, Sam Cook, Edward Williams. Synopsis:  Guy Rogers, the son of a well-known publisher, sets out to prove his father’s racist critics wrong by putting Booker T. Washington’s philosophy into…

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The Schemers

Release Date:  8/19/1922 Genre:  Drama Director:  Unknown Studio(s):  Reol Production Corp. Running Time:  Unknown Silent Black & White Cast:  Edna Morton, G. Edward Brown, Lawrence Chenault, Walter Thomas, Bob Slater, Orma Crosby. Synopsis:   Paul Jackson, a black research chemist with a drug company, is close to success in his attempt to develop a chemical substitute for…

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Easy Money

Release Date:  3/29/1922 Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Director:  Unknown Studio(s):  Reol Productions Corp. Silent Black & White Cast:  Sherman H. Dudley (Andy Simpson), Edna Morton (Margie Watkins), H. L. Pryor,  Inez Clough,  Alex K. Shannon, Percy Verwayen. Synopsis:  Andy Simpson, constable, blacksmith and all-round mechanic of Millbrook, a thrifty little southern town, is looked upon as…

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The Secret Sorrow

Details Release Date:   10/1/1921 Genre:  Drama Rating:  N/A Studio:  Reol Productions Corp. Writer:  S. C. Brown Black & White Silent Cast George Edward Brown, Percy Verwayen, Edna Morton, Lawrence Chenault, Inez Clough, Ida Anderson Synopsis Anne Morgan, a poverty-stricken woman decides to give up one of her two sons to a prominent doctor willing to…

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The Lure Of A Woman

Release Date:  8/21/21 Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Director:  J.M. Simms Studio:  Progress Picture Association Running Time:  75 mins. B&W Silent Cast:  John Cobb, Regina Cohee, Dr. A. Porter Davis, Lenore Jones, Alonzo Nixon, Regina Taylor Details:  According to information in the George P. Johnson Collection at the UCLA Special Collections Library, this was the first…

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The Green-Eyed Monster

Release Date:  1919 Genre:  Action Black & White Silent Studio(s):  Norman Film Manufacturing Company Running Time: 50 mins. Cast:  Jack Austin, Louise Dunbar, Steve Reynolds, Robert A. Stuart Story:  “The plot deals with the eternal triangle, two men in love with one girl, but the undercurrents bring in the interesting factor of two rival railroads…

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