Lying Lips

Release Date:  1939 Black & White Genre:  Drama Director:  Oscar Micheaux Studio(s):  Micheaux Film, Sack Amusement Enterprises Running Time:  80 mins. Cast:  Edna Mae Harris (Elsie Bellwood), Carman Newsome (Benjamin Hadnott), Robert Earl Jones (Detective Wanzer), Frances Williams (Elizabeth Green), Cherokee Thornton (John), Slim Thompson (Clyde), Gladys Williams (Aunt Josie), Juano Hernández (Reverend Bryson), Henry ‘Gang’…

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The Green Pastures

Release Date:  8/1/1936 Black & White Genre:  Drama/Inspirational Director(S):  Marc Connelly, William Keighley Studio(s):   Warner Bros. Running Time:  93 mins. Cast:  Rex Ingram, Oscar Polk, Eddie ‘Rochester’ Anderson, Frank H. Wilson, George Reed, Abraham Gleaves , Edna Mae Harris, James Fuller. Details:   The Green Pastures depicts stories from the Bible as visualized by black characters. …

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