The Burden of Race

Details Year of Release:  1921 Genre:  Drama Rating:  N/A Runtime:  Unknown Black & White Silent Studio:  Reol Productions Producer:  Robert Lévy Director:  Unknown Studio: Reol Productions Cast Percy Verwayen Edna Morton Lawrence Chenault Elizabeth Williams Mabel Young Arthur Ray Synopsis A young college student who excels both academically and athletically falls in love with a…

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The Gunsaulus Mystery

Details Year of Release:  1921 Genre:  Drama Rating:  N/A Runtime:   Unknown Black & White Silent Studio:  Micheaux Film Corp. Director & Producer:  Oscar Micheaux Cast Lawrence Chenault (Anthony Brisbane) Evelyn Preer (Ida May Gilpin) Dick Abrams (Sidney Wyeth) Louis De Bulger (Lem Hawkins) Synopsis Myrtle Gunsaulus, a young African-American girl, is found murdered in the…

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The Symbol of the Unconquered

A woman helps to fight off a Ku Klux Klan like group to save the land of the man she loves.

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Evelyn Preer

Evelyn Jarvis was born July 26, 1896 in Vicksburg, MS. She was the oldest of three children born to Frank and Blanche Jarvis. After the death of Frank Jarvis, the family migrated to Chicago where Evelyn completed grammar and high school. She was brought up in a stern, religious household but Evelyn convinced her mother…

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