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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Clarence Brooks

(1896-1969) Clarence Brooks was born in San Antonio, Texas in December 1896. In 1915, Brooks along with actor Noble Johnson, Noble’s brother, George Johnson, Dr. James T. Smith, and Dudley A. Brooks formed The Lincoln Motion Picture Company, a company that sought to make films correcting distortions of African American images in motion pictures while also…

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