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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Giant Of His Race, A

Details Year of Release:  1921 Genre:  Drama Rating:  N/A Runtime:   mins. Black & White Silent Studio: North State Film Corporation, Norman Film Manufacturing Co. Director:  Ben Strasser Cast Mabel Holmes, Walter Holeby, Walter Long, Ruth Freeman  Synopsis Covington, the son of a slave, works his way through medical school, and upon graduating, devotes his life…

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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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Hearts Of The Woods

Year of Release:  1921 Genre:  Drama Rating:  N/A Director:  Roy Calnek Studio:  Superior Arts Productions Black & White Silent Cast:  Anna Lou Allen, Clifford Harris, Laurence McGuire, Don Pierson Details:  A married man tricks a naïve young girl into a false marriage and then is denounced by his real wife. According to a review in an…

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For His Mother’s Sake

Details Year of Release:  1922 Genre:   Drama Rating:   N/A Runtime:   Unknown Black & White Silent Studio(s):  Fidelity Pictures Co., Blackburn-Velde Pictures Director:   Unknown Cast Jack Johnson, Adrian Joyce, Mattie Wilkes, Ruth Walker Synopsis A man takes the blame for a crime actually committed by his no-good but favored younger brother.  In order to save his…

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Nobody’s Children

a/k/a OUR CHRISTIANITY a/k/a OUR CHRISTIANITY AND NOBODY’S CHILD a/k/a OUR CHRISTIANITY AND NOBODY’S CHILDREN Details Year of Release: 1920 Genre:  Drama Rating:  N/A Runtime:  Unknown Black & White Silent Studio:  Maurice Film Co. Producer:  Richard Maurice Director:  Richard Maurice Cast Richard Maurice Jacques Farmer Joe Green Alex Griffin Max Johnson Vivian Maurice Howard Nelson…

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