The Bull Dogger

Release Date:  1921/1922 Silent Black & White Genre:  Western Director:   Richard E. Norman Studio(s):  Norman Film Manufacturing Company Running Time:  50 mins. Cast:  Bill Pickett, Bennie Turpin, Anita Bush, Steve Reynolds Details:  The Bull-Dogger was a feature-length Western starring real-life African American cowboy Bill Pickett. An excerpt from the Exhibitor’s Herald, states “A virile story of…

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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 Call of His People

Details Year of Release:   7/15/1921 Genre:  Drama Rating:  N/A Runtime:   Unknown Black & White Silent Studio:  Reol Productions Corp. Cast George Edward Brown Edna Morton Mae Kemp James Steven Lawrence Chenault Mercedes Gilbert Percy Verwayen   Synopsis Nelson Holmes, an African American who has passed for White for twenty years, has advanced from office…

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The Sport Of The Gods

Release Date:  4/23/1921 Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Director:  Henry J. Vernot Studio(s):  Reol Productions Corp. Running Time:  Unknown Silent Black & White Cast:  Elizabeth Boyer (Kitty Hamilton), Edward R. Abrams (Jim Skaggs), George Edward Brown (Joe Hamilton), Leon Williams (Berry Hamilton), Lucille Browne (Fannie Hamilton), Lindsay J. Hall (Maurice Oakley), Jean Armour (Julia Oakley), Stanley Walpole…

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