Race movie
The race film or race movie was a film genre which existed in the United States between about 1915 and 1950. It consisted of films produced for an all-black audience, featuring black casts.In all, app...
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Sepia Cinderella
Sepia Cinderella is a 1947 American musical race film directed by Arthur H. Leonard. The film is notable for musical numbers by vocalists Billy Daniels and Sheila Guyse, and for a brief guest appeara...
When Men Betray
When Men Betray is a 1929 race film directed, written, produced and distributed by Oscar Micheaux. The film details the plight of a young woman who falls in love and marries a glib con artist who aban...
The Bronze Buckaroo
The Bronze Buckaroo is a 1939 American film directed by Richard C. Kahn. It is one of a number of race films, made by African-American directors and performers for African-American audiences. The Bro...
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The Blood of Jesus
The Blood of Jesus is a 1941 American race film written, directed, and starring Spencer Williams. It was also released under the alternate title of The Glory Road.
In a small rural village with ...
The Scar of Shame
The Scar of Shame is a silent film, which was filmed in 1926 and released in 1929.It was produced by the Colored Players Film Corporation of Philadelphia, in one of the earliest examples of "race movi...
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The Notorious Elinor Lee
The Notorious Elinor Lee (1940) is a race film directed, written, and co-produced by the African-American filmmaker Oscar Micheaux.
Elinor Lee, a gangster’s moll living in the Harlem section of N...
Boogie-Woogie Dream
Boogie-Woogie Dream (1944) is an independently made short film musical, directed by Hanus Burger, starring Lena Horne, Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson and Teddy Wilson and his orchestra. It is a signific...
The Virgin of the Seminole
The Virgin of the Seminole (sometimes listed as The Virgin of Seminole) is a 1922 race film directed, written and produced by Oscar Micheaux.
The film focused on a young black man who joins the Ro...
Go Down, Death!
″—– Go Down, Death! is a 1944 race film directed by and starring Spencer Williams. The film’s title derives from a poem by the African-American writer James Weldon Johnson.
Go Down Death takes pla...
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The Homesteader
The Homesteader (1919) is a lost black-and-white silent film by African American author and filmmaker Oscar Micheaux.
The Homesteader involves six principal characters, the leading one being Jean...
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Harlem on the Prairie
Harlem on the Prairie (1937) is a race movie, billed as the first "all-colored" western musical. The movie reminded audiences that there were black cowboys and corrected a popular Hollywood image of ...
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Within Our Gates
Within Our GatesWithin Our Gates is a 1920 American silent film by the director Oscar Micheaux that portrays the contemporary racial situation in the United States during the early twentieth centur...
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The House Behind the Cedars
The House Behind the Cedars is a 1927 silent race film directed, written, produced and distributed by the noted director Oscar Micheaux. It was adapted from the 1900 novel of the same name by the Afr...
The Duke Is Tops
The Duke Is Tops is a 1938 American musical film released by Million Dollar Productions and directed by William Nolte. The film was later released in 1943 under the title The Bronze Venus, with Lena...
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The Wages of Sin (film)
The Wages of Sin was a 1929 drama film directed, written and produced by Oscar Micheaux. It was a race movie, featuring an all-black cast, headed by William A. Clayton, Jr. and Bessie Givens. It is c...
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The Betrayal (film)
Betrayal is violation of trust.Betrayal or Betrayer may also refer to:
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A Son of Satan
A Son of Satan is a 1924 race film directed, written, produced and distributed by Oscar Micheaux. The film followed the misadventures of a man who accepted a bet to spend a night in a haunted house. ...
Veiled Aristocrats
Veiled Aristocrats (1932) is a race film directed, written, produced and distributed by Oscar Micheaux. The film deals with the theme of "passing" by mixed-race African Americans to avoid racial disc...
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The Exile (1931 film)
The Exile is a 1931 American film by Oscar Micheaux with the co-directon of the Dances and Ensemble by Leonard Harper. A drama–romance of the race film genre, it was Micheaux's first feature-length ta...
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Marcus Garland
Marcus Garland is a 1925 race film directed, written, produced and distributed by Oscar Micheaux. The film offers a harsh parody on the rise and fall of Marcus Garvey, the Black nationalist and pan-Af...
The Brute (1920 film)
The Brute is a 1920 silent race film directed, written, produced and distributed by Oscar Micheaux. No print of the film is known to exist and the production is believed to be a lost film. The origina...
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The Symbol of the Unconquered
The Symbol of the UnconqueredThe Symbol of the Unconquered (aka The Wilderness Trail) is a 1920 silent "race film" drama produced, written and directed by Oscar Micheaux.This film is Micheaux's fou...
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Dirty Gertie from Harlem U.S.A.
Dirty Gertie from Harlem U.S.A. is a 1946 race film directed by Spencer Williams and produced and distributed by Sack Amusement Enterprises.
Gertie LaRue (Francine Everett) is a nightclub enterta...
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Hi-De-Ho (1947 film)
Hi De Ho (also known as Hi-De-Ho) is a 1947 American musical race movie that was released by All American and has an African-American cast.The film stars Cab Calloway. He performs a number of songs ...
Body and Soul (1925 film)
Body and Soul is a 1925 race film produced, written, directed, and distributed by Oscar Micheaux and starring Paul Robeson in his motion picture debut.
An escaped prisoner seeks refuge in the pre...
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The Conjure Woman
The Conjure Woman (1926) is a race film directed, written, produced and distributed by Oscar Micheaux. The film, which stars Evelyn Preer and Lawrence Chenault, is based on the 1899 short story colle...