Race films DVD set. Disc 9. (DVD video, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Author: Oscar MicheauxKenneth MacphersonRichard D MauriceJosh BinneyJoseph Kohn, director.All authors
Publisher: [Northbrook, IL] : [DWCM Direct], [2010]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
Movies made for and by African-Americans during the first half of the 20th century.

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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Race films
Short films
Silent films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Micheaux; Kenneth Macpherson; Richard D Maurice; Josh Binney; Joseph Kohn, director.; William D Alexander; Leonard Anderson; Ben Frye; Evelyn Preer; Paul Robeson; Iris Hall, actress.; H Marion Williams; Clinton Dusty Fletcher; Lionel Hampton; Pigmeat Markham; Duke Ellington; Dizzy Gillespie; Sarah Vaughan; Micheaux Film Corporation.; All American News, Inc.; Studio Films.; King Cole Trio.
OCLC Number: 714186507
Notes: Title from disc surface; individual titles from title frames; dates from other sources.
Within our gates, Borderline, The symbol of the unconquered and Eleven P.M. are silent films with musical accompaniment.
Not compatible with all DVD players or DVD-ROM drives.
Accompanied by a 12-page booklet listing the contents of the entire set.
Cast: Within our gates: Evelyn Preer, Flo Clements, James D. Ruffin, Jack Chenault.
Borderline: Paul Robeson, Eslanda Robeson, Helga Doorn, Gavin Arthur, Charlotte Arthur, Blanche Lewin.
The symbol of the unconquered: Iris Hall, Walter Thompson, Lawrence Chenault, Mattie Wilkes, Louis Dean, Leigh Whipper.
Eleven P.M.: H. Marion Williams, Sammie Fields, Leo Pope, Orine Johnson, Richard D. Maurice, Wanda Maurice.
Killer Diller: Dusty Fletcher, George Wiltshire, Butterfly McQueen, Nellie Hill, Freddie Robinson, King Cole Trio, Andy Kirk and his orchestra.
Rhythm and blues revue: Lionel Hampton, Faye Adams, Bill Bailey, Herb Jeffries, Freddy & Flo, Amos Milburn, The Larks, Sarah Vaughn [sic], Count Basie, Joe Turner, Delta Rhythm Boys, Martha Davis, Little Buck, Nat King Cole, Mantan Moreland and Tipsey Russell, Cab Calloway, Ruth Brown.
Burlesque in Harlem: Dewey "Pigmeat" Markham, George Wilshire, Vivian Harris, Dick Barrow, Jo Jo Adams, Mabel Hunter, Gertrude Baby Banks, Luella Owens, Princess Dorsey, Gloria Howard, Slip and Slide, Tarza Young, The Betty Taylor Taylorettes, Olive Sayles, Maria Rout, Adella Gross, Ezella Lester, Marion L. Greene.
Rock 'n' roll revue: Duke Ellington, Larry Darnell, Coles and Atkins, The Clovers, Dinah Washington, Nat King Cole.
Jivin' in Be-Bop: Dizzy Gillespie and his orchestra, Helen Humes, Ray Sneed, Sahji, Freddie Carter, Ralph Brown, Dan Burley and Johnny Taylor, Phil and Audrey, Johnny and Henny, Daisy Richardson, Pancho and Dolores.
Basin Street revue: Lionel Hampton, Sarah Vaughn [sic], Martha Davis, Mantan Moreland and Tipsey Russell, The Larks, Little Buck, Count Basie, Amos Milburn, The Three Businessmen of Rhythm, Dinah Washington, Freddy & Flo, Nat King Cole, The Clovers.
Description: 1 videodisc (571 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Within our gates (1920) / Oscar Micheaux presents ; written, directed and produced by Oscar Micheaux ; a Micheaux production (silent with musical accompaniment, 77 min.) --
Borderline (1929) / a Pool film ; written & directed by Kevin Macpherson (silent with musical accompaniment, 63 min.) --
The symbol of the unconquered (1920) : a story of the Ku Klux Klan / produced, written and directed by Oscar Micheaux (silent with musical accompaniment, 58 min.) --
Eleven P.M. (1928) / Richard D. Maurice presents ; written and directed under the personal supervision of Richard D. Maurice (silent with musical accompaniment, 57 min.) --
Killer Diller (1948) / All American presents ; story and screen play by Hal Seeger ; produced by E.M. Glucksman ; directed by Josh Binney (63 min.) --
Rhythm and blues revue (1955) / Studio Films Inc. presents ; script by Leonard Reed, Ben Frye ; directed by Joseph Kohn ; produced by Ben Frye (72 min.) --
Burlesque in Harlem (1954) / directed by William Alexander (56 min.) --
Rock 'n' roll revue (1955) / directed by Joseph Kohn ; produced by Ben Frye ["Harlem Variety Revue"] (37 min.) --
Jivin' in Be-Bop (1946) / William D. Alexander presents ; screen play, Powell Lindsay ; produced by William D. Alexander ; directed by Leonard Anderson (58 min.) --
Basin Street revue (1956) / Studio Films Inc. ; script by Leonard Reed, Ben Frye ; directed by Joseph Kohn ; produced by Ben Frye ["Harlem Variety Revue"] (40 min.).
Other Titles: Within our gates (Motion picture)


Movies made for and by African-Americans during the first half of the 20th century.


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by Herbert_Booker (WorldCat user published 2015-06-23) Excellent Permalink

GREETINGS & SALUTATIONS! Am a huge fan of African-American movies make by Oscar Devereaux Micheaux, Spencer Williams Junior and Noble Johnson name but a few. DWCMDIRECT certainly has the most African-American films out there, even titles I have only read about and motion pictures I've yet to see...
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