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Richard D. Maurice was a pioneering filmmaker of African descent. Born in Cuba, he migrated to the United States in 1903, eventually moving to Detroit, where worked as tailor. In July 1920, he founded the Maurice Film Company there. His debut feature, Nobody's Children (1920) premiered in Detroit on September 27th of that year and played ... See full bio »

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Eleven P.M.
Eleven P.M. Sundaisy
Nobody's Children


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In 1951, Maurice testified before a Senate subcommittee headed by James Eastland regarding alleged Communist infiltration of the railroad industry. See more »

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