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Oscar Micheaux (1884–1951)

Oscar Micheaux, the first African-American to produce a feature-length film (The Homesteader (1919) in 1919) and a sound feature-length film (The Exile (1931) in 1931), is not a major figure in American film just for these milestones, but because his oeuvre is a window onto the American psyche as regards race and its deleterious effects on ... See full bio »

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Known For

Within Our Gates
(1920)
Body and Soul
Body and Soul Writer
(1925)
Ten Minutes to Live
(1932)
God's Step Children
(1938)

Filmography

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 1948 The Betrayal (novel "The Wind From Nowhere") / (screenplay)
 1939 Birthright (writer)
 1939 Lying Lips (writer)
 1938 God's Step Children (story "Naomi, Negress") / (writer)
 1938 Swing! (screenplay) / (story "Mandy")
 1937 Underworld (uncredited)
 1935 Temptation
 1935 Murder in Harlem (novel "The Story of Dorothy Stanfield" - uncredited) / (screenplay - uncredited)
 1932 Black Magic
 1932 Ten Minutes to Live (adaptation) / (dialogue) / (story "Harlem After Midnight")
 1932 The Girl from Chicago (adaptation) / (story "Jeff Ballinger's Woman")
 1931 The Exile (novel "The Conquest") / (screenplay)
 1931 The Darktown Revue (Short)
 1930 Easy Street
 1929 Wages of Sin (writer)
 1928 When Men Betray (writer)
 1928 Thirty Years Later (adaptation)
 1927 The Broken Violin (adaptation) / (play "House of Mystery")
 1927 The Millionaire (novel)
 1925 Body and Soul (novel "Body and Soul") / (screenplay)
 1924 Birthright (scenario)
 1923 The Virgin of Seminole (writer)
 1922 The Dungeon (unconfirmed - unconfirmed)
 1920 The Symbol of the Unconquered (written by)
 1920 The Brute
 1920 Within Our Gates (written by)
 1919 The Homesteader (novel) / (screenplay)
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Other Works:

Novel: "The Conquest: The Story of a Negro Pioneer" (filmed as The Exile (1931)) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 5 Print Biographies | 5 Articles | See more »

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Trivia:

Founder/President of Micheaux Film Corp., formed in 1920. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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