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Abandoned by her fiancé, an educated black woman with a shocking past dedicates herself to helping a near bankrupt school for impoverished black youths.

Director: Oscar Micheaux
Stars: Evelyn Preer, Flo Clements, James D. Ruffin
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Director: Oscar Micheaux
Stars: William Byrd, Leroy Collins, Verlie Cowan
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A minister is malevolent and sinister behind his righteous facade. He consorts with, and later extorts from, the owner of a gambling house, and betrays an honest girl, eventually driving ... See full summary »

Director: Oscar Micheaux
Stars: Paul Robeson, Marshall Rogers, Lawrence Chenault
Birthright (1939)
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A black Harvard graduate confronts racism.

Director: Oscar Micheaux
Stars: Carman Newsome, Ethel Moses, Alec Lovejoy
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Gangsters use a woman to get to a boxer and convince him to throw a big fight.

Director: Oscar Micheaux
Stars: Gladys Williams, Robert Earl Jones, Carman Newsome
Underworld (1937)
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A young college student falls under the influence of a murderous gambler.

Director: Oscar Micheaux
Stars: Bee Freeman, Sol Johnson, 'Slick' Chester
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An undercover government agent on a case in Mississipi meets and falls in love with a beautiful young woman who's being menaced by a local crime boss. He rescues the girl, and they leave ... See full summary »

Director: Oscar Micheaux
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Swing! (1938)
Musical | Drama
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Ted Gregory is trying to be the first black producer to mount a show on Broadway, but he has trouble with his star singer.

Director: Oscar Micheaux
Stars: Cora Green, Larry Seymour, Hazel Diaz
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Charles D. Lucas ...
Jean Baptiste
Evelyn Preer ...
Orlean
Iris Hall ...
Agnes Stewart
Inez Smith ...
Ethel
Vernon S. Duncan ...
N. Justine McCarthy
Charles R. Moore ...
Jack Stewart
Trevy Woods ...
Glavis
William George ...
Agnes's White Lover
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Oscar Micheaux a genius, of his times. The fist African -American to produce a feature film (1919) The Homesteader
5 June 2002 | by (e.g. Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

This is a man that broke the Hollywood barriers and made his own films. He produced 43 feature films, wrote 7 novels, one a best seller, and opened the first all black made film in white theaters in 1948. The Great Grandfather of black films1


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