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 »
A young man named Jean in post-World War I Chicago falls in love with a beautiful girl named Edith. He proposes to her, but realizes that she's involved in the rackets and won't leave them,... See full summary »
Having exploded onto the big screen at the age of 35 with his debut film, 'The Homesteader' (a variation on his previous novels, 'The Conquest' and 'The Homesteader'), Oscar Micheaux went on to produce race films such as 'The Brute' which could be argued as a variation on his first novel.
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