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The Negro Soldier ()


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Documentary focusing on the contributions to the American war effort of African-American soldiers.

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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gertrude Elise Ayer ...
Herself - Principal (archiveFootage)
Richard Barthe ...
Himself - Sculptor (archiveFootage)
Erich Borchmeyer ...
Himself (archiveFootage)
William Broadus
Clarence Brooks
Dean Dixon ...
Himself - Conductor (archiveFootage)
Norman Ford ...
(as Lt. Norman Ford)
W.C. Handy ...
Himself (archiveFootage)
Matthew Henson ...
Himself - Polar Explorer (archiveFootage)
Cornelius Johnson ...
Himself (archiveFootage)
Henry Johnson ...
Himself - WW1 Soldier (archiveFootage)
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Himself (archiveFootage)
Ralph Metcalfe ...
Himself (archiveFootage)
Carlton Moss ...
Minister
Lawrence Reddick ...
Himself - Museum Curator (archiveFootage)
Philip H.M. Savory ...
Himself - Philanthropist (archiveFootage)
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Himself (archiveFootage)
Hiroshi Tanaka ...
Himself - High Jumper (archiveFootage)
Vivien Thomas ...
Himself - Doctor (archiveFootage)
Clyde Turner ...
(as Sgt. Clyde Turner)
James S. Watson ...
Himself - Judge (archiveFootage)
Gustav Weinkötz ...
Himself - High Jumper (archiveFootage)
Bertha Woolford ...
(as Bertha Wolford)
George Washington Carver ...
Himself (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
Benjamin O. Davis Jr. ...
Himself (uncredited)
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Himself - 1936 Olympic Games (uncredited) (archiveFootage)

Directed by

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Stuart Heisler ... (as Capt. Stuart Heisler)

Written by

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Carlton Moss ... ()

Produced by

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Frank Capra ... producer (as Col. Frank Capra)

Music by

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Albert Glasser ... (uncredited)
Calvin Jackson ... (uncredited)
Howard Jackson ... (uncredited)
Earl Robinson ... (uncredited)
Dimitri Tiomkin ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by

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Allen Q. Thompson ... (as CPO Alan Thompson)
Paul Vogel ... (as Lt. Paul C. Vogel)
Horace Woodard ... (as Capt. Horace Woodward)

Editorial Department

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Hugh S. Fowler ... assistant film cutter (uncredited)

Production Management

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Ralph W. Nelson ... production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Ralph Donaldson ... assistant director (uncredited)
Lee Katz ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department

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Haldane Douglas ... designer: church set (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Bill Hamilton ... sound crew (uncredited)
Cy Harper ... sound crew (uncredited)
Harold Lee ... sound crew (uncredited)
Tom McAdoo ... sound cutter (uncredited)
William Montague ... chief of sound (uncredited)

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Farciot Edouart ... photographic effects (uncredited)
Gordon Jennings ... photographic effects (uncredited)
Paul K. Lerpae ... photographic effects (uncredited)
Ray Mercer ... photographic effects (uncredited)
Alfred Schmid ... photographic effects (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Cecil Axemear ... grip (uncredited)
William Birch ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Edward Comfort ... grip (uncredited)
Sgt. Dean ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Lloyd Fromm ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Jack Hageny ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Howard Roberts ... chief electrician (uncredited)

Music Department

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Leo Arnaud ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Lucien Cailliet ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Eddie Dunstedter ... conductor (uncredited)
James Graham ... music cutter (uncredited)
Jester Hairston ... choral director (uncredited)
Ed Hare ... assistant music cutter (uncredited)
John C. Jackson ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Paul Marquardt ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Phil Moore ... orchestrator (uncredited)
William Grant Still ... orchestrator (uncredited)
David Tamkin ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Dimitri Tiomkin ... musical director (uncredited)

Other crew

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Truman Gibson ... advisor
Charles Dollard ... consultant (uncredited)
Maurice Monette ... liaison officer (uncredited)
Carlton Moss ... technical advisor (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Taglines Their sacrifice and heroism on the battlefield... will not be forgotten. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Темнокожий солдат (Soviet Union, Russian title)
Runtime
  • 43 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia In 2011, the film was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry with the following statement: "'The Negro Soldier' showcased the contributions of blacks to American society and their heroism in the nation's wars, portraying them in a dignified, realistic, and far less stereotypical manner than they had been depicted in previous Hollywood films." See more »
Movie Connections Edited from America (1924). See more »
Soundtracks Hit the Leather See more »

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