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Credited cast:
Lorenzo Tucker Lorenzo Tucker ... Winston Le Jeune
William A. Clayton Jr. William A. Clayton Jr. ... Jefferson Lee Le Jeune
Kathleen Noisette Kathleen Noisette
Rudolph Hind Rudolph Hind
Ardelle Dabney Ardelle Dabney
Bessie Givens Bessie Givens ... (as Bessie Gibbens)
Sylvia Birdsong Sylvia Birdsong
Alice B. Russell Alice B. Russell
William Baker William Baker
Gertrude Snelson Gertrude Snelson
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ione McCarthy Ione McCarthy
Ethel Smith Ethel Smith
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The 45 Year Old Oscar Micheaux
27 October 2003 | by Single-Black-MaleSee all my reviews

I can see what Micheaux is trying to do in this film. He's trying to create black versions of mainstream stars like Douglas Fairbanks, Charles Chaplin and Gloria Swanson. Apart from Paul Robeson, he failed at this endeavour, but give him due, at least he tried.


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