Blacklist: Recovering the Life of Canada Lee (2008)

Canada Lee was the most profound African-American actor of the 40s and 50s. His outspoken criticism of segregation made him the target of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover. Blacklist and erased ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Oscar Brand Oscar Brand ... Interviewee
William Greaves William Greaves ... Interviewee
Earle Hyman ... Interviewee
Leslie Nash Leslie Nash ... Interviewee
Howard Zinn ... Interviewee
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Canada Lee was the most profound African-American actor of the 40s and 50s. His outspoken criticism of segregation made him the target of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover. Blacklist and erased from history, Canada's tarnished legacy is finally restored to its rightful place through the memories of his 86-year-old widow, Frances Lee Pearson, his close friends, and historians. Written by Kenny Kilfara

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Erased from history, 'Blacklist' recovers the life and legacy of actor/activist, Canada Lee.

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Documentary

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Canada Lee documentary See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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Motion Factory Films See more »
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Color
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