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Title The African American cinema [videorecording] / [produced by] The Library of Congress.
Imprint [Washington, DC?] : Library of Congress, c1993.
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Volume Number of Copies
Pt. 2 Scare of shame/ Sissle and Blake 1
Pt. 1 Within our gates 1


Description 2 videocassettes (ca. 2 hr., 40 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. + 2 pamphlets.
Series (Library of Congress video collection, vol. 1, vol. 5)
Note Original production: (vol. 1) c1919; (vol. 2) c1923, c1926.
Within our gates and The scar of shame are silent films with new piano scores added.
English subtitles.
Contents v.1. Within our gates -- v.2. The scar of shame ; Sissle and Blake.
Credits Vol. 1: writer, director, producer, Oscar Micheaux. Vol. 2: producers, Sherman H. Dudley, Jr., Lee De Forest ; director, Frank Perugini ; story, David Starkman.
Cast Vol. 1: Evelyn Preer, Flo Clements, James D. Ruffin, Jack Chenault. Vol. 2: Harry Henderson, Lucia Lynn Moses, Norman John Stone, Ann Kennedy, William E. Pettus, Noble Sissle, Eubie Blake.
Summary Vol. 1: The earliest surviving feature directed by an African-American, tells the story of a young African-American woman who seeks a Northern white patron for a Southern school for Black children. Vol. 2: The scar of shame is the story about an ill-matched marriage between a black concert pianist and a poor, lower class black woman; Sissle and Blake is a performance by Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake of their jazz composition, "Affectionate Dan."
System Details VHS.
Subject African Americans -- Drama.
Silent films -- United States.
Jazz -- 1921-1930.
Video recordings.
Added Author Preer, Evelyn.
Clements, Flo.
Ruffin, James D.
Chenault, Jack.
Henderson, Harry.
Moses, Lucia Lynn, 1908-
Johnstone, Norman.
Kennedy, Ann.
Pettus, William E.
Blake, Eubie, 1883-1983.
Sissle, Noble, 1889-1975.
Carli, Philip.
Micheaux, Oscar, 1884-1951.
Dudley, Sherman H.
Perugini, Frank.
De Forest Phonofilm.
Library of Congress.
Other Standard Identifier 1102700013 (vol. 1)
1102700023 (vol. 2)
Publisher No. UPX70001 Library of Congress/Smithsonian Video (vol. 1)
UPX70002 Library of Congress/Smithsonian video (vol. 2)
ISBN 1575230011 (vol. 1) : $35.00
157523002X (vol. 2) : $35.00
Branch Call Number VC 792.9 A
Research Call Number Sc Visual VRA-1186