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Title Within our gates [videorecording] / written, directed and produced by Oscar Micheaux.

Imprint [Pahrump, NV] : Mad Phat Enterprises, 2007.

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Description 1 videodisc (78 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1919.
Copyright on disc surface: Video Yesteryear 1983. Copyight in credits: Video Yesteryear 1989.
Earliest surviving silent feature directed by an African American.
Credits Original music score performed by Rosa Rio.
Cast Evelyn Preer, Flo Clements, James D. Ruffin, Jack Chenault, Charles D. Lucas.
Summary Abandoned by her fiancé, an educated African American woman with a shocking past dedicates herself to helping a near bankrupt school for impoverished youths.
System Details DVD-R.
Language Silent film with intertitles in English and music.
Subject African Americans -- Drama.
Genre/Form Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Added Author Micheaux, Oscar, 1884-1951.
Rio, Rosa, 1902-2010.
Preer, Evelyn.
Clements, Flo.
Ruffin, James D.
Chenault, Jack.
Lucas, Charles D.
Video Yesteryear (Firm)
Mad Phat Enterprises.
Standard No. 663340346544

 
    
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