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Title The scar of shame / Colored Players Film Corporation presents ; story by David Starkman ; direction by Frank Perugini
Published Philadelphia : Colored Players Film Corporation, [1929]


Description 1 online resource (1 video file (87 min.)) : sound, black and white
Summary "An educated, upscale young black musician marries a woman from a lower socioeconomic class to get her out of the clutches of her stepfather, who beats and abuses her. However, once he 'saves' her, he won't let his new wife meet his mother, as he knows she will be angry and disappointed with him for marrying someone 'below his station'."--IMDB
Notes Originally released as a motion picture in 1929
Credits Photography, Al Liguori ; music, Makia Matsumura
Cast Harry Henderson, Norman Johnstone, Ann Kennedy, Lucia Lynn Moses
Notes Silent movie with musical soundtrack and intertitles in English
Online resource; title from title frames (viewed December 2, 2022)
Subject African Americans -- Drama
Marriage -- Drama
Middle class African Americans -- Drama
Social classes -- United States -- Drama
Social classes
Middle class African Americans
African Americans
United States
Genre/Form Silent films
Race films
Fiction films
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Silent films.
Feature films
Race films.
Films de fiction.
Films muets.
Form Streaming video
Author Perugini, Frank, film director.
Starkman, David, 1885-1947, screenwriter.
Henderson, Harry, actor.
Johnstone, Norman, actor.
Kennedy, Ann (Actor), actor.
Moses, Lucia Lynn, 1908-1984, actor
Liguori, Al, 1885-1951, director of photography.
Matsumura, Makia, composer (expression)
Colored Players Film Corporation, presenter.