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1910-1919

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Two silent versions: Uncle Tom's Cabin, or Slavery Days ,directed by Edwin S. Porter (1903, 17 min.); and Uncle Tom's Cabin, Minot Films Release, Inc., directed by Irwing Cummings (1914; 42 min.).

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Two silent versions: Uncle Tom's Cabin, or Slavery Days,directed by Edwin S. Porter (1903, 17 min.); and Uncle Tom'sCabin, Minot Films Release, Inc., directed by Irwing Cummings(1914; 42 min.). ; (Porter);

Within our Gates (Library of Congress/Smithsonian Video Collection) (1919)

Directed by Oscar Micheaux. Cast: Evelyn Preer, Flo Clements, James D. Ruffin, Jack Chenault, William Smith, Charles D. Lucas. The earliest surviving feature directed by an African-American, Within our Gates tells the story of a young African-American woman who seeks a Northern white patron for a Southern school for Black children. The scenes of lynching and attempted white-on-Black rape may be a response to D.W. Griffith's "The Birth of a Nation". 79 min.

Within our Gates (Library ofCongress/Smithsonian Video Collection) (1919)

Directed by Oscar Micheaux. Cast: Evelyn Preer,Flo Clements, James D. Ruffin, Jack Chenault,William Smith, Charles D. Lucas. The earliestsurviving feature directed by anAfrican-American, Within our Gates tells thestory of a young African-American woman whoseeks a Northern white patron for a Southernschool for Black children. The scenes oflynching and attempted white-on-Black rape maybe a response to D.W. Griffith's "The Birth ofa Nation". 79 min. ;

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