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The African American Cinema: I. Oscar Micheaux's Within Our Gates (1919) [videorecording]

written, directed and produced by Oscar Micheaux
Format
Video; Government Document; VHS
Summary
This earliest surviving silent 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. The scenes of lynching and attempted white-on-Black rape may be a response to D.W. Griffith's The birth of a nation.
Director
Oscar Micheaux
Performers
Evelyn Preer, Flo Clements, James D. Ruffin, Jack Chenault.
Release Date
1919
Run Time
79 min.
Language
English
Spanish (dubbed in)
Notes
  • Credits from container: The Library of Congress & Smithsonian Video.
  • Reproduction of a single surviving print found in Spain retitled: La negra. "The original English intertitles remain lost ... the intertitles on this restoration can only approximate Micheaux's originals. They are a translation from Spanish back into English."
  • Videocassette release of a 1919 motion picture.
Variant Title
Oscar Micheaux's Within our gates (1919)
Within our gates
Series
Library of Congress Video Collection
Series Statement
Library of Congress video collection ; v. 1
ISBN
1575230011
Credits
New piano score composed and performed by Philip Carli.
Published
New York : Unapix Consumer Products, c1995.
Publisher no.
UPX70001 Unapix Consumer Products
Description
1 videocassette (79 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. 1 film guide ([4] p. : 18 cm.).
VHS format [NTSC]
Technical Details
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