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God's Step Children [videorecording]

Sack Attractions ; Alfred N. Sack presents ; Micheaux Pictures Corporation
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Naomi, a light-skinned African American child, is deserted by her mother and cared for by a kindly widow. When she is sent to an all-Black school, Naomi's lifelong battle with race identity begins.
Director
Oscar Micheaux
Performers
Cast: Alice B. Russell, Trixie Smith, Jacqueline Lewis, Charles Thompson, Ethel Moses, Carman [i.e. Carmen] Newsome, Gloria Press, Alec Lovejoy, Columbus Jackson, Laura Bowman, Sam Patterson, Charles Moore, Consuelo Harris.
Release Date
1938
Run Time
70 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • The title screen reads: "from the story 'Naomi, negress!'" but there is no evidence of this story's publication, which may have been the original working title of the screenplay.
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1938.
Variant Title
God's stepchildren
Naomi, negress!
Title on set box: Synergy Entertainment presents Oscar Micheaux
Series
Synergy Archive Series
Credits
Director-writer-producer, Oscar Micheaux ; photography, Lester Lang ; editors, Patricia Rooney, Leonard Weiss.
Published
[Rockport, Mass.] : Synergy Entertainment, Inc., [2011]
Description
1 videodisc (70 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD-R.
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