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Oscar Micheaux

 

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Director / Producer / Screenwriter
1884 - 1951
Born January 2, Metropolis, Illinois, USA
Key Genres: Drama, Crime, Mystery  TSPDT Rating: 6
Key Collaborators: Carl Mahon (Leading Character Player), Laura Bowman (Leading Character Player), Lester Lang (Cinematographer)
Worth a Look: Within Our Gates (1920), The Girl from Chicago (1932)
Approach with Caution: Ten Minutes to Live (1932), God's Stepchildren (1938)
Links: [ IMDB ] [ All-Movie Guide[ Film Reference ] [ Oscar Micheaux Hompage ] [ Micheaux Society Website ] [ Producers Guild of America Biography[ Film Quarterly Article (2004) ] [ Chicago Defender Article (2007) ]
Books: [ Oscar Micheaux and His Circle: African-American Filmmaking and Race Cinema of the Silent Era ] [ The Life and Work of Oscar Micheaux: Pioneer Black Author and Filmmaker[ With a Crooked Stick: The Films of Oscar Micheaux ] [ Oscar Micheaux: The Great and Only: The Life of America's First Great Black Filmmaker ]
DVD's: [ Amazon ]
 
 

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