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      ADVERTISING

FLA 3774    GOOD DUST TWINS

      COMEDIES

FLA 4695    THE BARNSTORMERS
FLA 4519    A BUCKET OF CREAM ALE
FLA 5026    EVERYBODY WORKS BUT FATHER (Blackface)
FLA 3647    THE GATER AND THE PICKANINNY
FLA 3307    A HARD WASH
FLA 3608    HOW CHARLIE LOST THE HEIRESS
FLA 3663    A KISS IN THE DARK
FLA 3194    LAUGHING BEN
FLA 4725    THE MIS-DIRECTED KISS
FLA 4428    NELLIE, THE BEAUTIFUL HOUSMAID
FLA 5118    A NIGGER IN THE WOODPILE
FLA 3820    POMPEY'S HONEY GIRL
FLA 4394    THE SEERESS
FLA 5706    THE SNOWMAN
FLA 5725    THE SUBPOENA SERVER
FLA 5741    THE THIRTEEN CLUB
FLA 5780    UNDER THE OLD APPLE TREE
FLA 3660    WHAT HAPPENED IN THE TUNNEL
FLA 5252    WHILE STROLLING IN THE PARK
FLA 3146    WHO SAID CHICKEN?

      DRAMAS

FLA 3445    THE AMERICAN SOLDIER IN LOVE AND WAR, NO. 3
FLA 5301    A CLOSE CALL
FLA 5380    THE FEUD AND THE TURKEY
FLA 5422    THE GUERRILLA
FLA 5445    HIS TRUST
FLA 5446    HIS TRUST FULFILLED
FLA 5913    UNCLE TOM'S CABIN (1903)
FLA 5837    THE ZULU'S HEART

      DOCUMENTARIES AND NEWSREELS

FLA 4301    COLORED TROOPS DISEMBARKING (Spanish-American War)
FLA 5335    DIXON-CHESTER LEON CONTEST
FLA 3021    DANCING DARKEY BOY
FLA 5874    JACK JOHNSON VS. JIM FLYNN FOR THE HEAVYWEIGHT
            CHAMPIONSHIP OF THE WORLD, LAS VEGAS, N.M., JULY 4, 1912
FLA 4741    NATIVE WOMEN COALING A SHIP AND SCRAMBLING FOR MONEY
FLA 4742    NATIVE WOMAN COALING A SHIP AT ST. THOMAS, D.W.I.
FLA 3635    NATIVE WOMAN WASHING A NEGRO BABY IN NASSAU, B.I.
FLA 3651    NATIVE WOMAN WASHING CLOTHES AT ST. VINCENT. D.W.I.
FLA 5919-21 PAUL J. RAINEY'S AFRICAN HUNT
FLA 4856    A SCRAP IN BLACK AND WHITE
FLA 4925    25TH INFANTRY
FLA 4940    A WATERMELON CONTEST
FLA 4943    WEST INDIAN BOYS DIVING FOR MONEY
FLA 3379    WEST INDIAN GIRLS IN NATIVE DANCE
FLA 3607    WHARF SCENES AND NATIVES SWIMMING AT ST. THOMAS, D.W.I.
FLA 4756    9TH U.S. CAVALRY WATERING HORSES (Spanish-American War)

      PEEP SHOWS

FLA 3381    CAKE WALK

      VAUDEVILLE ACTS

FLA 3391    COMEDY CAKE WALK


Black Films in the Library of Congress: By Title

      Title                                                     Shelflist Number

[ABBIE MITCHELL] (ca. 1925)                                            FEB 4076 
      Director:  Lee DeForest
      Cast:  Abbie Mitchell

AFRICA SPEAKS (1930)                                               FEA 4763-4768
  Documentary narrated by Paul Robeson                            40 min. (inc.)
      
ALL COLORED VAUDEVILLE SHOW, AN (1935)                                  FEA 4770
      Director: Ray Mack      11 min.
      Cast: Adelaide Hall, The Nicholas Brothers, The Five
            Racketeers, Eunice Wilson

ALL GOD'S STEP CHILDREN

ALL THIS AND RABBIT STEW (1941)

AMERICAN DOCUMENTS. BLACK SHADOWS ON A SILVER 
  SCREEN (19

ART IN AMERICA, PT. 4:  BLACK ARTISTS OF THE U.S.A.                      missing

BASIN STREET REVUE (1955)                                          FGC 7520-7523
      Director: Joseph Kohn                                              58 min.
      Cast: Acts from the Harlem Variety Revue
            and the Apollo Theater

BEALE STREET MAMA (1946?)                                               FDA 3665
      Director:   Spencer Williams                                       60 min.
      Cast: July Jones, Spencer Williams
            Rosalie Larrimore, Joyce McElrath

BERNIE CASEY:  BLACK ARTIST (1970)                                      FBB 2849
                                                                         20 min.

BESSIE SMITH AND FRIENDS, 1929-1941 (1983)

BEWARE! (1946)                                                     FEA 7578-7583
      Director:   Bud Pollard                                            54 min.
      Cast: Frank Wilson, Emory Richardson
            Valerie Black, Louis Jordan

[BIG TIMERS] (194-)                                                FEA 3694-3697
      Director:   Bud Pollard                                            28 min.
      Cast: Moms Mabley


BIPP BANG BOOGIE (193-)                                                 FEA 8525
      Director:   Sam Elljay                                              8 min.
      Cast: The Ebony Trio, Lena Horne, 
            Teddy Wilson

BIRTH OF A RACE (1918)                                              FDA 4741  or
      Director:   John W. Noble                                    FEB 3368-3373
                                                                         59 min.
BIRTHRIGHT (1928)       

BLACK ACHIEVEMENTS IN AMERICA (series)          
  RICHARD HUNT--SCULPTOR (1970)                                        FAA 8269 
                                                               14 min. mag. trk.
      
BLACK AND BEAUTIFUL (1972)                                               FAB 186
      
BLACK ARTISTS IN AMERICA (1970) PT. 1                              FBB 0182  or 
      Director: Oakley N. Holmes, Jr.                                   FBA 7289
                                                                         20 min.

BLACK ARTISTS IN AMERICA (1971) PT. 2                                   FCA 7260
      Director: Oakley N. Holmes, Jr.                                    41 min.

BLACK ARTISTS IN AMERICA (1973) PT. 3:                                  FCA 7268
  AN INTRODUCTION TO SEVEN INTERNATIONALLY                              34 min. 
  RECOGNIZED BLACK VISUAL ARTISTS         
      Director: Oakley N. Holmes, Jr.           

BLACK ARTISTS IN AMERICA (1975) PT. 4                                   FCA 7836
      Director: Oakley N. Holmes, Jr.                                    44 min.

THE BLACK ATHLETE (JAMES MICHENER'S WORLD) (1980)                       FDA 7251
      Director: Bud Greenspan                                            59 min.
      Narrator:  James A. Michener

BLACK BELT JONES (1974)                                              FGD 127-131
      Director: Robert Clouse                                            85 min.
      Cast: Jim Kelly, Gloria Hendry            

BLACK CAESAR (1973)                                                FGD 2379-2383
            

THE BLACK COMMUNITY LOOKS AT INDUSTRY (1968)                            FCA 5730
                                                                         34 min.

THE BLACK CONTRIBUTION (series)           
      ORIGINS, NO. 1
      MUSIC, NO. 2 (1978)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FBB 5898 21 min.
      DANCE, NO. 3 (1978)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FBB 5899 14 min.
      LITERATURE & THEATRE, NO. 4
      ART, NO. 5
      LEADERSHIP, NO. 6

BLACK DESIRE (1982)                                                     VAA 4715
      Director: Lawrence T. Cole                                         60 min.

BLACK EAGLE SQUADRON. Alt. tit.: TUSKEGEE                               VBC 0126
  AIRMEN AND BLACK PILOTS, 332 FIGHTER GROUP                             50 min.
  AND 477TH BOMBER GROUP. (1983)          
      Director: Charlie Bray

BLACK GIRL (1972)                                                  FGD 4759-4763
      Director: Ossie Davis                                              91 min.
      Cast: Brock Peters, Claudia McNeil

THE BLACK NETWORK (A BROADWAY BREVITY, 1936)                       FAB
1795-1796
      Director: Roy Mack
      Cast: Nina Mae McKinney, The Nicholas Brothers

BLACK SHERLOCK HOLMES, A (1918)                                         FEA 6622
      Director: R.G. Phillips                                            12 min.
      Cast: Sam Robinson, Rudolph Tatum, 
            George Lewis, Evon Junior, Sam Jacks

BLACK THEATRE MOVEMENT - A RAISIN IN THE SUN                       FDA 6788-6790
  TO THE PRESENT [1978]
      Director/Producer/Writer:  Woodie King, Jr.

BLACK HISTORY:  LOST STOLEN OR STRAYED
      see:  OF BLACK AMERICA SERIES

BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL AND SMART (1982)                                     VAA 0952
      Director: John S. Richardson
      
BLACK JESUS
      see:  GOOD TIMES. BLACK JESUS

BLACK KENNEDYS
      see:  FOR YOU...BLACK WOMAN, EPISODE NO. 12: 
            THE BLACK KENNEDYS

BLACK LIKE ME (1964)                                               FCB 0476-0478
      Director: Carl Lerner                                             107 min.
      Cast: James Whitmore

BLACK MALE IN AMERICA--SURVIVAL FOR THE FUTURE                          VBB 6815
      Director: Tony Hawkins                                             30 min.
      
BLACK MAMA, WHITE MAMA (1973)                                      FGD 1355-1359
      
BLACK MEN AND IRON HORSES (1969)                                        FBA 9555
      Director: William Buckley                                          18 min.
      Narrator:  Valentine Pringle

BLACK MUSIC IN AMERICA: FROM THEN TIL NOW (1971)                        FBB 3198
                                                                         29 min.

BLACK PEOPLE IN THE SLAVE SOUTH, 1850 (1971)                            FAA 9624
                                                                         10 min.

BLACK RODEO (1972)                                                      FGC 7392
                                                                         88 min.

BLACK ROOTS IN AFRICA (1978)                                            FBB 8281
      Director: John Simons                                              16 min.

BLACK SAMPSON (1974)                                               FGC 8069-8073
                                                                         95 min.

BLACK SAMUARI (1976)                                               FGD 5411-5414
      Director: Al Adamson                                               70 min.
      Cast: Jim Kelly Bill Roy

BLACK SHADOWS ON A SILVER SCREEN          
      see:  AMERICAN DOCUMENTS.  BLACK SHADOWS ON A SILVER
            SCREEN      

BLACK SHAMPOO (1975)                                               FGD 1588-1592

BLACK TOM EXPLOSION
      see:  THIS WAS YESTERDAY

BLACK VIEW OF SOUTH AFRICA
      see:  CBS NEWS SPECIAL:  A BLACK VIEW OF 
            SOUTH AFRICA

BLACK, WHITE AND MARRIED (198?)                                         VBB 6821
                                                                         59 min.

BLACK WOMEN'S ROLE IN SOCIETY AND MARRIAGE
      see:  FOR YOU...BLACK WOMAN, EPISODE NO. 5
            THE BLACK WOMEN'S ROLE IN SOCIETY 
            AND MARRIAGE

BLACKENSTEIN:  THE BLACK FRANKENSTEIN (1972)                       FGC 8625-8629
      Director: William A. Levey                                         80 min.
      Cast: John Hart, Ivory Stone
      
BLACULA (1972)                                                     FGC 7804-7808
      Director:
      Cast: 

BLOOD OF JESUS, THE (1942)                                         FBB 3888-3889
      Director: R.G. Phillips                                            56 min.
      Cast: Cathryn Caviness, Spencer
            Williams, Juanita Riley, Reather
            Hardleman

BOARDING HOUSE BLUES (1948)                                        FEA 6071-6075
      Director: John Binney                                         FEA 4685    
      Cast: Dusty Fletcher, Moms Mabley                                  47 min.

BOOGIE WOOGIE BLUES (1948)                                              VBF 4597
      Director:                                                          17 Min.
      Cast: Hadda Brooks

BOY WHAT A GIRL (1946)                                             FRA 5597-5598
      Director: Arthur Leonard      (Arch Positive)
      Cast: Duke Williams, Sheila Guyse, Warren
            Patterson

BROKEN STRINGS (1940)                                              FEA 8221-8226
      Director: Bernard B. Ray                                           60 min.
      Cast: Clarence Muse, Sybil Lewis, 
            William Washington, Pete Webster

BROKEN EARTH (193? or 194?)                                             VBF 4596
      Director: Roman Freulich                                           17 min.
      Cast:

BRONZE VENUS
      See:  THE DUKE IS TOPS

BUBBLING OVER (1934)                                                    FBB 2379
      Director: Leigh Jason                                              19 min.
      Cast: Ethel Waters

BY RIGHT OF BIRTH [fragments] (1921)                                     FAB 156
      Cast: Clarence Brooke, Anita Thompson                              23 min.

BY-LINE NEWSREEL. NO. 1                                                 VBF 4604
      Director: Bill Alexander                                           17 min.

BY-LINE NEWSREEL (195?)                                                 VBF 4605
      Director: Bill Alexander                                           17 min.

BY-LINE NEWSREEL. NO. 3                                                 VBF 4606
      Director: Bill Alexander                                           17 min.

BY-LINE NEWSREEL. NO. 4 (195?)                                          VBF 4607
                                                                         17 min.

CBS REPORTS:  BLACKS IN AMERICA:  WITH ALL            
  DELIBERATE SPEED. PT. 1 & PT. 2

CHICAGO AFTER DARK (1946)                                          FEA 4864-4866
      Director: Josh Binney                                              23 min.
      Cast: Lollipop Jones, Allen McMillen,
            Edgar Lewis Morton, James Dunsmore

COLORED AMERICAN CAVALCADE:  [CAVALCADE No. 6]
  [CAC NEWS]                                                            FEB 4817
      Cast: Hattie McDaniel and Louise Beavers

COLORED QUARTET AND PIANO (n.d.)                                        FAA 7732
      No Production Information

COMEBACK OF BARNACLE BILL (1918)                                        FEA 6570
      Cast: Evon Junior, Sam Robinson,                                   11 min.
            Sam Jacks

DANCE IN BLACK AMERICA
      See:  GREAT PERFORMANCES #1113:  DANCE IN
            BLACK AMERICA

DARK AND CLOUDY (1919)                                                  FEA 3152
      Cast: Lillian Biron, George Ovey                             9 min. (inc.)

DARK MANHATTAN (1937)                                              FCA 6890-6891
      Director:   Harry Fraser                                           69 min.

DARKTOWN REVUE, THE (1931)                                              FGE 2350
      Cast: Donald Heywood Choir, Tim Moore,                             18 min.
            Andrew Trible, Amon Davis

DIRTY GERTIE FROM HARLEM U.S.A. (1946)                             FEA 4952-4957
      Director: Spencer Williams                                         59 min.
      Cast:                                       Francine Everette, Don Wilson,
            Kathrine Moore, Spencer Williams

DOUBLE DEAL (1939)                                                      FDA 2548
      Director: Arthur Dreifuss                                          59 min.
      Cast: Monte Hawley, Jeni Le Gon, Eddie
            Thompson, Florence O'Brien

EDDIE GREEN AND COMPANY, SENDING A WIRE (1929)                          VBE 8158
                                                                         20 min.

ELEVEN P.M. (1928)                                                      FDA 2151
      Director: Richard D. Maurice                                       56 min.
      Cast: H. Marion Williams, Sammie Fields
            Leo Pope, Richard D. Maurice

EMPEROR JONES, THE  (1933)                                         FCA 6017-6018
      Director: Dudley Murphy                                            72 min.
      Cast: Paul Robeson, Dudley Digges,
            Frank Wilson

ESCAPADES OF ESTELLE (1916)                                             FEA 3306
      Animated Cartoon                                                    3 min.
      Director: Harry Palmer

[EUBIE BLAKE AT THE PIANO] (192-)                                   FEA 5456  or
      Director: Lee DeForest                                            FAB 1823
      Cast: Eubie Blake                                                   6 min.

EXILE, THE (1931)                                                  FBB 3489-3491
      Director: Oscar Micheaux                                           75 min.
      Cast: Eunice Brooks, Stanley Morrell,
            Nora Newsome, Carl Mahon

FLYING ACE, THE (1926)                                             FGE 4385-4387
      Cast: Steve Reynolds, Boise DeLegge
            George Colvin, Sam Jordan

GIRL FROMO CHICAGO, THE (1932)                                     FCA 7276-7277
      Director: Oscar Micheaux                                           71 min.
      Cast: Carl Mahon, Star Calloway,
            Grace Smith

GIRL IN ROOM 20, THE (194-)                                            FEA 6087,
      Director: Spencer Williams                                   FEA 8415-8419
      Cast: July Jones, Spencer Williams,                                61 min.
            Geraldine Brock

GO DOWN, DEATH! (1944)                                             FBA 8623-8624
      Director: Spencer Williams                                         54 min.
      Cast: Myra D. Hemmings, Samuel H.
            James, Eddye L. Houston

HARLEM BIG SHOT (194-)                                             FCA 8235-8236
      Director: Bud Pollard                                              70 min.
      Cast: A.B. Comethiere, Vivianne Baber,
            Knolly Mitchell, Dan Michaels

HARLEM HOT SHOTS (1945)                                                 FEA 7332
      Cast: Leon Gross & his Orchestra, Cora                              9 min.
            Harris, The Red Lilly Chorus

HARLEM IS HEAVEN (1932)                                            FGF 1543-1544
      Cast: Bill Robinson, Jimmy Baskett, Anise                   32 min. (inc.)
            Boyer, Herni Wressell, Alma Smith
            Eubie Blake and his Orchestra

HARLEM MERRY-GO-ROUND (c.1955)                                          FBB 9813
      Director: Joseph Kohn                                              27 min.

HARLEM RIDES THE RANGE (1939)                                      FCA 8104-8105
      Director: Richard C. Kahn                                   54 min. (inc.)
      Cast: Herbert Jeffrey, Lucius Brooks, F.E. Miller, Artie Young,
            Clarence Brooks

HARLEM VARIETY REVIEW (c.1955)                                          FCA 9814
      Director: Joseph Kohn         

HAZEL GREEN AND COMPANY, FOREMOST FEMALE                                FEB 4764
  DIRECTOR AND SINGER (Vitaphone, No. 2112) (1928)                       10 min.
      Director: Bryan Foy

HI DE HO (1947)                                                    FCA 5722-5723
      Director: Josh Binney                                              77 min.
      Cast: Cab Calloway and His Orchestra,
            Ida James, Dusty Fletcher, Jeni Le Gon

HI DE HO (Trailer)                                                      FEA 8781
                                                                          2 min.

IT HAPPENED IN HARLEM (1945)                                       FEA 6003-6005
      Director: Bud Pollard                                              25 min.
      Cast: Slick and Slack, Phil Gomez, Dotty
            Rhodes, Juanita Pitts

JAZZ FESTIVAL [short version] (1955)                               FGC 7497-7498
      Director: Joseph Kohn                                              34 min.
      Cast: Mantan Moreland, Nipsy Russell,
            Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway,
            Sarah Vaughan

JIVIN' IN BE-BOP (1947)                                        FGC 3203-3205  or
      Director: Leonard Anderson                                   FCA 7072-7073
                                                                         58 min.

THE JOINT IS JUMPING (1948)                                        FEA 7586-7589
      Director: Josh Binney                                       38 min. (inc.)
      Cast: John Mason, Charles Ray, J. Patric
            Patterson, Mattie Weaver

JUKE JOINT (1947)                                                       FEA 4181
      Director: Spencer Williams                                         68 min.
      Cast: Spencer Williams, July Jones,
            Inez Newell

JUNCTION 88 (194-)                                                 FEA 4202-4209
      Cast: Bob Howard, Pigmeat Markham                                  49 min.
            Wyatt Clark

KILLER DILLER (1948)                                               FGC 2380-2383
      Director: Josh Binney                                              73 min.
      Cast: Beverly White, Moms Mabley, Butterfly
            McQueen, Dusty Fletcher, The King Cole
            Trio

LOOK OUT SISTER (1946?)                                            FEA 4211-4217
      Cast: Louis Jordan, Susette Harbin                                 63 min.

LOW DOWN:  A BIRD'S EYE VIEW OF HARLEM (1929)                           FEB 4706
      Cast: Monette Moore, Gertie Chambers,                               8 min.
            Mary Burnes, Washboard Serenaders

LYING LIPS (1939)                                                  FCA 8237-8238
      Director: Oscar Micheaux                                           72 min.
      Cast: Edna Mae Harris, Carmen Newsome
            Earl Jones, Frances Williams

MERCY THE MUMMY MUMBLED (1918)                                          FEA 6621
      Director: R.G. Phillips                                            11 min.

MIDNIGHT SHADOW (1939)                                             FEA 4259-4264
      Director: George Randol                                            52 min.
      Cast: Frances Redd, Buck Woods, Richard
            Bates, Ollie Ann Roninson

MILLER AND LYLES, HARLEM KNIGHTS (1929)                                 VBE 8335
                                                                         20 min.

MILLER AND LYLES, HARLEM MANIA (1929)                                   VBE 8161
                                                                         10 min.

MIRACLE IN HARLEM (1948)                                       FCA 3030-3032  or
      Director: Jack Kemp                                          FEB 1275-1282
      Cast: Sheila Guyse, Hilda Offley,                                  72 min.
            William Greaves, Stepin Fetchit

MISTAKEN IDENTITY (193-)                                                FDA 3303
      Director: George P. Quigley & Arthur Leonard                       55 min.
      Cast: Nelle Hill, George Oliver, Bill Dillard
            Ruth Cobbs

MR. ADAM'S BOMB (1949)                                             FEA 4378-4379
      Director: Eddie Green                                              20 min.
      Cast: Gene Ware, Eddie Green

MOON OVER HARLEM (1939)                                            FCA 6892-6893
      Director: Edgar G. Ulmer                                           68 min.

MURDER ON LENOX AVENUE (1941)                                      FCA 8213-8214
      Director: Arthur Dreifuss                                          65 min.
      Cast: Alberta Parkins, Sidney Easton,
            Alex Lovejoy

MURDER WITH MUSIC (ca. 1940)                                           FEA 5461,
      Director: George P. Quigley                                  FEA 6060-6064
      Cast: Bob Howard, Milton J. Williams, Nelle                        57 min.
            Hill, Noble Sissle and Orchestra

MYSTERY IN SWING (1940)                                            FCA 5720-5721
      Director: Arthur Dreifuss                                          75 min.
      Cast: Monte Rawley, Marguerite Whitten,
            Linda Carrol, Buck Woods, F.E. Miller

A NIGHT IN DIXIE (1926)                                          FEA 4050 silent
      Cast: Abbie Mitchell                                        FEA 4180 sound

NORMAN THOMAS QUINTETTE, HARLEM MANIA (1929)                            VBE 8161
                                                                         20 min.

NOTORIOUS ELINOR LEE, THE (1940)                                   FBB 3896-3899
      Director: Oscar Micheaux                                           72 min.
      Cast: Gladys Williams, Carman Newsome,
            Edna Mae Harris, Robert Earl Jones

OF ONE BLOOD (n.d.)                                                FEA 4671-4677
      Director: Spencer Williams, Jr.                                    61 min.
      Cast: Spencer Williams, Jr., Geraldine
            Maynard

PARADISE IN HARLEM (1939)                                          FEA 4301-4306
      Director: Joseph Seiden                                            60 min.
      Cast: Frank Wilson, Mamie Smith, Norman
            Astwood, Edna Mae Harris

PICTORIAL VIEW OF IDLEWILD, MICHIGAN (1927)                    FEB 4120-4122  or
      Documentary                                                       FBB 7022
                                                                         20 min.

QUEEN OF THE BOOGIE (1947)                                              FEA 8674
      Cast: Hadda Brooks                                                  9 min.

RECKLESS ROVER, A (1918)                                                FEA 6620
      Director: N.C. David                                               10 min.
      Cast: Sam Robinson

REET PETITE AND GONE (ca. 1947)                                        FEA 5450,
      Director: William Forest      7348-7353
      Cast: Louis Jordan, June Richmond                                  68 min.

REVIVAL DAY (Vitaphone no. 3679)                                        VBE 8336
      Cast: Slim Timblin                                                 10 min.

RHYTHM AND BLUES REVIEW [short version] (1955)                     FGC 7512-7515
      Director: Joseph Kohn                                              71 min.
      Cast: Acts from the Harlem Variety Revue at
            the Apollo Theater

RHYTHM IN HARLEM (1955)                                                 FCB 0231
      Director: Joseph Kohn                                              31 min.

ROCK `N' ROLL REVUE (1955)                                         FGC 7499-7502
      Director: Joseph Kohn                                              68 min.
      Cast: Acts from the Harlem Variety Revue at
            the Apollo Theater

ROMANCE ON THE BEAT (1945)                                         FEA 8317-8320
      Director: Bud Pollard                                              31 min.
      Cast: Ida James, Lord Randall, Lionel Monagas,
            Tiny Dickerson, Dotty Rhodes

[SAMBO AND JEMIMA, COMEDIANS] (1900)                                     FLA 435
      No production information                                          30 sec.

SCAR OF SHAME (1926)                                               FEA 3461-3466
      Cast: Harry Henderson, Lucia Lynn Moses,        (inc.)
            Ann Kennedy, Norman Johnstone

SEPIA CINDERELLA (1947)                                            FEA 7342-7347
      Director: Arthur Leonard                                           49 min.
      Cast: Freddie Bartholomew, Sheila Guyse,
            Billy Daniel Tondelayo

SHAKE IT UP (Vitaphone no. 854)                                         VBE 8159
      Cast: Eddie Moran, Beth Challis                                    10 min.
            Six Cheerful Steppers

SISSLE AND BLAKE (1925?)                                                FEA 5455
      Director: Lee DeForest                                              6 min.
      Cast: Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake

SOULS OF SIN (1949?)                                               FGC 2388-2390
      Director: Powell Lindsay                                           63 min.
      Cast: Savannah Churchill, Jimmy Wright          
            Billie Allen

SPIRIT OF YOUTH, THE (1937)                                        FEA 6453-6459
      Director: Harry Fraser                                      65 min. (inc.)
      Cast: Edna Mae Harris, Mae Turner,
            Cleo Desmond, Joe Louis

SPORTS CAVALCADE (194-)                                            FEA 6069-6070
      Documentary                                                        19 min.

SPYING THE SPY (1918)                                                   FEA 6757
      Cast: Sam Robinson?                                         12 min. (inc.)

STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN (ca. 1938)                                      FBB 3884-3885
      Director: Norman Leonard                                           52 min.
      Cast: Nina Mae McKinney, Jackie Ward,
            Jack Carter

SWING! (ca. 1936)                                                  FCA 7712-7713
      Director: Oscar Micheaux                                           68 min.
      Cast: Cora Green, Hazel Diaz
            Carmen Newsome, Dorothy van Engle

TALL, TAN AND TERRIFIC (1946)                                           FCA 0706
      Director: Bud Pollard                                              42 min.
      Cast: Mantan Moreland, Monte Hawley,
            Francine Evrette, Milton Wood

TEN MINUTES TO LIVE (1932)                                              FDA 2120
      Director: Oscar Micheaux                                           57 min.
      Cast: Lawrence Chenault, Willor Lee Guilford,
            William Clayton, Jr.

TWO GUN MAN FRO HARLEM (1938)                                      FBB 6105-6106
      Director: Richard C. Kahn                                   55 min. (inc.)
      Cast: Herbert Jeffrey, Margaret Whitten,
            Mantan Moreland, Spencer Williams, Jr.

TWO KNIGHTS OF VAUDEVILLE (ca. 1916)                                    FEB 6837
      Production information unknown

UNDERWORLD (1936)                                                  FCA 9584-9585
      Director: Oscar Micheaux
      Cast: Bee Freeman, Sol Johnson, "Slick"
            Chester, Ethel Moses, Oscar Polk

[UNIDENTIFIED TAYLER NO. 8:  THE BEAUTIFUL                              FEA 8625
  DAVIS AND HER THREE LITTLE NEGROES
      Production information unknown

WILLIE AND EUGENE HOWARD, MUSIC MAKERS                                  VBE 8155
                                                                         20 min.

WILLIE AND EUGENE HOWARD, MY PEOPLE (1929)                         VBE 8156-8157
                  ?

WILLIE AND EUGENE HOWARD IN A THEATER MANAGER'S                         VBE 8160
  OFFICE (1927)                                                          20 min.

YAMEKRAW (1930)                                                         FEB 6957
      Composer:  James P. Johnson
      Cast: Jimmy Mordecai, Margaret Simms,
            Marianni's Mediterreans, Murray
            Roth, Louise Cook

Black Films in the American Film Institute Collection
Not Yet Available at the Library of Congress

Title...................................Holdings

BEWARE [Trailer] (1946)       1 reel, 35mm safety, duplicate
                                negative, sound track

BOARDING HOUSE BLUES [Trailer]          1 reel, 35mm nitrate

BOOGIE WOOGIE BLUES (1948)    1 reel, 35mm safety, fine grain master positive

BIRTHRIGHT (1948)             1 reel, 35mm nitrate

BOY, WHAT A GIRL (1946)       7 reels on 2, 16mm safety, archival positive

BY-LINE NEWSREEL (1956)       1 reel, 35mm safety, archival positive

HARLEM AFTER MIDNIGHT [Trailer]         1 reel, 35mm nitrate

JAZZ FESTIVAL [Long vers.] (1955)   7 reels, 35mm, safety, archival positive

JOINT IS JUMPING [Trailer]          1 reel, 35mm duplicate negative

KILLER DILLER [Trailer]       1 reel, 35mm safety, duplicate negative

[LILLIE CARROLL JACKSON FILM]       1 reel, 16mm safety, archival
positive

MURDER IN SWINGTIME (1937)          1 reel, 35mm nitrate

NEGRO IN ENTERTAINMENT, THE (1940)  1 reel, 35mm safety, archival positive

RHYTHM AND BLUES REVIEW [Long vers.] 10 reels, 35mm safety, archival positive

ROCKIN' THE BLUES (1955)      7 reels, 35mm safety, archival positive

SWING [Trailer]               1 reel, 35mm nitrate

TEMPLE BELLES                 1 reel, 35mm duplicate negative

TEMPTATION [Trailer]          1 reel, 35mm nitrate

THAT MAN OF MINE (194-)       7 reels on 3, 16mm safety,                   
                  duplicate negative, negative track and archival positive

WHEN GOOD LUCK COMES OUR WAY (1917)             2 reels, 35mm nitrate


Partial List of Black Films in the Copyright Collection

AMERICAN DOCUMENTS:  Black Shadows on a
  Silver Screen (1975)                                                  FDA 2780
  Documentary

BEALE STREET REVUE (1955)                                               FBB 9706
      Director: Joseph Kohn
      Cast: Cab Calloway, Sarah Vaughan, Bill Bailey

BUCK AND THE PREACHER (1971)                                       FGC 4838-4843
      Director: Sidney Poitier
      Cast: Harry Belafonte, Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee

CLAUDINE (1974)                                                    FGC 8897-8901
      Director: John Berry
      Cast: Diahann Carroll, James Earl Jones

COME BACK, CHARLESTON BLUE (1972)                                  FGC 7591-7595
      Director: Mark Warren
      Cast: Godfrey Cambridge, Raymond St. Jacques

COTTON COMES TO HARLEM (1970)                                      FGC 3845-3849
      Director: Ossie Davis
      Cast: Godfrey Cambridge, Raymond St. Jacques

DOWNBEAT REVUE (1955)                                                   FBB 9706
      Director: Joseph Kohn
      Cast: Count Basie, Nat King Cole, Dinah Washington

JAMMIN THE BLUES (1944)                                             FAA 5532  or
      Cast: Lester Young, Red Callender,                                FEA 8094
            Harry Edison, Joe Jones, Marlowe
            Morris, Sidney Cattlett, Barney
            Kessel, John Simmons, Illinois
            Jacquet, Marie Bryant, Archie Savage

JAZZ HOOFER, THE:  THE STORY OF THE LEGENDARY
      BABY LAURENCE (1981)  Documentary                                 FEA 8926
      Director: Bill Hancock


LIONEL HAMPTON AND HERB JEFFRIES (1955)                              FEA 773-774
      Cast: Lionel Hampton, Herb Jeffries, Loray, White,
            the Hamptones, Vicky Lee

RAISIN IN THE SUN (1961)                                           FGB 6104-6110
      Director: Daniel Petrie
      Cast: Sidney Poitier, Claude McHeil, Ruby Dee, Diana Sands

STARS OVER HARLEM (1955)                                                FBB 9888
      Director: Joseph Kohn               
      Cast: Count Basie, Joe Turner, Delta Rhythm Boys

SWEET SWEETBACK'S BAADASSSSS SONG (1971)                           FGC 7062-7066
      Director: Melvin van Peebles
      Cast: Melvin van Peebles, Simon Chuckster,
            Hubert Scales, Rhetta Hughes

WIZ, THE (1978)                                                    FGD 4913-4920
      Director: Sidney Lumet
      Cast: Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsy Russell, Mabel King, Lena
            Horne, Richard Pryor     
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