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  • Veiled Aristocrats

    Directed by Oscar Micheaux • 1932 • United States
    Starring Lucille Lewis, Lawrence Chenault, Walter Fleming

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  • Birthright

    Directed by Oscar Micheaux • 1938 • United States
    Starring Carman Newsome, Ethel Moses, Alec Lovejoy

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  • The Bronze Buckaroo

    Directed by Richard C. Kahn • 1939 • United States
    Starring Herb Jeffries, Lucius Brooks, Artie Young

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