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Up Next in Part 1: Feature Films

  • The Girl from Chicago

    Directed by Oscar Micheaux • 1932 • United States
    Starring Carl Mahon, Star Calloway, Alice B. Russell

    A remake of director Oscar Micheaux’s now-lost 1926 silent film THE SPIDER’S WEB, THE GIRL FROM CHICAGO is another film that explores the cultural rift between the urban and the rural, set in b...

  • Ten Minutes to Live

    Directed by Oscar Micheaux • 1932 • United States
    Starring Lawrence Chenault, Willor Lee Guilford, Lorenzo Tucker

    Resisting the stagebound atmosphere of THE EXILE, Oscar Micheaux found ways to shoot a talking picture on location, without cumbersome and expensive audio recording equipment. He did...

  • Veiled Aristocrats

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

    A remake of director Oscar Micheaux’s (now lost) 1925 film THE HOUSE BEHIND THE CEDARS, VEILED ARISTOCRATS exists in incomplete form, but the missing footage does not impair one’s enjoymen...