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  • By Right of Birth

    Directed by Harry A. Gant • 1921 • United States
    Starring Clarence Brooks, Anita Thompson, Webb King

    This precious four-minute clip represents the only surviving work of the Lincoln Motion Picture Company (founded in 1916 by brothers Noble and George Johnson). BY RIGHT OF BIRTH was the final pr...

  • Regeneration

    Directed by Richard E. Norman • 1923 • United States

    Only a single reel of Richard Norman’s seafaring thriller REGENERATION survives, and that reel is almost completely consumed with nitrate decomposition. But watching the decayed images pulse and swirl, the viewer cannot help but contemplate th...

  • Rev. S. S. Jones Home Movies

    Directed by Reverend Solomon Sir Jones • 1924–1928 • United States

    Amateur photographer Reverend Solomon Sir Jones used his 16 mm camera to capture candid glimpses of life in the African American communities of rural Oklahoma.