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Author: Kenneth MacphersonPaul RobesonEslanda Goode RobesonH. D.Chester Alan Arthur, IIIAll authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Distributed by A Cinema Apart, [2006?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Adah, a negro woman, has an affair with Thorne, a white man, much to the dismay of some of the predjudiced townfolk and Thorne's wife, Astrid. Adah attempts a reconciliation with her man, Pete, but eventually leave him and the town. Meanwhile, Astrid goes mad and cuts Thorne's face and arm with a knife, but then mysteriously dies. Thorne is tried but acquitted. Because of the events, the mayor sends Pete a letter  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Macpherson; Paul Robeson; Eslanda Goode Robeson; H. D.; Chester Alan Arthur, III; Charlotte Arthur; Blanche Lewin; Pool Films.; Cinema Apart (Firm)
OCLC Number: 75510054
Language Note: Silent film with limited intertitles.
Notes: Originally produced in 1929.
Cast: Paul Robeson, Eslanda Robeson, Helga Doorn, Gavin Arthur, Charlotte Arthur, Blanche Lewin.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 63 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Responsibility: a Pool film ; written & directed by Kenneth Macpherson.

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"Adah, a negro woman, has an affair with Thorne, a white man, much to the dismay of some of the predjudiced townfolk and Thorne's wife, Astrid. Adah attempts a reconciliation with her man, Pete, but eventually leave him and the town. Meanwhile, Astrid goes mad and cuts Thorne's face and arm with a knife, but then mysteriously dies. Thorne is tried but acquitted. Because of the events, the mayor sends Pete a letter asking him to leave town for the good of all concerned. Paul Robeson is Pete."--Container.

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