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[Veiled aristocrats--excerpts]

Author: Oscar Micheaux; Laura Bowman; Lorenzo Tucker; Lawrence Chenault; AFI/Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: United States : Micheaux Pictures Corp., 1932.
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Twenty years after leaving home, John Walden returns, having achieved his ambition to become a lawyer. He and his mother, Molly, discuss the marital situation of his sister, Rena, and the racial complications it poses. Molly asks John to break up Rena's romance with Frank because she disapproves of him and wants her daughter to marry a man of more refinement. At a nightclub, a woman says she will tell the story of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Black films and programs
Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Micheaux; Laura Bowman; Lorenzo Tucker; Lawrence Chenault; AFI/Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 27150682
Notes: Copyright: no reg.
Excerpts comprise brief portions of a number of scenes, primarily discussions with the mother, daughter and son regarding her marriage, and gossip and singing in a nightclub.
Summary from screening.
A trailer for the film appears at the beginning of the reel.
NCN024784; Veiled aristocrats [trailer and excerpts].
Based on a novel by Charles W. Chestnutt.
Reference sources used: Grupenhoff, The black Valentino, p. 77; Klotman, Frame by frame, p. 557; Sampson, Blacks in black and white, p. 150-151.
Cast: Laura Bowman, Lorenzo Tucker (John Walden), Barrington Guy, Lawrence Chenault, Walter Fleming.
Description: 1 reel (ca. 630 ft.) : sd., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. 1 reel (ca. 630 ft.) : sd., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. 1 reel (ca. 630 ft.) : sd., b&w ; 35 mm. neg trk.
Other Titles: Veiled aristocrats--trailer and excerpts.
Responsibility: Micheaux Pictures Corp. ; directed and produced by Oscar Micheaux.

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Twenty years after leaving home, John Walden returns, having achieved his ambition to become a lawyer. He and his mother, Molly, discuss the marital situation of his sister, Rena, and the racial complications it poses. Molly asks John to break up Rena's romance with Frank because she disapproves of him and wants her daughter to marry a man of more refinement. At a nightclub, a woman says she will tell the story of the Waldens, and a waitress sings a song with piano accompaniment.

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