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Veiled aristocrats

Author: Oscar MicheauxLaura BowmanLorenzo TuckerLawrence ChenaultCharles W ChesnuttAll authors
Publisher: Phoenix, AZ : Grapevine video, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. Eventually, after trying to live the life her family  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Micheaux; Laura Bowman; Lorenzo Tucker; Lawrence Chenault; Charles W Chesnutt; Grapevine Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 190752788
Language Note: English audio track.
Notes: Based on the novel The house behind the cedars by Charles W. Chesnutt.
Originally released as motion picture in 1932.
Includes short subject: Mr. Adam's bomb (1949, 21 min.) starring Eddie Green.
Cast: Laura Bowman, Lorenzo Tucker, Barrington Guy, Lawrence Chenault, Walter Fleming, Lucile Lewis, Carl Mahon, Bernadine Mason.
Description: 1 videodisc (44 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Other Titles: Mr. Adam's bomb.
Oscar Micheaux's Veiled aristocrats
Responsibility: a Micheaux production ; [director, producer, writer 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. Eventually, after trying to live the life her family desires for her, Rena renounces trying to pass for white, and is reunited with Frank.

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