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Veiled aristocrats

Author: Oscar MicheauxLaura BowmanLorenzo TuckerLawrence ChenaultCharles Waddell ChesnuttAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Hollywood's Attic, 1996.
Series: Black artists of the silver screen.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : 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: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Micheaux; Laura Bowman; Lorenzo Tucker; Lawrence Chenault; Charles Waddell Chesnutt; Hollywood's Attic (Firm)
OCLC Number: 37676611
Notes: Based on a novel by Charles W. Chesnutt.
Originally issued as motion picture in 1932.
Credits: Director, producer, writer, Oscar Micheaux.
Cast: Laura Bowman, Lorenzo Tucker, Barrington Guy, Lawrence Chenault, Walter Fleming, Lucile Lewis, Carl Mahon, Bernadine Mason.
Description: 1 videocassette (50 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Black artists of the silver screen.
Responsibility: a Micheaux production.

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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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