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Race Films DVD Set!
Race Films were movies made for and by African-Americans during the first half of the 20th century.
Because these movies were made for African-Americans, they were called Race Films.
These Race Films provided Black people with images of the African-American experience that were conspicuously absent from Hollywood films.
Race Films allowed black actors and actresses to display their acting talent in serious dramatic roles.
Now you can watch these Race Films on DVD in the "Race Films DVD Set!”
In the "Race Films DVD Set" you get 75 full feature length Race Films, plus 45 short Race Films!
You can order the "Race Films DVD Set" at: https://www.ebay.com/itm/261922637596
In the "Race Films DVD Set" you will get these great full feature length Race Films:
WITHIN OUR GATES 1920: abandoned by her fiancé, an educated negro woman with a shocking past dedicates herself to helping a near bankrupt school for impoverished negro youths.
THE SYMBOL OF THE UNCONQUERED 1920: a woman goes West to claim her dead grandfather's mine and encounters trouble.
BODY AND SOUL 1925: in his first film, Paul Robeson plays a dual role--a preacher who preys on the people and the heroine and his brother, a good man.
THE SCAR OF SHAME 1927: an educated, upscale young musician marries a woman from a lower socioeconomic class to get her out of the clutches of her stepfather, who beats and abuses her. However, once he "saves" her, he won't let his new wife meet his mother, as he knows she will be angry and disappointed with him for marrying someone "below his station".
ELEVEN PM 1928: an all-Black cast thriller race film.
BORDERLINE 1929: a Black woman having an adulterous affair with a white man causes his wife to go mad and re-enforces the towns-folk's prejudice against Blacks.
THE EXILE 1931: a Black man, disenchanted with his fiancee, leaves Chicago for the West.
HARLEM IS HEAVEN 1932: a girl comes from the south to Harlem looking for work, she gets to become a star but she has to pay for her stardom and she gets involved in some risky business.
TEN MINUTES TO LIVE 1932: a mystery race film built around a threatening note which gives the heroine only ten minutes to live.
THE BLACK KING 1932: a corrupt preacher gains control of a Mississippi church, and come up with a plan to scam church members with a back to Africa scheme.
VEILED ARISTOCRATS 1932: a lawyer who returns home to find that his light-skinned sister is about to marry a dark-skinned man. His mother disapproves and has picked a "more suitable" candidate.
THE GIRL FROM CHICAGO 1932: a young Black secret service agent on a case in Mississipi meets and falls in love with a young woman who's being menaced by a local crime boss.
THE EMPEROR JONES 1933: a Paul Robeson film. Pullman porter, manages to usurp the throne of the ruler of a Caribbean island. His lust for power leads to disastrous consequences.
LOUISIANNA 1934: Saturday Sinners and Sunday Saints Clash in the Battle of Good Against Evil.
MURDER IN HARLEM 1935: a black night watchman at a chemical factory finds the body of a murdered white woman. After he reports it, he finds himself accused of the murder.
SANDERS OF THE RIVER 1935: Paul Robeson plays Bosambo, a self-appointed leader of the river people who respects "Sandi," the representative of the English crown in this part of West Africa. Complications arise when a bellicose tribal chief foments bloody rebellion by attacking Bosambo's people, and kidnapping his wife.
SONG OF FREEDOM 1936: Paul Robeson plays John Zinga, a descendant of slaves, who longs to return to his homeland in Africa to help his oppressed people.
DARK MANHATTAN 1937: a Harlem gangster rise to power. His downfall comes at the end as he is assassinated by his former associates.
JERICO 1937: Paul Robeson portrays Jericho a falsely convicted soldier who flees from war time France to Africa.
THE SPIRIT OF YOUTH 1937: a poor black fighter climbs to the top of the boxing world.
THE BIG FELLA 1937: a Paul Robeson film. The police is asking him to help find a missing boy.
UNDERWORLD 1937: a young man, graduate of a Southern black college, who becomes a part of the Chicago underworld.
GOD'S STEPCHILDREN 1937: a light-skinned child abandoned by her mother, doesn't want to acknowledge her race.
SWING 1938: Ted Gregory is trying to be the first black producer to mount a show on Broadway, but he has trouble with his star singer.
TWO GUN MAN FROM HARLEM 1938: a cowboy is wrongfully accused of murder. He winds up in Harlem, where he assumes the identity of a preacher-turned-gangster who looks like him. He infiltrates the gang to catch the men who framed him.
THE DUKE IS TOPS 1938: successful performer who almost loses her man because his career as a producer is failing.
KEEP PUNCHING 1939: a golden gloves champion, agrees to turn professional when approached by a fight manager, despite the opposition raised by his father and his girlfriend.
GANG SMASHERS 1939: Nina Mae McKinney plays an FBI agent who goes undercover to bring down a Harlem racketeer gangster.
MIDNIGHT SHADOW 1939: in a all-black Oklahoma town, a wealthy white man is murdered.
STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN 1939: Joe Williams is a chemist who recently lost his job to George Elliott. Joe is framed for the murder of George. Joe's wife Ida Williams, infiltrates the gang that framed her husband, to prove Joe's innocence.
LYING LIPS 1939: a nightclub singer, is convicted and sent to prison for the murder of her aunt, a detective set out to prove her innocence.
MOON OVER HARLEM 1939: a Harlem widow unwittingly marries a double-talking gangster.
PARADISE IN HARLEM 1939: Between swing and blues musical numbers, the story of comedian Lem Anderson, whose long-awaited chance to act dramatically vanishes when he witnesses a mob killing and is forced to leave town.
WAY DOWN SOUTH 1939: based on the classic critically acclaimed novel by Langston Hughes.
DOUBLE DEAL 1939: a gangster is double crossed, and ends up on the wrong end of a policeman's gun.
BRONZE BUCKAROO 1939: Bob Blake and his boys arrive at Joe Jackson's ranch to find him missing. While Slim cheats Dusty out of his money using ventriloquism and marked cards, Blake tries to find Jackson. Learning that Thorne and his gang hold him prisoner, he and his men trail them. When Thorne's gang gets the drop on them, Slim puts his ventriloquism to work.
HARLEM RIDES THE RANGE 1939: a cowboy and his sidekick try to help a homesteader from being cheated out of his property.
THE DEVIL'S DAUGHTER 1939: after her father's death, a woman returns to Jamaica to run his banana plantation but her stepsister wants her out of the way and is willing to use voodoo.
SON OF INGAGI 1940: a newlywed couple is visited by a strange old woman who harbors a secret about the young girl's father.
MYSTERY IN SWING 1940: a murder mystery with terrific music.
GANG WAR 1940: two rival gangs struggle to control the juke box machines in Harlem.
BROKEN STRINGS 1940: a Black violinist, injury his hands in an automobile accident. His son and pupils must raise money for his operation.
SUNDAY SINNERS 1940: the local preacher is in hot water with some of his congregation because he tolerates a local night club. The preachers attitude is that so long as they remain closed on the Sabbath he has no problem with people blowing off a little steam. However he changes his mind when the club opens on Sunday. Meanwhile the club owner has other problems on his plate including a gang who wants to provide protection.
PROUD VALLEY 1940: a Paul Robeson film. Paul Robeson is called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice when a pit disaster threatens.
LUCKY GHOST 1941: two down-on-their luck friends suddenly hit the "jackpot" when they win the clothes, car and chauffeur of a rich man in a game of dice. They wind up in a sanitarium that's being used as an exclusive, though illegal, gambling club and get mixed up with beautiful women, jealous gangsters and ghosts.
MISTAKEN IDENTITY 1941: a murder mystery which involves a woman who works at a nightclub as a performer and her former boyfriend who escapes from prison.
THE BLOOD OF JESUS 1941: a godly young woman in the rural south, is accidently shot by her husband. As she lies dying, an Angel take her soul on a symbolic journey, while the devil try to lures her with the temptations of sins.
MURDER ON LENOX AVENUE 1941: dramatic events in a Harlem apartment house center around Pa Wilkins, chosen by the Better Business League to replace their ousted, crooked leader Marshall, who wants revenge.
WHERE'S MY MAN TONIGHT? 1943: Sergeant Robert L. Keen, an officer of the African-American 25th Regiment, is sent to many Northern states and all over the deep South on a recruitment tour.
THE NEGRO SOLDIER 1943: a film about life for black soldiers in the U.S. Army during World War II.
OF ONE BLOOD 1944: an FBI agent goes undercover, and he discover the gang leader is a child hood friend. The gang leader saved the FBI agent life, when they were youth.
GO DOWN DEATH 1944: a bar owner attempts to discredit the new preacher with whom he is feuding by framing him with a photograph showing him drinking with women with bad reputations.
THE BIG TIMERS 1945: a wealthy society man is dating a beautiful woman who he believes is also in his "socioeconomic class". In actuality, she is the daughter of a poor hotel maid.
BEALE STREET MAMA 1946: a street cleaner and his pal, find some stolen money which they use to try to establish themselves in the good life. They are found out and end up losing everything.
DIRTY GERTIE FROM HARLEM 1946: Gertie is on the run from the man she has jilted.
TALL TAN AND TERRIFIC 1946: a nightclub owner and his gambling problem which lands him in trouble for a crime he didn't commit and he loses his club and girl.
THE GIRL IN ROOM 20 1946: a girl from a small town in Texas, moves to New York City to pursue her dream of becoming a singer. However, her dreams prove to be far more difficult to realize than she had ever imagined.
BEWARE 1946: a former student come to the rescue of his alma mater (a Black College) by exposing the unscrupulous tactics of the college president.
SEPIA CINDERELLA 1947: a songwriter and a singer who, after trials and tribulations, get back together to the tune of his "Cinderella Song."
BOY!WHAT A GIRL 1947: an ex-prizefighter dress up like a woman, to woo a Chicago businessman to invest in a business.
JUKE JOINT 1947: two broke con men get involved in a small town beauty pageant.
JUNCTION 88 1947: small town lovers are aided by a visiting showman.
HI-DE-HO 1947: Cab Calloway is pressured into leaving the Brass NightClub in favor of a criminally run NightClub across the street.
REET PETITE AND GONE 1947: a crooked lawyer, plan to scheme a weathy retired musical star, the musical star son must stop the lawyer.
LOOKOUT SISTER 1947: a cowboy helps a pretty ranch owner save her ranch from the scheming mortgage holder who wants to foreclose on the ranch so he can claim the oil he has discovered on the property.
BOARDING HOUSE BLUES 1948: an evil landlord intends to evict "Moms Mabley" and her tenants from her boarding house because she can't pay the rent.
NO TIME FOR ROMANCE 1948: a unconfident composer who's discovered by a singing star and both of them make each other's dreams come true while overcoming a jealous has-been plan to ruined them.
MIRACLE IN HARLEM 1948: a crooked real estate tycoon tricks a trusting young woman out of her small candy store. When he is found dead, the girl is suspected of the crime.
THE QUIET ONE 1948: the story of a young boy growing up in Harlem.
SOULS OF SIN 1949: tired of being broke, an unsuccessful gambler engage in illegal activities.
THE JACKIE ROBINSON STORY 1950: Jackie Robinson plays himself in the story of his breakthrough to the major leagues and his early playing career.
NATIVE SON 1951: based on the classic novel by Richard Wright. This is the original Native Son film.
MAGIC GARDEN 1952: a mother finds money in the garden, and it changes life for a string of unfortunates.
THE JOE LOUIS STORY 1953: a fictional dramatization of Joe Louis career in the ring and outside the ring.
BURLESQUE IN HARLEM 1954: a filmed performance of a Burlesque show in Harlem.
Plus you will get the following 45 short Race Films:
NATURAL BORN GAMBLER 1916
SPYING THE SPY 1918
ST.LOUIS BLUES 1929
THE MELANCHOLY DAME 1929
FRAMING OF THE SHREW 1929
OFT IN THE SILLY NIGHT 1929
BLACK AND TAN 1929
MUSIC HATH HARMS 1929
A RHAPSODY IN BLACK AND BLUE 1931
THE DARK TOWN REVUE 1931
PIE PIE BLACK BIRD 1932
JUBILEE STRICTLY GI 1932
RUFUS JONES FOR PRESIDENT 1933
THAT'S THE SPIRIT 1933
KING FOR A DAY 1934
BUBBLING OVER 1934
SYMPHONY IN BLACK 1935
JITTERING JITTER-BUGS 1935
AN ALL-COLORED VAUDEVILLE SHOW 1935
BROKEN EARTH 1936
THE BLACK NETWORK 1936
A STUDY OF EDUCATIONAL INEQUALITIES IN SOUTH CAROLINA 1936
BARBERSHOP BLUES 1937
MURDER IN SWING TOWN 1937
THE NEGRO FARMER 1937
WE WORK AGAIN 1937
THE NEGRO IN ENTERTAINMENT 1939
RED HOT HEAT 1942
FARMER HENRY BROWNE 1942
THE NEGRO PILOTS 1943
NEGRO COLLEGES IN WAR TIME 1943
BOOGIE WOOGIE DREAM 1944
RATION BLUES 1944
BIPP BANG BOOGIE 1944
BLUES AND BOOGIE 1945
THE NEGRO SAILOR 1945
OPEN THE DOOR RICHARD 1945
ANSWER TO OPEN THE DOOR RICHARD 1945
MIDNIGHT MENACE 1946
WOMAN'S A FOOL 1947
MR.ADAMS BOMB 1949
THE NEGRO IN SPORTS 1949
NEW GIRL IN THE OFFICE 1959
INTEGRATION REPORT 1 1960
THE NEGRO IN INDUSTRY 1962
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