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[AFRICAN AMERICANA] -- [FILM]. MICHEAUX, Oscar (1884-1951). A group of 3 photographic production stills, comprising:

Two photographic production stills for the "All Colored Cast" film The Girl From Chicago, directed by Oscar Micheaux, 1932 (tack holes in corners, tape on verso). -- Photographic production still for The Betrayal, 1948. Written, produced, and directed by Oscar Micheaux.

Together, 3 photographic production stills, approx. 8 x 10 in.

Micheaux produced and directed nearly four dozen films and is regarded as the first African American filmmaker. He produced "race films" using both silent and sound film. The focus was on contemporary African American life and the relationships between black and white.

Estimate: $800 - $1,000
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