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The Brute
(1920) American
B&W : Seven reels
Directed by Oscar Micheaux

Cast: Evelyn Preer [Mildred Carrison], A.B. DeComathiere [Bull Magee], Sam Langford [Tug Wilson], Susie Sutton [Aunt Clara], Lawrence Chenault [Herbert Lanyon], Laura Bowman [Mrs. Carrison], Mattie Edwards [guest in ‘The Hole’], Alice Gorgas [Margaret Pendleton], Virgil Williams [referee], Marty Cutler [Sidney Kirkwood], Foy Clements [Irene Lanyon], Louis Schooler [Klondike], Harry Plater, E.G. Tatum, Al Gaines

Micheaux Film Corporation production; distributed by Micheaux Film Corporation. / Produced by Oscar Micheaux. Scenario by Oscar Micheaux. / Released August 1920. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.

Drama.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.0516.

Survival Status: The film is presumed lost.

Keywords: African-Americans - Athletes: Boxers - Criminals: Gangsters - Gamblers - Race film

Listing updated: 25 April 2004.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.0516; AFI-F2 n. F2.0666.

 
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