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A Fool and His Money
(1912) American
B&W : One reel
Directed by Alice Guy-Blaché

Cast: James Russell [Sam Jones]

Solax Film Corporation production. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Solax production number 199. The film featured an entire cast of black actors. Working title: Darktown Aristocrats. The sole surviving nitrate print was found in a flea market trunk by David Navone of Stockton, California.

Comedy.

Survival status: Print exists [35mm nitrate positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: African-Americans - Games: Cards - Gambling

Listing updated: 27 September 2004.

References: Bohn-Light p. 114: Website-IMDb.

 
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