The Scar of Shame
B&W : Eight reels / 8023 feet
Directed by Frank Perugini
Cast: Harry Henderson [Alvin Hillyard], Lucia Lynn Moses [Louise Howard], Ann Kennedy [Lucretia Green, the landlady], Norman Johnstone [Eddie Blake, Louise’s father], William E. Pettus [Spike Howard], Lawrence Chenault [Ralph Hathaway], Pearl MacCormick [Alice Hathaway]
Colored Players Film Corporation production. / From a screen story by David Starkman. Cinematography by Al Ligouri. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Silent film.
Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive (American Film Institute / Dennis Atkinson collection) [35mm positive].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: African-Americans - Alcohol: Alcoholics, Drunkeness - Crime: Rape (Attempted) - Death: Suicide - Domestic violence - Families: Father-daughter relationships, Stepfathers - Marriages - Musical instruments: Pianos - Musicians - Race film - Singers - Weapons: Guns
Listing updated: 10 June 2009.
References: AFI-F1 n. F1.4828; Limbacher-Feature p. 214 : Documentary-Cram : Website-AFI.
Home video: Blu-ray Disc, DVD.