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The Wages of Sin
(1928) American
B&W : Feature film
Directed by Oscar Micheaux

Cast: Lorenzo Tucker, Ethel Moses, William A. Clayton Jr., Ione McCarthy, [?] Bessie Givens or Bessie Gibbens?, Alice B. Russell, Ethel Smith, Gertrude Snelson, Sylvia Birdsong, Katherine Noisette, William Baker

Micheaux Film Corporation production; distributed by Micheaux Film Corporation. / Produced by Oscar Micheaux. Scenario by Oscar Micheaux, from the short story “Alias Jefferson Lee.” / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Silent film.

Drama.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: African-Americans - Cowardice - Death - Families: Brothers, Sisters - Funerals - Race film

Listing updated: 12 December 2006.

References: Null-Black pp. 9, 41 : Website-AFI; Website-IMDb.

 
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