Woodland Hills, CA : St. Clair Vision, c2007.
3 videodiscs (747 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Title from container.
Featuring: Cab Calloway, Lena Horne, Louis Jordan, Herb Jeffries.
MPAA rating: Not rated; "may not be suitable for all audiences"--Container.
The first selection is a short documentary on the production and popularity of all-black cast films in the 1910s and 20s. The following selections are thirteen classic all-black films from the '30s and '40s.
Disc 1: Blacks in film. Race movies : the popular art of the Black renaissance -- Boy! What a girl! -- Moon over Harlem -- God's step children -- Blood of Jesus. Disc 2: Black westerns. Bronze buckaroo -- Harlem rides the range -- Two gun man from Harlem -- Look out sister. Disc 3: Black musicals. Hi de ho -- Swing -- The duke is tops -- Beware!
Special features: poster gallery; Black western gallery; radio episode "The trumpet talks".
Boy! What a girl!
Moon over Harlem.
God's step children.
Blood of Jesus.
Harlem rides the range.
Two gun man from Harlem.
Look out sister.
Hi de ho.
The duke is tops.
VPS88639-3VD St. Clair Vision