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Race Films

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/4 inch sound recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Sound recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
United States
Date:
1985
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on contents of recording.
Summary:
Portions of soundtracks from race films which were shown in segregated theaters from 1920s-1940s. Dialogue and music from The Exile (1931), and music from the slient film, The Flying Ace (1926). Narrator provides introduction to The Flying Ace.
Film sound clips. Poor sound quality. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Dated 19850906.
Cite as:
Race Films, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
African Americans in the performing arts
Race films
Segregation
Local number:
ACMA AV003503
See more items in:
ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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