historical films

Coming Soon, a Century Late: A Black Film Gem – NYTimes.com

Mr. Magliozzi said the film was one of the first feature-length endeavors in an era dominated by shorts. Seventy percent of the feature-length films made in this country during the silent era of 1912-1929 have been lost, according to a Library of Congress survey.

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