The_Homesteader_1919_newspaperad_tn

Director: Oscar Micheaux

Writer(s): Oscar Micheaux (novel)

Starring: Charles D. Lucas, Evelyn Preer, Iris Hall, Inez Smith, Vernon S. Duncan, Charles R. Moore, Trevy Woods, William George

Synopsis: Jean Baptists, a homesteader far off in the Dakotas is living where he is the only black. To this wilderness arrives Jack Stewart, a Scotsman, with his motherless daughter, Agnes. In Agnes, Baptiste meets the girl of his dreams. Knowing that a relationship with Agnes would not work, he goes back to his own people and marries the daughter of the preacher. The fact Baptiste does not get along with the father-in-law, eventually wears on the marriage. Baptiste heads back to the Dakotas where he finds the girl he first discovered. Later, he learns the truth about her race and the story has a beautiful ending. She has a little Negro blood racing through her veins.

Release Date: February 20, 1919 (USA) | Length: Unknown | Genre: Drama | MPAA Rating: NR

*This film is designated lost.

Related posts:

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This