The Brute (1920)

Missing Trailer

Director: Oscar Micheaux

Writer(s): Oscar Micheaux

Starring: Evelyn Preer, A.B. DeComathiere, Sam Langford, Susie Sutton, Lawrence Chenault, Laura Bowman, Mattie Edwards, Alice Gorgas, Virgil Williams, Marty Cutler, Flo Clements, Lewis Schooler, Harry Plater, E.G. Tatum, Al Gaines

Synopsis: The story is of a beautiful and tender girl in the clutches of a shrewd gambler and boss of the underworld where the creed is “to make a woman love you, knock her down.” Sam Langford, the boxer, battles against lynching in the south in this Micheaux melodrama. Evelyn Preer is the beautiful girl who falls into the clutches of the underworld brute.

Release Date: August 1920 (USA) | Length: 7-8 (reels) | Genre: Drama | MPAA Rating: NR

Note: This film is designated lost.