The House Behind the Cedars (1924)
Director: Oscar Micheaux
Synopsis: Rena, a beautiful mulatto woman, who passes as white, receives a proposal from an aristocratic white millionaire who has fallen in love with her. Rena accepts without revealing the secret of her racial background. Unhappy, Rena returns to her former lover, Frank Fowler, a black man, who has risen to power despite his color. She tells him that although she has fooled the public, she has not fooled herself.
Release Date: December 13, 1924 (USA) | Length: 35 min | Genre: Drama | MPAA Rating: NR
*No print of the film is known to exist and it is considered lost.