Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart from the Hollywood establishment, cultivating visual and narrative styles that were uniquely their own.
Harlem rides the range Visual 15 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide A sagebrush singer's two-gun law is all that stands between the claim-jumpimg villains and the heroine and her father's uranium mine.
The girl in room 20 ; Son of Ingagi ; The girl from Chicago ; Lying lips Visual 2 editions published in in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide Girl in room 20 A girl goes to New York to make her way as a singer. Befriended by Joe, a kind hearted taxi driver, she finally gets a job singing only to be pursued by a slick club manager who just happens to also be married.
Joe calls her boyfriend back home and he comes running to save the girl. Son of Ingagi An ape man steals a bride and whisks her to his lab. Secret Service agent sent to Virginia to investigate Jeff Ballinger, a town boss. Lying lips After a nightclub singer is framed for murder and sent to prison, her detective boyfriend uncovers the real crooks.
Juke joint ; The bronze buckaroo ; Go down death ; Blood of Jesus Visual 1 edition published in in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide Juke joint: Two con-men end up in a small Midwestern town and pose as Hollywood big shots. The Bronze Buckaroo Visual 18 editions published between and in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide A roaring round-up of song-studded thrills in this western featuring an all black cast in a Richard C. Kahn production.
Two gun man from Harlem Visual 16 editions published between and in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide Framed for his boss' murder by the victim's unfaithful wife, the Singing Cowboy escapes to New York. In Harlem he meets his look-alike, a gangster named Deacon.
When Deacon is killed by a rival gang, Bob, disguised as the dead gangster, returns to his home town to clear his name. Pioneers of African-American cinema Visual 1 edition published in in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the s -'40s. Harlem rides the range ; Moon over Harlem ; The big timers ; Dirty Gertie from Harlem, USA Visual 1 edition published in in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide Moon over Harlem: A vicious ganster seduces a heart-broken, wealthy widow in order to gain control of her money.
Hot rod girl Visual in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide Trouble at the drag strip as the town's hot-rodders meet Bronc, with his black leather jacket and a bad attitude. Treasures in Black cinema Visual 2 editions published in in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide Up in the air. Radio page boy, Frankie Ryan, and his janitor pal, Jeff, solve the mystery for the none-too-sharp police.
Son of Ingagi Visual 7 editions published between and in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide Williams is an ape man who steals a bride and whisks her to his lab. For example, there is no more fruitful source of crime than the indiscriminate association of prisoners of all classes and categories which is still very general in American prisons.
For one Elmira, with its ultra-tenderness for the dishonest, there are hundreds of county gaols where no sort of care is taken to separate the inmates, whether young or old, innocent or guilty; and it is where this separation has been most strictly enforced, as with us, that crime has most appreciably diminished. Reprints and Permissions. By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines.
If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.
Published: Chicago: W.T. Keener Co., c Subjects: Criminals. Criminal anthropology. Crime. Note: Imprint covered by label which reads: Chicago Medical. Books Received | Published: 25 November The criminal statistics of other countries, notably of England and Belgium, can happily show different figures.
Article metrics. Advanced search. Skip to main content.
Subscribe Search My Account Login. Abstract DR. Crime and Criminals. Sanderson Christison Pp. Chicago: The W.
Keenen Company, Rent or Buy article Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube. Rights and permissions Reprints and Permissions. Comments By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines.