The mission of The Department of Afro-American Research Arts and Culture to identify the global significance of the creative contributions pioneered by an international diaspora of Blackness
The Department of Afro American Research, Arts, and Culture's Archive is a subdivision of DAARAC that digitally preserves Afro American films. On this website, you may browse our archive that consists of film posters, screenshots, and movie synopsis. All information provided here is for research and reference purposes. We do not host full-length films on this website.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The Schemers (1922) [Lost Film]

Reol Productions. This is the story of a struggling young chemist who is employed by a drung firm and who has made several important discoveries, among which is a formula for making gasoline. This fact is discovered by a syndicate of international swindlers, who, after finding they could not bride the young chemist to sell the formulas, attempt to steal them. However, they are thwarted in the attempt by the chemist's sweetheart, who overhears the plot.