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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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Harlem on the Prairie (1937) [Lost Film]


First all-colored cast Western made. This was filmed on location at N.B. Murray's Black dude ranch near Victorville, California.

A former criminal returns home twenty years later to make things right by returning heisted gold left buried. En route, he is killed by outlaws. Before he dies he entrusts a secret gold location map to his trusted companion. His companion encounters outlaws and comedians en route to restoring the gold to its rightful owners. 

**This film is considered lost until notified otherwise**