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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Showing posts with label 1940s. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 1940s. Show all posts

Sunday, December 18, 2022

Song of the South (1946)



























Directors: 
  • Harve Foster (photoplay director)
  • Wilfred Jackson (cartoon director)
Writers:
  • Dalton S. Reymond (original story, screenplay)
  • Morton Grant (screenplay)
  • Maurice Rapf (screenplay)
  • Joel Chandler Harris (book)
  • Bill Peet (cartoon story)
  • Ralph Wright (cartoon story)
  • Vernon Stallings (cartoon story) 
Starring:
  • James Baskett
  • Bobby Driscoll
  • Ruth Warrick
  • Hattie McDaniel
  • Lucile Watson
  • Glenn Leedy
  • Luana Patten
  • Erik Rolf
  • Nick Stewart
  • Johnny Leer

Based on the Uncle Remus stories about the ingenious bunny Brer Rabbit using live action and animation. Following his parent's separation, a young boy lives in the American South. There he meets Uncle Remus, who gives the boy valuable insights into his problems via the stories he tells about Br'er Rabbit.

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

No Time For Romance (1948)













































Starring:
A talented young Black songwriter gets his big break in a New York Musical. His adversary tried to prevent him from auditioning for J.D. Richards, the renowned New York musical agent.