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 1945. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 1945. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Blowtop Blues (1945, Soundie)


Cab Calloway singing "Blowtop Blues".

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Half-Past Jump Time (1945, Soundie)


Soundie featuring Mable Lee and Deryck Sampson's Band in "Half-Past Jump Time."

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Swanee Showboat (1945) [Lost Film]

Tampa Bay Times
St. Petersburg, Florida
Sun, Mar 14, 1948 · Page 3

The Decatur Daily
Decatur, Alabama
Thu, Apr 20, 1950 · Page 11


Unknown storyline.

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

Monday, May 20, 2019

All Ruzzit Buzzit (1945, Soundie)

  • Dallas Bartley and his Band

Soundie featuring Dallas Bartley and his Band performing "All Ruzzit Buzzit."

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tillie (1945, Soundie)


Louis Jordan performing "Tillie" (1945).

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