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 Short. Show all posts

Saturday, December 18, 2021

Paper Doll (1942, Soundie)













Starring:
Storyline
The Mills Brothers perform "Paper Doll" featuring Dorothy Dandridge dancing. Juanita Moore is one of the girls sitting on one of the Mills Brothers' lap.

I Dreamt I Dwelt in Harlem (1941, Soundie)











Starring:

Storyline
The Delta Rhythm Boys perform "I Dreamt I Dwelt in Harlem" (1941).

Monday, November 22, 2021

Just a Sittin' and a Rockin' (1945, Soundie)











Starring:
Delta Rhythm Boys performing "Just a Sittin and a Rockin" (1945).

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Low Down Dog (1944, Soundie)











Starring:
  • Meade Lux Lewis
Storyline
Meade Lux Lewis is performing "Low Down Dog" (1944).

Monday, July 12, 2021

Jimmie Lunceford and His Dance Orchestra (1936)



















Starring:
A typical sepia band, with a ritzy aggregation of hot-cha instrument men. The band does several numbers with different members doing their specialty with great gusto and zip. Also, there are te The Brown Jacks, lively steppers, and Mya Johnson doing a hit song number.