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 Soundie. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Soundie. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Blowtop Blues (1945, Soundie)















Starring:

Cab Calloway singing "Blowtop Blues".

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Half-Past Jump Time (1945, Soundie)













Starring:

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

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Count Me Out (1946, Soundie)




Red Allen


J.C. Higginbotham

Johni Weaver


Starring:

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Soundie featuring Red Allen (trumpet), J.C. Higginbotham (Trombone), and Johni Weaver (Sax) performing "Count Me Out." The dancer names are unknown. Any information on who the dancers are would be greatly appreciated.

Friday, October 25, 2019

Mildred and Bow: The Quality Sisters in Boogie Woogie (1940s, Soundie)












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Sepia Sirens features erotic dancers from the 1940s and 1950s. "Mildred and Bow" stars Mildred Boyd and an unknown partner in erotic dancing. The year this was released is unknown.

Hey Lawdy Mama (1944, Soundie)






Starring:



Storyline
Soundie featuring June Richmond (vocals) and Roy Milton performing "Hey Lawdy Mama."

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