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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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Bargain With Bullets [a.k.a. Gangsters on the Loose] (1937) [Lost Film]









The New York Age
New York, New York, New York
Sat, Dec 04, 1937 · Page 7


The Town Talk
Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, United States of America
Tue, Dec 14, 1937 · Page 4


The Town Talk
Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, United States of America
Wed, Dec 15, 1937 · Page 11


The New York Age
New York, New York, New York
Sat, Nov 13, 1937 · Page 8


The Pittsburgh Courier
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Sat, Aug 14, 1937 · Page 21


The Pittsburgh Courier
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Sat, Oct 09, 1937 · Page 20


The Pittsburgh Courier
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Sat, Oct 30, 1937 · Page 24


The Pittsburgh Courier
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Sat, Nov 27, 1937 · Page 20


The Pittsburgh Courier
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Sat, Oct 30, 1937 · Page 13


The Pittsburgh Courier
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Sat, Oct 09, 1937 · Page 21


The Pittsburgh Courier
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Sat, Oct 16, 1937 · Page 20



The New York Age
New York, New York, New York
Sat, Dec 11, 1937 · Page 8

Starring:
Storyline
"Mugsy" is the leader of a band of fur thieves. He is in love with the beautiful Kay and determined to hold her affection by giving her lavish presents and luxury. The plot is complicated by Grace, Mugsy's schoolday sweetheart. She remembers him only as Eddie, the boy who loved to be near her before he drifted away into underworld company and the wiles of a heartless schemer. Still loving him, she becomes a famous radio singer when by the tides of fate their paths cross again. Lieutenant Lester finally solves the robberies and murders and runs down Mugsy's gang of criminals.

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

Friday, March 1, 2019

Of One Blood (1944)











































Starring:

Storyline
Three young black boys: Zebedee, Zion, and Zachariah flee the South after their parents are killed in a flash flood. Hopping a train, Zachariah is separated from his brothers, seemingly dying in a fall. Arriving in the big city, the two boys put themselves through school by hard work and determination. Zion becomes a lawyer, while Zebedee joins the police force. Soon they are working together to smash the bootlegging racket that holds the city in a death grip. But the man behind the criminal organization is the one person they never thought they'd see again...