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    Swing (Micheaux Film Corporation, 1938). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Before finding success as an independent filmmaker, Oscar Micheaux worked as a shoeshine boy and farm hand. But all the while he was honing his craft as a writer, eventually turning his own novel The Homesteader into his first movie. Micheaux went on to make over 40 films for Black audiences including this musical starring Cora Green and Hazel Diaz. Prior to restoration, there were pinholes in the corners and field and separations at the crossfolds. There was also chipping in the left and bottom borders and chips and tears in the right side of the image along with minor fold wear. Fine+ on Linen.


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