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A Daughter of the Congo (1930)

A US cavalry officer rescues a mulatto girl, raised in Africa, from slavers.

Director:

Oscar Micheaux

Writers:

Oscar Micheaux, Henry F. Downing (novel)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kathleen Noisette Kathleen Noisette ... Lupelta
Loretta Tucker Loretta Tucker
Salem Tutt Whitney Salem Tutt Whitney ... Kojo
Willor Lee Guilford Willor Lee Guilford
Roland C. Irving Roland C. Irving ... Lt. Brown
Joe Byrd Joe Byrd ... Whereaboe
Wilhelmina Williams Wilhelmina Williams ... Ressha
Clarence Redd Clarence Redd ... Lodango
Alice B. Russell Alice B. Russell ... Miss Pattie
Charles R. Moore ... John Calvert
Gertrude Snelson Gertrude Snelson ... Calvert's Sister
Percy Verwayen Percy Verwayen ... Pidgy Muffy
Madame Robinson Madame Robinson ... Lobue
Daisy Harding Daisy Harding ... Singer
'Speedy' Wilson 'Speedy' Wilson ... Mwamba
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Storyline

A US cavalry officer rescues a mulatto girl, raised in Africa, from slavers.

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Genres:

Adventure

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 1930 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Micheaux Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (talking sequences and musical score)| Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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A Daughter of the Congo received severe criticism from Theophilus Lewis, a columnist with the Amsterdam News, an African American weekly newspaper in New York City. Lewis took Micheaux to task for his presentation of African society and for perceived racism in the cast through his selection of actors by skin color. See more »

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