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Letter: Atlanta, Georgia to Douglass Theatre, Macon, Georgia, 1924 May 26


author: Kobee, M.
extent: [1] p.
date: May 26, 1924
summary: Letter from the manager of the Standard Film Company (M. Kobee?) to the gentlemen of the Douglass Theatre, dated May 26th, 1924, regarding a delivery of films. The letter describes the contents of a delivery of single-reel African American comedies for the month of June 1924, including Janitor, Black and Tan Mix Up, Bully, and Black Sherlock Holmes. All four films were produced by the white-owned, Chicago-based Ebony Film Company in 1918.
repository: Middle Georgia Archives
collection: Charles Henry Douglass business records
box: 19
folder: 167
item: 10

subjects:
Macon (Ga.)
Bibb County (Ga.)
Marietta (Ga.)
Cobb County (Ga.)
Douglass Theatre (Macon, Ga.)
Ebony Film Corp.
Standard Film Company (Atlanta, Ga.)
African Americans in the motion picture industry
African Americans in motion pictures
Race in motion pictures
Race films--United States
Motion picture theaters--Georgia--Macon
Comedy films--United States
African American comedians--United States
Black Sherlock Holmes (Motion picture : 1918)
Black and tan mix up (Motion picture : 1918)
Bully (Motion picture : 1918)
Janitor (Motion picture : 1921)
Letters (correspondence)




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[Note: This document contains handwritten, typewritten, and printed text.]

[printed text:
STANDARD FILM COMPANY
146 MARIETTA STREET
PHONE IVY 0528
ATLANTA, GA. [GEORGIA]]

[typewritten text: May 26th 1924.
Douglas theatre
Macon, Ga. [Georgia]
Gentlemen:

Herewith the titles of the one reel negro comedies for the month of June:

June 3-4JANITOR
" [June] 10-11BLACK AND TAN MIX UP
" [June] 17-18BULLY
" [June] 24-25BLACK SHERLOCK HOLMES


Yours very truly,
[Signed] STANDARD FILM CO. [COMPANY]]
[Signed] [written text: [illegible text] Kobee]
[typewritten text: [Signed] MANAGER

M:K]