Document: dbr022 [view transcript]
Letter: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Charles H. Douglass, Macon, Georgia, 1927 Feb. 19
author: Cannan, M. A.
extent:  p.
date: February 19, 1927
summary: Letter from M. A. Cannan, office manager of the white-owned, Philadelphia-based Colored Players Film Corporation, to Douglass Theatre owner Charles Henry Douglass, dated February 19, 1927, confirming a contract for showing a film. Cannan confirms the contract that A Prince of His Race will be shown in the Douglass Theatre on two dates and thanks Douglass for the contract. He informs Douglass that advertising will ship today. Released in 1926, A Prince of His Race was directed by white director David Starkman and featured William A. Clayton, Jr., Shingzie Howard, Harry Henderson, Ethel Smith, Arline Mickey, and William Smith.
repository: Middle Georgia Archives
collection: Charles Henry Douglass business records
Douglass, Charles Henry, 1870-1940
Page:  [view image]
[Note: This document contains typewritten, handwritten, and printed text.]
[typewritten text: February 19,
We herewith confirm contract on "A PRINCE OF HIS RACE" to be used in the Douglas on March 29- 30 and wish to thank you for this contract.
Advertising is being shipped today.
Again thanking you and assuring you of our co-operation [cooperation] at all times, we are
Very truly yours
[Signed] COLORED PLAYERS FILM CORP. [CORPORATION]]
[Signed] [written text: M A Cannan]
[typewritten text: Office Manager