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|Type:||Letters (correspondence) | Text|
|Creator:||Cannan, M. A.|
|Title:||Letter: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Charles H. Douglass, Jr., Macon, Georgia, 1927 Feb. 19|
|Date:||1927 Feb. 19|
|Description:||Letter from M. A. Cannan, office manager of the white-owned, Philadelphia-based Colored Players Film Corporation, to Douglass Theatre owner Charles Henry Douglass, Jr., 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.|
Document ID: dbr022.
Digital image and encoded transcription of an original manuscript, scanned, transcribed and encoded by the Digital Library of Georgia in 2005, as part of Georgia HomePLACE. This project is supported with federal LSTA funds administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Georgia Public Library Service, a unit of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.
|Subjects:||Douglass Theatre (Macon, Ga.) | Colored Players Film Corporation | Douglass, Charles Henry, 1870-1940 | African Americans in the motion picture industry | African Americans in motion pictures | Race in motion pictures | Race films--United States | Feature films--United States | Motion picture theaters--Georgia--Macon | Film posters--Georgia | Advertising--Motion pictures--Georgia--Macon | Commercial agents--Pennsylvania | Prince of his race (Motion picture : 1926) | Flying Ace (Motion picture : 1926) | Macon (Ga.) | Bibb County (Ga.)|
|Contributors:||Middle Georgia Archives|
|Online Publisher:||[Athens, Ga.] : Digital Library of Georgia, 2005|
|Original Material:|| p. | Manuscript held by the Middle Georgia Archives, Washington Memorial Library, Charles Henry Douglass, Jr. business records, 1906-1967, box 19, folder 172, document 3.|
|Rights and Usage:||Please consult the Middle Georgia Archives re: reproduction and usage.|
Cite as: [title of item], Theater Records Series, Charles Henry Douglass, Jr. Business Records, 1906-1967, Middle Georgia Archives, presented in the Digital Library of Georgia.
|Related Materials:||Blues, Black vaudeville, and the silver screen, 1912-1930s (Digital Library of Georgia) GAGAL|
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/dtrm/id:dbr022|
|Related Institutions:||Digital Library of Georgia|
Middle Georgia Archives
|Collection Information:||The Blues, Black Vaudeville, and the Silver Screen, 1912-1930s: Selections from the Records of Macon's Douglass Theatre|
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