• Air
  • Paternal Rites
  • Sidney & Friends
  • Duck Butter
  • My Brother's Husband
  • My Big Gay Italian Wedding
  • Liam
  • Oasis
  • Youngstown Metropolitan
  • Skin So Soft (A)
  • Bi China
  • Becoming Bond
  • Spravedlnost
  • Cuky Luky Film
  • Jonny's Sweet Revenge
  • Jupiter's Moon
  • Royal Exchange (The)
  • Perfect Strangers
  • O Outro Lado do Paraíso
  • Checkmate
  • To a More Perfect Union: U.S. v Windsor
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  • I Am They
  • Tranny Fag
  • Mario
  • Malila: The Farewell Flower
  • Uncle David 2
  • My Own Private Hell
  • Cherry Grove Stories
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  • Ice King (The)
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  • Chi (The)
  • Voices of the Silenced
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UK, English, 63 mins

  • Director: Kenneth MacPherson
  • Writer: Kenneth MacPherson
  • Producer: Kenneth MacPherson

CGiii Comment

Experimental, silent and without inter-titles...incomprehensible and monotonous.
Paul Robeson - the voice - his first film appearance in a totally redundant experiment.

The voice is silent...a nonsense.


The(ir) Blurb...

Adah, a black woman, has an affair with Thorne, a white man, much to the dismay of some of the prejudiced townsfolk and Thorne's wife, Astrid. Adah attempts a reconciliation with her man, Pete, but eventually leaves him and the town. Meanwhile, Astrid goes mad and cuts Thorne's face and arm with a knife, but then mysteriously dies. Thorne is tried but acquitted. Because of the events, the mayor sends Pete a letter asking him to leave town for the good of all concerned.

Cast & Characters

Paul Robeson as Pete Varond, a Negro;
Eslanda Robeson as Adah, a Negro Woman;
Hilda Doolittle as Astrid;
Gavin Arthur as Thorne, Astrid's Husband;
Charlotte Arthur as The Barmaid;
Blanche Lewin as The Old Lady;
Winifred Ellerman

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