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This edition: Go Down, Death! (1944)

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Episode Details

(1944/U.S., 56 min., b&w, drama) Dir.: Spencer Williams. Cast: Myra D. Hemmings, Spencer Williams, Samuel H. James, Eddye L. Houston. All-black cast in morality tale about a bar owner’s feud with the town’s new preacher. Tragedy results when the bar owner’s mother takes the side of the preacher. Includes a surrealistic descent into hell.

Discussion guest: Pearl Bowser, independent curator. CCT2502

Guest List

Pearl Bowser Independent curator