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The Scar of Shame
Pioneers of African-American Cinema: An Introduction • 1h 26m
Frank Peregini • United States • 1929
A woman is rescued from her abusive father by a composer.
When a young woman escapes from her abusive father, she is rescued by an aspiring composer, but encounters opposition from his class-conscious mother. This edition of THE SCAR OF SHAME includes four minutes of newly-restored material.
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