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Bert Williams
2:00 PM - 11:59 PM Museum of Modern Art
Date: March 08, 2020 to March 08, 2020
Where: Museum of Modern Art, 11 W 53rd St, New York, New York, United States, 10019
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Discovered as a collection of unedited rushes in MoMA's Biograph collection, Lime Kiln Club Field Day would have been the first American feature with an all-Black cast (1913) had it been released. Assembled by the Department of Film's Ron Magliozzi and Peter Williamson, the film stars the popular musical theater performer Bert Williams as a top-hatted dandy who vanquishes his rivals to win the hand of a local beauty (Odessa Warren Grey). Shown with Fish, a one-reel comedy written, directed by, and starring Williams, released in 1916.

Program approx. 80 min.

Lime Kiln Club Field Day [archival assembly]. 1913/2014. USA. Directed by T. Hayes Hunter, Edwin Middleton

Fish. 1916. USA. Directed by Bert Williams

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