Uncle Tom's Cabin

Directed by Harry Pollard

Year: 1927
Running Time: 115
Color Type: Tinted B&W
Aspect Ratio: 1:1.33
Country: U.S.
Language: English intertitles
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Uncle Tom's Cabin

Cast
James Lowe
George Siegmann
Virginia Grey
Margarita Fisher

Crew
Directed by Harry Pollard


Conceived as a super production on the scale of Foolish Wives and The Phantom of the Opera, this 1927 adaptation of Stowe's famous book cost $1.8 million and took two years to film. Seen today, the sincerity of director Harry Pollard's handsomely produced drama outweigh the conventions of its story. All told, this "lost" production remains a fascinating cinematic bridge between the 19th century barnstorming theatrical tradition and the new freedom of the feature film... as well as a cultural bridge between African-American and white popular entertainments.

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