New York State Writers Institute - Classic Film Series

THE SCAR OF SHAME

February 21, 1997 at 7:30 p.m.

Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue
(Free and Open to the Public)

(American, 1926, 75 minutes, b&w, silent, 35 mm)
Directed by Frank Perugini
Starring Harry Henderson, Lucia Lynn Moses, William E. Pettus

In this domestic melodrama, poverty, ambition, and class conflict within the black community are portrayed in ways not seen in the mainstream cinema.

From the Library of Congress Collection, this film is part of an ongoing project to make rare early films available through the film and Video Library of The Museum of Modern Art.

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