Cinema: Hollywood in The Bronx

The Negro film capital of the U. S. this week is not in Manhattan's swart Harlem, but The Bronx. There, in an old Biograph studio, Micheaux Picture Corp. has got around to producing the latest of some 40 Negro pictures it has made in 20 years. They are scripted, directed, edited and peddled by thickset, mild-mannered, chocolate-colored Producer Oscar Micheaux. Micheaux pictures take an average ten days to shoot, cost from $10,000 to $20,000. Casts are always allstar. "If I made one person the star," says foxy Producer Micheaux, "there would be no...

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