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The Scar of Shame (1927)

The Scar of Shame





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This drama follows the painful marriage between a brilliant African-American concert pianist who marries a woman from a lower social caste and then hides his marriage from his socially conscious upper-middle class mother.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance
Directed By: ,
Written By: David Starkman
On DVD: Jun 15, 1993
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Harry Henderson
as Alvin Hillyard
Lucia Lynn Moses
as Louise Howard
Ann Kennedy
as Lucretia Green
Norman Johnstone
as Eddie Blake
Lawrence Chenault
as Ralph Hathaway
William E. Pettus
as Spike Howard
Pearl MacCormick
as Alice Hathaway
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Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

A fine example of a classy race film.

Full Review… | October 7, 2007
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