The Scar of Shame is a silent film, which was filmed in 1926 and released in 1929.
It was produced by the Colored Players Film Corporation of Philadelphia, in one of the earliest examples of "race movies", in which an entirely black cast performed a feature film specifically for a black audience. The film was produced and written by David Starkman and was directed by Frank Peregini, both white.
Famous quotes containing the words scar and/or shame:
“I could see the thing
with its black head
but there wasnt a tear left
and the scar of my wound
—Hilda Doolittle (18861961)
“What is a novel if not a conviction of our fellow-mens existence strong enough to take upon itself a form of imagined life clearer than reality and whose accumulated verisimilitude of selected episodes puts to shame the pride of documentary history?”
—Joseph Conrad (18571924)