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    Default First African American Movie Star?

    Well, maybe. Black actress Bertha Regustus has only two silent shorts to her credit, but her role in Edwin S. Porter's Laughing Gas is significant in that a black actress has the lead.



    Her one other film credit is more of a supporting role.



    In this earlier film, Regustus may have been made up to look "blacker." Not uncommon in those days.

    The man is played by future cowboy star, producer, and movie executive "Bronco Billy" Anderson.

    It is indeed fortunate that both films have survived.

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    Default Re: First African American Movie Star?

    Laughing gas, you say? A precursor to what was to become a weapon of mass destruction in the later years. Just like Metropolis.





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    Don't really care much who was first. BDW is the best Black actor.


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    Default Re: First African American Movie Star?

    Quote Originally Posted by Immoral View Post
    Don't really care much who was first. BDW is the best Black actor.
    BDW? Badazz Denzel Washington?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PictureGuy View Post
    BDW? Badazz Denzel Washington?
    Billy Dee Williams. Also known as Lando lol


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    Default Re: First African American Movie Star?

    Quote Originally Posted by Immoral View Post
    Billy Dee Williams. Also known as Lando lol
    He's still around?

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    Default Re: First African American Movie Star?

    Not that I'm aware of.


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    Default Re: First African American Movie Star?

    Most of them had to take some pretty crappy roles cause white people were jerks.
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    Default Re: First African American Movie Star?

    Quote Originally Posted by Clayton_n View Post
    Most of them had to take some pretty crappy roles cause white people were jerks.
    I remember when Billy Dee Williams hit stardom. He turned down roles left and right because he only wanted to do quality films. Well, there is such a thing as being too selective. He was out of the public eye too long between movies and lost his following.

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    Default Re: First African American Movie Star?

    I was thinking more in the early days. That's if they were not white people in black face and even then... yikes.

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    Default Re: First African American Movie Star?

    They even had black actors who were not black enough in blackface. Double yikes!

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