Son of Ingagi (1940)

Director
Richard C. Kahn

Main cast
Zack Williams; Laura Bowman; Alfred Grant; Daisy Bufford

Genres
Sci-Fi, Horror

Description
A newlywed couple is visited by a strange old woman who harbors a secret about the young girl's father. "Son of Ingagi" is allegedly the first science fiction-horror film to feature an all-black cast. Even if the film had no merit (which it does), this alone would make it worthwhile as a historic film. This is really the brainchild of Spencer Williams (1893-1969), who wrote, acted and helped behind the camera. While today perhaps best remembered as the latter half of Amos and Andy, he was a true talent and a pioneer in the category of "race films".


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