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God's Step Children (1938)

01/01/1938 (US) 1h 10m
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Naomi, a light-skinned Black child, is abandoned by her mother and raised by the virtuous Mrs. Saunders. When the girl's fixation with whiteness turns her against her own race, she is sent to a convent. Hopelessly in love with her adoptive brother Jimmie, Naomi consents to marry his friend, but is repulsed by his darker skin and unrefined ways.

  1. Oscar Micheaux

    Director, Screenplay

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  1. Jacqueline Lewis

    Young Naomi

  2. Ethel Moses

    Mrs. Cushinberry / Eva

  3. Alice B. Russell

    Mrs. Saunders

  4. Trixie Smith

    A Visitor

  5. Charles Thompson

    Young Jimmie

  6. Carman Newsome

    Adult Jimmie

  7. Gloria Press

    Adult Naomi

  8. Alec Lovejoy

    Ontrue Cowper

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Original Language English

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