ANNA LUCASTA (1958) Set of 19 photos$500.00
New York: United Artists, 1958. Set of nineteen (19) vintage original 8 x 10″ (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white photos, 11 with mimeographed descriptive labels on verso (two of them loose but present), with three pages of mimeographed descriptions of some of the photos. Very good+.
ANNA LUCASTA is one of a tiny number of Black cast films made by a Hollywood studio in the 1950s, and a major cast was assembled, starring Eartha Kitt and Sammy Davis, Jr., with supporting work from Rex Ingram, Georgia Burke, and James Edwards. The film is a family drama about a headstrong young woman whose father will not forgive her for her supposedly “immoral” past life and who falls in love with a carefree sailor.