Passed | Drama, Musical
Nappus, an elderly farmer, resents the fact that his daughter Chloe is married to a lazy layabout named Gummy, who allows Chloe to do all the house and farm work he himself should be doing.... See full summary »
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Originally planned as a musical short, the film began production with George Gilpin as Nappus. Gilpin, a stage performer, was too broad for the subtleties of motion picture work, and producer Winfield R. Sheehan shut down the film and recast it. He expanded the project into a full-length dramatic film, the first major studio feature with a virtually all-black cast.