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Rex Ingram

by Bridget

This stamp commerates Rex Ingram. Rex was born on a boat on the Mississippi River. Rex began acting in 1919. His first film was the first Tarzan movie. He stayed in acting and he preformed in other movies like King Kong, Green Pastures, and Huckleberry Finn. Rex was of the only black people to be on the board of directors of the Studio Actors Guildq. He was rejected for many jobs because of his color. One of his best films was Cabin in the Sky. All the cast members were black people.