Fraser, Gerald C. Two Weekends of Black Film Classics at Symphony Space ... The New York times [0362-4331] (Nov 30, 1979).
This article announces a 1979 screening of the Colored Players Film Corporation of Philadelphia’s 1927 film The Scar of Shame in association with a screening of Oscar Micheaux’s Body and Soul(1925), briefly summarizing the two films and the context of their production. These are billed as “Black Film Classics” providing an example of the place the work of the Colored Players has come to hold in film historical discourse. By Elissa Stern
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Bowser, P. & Spence, L. Oscar Micheaux’s Body and Soul and the Burden of Representation. Cinema journal [0009-7101] 39.3 3-29. Spring 2000.
This article provides a good discussion of film production in the context of stratification within black urban communities at a time contemporary with the production of the Colored Players Film Corporation.
Musser, C. Appendix C: A Colored Players Film Corporation Filmography. Oscar Micheaux and his circle : African-American filmmaking and race cinema of the silent era / Pearl Bowser, Jane Gaines, and Charles Musser editors and curators. / Pearl Bowser, Jane Gaines, and Charles Musser editors and curators.  Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2001. 278-85.
This filmography of the four films produced by the Colored Players Film Corporation of Philadelphia is by far the most detailed source of information regarding Philadelphia film production in the second half of the 1920s. Musser’s filmography includes cast listings, production credits, the length of the features (all are 8 reels), plot descriptions transcribed from newspaper advertisements, production and screening dates and locations, as well as copious lists of relevant contemporary newspaper citations. By Elissa Stern
Musser, C. Colored Players Film Corporation: An Alternative to Micheaux. Oscar Micheaux and his circle : African-American filmmaking and race cinema of the silent era / Pearl Bowser, Jane Gaines, and Charles Musser editors and curators.  Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2001. 178-87.
This article relays detailed information about the organization of the Colored Players Film Corporation, the inter-racial and inter-ethnic context in which its films were produced, and also provides interesting discussion about the rivalry between Colored Players and the company of Oscar Micheaux, including the “st[ealing of] each other’s actors” (Musser, 2001, p. 182). By Elissa Stern