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|His Darker Self|
|Directed by||John W. Noble|
|Written by||Arthur Caesar|
|Produced by||Albert L. Grey|
G. & H. Pictures
|Distributed by||Hodkinson Pictures|
|March 16, 1924|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
- Lloyd Hamilton as Claude Sappington
- Tom Wilson as Bill Jackson
- Tom O'Malley as Uncle Eph
- Lucille La Verne as Aunt Lucy
- Irma Harrison as Darktown's Cleopatra
- Edna May Sperl as Bill Jackson's Sweetheart
- Sally Long as Claude's Sweetheart
- Kate Bruce as Claude's Mother
- Warren Cook as The Governor
- Jack Oakie (uncredited)
Al Jolson was originally cast as the lead in His Darker Self, but he dropped out to protect his stage career. Lloyd Hamilton, a veteran of many comedy short films, replaced Jolson. Jolson would later use blackface while starring in the first talking picture, The Jazz Singer (1927).
- Munden p. 351
- Steinmetz p. 187, note 77
- Munden, Kenneth White (1997). The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States, Part 1. University of California Press.
- Steinmetz, Jay Douglas (2017). Beyond Free Speech and Propaganda: The Political Development of Hollywood, 1907–1927. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books. ISBN 978-1-4985-5681-1.
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