Augustus Smith (actor)

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Augustus Julius Smith

(1891-01-14)January 14, 1891
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
DiedDecember 1964(1964-12-00) (aged 73)
Bronx, New York, USA
CitizenshipUnited States of America
  • Actor
  • Screenwriter
Known for
  • Murder with Music (1941)
  • Junction 88 (1947)
  • Drums o' Voodoo (1934)

Augustus Smith was an actor and screenwriter. He wrote the story and screenplay for Junction 88 and appeared in the film.He also weote and appearwd in Drums O' Voodoo.[1] It was based on his play Louisiana.[2]

He and Oliver Foster had the lead roles in the theatrical production Walk Together Chillun.[3]

He co-wrote deveral songs for the 1941 film Murder with Music.



  • Chloe Love is Calling You (1934)[1]
  • She Devil or Drums O' Voodoo (1934)[4]
  • Murder on Lenox Avenue (1941) as Pa Wilkins
  • Stoeln Paradie (1941)[1]
  • Sunday Sinners (1941)[1]
  • Hi-De-Ho (1947 film) as Preacher
  • Junction 88 as Chinka Lin[2]
  • Boarding House Blues (1948) as Norman Norman
  • Killer Diller (1948 film) as Stage Hand


  • Drums O' Voodoo (1934)

In the media



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "AFI|Catalog".
  2. 2.0 2.1 Staff, America Film Institute; Gevinson, Alan; Institute, American Film; Afi, American Film (May 25, 1997). Within Our Gates: Ethnicity in American Feature Films, 1911-1960. University of California Press. ISBN 9780520209640 – via Google Books.
  3. Peterson, Bernard L. (May 25, 1990). Early Black American Playwrights and Dramatic Writers: A Biographical Directory and Catalog of Plays, Films, and Broadcasting Scripts. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 9780313266218 – via Google Books.
  4. "God's Step Children and She Devil".

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