Birthright is a 1939 film by Oscar Micheaux, a talkie remake of his silent film Birthright, adapted from Thomas S. Stribling's novel of the same title (1922). Carman Newsome took the lead role of the black Harvard graduate facing racism played by J. Homer Tutt fifteen years earlier.
- Larry Langman, David Ebner Hollywood's Image of the South: A Century of Southern Films - 2001 Page 95 0313318867 "Birthright (1939), Micheaux. Dir. Oscar Micheaux; Sc. Oscar Micheaux; Cast includes: Carman Newsome, Alec Lovejoy, Ethel Moses. Advertised as "A story of the Negro and the South," Oscar Micheaux's drama is based on the novel by T. S. Stribling"