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Movies of color : Black Southern cinema

Author: Tom Thurman; Tara Bellando; Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.
Publisher: [S.l.] : FBN Films ; [Lexington, Ky.] : Kentucky Educational Television, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Black films of the 1920s through mid 1950s are shown as a mirror of the Black experience of the time. They developed as a reaction to the way African Americans were depicted by film makers such as D.W. Griffith. This program focuses on the innovative works of film makers Spencer Williams, Oscar Micheaux, Eloyse Gist, and Clarence Muse. Includes clips from their various works.
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Named Person: Spencer Williams; Oscar Micheaux; Eloyse Gist; Clarence Muse
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Thurman; Tara Bellando; Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.
OCLC Number: 45579697
Description: 1videocassette (56 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: produced and directed by Tom Thurman ; associate producer Tara Bellando.

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Black films of the 1920s through mid 1950s are shown as a mirror of the Black experience of the time. They developed as a reaction to the way African Americans were depicted by film makers such as D.W. Griffith. This program focuses on the innovative works of film makers Spencer Williams, Oscar Micheaux, Eloyse Gist, and Clarence Muse. Includes clips from their various works.

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