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Oscar Micheaux, film pioneer

Author: Bee FreemanLorenzo TuckerCarol Munday LawrenceRobert N ZagoneNguzo Saba Films.All authors
Publisher: Evanston, IL : Beacon Films, ©1981.
Series: Were you there?
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Oscar Micheaux is remembered for his work as a pioneer producer-director whose films offered a positive image and an alternative for African Americans in the 1920s and 1930s. The program is built around film clips, reenactments, and the on-camera reminiscences of two performers who appeared in Micheaux films: Bee Freeman and Lorenzo Tucker.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Oscar Micheaux; Oscar Micheaux
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bee Freeman; Lorenzo Tucker; Carol Munday Lawrence; Robert N Zagone; Nguzo Saba Films.; Beacon Films.
OCLC Number: 21475616
Credits: Cinematography, Rick Butler, Emiko Omori ; film editor, Chic Ciccolini ; music, Don Lewis.
Cast: Danny Glover, Richard Harder, Janice Morgan, Cynthia Washington, Clothilde Jones, Joseph Billingsley.
Description: 1 videocassette (29 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Were you there?
Other Titles: Were you there? (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Nguzo Saba Films ; written and produced by Carol Munday Lawrence ; directed by Robert N. Zagone.

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Oscar Micheaux is remembered for his work as a pioneer producer-director whose films offered a positive image and an alternative for African Americans in the 1920s and 1930s. The program is built around film clips, reenactments, and the on-camera reminiscences of two performers who appeared in Micheaux films: Bee Freeman and Lorenzo Tucker.

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