RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 631156152 LA English UL http://books.google.com/books?id=V89iAAAAMAAJ T1 Slaves on screen film and historical vision A1 Davis, Natalie Zemon,, PB Harvard University Press PP Cambridge, Mass. YR 2000 AB "Tackles the large issue of how the moving picture industry has portrayed slaves in five major motion pictures spanning four generations. The potential of film to narrate the historical past in an effective and meaningful way, with insistence on loyalty to the evidence, is assessed in five films; Spartacus (1960), Burn! (1969), The Last Supper (1976), Amistad (1997), and Beloved (1998)."--Jacket.