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That's black entertainment. Celebrating legendary black actors

Author: Walid KhaldiSean WhitleyMario Van PeeblesPaul RobesonOscar MicheauxAll authors
Publisher: Sherman Oaks, CA : S'more Entertainment, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part 1: Showcases the groundbreaking work of African American talent during the early years of Black cinema. Footage is from the 1920s through the 1950s. Dedicated to those performers whose talents have transcended the ages; Paul Robeson, one of the first stars of independent Black cinema; Oscar Micheaux, who made nearly 50 independent movies; Black film director Spencer Williams Jr. is also highlighted.
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Genre/Form: Documentary videos
Documentary films
Documentary
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Walid Khaldi; Sean Whitley; Mario Van Peebles; Paul Robeson; Oscar Micheaux; Spencer Williams; All Channel Films.; Revismedia, Inc.; S'more Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 77570874
Notes: Title from container.
Originally released in 2002.
Special features: Bonus film "Jericho" starring Paul Robeson, Henry Wilcoxon, Wallace Ford and Rufus Fennell; Mario Van Peebles bio; Ossie Davis interview; Pearl Bowser interview; key artist info links.
Performer(s): Host: Mario Van Peebles ; featuring: Paul Robeson, Oscar Micheaux, Spencer Williams Jr.
Target Audience: Not rated; suitable for all audiences.
Description: 1 videodisc (217 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital stereo., NTSC.
Other Titles: Celebrating legendary black actors
Responsibility: All channel Films ; Revismedia, Inc. presents a Norm Revis production ; producer, Walid Khaldi ; writers, Walid Khaldi, Sean Whitley ; directed by Walid Khaldi.

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Part 1: Showcases the groundbreaking work of African American talent during the early years of Black cinema. Footage is from the 1920s through the 1950s. Dedicated to those performers whose talents have transcended the ages; Paul Robeson, one of the first stars of independent Black cinema; Oscar Micheaux, who made nearly 50 independent movies; Black film director Spencer Williams Jr. is also highlighted.

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