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Moses, Ethel

Overview
Works: 20 works in 36 publications in 1 language and 525 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Vampire films  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Horror films  Race films  Silent films  Short films  Slapstick comedy films 
Roles: Actor
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Ethel Moses
Publications by Ethel Moses
Publications by Ethel Moses, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Ethel Moses
Pioneers of African-American cinema ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart from the Hollywood establishment, cultivating visual and narrative styles that were uniquely their own
God's step children by Oscar Micheaux( visu )
10 editions published between 1937 and 2015 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
A light-skinned girl is abandoned by her mother and is sent by her foster mother to an all-black school. She grow up and has a hard time fitting in to black society
Underworld ( visu )
6 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Underworld: "Paul Bronson lusts after the decadent world of nightclubs and casinos. His strongest desires are reserved for the dangerously voluptuous Dinah Jackson, but this beautiful temptress is really the 'property' of mob boss LeRoy Giles. When jealous LeRoy gets wind of Dinah's cheating, he cuts off her money and kicks her out. An angry Dinah has LeRoy shot, and suspicion falls on Paul. Dinah is Paul's only alibi-- and his only hope of avoiding a long walk down death row"--Packaging
Girl in room 20 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
God's step children: A light-skinned girl is abandoned by her mother and is sent by her foster mother to an all-Black school. She grows up and has a hard time fitting in to Black society
Pioneers of African-American cinema ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Includes the films The Girl From Chicago; Ten Minutes to Live; Veiled Aristocrats; and Birthright. Also contains the extras "Veiled Aristocrats" (original trailer) and "Birthright" (theatrical trailer)
Synergy Entertainment presents Oscar Micheaux : special three disc collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
The girl from Chicago: "Secret Service agent Alonzo White is sent to Mississippi to investigate activities there, and meets and falls in love with a beautiful young woman who's being menaced by a local crime boss. He rescues the girl and they leave Mississippi and head to Harlem, but their troubles follow them there."--Container
Black entertainment in film ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Race movies: Illustrates the history of Afro-American movies and their struggle to get their real place on the American screen ; Boy! What a girl!: Tim Moore impersonates a wealthy spinster from Paris ; Moon over Harlem: A musical melodrama about a Harlem widow who unwittingly marries a double-talking gangster ; God's step children: A light-skinned girl is abandoned by her mother and is sent by her foster mother to an all-black school. She grows up and has a hard time fitting in to Black society ; Blood of Jesus: A small rural town is in an uproar when a sinful husband accidentally shoots his newly-baptized wife. A serious treatment of black religion with an all-black cast
God's Step Children ; Blood of Jesus ( visu )
in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The blood of Jesus (60 min.): "Sister Martha Jackson is baptized one Sunday morning and accidentally shot by her husband's hunting rifle in the afternoon. The bullet passes through her chest and lodges itself in the heart of a picture of Jesus, which hangs in her home. Martha must reach redemption as her soul waits at the crossroads of Hell and Zion."--Container
Underworld by Len Wiseman( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A young Black man who recently graduated from a Southern college is persuaded to come to Chicago with a gambler. He travels in Black underworld circles, falls for a vamp and is framed for murder before finding a better life
Pioneers of African-American cinema ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart from the Hollywood establishment, cultivating visual and narrative styles that were uniquely their own
Pioneers of African-American cinema ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart from the Hollywood establishment, cultivating visual and narrative styles that were uniquely their own
Cab Calloway in Hi-de-ho by Cab Calloway( visu )
in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
Bandleader Cab Calloway has been tiring of Minnie, his sexy girlfriend. Minnie, in turn, is jealous of Cab's manager Nettie. When Nettie gets Cab a job at the Brass Hat Club, Minnie decides to retaliate against Cab for his imagined infidelity by setting gangster Boss Mason, owner of a rival club, against him
Birthright : a story of the Negro and the South ( visu )
2 editions published in 1939 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 1 library worldwide
This collection of the works of America's legendary first African-American filmmakers is the only one of its kind. This film, directed by Oscar Micheaux, is about an African American Harvard graduate who returns home to the South and confronts racism
Underworld plus dark Manhattan ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Underworld: "Paul Bronson lusts after the decadent world of nightclubs and casinos. His strongest desires are reserved for the dangerously voluptuous Dinah Jackson, but this beautiful temptress is really the 'property' of mob boss LeRoy Giles. When jealous LeRoy gets wind of Dinah's cheating, he cuts off her money and kicks her out. An angry Dinah has LeRoy shot, and suspicion falls on Paul. Dinah is Paul's only alibi--and his only hope of avoiding a long walk down death row"--Packaging
 
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