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Encyclopedia of African American actresses in film and television

Author: Bob McCann
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This encyclopedia provides 360 biographical entries on African American film and television actresses, from Academy Award and NAACP Image Award winners to B-film and blaxpoitation era divas. Each entry is accompanied by a filmography of credits. The book also features more than 180 photographs, some of them rare images from Harlem's Schomburg Institute and other sources"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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McCann, Bob, 1948-2009.
Encyclopedia of African American actresses in film and television.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010
(DLC) 2009037436
(OCoLC)318421132
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bob McCann
ISBN: 9780786458042 0786458046
OCLC Number: 568000640
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 453 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: Bob McCann.

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Features 360 biographical entries on African American film and television actresses from the silent era to 2009. This encyclopedia includes entries on well-known and nearly forgotten actresses,  Read more...

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