Screening a lynching : the Leo Frank case on film and television (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Screening a lynching : the Leo Frank case on film and television

Author: Matthew Bernstein
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Leo Frank case of 1913 was one of the most sensational trials of the early twentieth century. Frank, a northern Jewish factory supervisor in Atlanta, was convicted for the murder of Mary Phagan, a young laborer native to the South, largely on the perjured testimony of an African American janitor. The trial was both a murder mystery and a courtroom drama marked by lurid sexual speculation and overt racism. The  Read more...
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Named Person: Leo Frank; Leo Frank; Leo Frank, Kaufmann.; Leo Frank
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Bernstein
ISBN: 9780820327525 9780820332390 0820327522 0820332399
OCLC Number: 225874021
Description: xv, 332 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Cinematic justice across the color line: Oscar Micheaux and Leo Frank --
The Phagan-Frank Case as 1930s Hollywood message movie: they won't forget. Interlude: from film to television --
John M. Slaton as a profile in courage --
The "full" treatment: The murder of Mary Phagan.
Responsibility: Matthew H. Bernstein.
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The Leo Frank case of 1913 was one of the most sensational trials of the early twentieth century, capturing international attention. This title examines the feature films and television programs  Read more...

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