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In the shadow of Hollywood : race movies & the birth of Black cinema

Author: Brad Osborne; Andy Streitfeld; Lawrence Varnardo; Darrell Millner; AMS Production Group.
Publisher: Dallas, TX : AMS Production Group, 2007.
Series: Black history uncovered.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"They were called race movies - films produced during the first half of the 20th century as a direct response to Hollywood's negative portrayal of Blacks in cinema. Race movies starred all-Black casts, were intended for all-Black audiences, and were often the work of pioneer Black fimmakers like Oscar Micheaux and Spencer Williams. Unfortunately, all but a fraction of the 500 race movies made were lost."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Feature films
History
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Brad Osborne; Andy Streitfeld; Lawrence Varnardo; Darrell Millner; AMS Production Group.
OCLC Number: 213814444
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Originally produced in 2007.
Special features making-of featurette; race movie short "Broken Earth" starring Clarence Muse; list of lost race movies; slide show of Washington, DCs historic Lincoln Theatre; resources for information on Race Film Era.
Credits: Directors of photography, Brian McFarlin, Tom Rubeck, Joshua James Moore ; editor, Brad Osborne.
Performer(s): Narrator: Lawrence Varnado. With: Darrell Millner, Andre Robinson, Leroy Collins, Pearl Bowser, Ruby DeeYvonne E. Lewis, Herb Jeffries, Francesa Thompson,
Description: 1 videodisc (59 min.) : sound, black and white, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; full frame format (1.33:1) ; region 1 ; Dolby digital 2.0.
Series Title: Black history uncovered.
Responsibility: an AMS production ; written, directed & edited by Brad Osborne ; produced by Andy Streitfeld.

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"They were called race movies - films produced during the first half of the 20th century as a direct response to Hollywood's negative portrayal of Blacks in cinema. Race movies starred all-Black casts, were intended for all-Black audiences, and were often the work of pioneer Black fimmakers like Oscar Micheaux and Spencer Williams. Unfortunately, all but a fraction of the 500 race movies made were lost."--Container.

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