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Midnight ramble : Oscar Micheaux and the story of race movies

Author: Bestor Cram; Pearl Bowser; Northern Light Productions.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); PBS Video.
Publisher: [2013]
Series: PBS Video database of America's history & culture, v. 52.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : VHS tape : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A documentary recounting the history of the independent film industry that produced close to 500 "race movies" for African-American audiences between 1910 and 1940. Focuses especially on the work of Oscar Micheaux, a controversial film maker who wrote, produced, and directed over 40 features.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Oscar Micheaux; Oscar Micheaux
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bestor Cram; Pearl Bowser; Northern Light Productions.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 875921510
Notes: Previously issued on VHS videocassette : [Alexandria, Va.], PBS Video, 1999?
Originally broadcast in 1994 as a segment of the television program: The American experience.
Performer(s): Host, David McCullough.
Description: 1 videodisc (56 min.) : sound, black and white with color sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Series Title: PBS Video database of America's history & culture, v. 52.
Other Titles: Oscar Micheaux and the story of race movies
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a Northern Light Productions film ; WGBH ; written by Clyde Taylor ; produced by Pamela A. Thomas, Bestor Cram ; directed by Bestor Cram, Pearl Bowser.

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A documentary recounting the history of the independent film industry that produced close to 500 "race movies" for African-American audiences between 1910 and 1940. Focuses especially on the work of Oscar Micheaux, a controversial film maker who wrote, produced, and directed over 40 features.

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