Slow fade to black : the Negro in American film, 1900-1942 (eBook, 1993) [WorldCat.org]
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Slow fade to black : the Negro in American film, 1900-1942

Author: Thomas Cripps
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©1993.
Series: OUP E-Books.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set against the backdrop of the black struggle in society, Slow Fade to Black is the definitive history of African-American accomplishment in film--both before and behind the camera--from the earliest movies through World War II. As he records the changing attitudes toward African-Americans both in Hollywood and the nation at large, Cripps explores the growth of discrimination as filmmakers became more and more  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Electronic book
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cripps, Thomas.
Slow fade to black.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©1993
(DLC) 93006520
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Cripps
ISBN: 1601295685 9781601295682 9780195021301 0195021304 9780199727872 0199727872 1280439084 9781280439087 9786610439089 6610439087 1423738349 9781423738343
OCLC Number: 252539369
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 447 pages) : illustrations
Series Title: OUP E-Books.
Responsibility: Thomas Cripps.

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Slow Fade to Black is a history of US African-American accomplishment in film from the earliest movies through World War II. It explores the growth of discrimination as filmmakers became more and  Read more...

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"Brilliant book, well researched, good read."-Micheal Pounds, California State University at Long Beach "A breathtakingly detailed cultural history. Key to understanding one of the most profound Read more...

 
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