Pioneers of African-American Cinema

Pioneers of African-American Cinema

DVD - 2016
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Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart from the Hollywood establishment, cultivating visual and narrative styles that were uniquely their own.
Publisher: New York, NY : Kino Classics, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
Characteristics: video file,DVD video,region 1,rda
4 3/4 in.,stamping,rda
5 videodiscs (approximately 1276 min.) : silent and sound, black and white and color tinted ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (76 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm)
Additional Contributors: Lewis, Lucille - Actor
Newsome, Carman - Actor
Tucker, Lorenzo - Actor
Bowman, Laura 1881-1957,- Actor
Cato, Minto 1900-1979,- Actor
Russell, Alice B. - Actor
Calloway, Starr - Actor
Mahon, Carl - Actor
Comathiere, A. B. - Actor
Randol, George - Actor
Moore, Charles R. 1893-1947,- Actor
Brooks, Eunice - Actor
Fields, Sammie - Actor
Pettus, William E. - Actor
Johnstone, Norman - Actor
McCormack, Pearl - Actor
Henderson, Harry - Actor
Gilpin, Charles S. (Charles Sidney), 1878-1930,- Actor
Reynolds, Steve (Actor),- Actor
Boyd, Kathryn (Actress),- Actor
Criner, Lawrence 1898-1965,- Actor
Maxwell, M. C. active 1920-1925,- Actor
Mayo, Stella active 1923-1924,- Actor
Johnson, Lillian - Actor
Robinson, Madame - Actor
Cornick, Walter - Actor
Alexander, Chester A. - Actor
Rodgers, Marshall -1934,- Actor
Russell, Julia Theresa - Actor
Gilbert, Mercedes - Actor
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976- Actor
Brooks, Clarence - Actor
Chenault, Lawrence 1877-- Actor
Montgomery, Frank 1870-1944,- Actor
Edwards, Mattie 1866-1944,- Actor
Preer, Evelyn - Actor
Hurston, Zora Neale
Bowser, Pearl 1931-
Kahn, Richard C. 1897-1960,
Starkman, David -1947,
Perugini, Frank
Calnek, Roy
Gist, Eloyce 1892-1974,
Gist, James
Maurice, Richard D.
Micheaux, Oscar 1884-1951,
Williams, Spencer 1893-1969,
Thompson, True T.
Norman, Richard E. 1891-1961,
Gant, Harry A. 1881-1967,
David, C. N.
Combs, Rhea L. - Contributor
Mashon, Mike - Commentator
Berry, Torriano - Commentator
Wood, Bret
DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid
Stewart, Jacqueline Najuma 1970-
Musser, Charles
Stribling, T. S. (Thomas Sigismund), 1881-1965
Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965
Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell), 1858-1932
Pratt, William W.
Arthur, T. S. (Timothy Shay), 1809-1885
Micheaux, Oscar 1884-1951
Porter, Lew 1892-1956,- Composer
Heywood, Donald -1967,- Composer
Waymon, Sam - Composer
Roach, Max 1924-2007- Composer
Sosin, Donald - Composer
Moses, Ethel
Moses, Lucia Lynn 1908-
Martin, Sara 1884-1955,- Performer
Davis, Amon
Trible, Andrew - Performer
Moore, Tim 1887-1958,- Performer
Heywood, Donald -1967,- Performer
Boykin, David (Saxophonist),
Everett, Francine 1920-1999,
Jones, Jas. B. (James B.), - Actor
Hardeman, Reather - Actor
Riley, Juanita - Actor
Caviness, Cathryn - Actor
Young, Artie - Actor
Brooks, Lucius - Actor
Jeffries, Herb
Guy, Barrington - Actor
Library of Congress
Kino Classics (Firm)
Kino Lorber, Inc
Torriano Film Productions
Norman Studios
Norman Film Manufacturing Company
Micheaux Film Corporation
Lincoln Motion Picture Company
Ebony Film Corp.
Dixie Comedies
Colored Players Film Corporation
Amegro Films (Firm)
Screen Snapshots, Inc
Four Tones (Musical group)


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