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Black manhood on the silent screen

by Gerald R. Butters

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • African American men in motion pictures,
    • Men in motion pictures,
    • Silent films -- United States -- History and criticism

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-258) and index.

      StatementGerald R. Butters, Jr.
      SeriesCulture America
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.N4 B88 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 270 p. :
      Number of Pages270
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3551833M
      ISBN 100700611975
      LC Control Number2002001205

      Blacks in Black and White: A Source Book on Black Films. 2nd ed. Metuchen N.J.: Scarecrow Press, Black Manhood on the Silent Screen. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, Caddoo, Cara. Envisioning Freedom: Cinema and the Building of Modern Black Life,   The handsome actor, who appeared in the silent race film by legendary director Oscar Micheaux, Body and Soul, embodied “a new type of black man.

      Beautiful Anita Page was one of the most famous and popular leading ladies during the last years of the silent screen and the first years of the talkie era. She was best known for starring in The Broadway Melody (), the first sound film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture. Her leading men.   The beautiful Maude Feely (born Maude Mary Hawk; March 4, – November 9, ) began acting on stage at the age of three and appeared in her first movie in , a short silent movie.. Feely had a long career that outlasted the silent film era. She continued to act in the "talkies" and was active in the movies until the late 's, a career that spanned over six decades.

      7. White Rice, White Cotton, Brown Planters, Black Slaves 8. Free Black Artisans: A Need for Labor 9. The Denmark Vesey Conspiracy: Brown Masters vs. Black Slaves No More Black Massa Appendix A. Tables for Chapter One Appendix B. Table for Chapter Two Appendix C. Tables for Chapter Six Notes Index The Women and the Silent Screen conferences held in the Netherlands, United States, Canada, and Mexico indicate an internationalization of research efforts. The Press seeks single-authored books and collections as well as short monographs of 40, to 50, words. See our featured title flyer here.


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