Historical Dictionary of African American Cinema, Hardback Book

Historical Dictionary of African American Cinema Hardback

Part of the Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts series

Description

Historical Dictionary of African American Cinema includes everything from The Birth of a Nation to Crash.

In addition to the films, brief biographies of African American actors and actresses such as Sidney Poitier, James Earl Jones, Halle Berry, Eddie Murphy, Whoopi Goldberg, Denzel Washington, and Jamie Foxx can be found in this reference.

Through a chronology, a list of acronyms and abbreviations, an introductory essay, a bibliography, appendixes, black-&-white photos, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on actors, actresses, movies, producers, organizations, awards, film credits, and terminology, this book provides a better understanding of the role African Americans played in film history.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Scarecrow Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Miscellaneous items
  • ISBN: 9780810855458

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