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Examines the struggles and successes of black performers in American movies and presents stills from major works
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Donald Bogle is one of the foremost authorities on African Americans in film and the arts. He is the author of the classic Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies, and Bucks: An Interpretive History of Blacks in American Films, which is published by Continuum. His best-selling Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams: The Story of Black Hollywood received the Hurston/Wright Finalist Legacy Award in Non-fiction. His other books include the critically acclaimed Dorothy Dandridge: A Biography; Blacks in American Films and Television: An Illustrated Encyclopedia; and Primetime Blues: African Americans on Network Television. He has appeared on such television programs as Entertainment Tonight; Today; Good Morning, America; and Nightline; and has served as a commentator on such documentaries as Spike Lee's Jim Brown: All-American, American Movie Classics' Small Steps . . . Big Strides, and TV Land's three-part series on African Americans on television. He also co-hosted Turner Classic Movies' award-winning series Race and Hollywood. The first edition of the present book, Brown Sugar, covered eighty years of America's black female superstars, and was turned into the highly successful four-part PBS documentary series by Mr. Bogle.Review:
"A well-researched and lively romp....Far more inclusive and informative than previous books on the subject." -- New York Times
"Mr. Bogle continues to be our most noted black-cinema historian." --Spike Lee
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Book Description Viking Press, 1973. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0670719358
Book Description Viking Press, 1973. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110670719358
Book Description Viking Press, 1973. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0670719358