ERIC Number: ED113767
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
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To Find an Image: Black Films from Uncle Tom to Super Fly.
Murray, James P.
This book surveys the roles of blacks in the film industry. The introduction discusses the question if why there should be a black cinema. The seventeen sections of the book discuss such people and topics as the black actor, movies and life and black people, Sidney Poitier as the black superstar, Diahann Carroll and black female singers in movies, Jim Brown and other black heroes, Godfrey Cambridge and other black comedians, new social issues, Gordon Parks, Melvin Van Peebles, Ossie Davis, William Greaves, St. Clair Bourne, the present black cinema, black production companies, black film criticism, money and film, and the future of black cinema. (TS)
Descriptors: Black Influences, Black Stereotypes, Blacks, Film Production, Film Study, Films, Higher Education, Imagery, Propaganda
The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., 4300 W. 62nd Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46206 ($7.95 cloth)
Publication Type: Books
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