Midnight ramble Oscar Micheaux and the story of race movies
|Format:||Video Cassette 1994|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
SummaryDocumentary recounting the history of the independent film industry that produced close to 500 "race movies" for African-American audiences between 1910 and 1940. Focuses especially on the work of Oscar Micheaux, a controversial filmmaker who wrote, produced, and directed over 40 features.
African American motion picture producers and directors.
African Americans in the motion picture industry.
African American motion picture actors and actresses.
African Americans in motion pictures.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Newton, N.J. :Shanachie Home Video,1994
|Other Titles|| American experience (Television program)
Oscar Micheaux and the story of race movies
Story of race movies
Midnight ramble : the story of the Black film industry
Story of the Black film industry
Bambara, Toni Cade.
Hall, Robert L., 1950-
Fax, Elton C.
Thomas, Pamela A.
McCullough, David G.
Avery, James, 1945-2013.
Shanachie Home Video (Firm)
Northern Light Productions.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Series host: David McCullough ; narrator: James Avery ; guests: Toni Cade Bambara, Robert Hall, Elton Fax, Pearl Bowser, Carlton Moss, Dorothy Delfs, Olive Delfs, Frances Williams, Shingzie Howard McClane, St. Claire Bourne, Sr., Herb Jefferies, Edna Mae Harris.
Editor, Bruce Johnson ; cinematographer, Bestor Cram, Bruce Johnson ; musical composition, Caleb Sampson ; musicians, Caleb Sampson, Stan Strickland, John Kusiak.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Originally produced for the WGBH Boston television series The American experience.
"SH 940"--Cassette label.
1 videocassette (approximately 60 min.) : sound, black and white with color sequences ; 1/2 in.