Midnight ramble Oscar Micheaux and the story of race movies

Format: Video Cassette 1994
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Documentary 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.
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Subjects Micheaux, Oscar, -- 1884-1951.
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
Contributors Bambara, Toni Cade.
Hall, Robert L., 1950-
Fax, Elton C.
Bowser, Pearl.
Thomas, Pamela A.
Cram, Bestor.
Sampson, Caleb.
McCullough, David G.
Avery, James, 1945-2013.
Taylor, Clyde.
Shanachie Home Video (Firm)
Northern Light Productions.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Participants/Performers 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.
Other Contributors Editor, Bruce Johnson ; cinematographer, Bestor Cram, Bruce Johnson ; musical composition, Caleb Sampson ; musicians, Caleb Sampson, Stan Strickland, John Kusiak.
Language English
Notes Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Originally produced for the WGBH Boston television series The American experience.
"SH 940"--Cassette label.
System Details VHS.
Description 1 videocassette (approximately 60 min.) : sound, black and white with color sequences ; 1/2 in.
ISBN 1566331595
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