Cinema Civil Rights

Cinema Civil Rights presents the untold history of how black audiences, activists, and lobbyists influenced the depiction of race in American films of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s.

Author: Ellen C. Scott

Publisher:

ISBN: 0813571359

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 253

View: 111

Download →

Cinema Civil Rights presents the untold history of how black audiences, activists, and lobbyists influenced the depiction of race in American films of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. Drawing from extensive archival research, Ellen C. Scott takes us to the sites, both inside and outside of Hollywood, where these representations were shaped. She thus offers a nuanced examination of the film industry's role in both articulating and censoring the national conversation on race.

Related Books

Cinema Civil Rights
Language: un
Pages: 253
Authors: Ellen C. Scott
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher:

Cinema Civil Rights presents the untold history of how black audiences, activists, and lobbyists influenced the depiction of race in American films of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. Drawing from extensive archival research, Ellen C. Scott takes us to the sites, both inside and outside of Hollywood, where these representations
Cinema Civil Rights
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Ellen C. Scott
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-14 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press

From Al Jolson in blackface to Song of the South, there is a long history of racism in Hollywood film. Yet as early as the 1930s, movie studios carefully vetted their releases, removing racially offensive language like the “N-word.” This censorship did not stem from purely humanitarian concerns, but rather
Australian National Bibliography
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Ellen C. Scott
Categories: Australia
Type: BOOK - Published: 1981 - Publisher:

Books about Australian National Bibliography
Documentation List: Africa
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Indian Council for Africa. Library
Categories: Africa
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983 - Publisher:

Books about Documentation List: Africa
The Encyclopedia of Racism in American Films
Language: un
Pages: 824
Authors: Salvador Jimenez Murguía
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-12 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

From D.W. Griffith’s Birth of a Nation in 1915 to the recent Get Out, audiences and critics alike have responded to racism in motion pictures for more than a century. Whether subtle or blatant, racially biased images and narratives erase minorities, perpetuate stereotypes, and keep alive practices of discrimination and