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Richard E. Norman and race filmmaking Barbara Tepa Lupack ; foreword by Michael T. Martin

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Author:
Lupack, Barbara Tepa http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n89615135 http://viaf.org/viaf/114062407  Search this
Author:
Martin, Michael T http://viaf.org/viaf/65207997  Search this
Subject:
Norman, Richard E. 1891-1961 Criticism and interpretation http://viaf.org/viaf/19327098  Search this
Norman, Richard E. 1891-1961 http://id.worldcat.org/fast/00462870 http://viaf.org/viaf/19327098  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (400 pages) portrait
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic book
Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Date:
2014
Notes:
ELEC copy Purchased from the NMAH Library Endowment
Elecresource
Contents:
Foreword by Michael T. Martin -- Introduction: new visions of opportunity -- Race matters: the evolution of race filmmaking -- "Have you talent?": Norman's early career -- "Not a white man in the cast": Norman's early race films -- "Taking two hides from the ox": The bull-dogger and The crimson skull -- "A risky experiment": Zircon and regeneration -- "You know we have the goods": The flying ace and Black gold -- "It takes a darn good one to stick": Norman's later career -- Afterword -- Appendix 1: shooting script: The green eyed monster -- Appendix 2: shooting script (fragment) and scenario: The bull-dogger -- Appendix 3: shooting script: The crimson skull
Summary:
In the early 1900s, so-called race filmmakers set out to produce black-oriented pictures to counteract the racist caricatures that had dominated cinema from its inception. Richard E. Norman, a southern-born white filmmaker, was one such pioneer. From humble beginnings as a roving ""home talent"" filmmaker, recreating photoplays that starred local citizens, Norman would go on to produce high-quality feature-length race pictures. Together with his better-known contemporaries Oscar Micheaux and Noble and George Johnson, Richard E. Norman helped to define early race filmmaking. Making use of un
Topic:
Race films  Search this
African Americans in motion pictures  Search this
PERFORMING ARTS--Reference  Search this
PERFORMING ARTS--Film & Video--History & Criticism  Search this
Music, Dance, Drama & Film  Search this
Film  Search this
Call number:
PN1998.3.N66 L87 2014 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
Unlimited users
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1145366