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The Resource African American actresses : the struggle for visibility, 1900-1960, Charlene Regester

African American actresses : the struggle for visibility, 1900-1960, Charlene Regester

Label
African American actresses : the struggle for visibility, 1900-1960
Title
African American actresses
Title remainder
the struggle for visibility, 1900-1960
Statement of responsibility
Charlene Regester
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nine actresses, from Madame Sul-Te-Wan in Birth of a Nation (1915) to Ethel Waters in Member of the Wedding (1952), are profiled in African American Actresses. Charlene Regester poses questions about prevailing racial politics, on-screen and off-screen identities, and black stardom and white stardom. She reveals how these women fought for their roles as well as what they compromised (or didn't compromise). Regester repositions these actresses to highlight their contributions to cinema in the first half of
Member of
Action
digitized
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Regester, Charlene B.
Dewey number
791.4302/8092396073
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.N4
LC item number
R42 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women in motion pictures
  • African American motion picture actors and actresses
  • Actors
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Actors
  • African American motion picture actors and actresses
  • African American women in motion pictures
  • United States
  • Weibliche Schwarze
  • Filmschauspielerin
  • USA
Label
African American actresses : the struggle for visibility, 1900-1960, Charlene Regester
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Madame Sul-Te-Wan : the struggle for visibility -- Nina Mae McKinney : early success and tumultuous career -- Louise Beavers : negotiating racial difference -- Fredi Washington : the masquerades and the masks -- Hattie McDaniel : centering the margin -- Lena Horne : actress and activist -- Hazel Scott : resistance to othering -- Ethel Waters : personification of otherness -- Dorothy Dandridge : intertwining the reel and the real -- Conclusion
Control code
646068248
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 405 pages, 14 pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282663299
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612663291
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
266329
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646068248
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
African American actresses : the struggle for visibility, 1900-1960, Charlene Regester
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Madame Sul-Te-Wan : the struggle for visibility -- Nina Mae McKinney : early success and tumultuous career -- Louise Beavers : negotiating racial difference -- Fredi Washington : the masquerades and the masks -- Hattie McDaniel : centering the margin -- Lena Horne : actress and activist -- Hazel Scott : resistance to othering -- Ethel Waters : personification of otherness -- Dorothy Dandridge : intertwining the reel and the real -- Conclusion
Control code
646068248
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 405 pages, 14 pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282663299
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612663291
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
266329
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646068248
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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