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An interview with Rosetta Le Noire

Title
An interview with Rosetta Le Noire / Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture ; interview conducted by Jean Blackwell Hutson.
Author
LeNoire, Rosetta, 1911-2002,
Publication
New York : Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 1982.

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Disc 1Moving imageBy appointment onlyAvailableSc Visual DVD-1351 Disc 1Schomburg Center - Moving Image & Recorded Sound
Disc 2Moving imageBy appointment onlyAvailableSc Visual DVD-1351 Disc 2Schomburg Center - Moving Image & Recorded Sound

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Description
2 videodiscs (73 min.) : sound, color; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Filmed interviews.
  • Nonfiction films.
  • Oral histories.
Terms of Use (note)
  • Permission required to cite, quote and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Biography (note)
  • Rosetta Le Noire is an actress and founder and artistic director of AMAS Repertory Theatre.
Call Number
Sc Visual VRA-150
Author
LeNoire, Rosetta, 1911-2002, interviewee.
Title
An interview with Rosetta Le Noire / Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture ; interview conducted by Jean Blackwell Hutson.
Publisher
New York : Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 1982.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
Type of Carrier
videodisc
Performer
Interviewer, Jean Blackwell Hutson.
Event
Recorded October 22, 1982 Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York.
Summary
Rosetta Le Noire discusses her career, AMAS Repertory Theatre, family, and reminisces about friends and earlier times. Childhood; memories of Harold Jackman; the mission of AMAS Repertory Theatre; where AMAS began and its founders; street theater; anecdote about Mary McLeod Bethune; how she received funding from the NY State Council of the Arts; transition from her basement to several churches; origin of AMAS Eubie Blake Theatre (children's theater); her philosophy of children's theater; her expectations of the children and the theater routine; development of "Bubbling Brown Sugar"; reminisces of Harlem; memories of her father; Charlie Buchanan and efforts to obtain his papers; quote by Avon Long about black actors; where black performers stayed when on the road; racism today; her childhood compared with environment for children today; drug problem; why she is still involved with AMAS; many graduates of AMAS on Broadway now; future shows; Dick Campbell; future shows- "Louisiana Summer," "Blackbirds"; Bojangles; beginnings in theater; memories of Bojangles; anecdotes about Ethel Waters; "Anna Lucasta"; family.
Terms Of Use
Permission required to cite, quote and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Biography
Rosetta Le Noire is an actress and founder and artistic director of AMAS Repertory Theatre.
Added Author
Hutson, Jean Blackwell, 1914-1998, interviewer.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Added Title
Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
Research Call Number
Sc Visual DVD-1351
Sc Visual VRB-1591-1592 Original of: Sc Visual VRA-150.
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