- Additional Authors
- 2 videodiscs (73 min.) : sound, color; 4 3/4 in.
- Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
- AMAS Musical Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
- Robinson, Bill, 1878-1949 > Anecdotes
- Jackman, Harold, 1901-1961 > Influence
- Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955 > Anecdotes
- Waters, Ethel, 1896-1977 > Anecdotes
- Oral histories
- Filmed interviews
- LeNoire, Rosetta, 1911-2002 > Interviews
- African American actresses > Interviews
- Nonfiction films
- Filmed interviews.
- Nonfiction films.
- Oral histories.
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- Biography (note)
- Rosetta Le Noire is an actress and founder and artistic director of AMAS Repertory Theatre.
- Call Number
- Sc Visual VRA-150
LeNoire, Rosetta, 1911-2002, interviewee.
An interview with Rosetta Le Noire / Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture ; interview conducted by Jean Blackwell Hutson.
New York : Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 1982.
- Country of Producing Entity
- Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
- Type of Medium
- Type of Carrier
Interviewer, Jean Blackwell Hutson.
Recorded October 22, 1982 Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York.
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.
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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.