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Oscar Micheaux, the great and only : the life of America's first Black filmmaker

Title
Oscar Micheaux, the great and only : the life of America's first Black filmmaker / Patrick McGilligan.
Author
McGilligan, Patrick.
Publication
New York : HarperCollins, c2007.

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TextUse in library MWES (Micheaux, O.) 08-1710Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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Description
vii, 402 p., [16] p. of plates : ill.; 24 cm.
Alternative Title
Great and only Oscar Micheaux
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-390) and index.
  • Includes filmography: p. 352-366.
  • "Works by Oscar Micheaux": p. [351].
Contents
1884-1900: Metropolis, Illinois -- 1900-1904: black Metropolis -- 1904-1906: the rosebud -- 1906-1908: the one true woman -- 1908-1909: a new persona -- 1909-1912: hammer blows -- 1912-1914: dark days -- 1914-1918: the film bug -- 1919-1921: a tongue of fire -- 1921-1922: Harlem and Roanoke -- 1923-1924: the pale of the law -- 1925-1927: straws in the wind -- 1928-1931: a miracle rebound -- 1931-1935: Jews with money -- 1936-1940: reaping and sowing -- 1941-1947: the wind from nowhere -- 1947-1951: ahead of time.
Call Number
Sc E 07-769
ISBN
  • 0060731397
  • 9780060731397
LCCN
2007060735
Author
McGilligan, Patrick.
Title
Oscar Micheaux, the great and only : the life of America's first Black filmmaker / Patrick McGilligan.
Imprint
New York : HarperCollins, c2007.
Edition
1st ed.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-390) and index.
Includes filmography: p. 352-366.
"Works by Oscar Micheaux": p. [351].
Added Title
Great and only Oscar Micheaux
Research Call Number
Sc E 07-769
MWES (Micheaux, O.) 08-1710
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