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Blacks in Hollywood

five favorable years in film & television 1987-1991

by George H. Hill

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Published by Daystar Pub. in Los Angeles .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGeorge Hill, Spencer Moon
ContributionsMoon, Spencer
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.N4 H55 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination174 p. :
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24640264M
ISBN 100933650361
ISBN 109780933650367
LC Control Number91073723
OCLC/WorldCa32944466

  In Hollywood, Black Is In. When Melvin Van Peebles first came to Hollywood 34 years ago to break into movies, he was offered work as an elevator operator. The IP pipeline connecting the comic book sector to Hollywood continues to pump at a robust pace (and superhero movies now account for 10 of the top 25 highest-grossing films of all time) but the f.

  The casting of black British actor Daniel Kaluuya in Get Out, a horror film about racism in America, has sparked debate about a trend some find troublingAuthor: Sam Levin.   A fascinating new book charts not only the increasing presence and importance of African Americans in film, but also how they have been portrayed on posters by artists in Hollywood and beyond.

During the period that Los Angeles was part of Mexico (), blacks were fairly integrated into society at all levels. Mexico abolished slavery much earlier than the US, in In , Emanuel Victoria served as California's first black governor. Alta California's last governor, Pío de Jesus Pico, was also of mixed black US won the Mexican-American War and in An inkling of social progress was afoot in Hollywood after World War II. In , Hazel Scott hosted a national network TV show. Unfortunately, the brief-lived show never attracted many stars or sponsor support. James Snead’s book White Screens, Black Images provides a penetrating look at the s when several Black actors established.


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