Historical Dictionary Of African American Cinema

Author: S. Torriano Berry
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442247029
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This second edition of Historical Dictionary of African American Cinema covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography.

Historical Dictionary Of South American Cinema

Author: Peter H. Rist
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810880369
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This book is an attempt to raise regard for South American cinema to the level of
that accorded the cinemas of the United States and countries in Europe. When
Timothy Barnard and I finished editing our Critical Filmography of South
American Cinema in 1996, we were trying to put the films of South America on
the critical map. We had been appalled to find that the prestigious two-volume
Cinema: A Critical Dictionary, edited by Richard Roud in 1980, contained only
four entries on ...

Historical Dictionary Of African American Television

Author: Kathleen Fearn-Banks
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810879174
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From Amos 'n' Andy to The Jeffersons to Family Matters to Chappelle's Show, this volume has all different genres—animation, documentaries, sitcoms, sports, talk shows, and variety shows—and performers such as Muhammad Ali, Louis ...

Historical Dictionary Of Film Noir

Author: Andrew Spicer
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810873780
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The Historical Dictionary of Film Noir is a comprehensive guide that ranges from 1940 to present day neo-noir.

Historical Dictionary Of American Cinema

Author: Keith M. Booker
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810874598
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... 1946—1964 (2001); Alternate Americas: Science Fiction Film and American
Culture (2006); From Box Ojfice to Ballot Box: The American Political Film (2007);
Postmodern Hollywood: What's New in Film and Why It Makes Us Feel So
Strange (2007); May Contain Graphic Material: Comic Books, Graphic Novels (
2007); Disney, Pixar, and the Hidden Messages in Children's Films (2009); and
Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction Cinema (2010). Other books include
Joyce, Bakhtin, ...

Historical Dictionary Of The Seventh Day Adventists

Author: Gary Land
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442241888
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Individuals desiring historical statistics can find them in the Yearbooks published
annually between 1883 and 1894 and since 1904. The Review and Herald often
published statistics during those years when there was no Yearbook. Statistics for
the ... extended discussions of African Americans, cinema, politics and
government, sports, and critics of Ellen White. At this point in time, North
American and European names and institutions dominate the entries, but with the
dramatically ...

Historical Dictionary Of Holocaust Cinema

Author: Robert C. Reimer
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810879867
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Arthur Goldman is a survivor of Mauthausen who has become a successful New
York real estate mogul. He lives in a lavishly furnished penthouse apartment on
Fifth Avenue surrounded by posh furnishings and expensive artwork. His day is
spent ordering his personal secretary to buy and sell stock and his African
American servant to get him coffee or a drink. He changes the subject and his
mood constantly, seldom staying with an idea more than a minute. He is also
paranoid, ...

Historical Dictionary Of Crime Films

Author: Geoff Mayer
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810867699
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The dictionary section has over 300 cross-referenced entries on key films, directors, performers, and studios. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about crime cinema.

Library Journal

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Berry, S. Torriano & Venise T. Berry. Historical Dictionary of African American
Cinema. Scarecrow. (Historical Dictionaries of Literature & the Arts, No. 12). 2007
. 448p. photogs. bibliog. ISBN 0-8108-5545-3 [ISBN 978-0-8108-5545-8]. $85. ref
This reference work by S. Torriano Berry (Dept. of Radio, Television & Film,
Howard Univ.) and Berry (journalism & mass communication. Univ. of Iowa)
surveys boch the contributions and portrayal of African Americans in American
cinema history ...