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The Resource Black cinema : silence to sound, 1903-1950, OnDeck Home Entertainment, (videorecording)

Black cinema : silence to sound, 1903-1950, OnDeck Home Entertainment, (videorecording)

Label
Black cinema : silence to sound, 1903-1950
Title
Black cinema
Title remainder
silence to sound, 1903-1950
Statement of responsibility
OnDeck Home Entertainment
Title variation
Silence to sound, 1903-1950
Contributor
Screenwriter
Director
Narrator
Performer
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discover the first black filmmakers in this historic film short focusing on the movies that were made and the production companies that produced them. Includes three film shorts and 6 "soundies" from the 1940's featuring African American musicians
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
LC call number
PN1995.9.N4
LC item number
B53 2007
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1896-1977
  • 1920-
  • 1904-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cripps, Thomas
  • Reinckens, Sharon
  • Capilongo, Chris
  • Grimmett, Bill
  • Waters, Ethel
  • Burger, Hans
  • Marvin, Mark
  • Horne, Lena
  • Glucksman, E. M.
  • James, Ida
  • Crouch, William Forest
  • Rocci, Maurice
  • King Cole Trio
  • Count Basie Orchestra
  • Four Ginger Snaps (Musical group)
  • Chanticleers (Musical group)
  • Official Films (Firm)
  • Soundies Distributing Corporation of America
  • OnDeck Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
102
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans in motion pictures
  • African Americans in the motion picture industry
  • Race films
  • Motion pictures
Technique
live action
Label
Black cinema : silence to sound, 1903-1950, OnDeck Home Entertainment, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Extra features: "Jubilee: strictly G.I.," an all-black WWII radio broadcast; "Pick a bale o' cotton," sung by blues legend Leadbelly; "Spying the spy," (1918 silent), one of the earliest black films made in Hollywood; "Little black Sambo" (1935 silent, edited version), a once banned black cartoon
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • an Official Film musical ; directed by Hans Burger ; produced by Mark Marvin ; starring Lena Horne, with Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson, Teddy Wilson and his Band
  • (1944)
  • The Negro in entertainment
  • produced by E.M. Glucksman (1950)
  • Swingin' Soundies.
  • King Cole Trio and Ida James in Is you is, or is you ain't my baby
  • Official Films
  • Count Basie Orchestra in Take me back, baby
  • Official Films
  • The Four Ginger Snaps in Keep smiling
  • Race movies : the popular art of the Black Renaissance
  • [presented by] Soundies ; produced and directed by William Forest Crouch
  • The Chanticleers in Babbling Bess
  • [presented by] Soundies ; produced and directed by William Forest Crouch
  • Billy and Ann Lynn Albritton, The Six Knobs, The Harlem Cuties in Block party revels
  • [presented by] Soundies ; produced and directed by William Forest Crouch
  • Maurice Rocci in Beat me, daddy
  • Official Films
  • written by Thomas Cripps ; producers, Sharon Reinckens, Chris Capilongo ; narration, Bill Grimmett
  • (1985)
  • Shorts.
  • Bubbling over
  • an Official Film ; starring Ethel Waters
  • (1934)
  • Boogie-woogie dream
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (102 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
766423008084
Other physical details
sd., b&w and col.
Publisher number
808
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn174146902
  • (OCoLC)174146902
  • 1117891
System details
DVD, all regions, full screen (4:3) presentation; NTSC, single layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Black cinema : silence to sound, 1903-1950, OnDeck Home Entertainment, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Extra features: "Jubilee: strictly G.I.," an all-black WWII radio broadcast; "Pick a bale o' cotton," sung by blues legend Leadbelly; "Spying the spy," (1918 silent), one of the earliest black films made in Hollywood; "Little black Sambo" (1935 silent, edited version), a once banned black cartoon
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • an Official Film musical ; directed by Hans Burger ; produced by Mark Marvin ; starring Lena Horne, with Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson, Teddy Wilson and his Band
  • (1944)
  • The Negro in entertainment
  • produced by E.M. Glucksman (1950)
  • Swingin' Soundies.
  • King Cole Trio and Ida James in Is you is, or is you ain't my baby
  • Official Films
  • Count Basie Orchestra in Take me back, baby
  • Official Films
  • The Four Ginger Snaps in Keep smiling
  • Race movies : the popular art of the Black Renaissance
  • [presented by] Soundies ; produced and directed by William Forest Crouch
  • The Chanticleers in Babbling Bess
  • [presented by] Soundies ; produced and directed by William Forest Crouch
  • Billy and Ann Lynn Albritton, The Six Knobs, The Harlem Cuties in Block party revels
  • [presented by] Soundies ; produced and directed by William Forest Crouch
  • Maurice Rocci in Beat me, daddy
  • Official Films
  • written by Thomas Cripps ; producers, Sharon Reinckens, Chris Capilongo ; narration, Bill Grimmett
  • (1985)
  • Shorts.
  • Bubbling over
  • an Official Film ; starring Ethel Waters
  • (1934)
  • Boogie-woogie dream
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (102 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
766423008084
Other physical details
sd., b&w and col.
Publisher number
808
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn174146902
  • (OCoLC)174146902
  • 1117891
System details
DVD, all regions, full screen (4:3) presentation; NTSC, single layer
Video recording format
DVD

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