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The Resource Hollywood Be Thy Name : African American Religion in American Film, 1929-1949

Hollywood Be Thy Name : African American Religion in American Film, 1929-1949

Label
Hollywood Be Thy Name : African American Religion in American Film, 1929-1949
Title
Hollywood Be Thy Name
Title remainder
African American Religion in American Film, 1929-1949
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the earliest years of sound film in America, Hollywood studios and independent producers of "race films" for black audiences created stories featuring African American religious practices. In the first book to examine how the movies constructed images of African American religion, Judith Weisenfeld explores these cinematic representations and how they reflected and contributed to complicated discourses about race, the social and moral requirements of American citizenship, and the very nature of American identity. Drawing on such textual sources as studio production files, censorship recor
Member of
Cataloging source
MHW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weisenfeld, Judith
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
Series statement
The George Gund Foundation book in African American studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Schwarze, ..
  • African Americans in motion pictures
  • Religion in motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • ART
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • African Americans in motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • Religion in motion pictures
  • United States
  • USA
  • Religion
  • Religion
  • Film
  • USA
  • Schwarze
  • Religion och film, USA
  • Svarta på film, USA
Label
Hollywood Be Thy Name : African American Religion in American Film, 1929-1949
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-329) and index
  • Includes filmography: pages 239-240
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. "'Taint What You Was, It's What You IsToday"; 2. "'De Lawd' a Natchel Man"; 3. "A Mighty Epic of Modern Morals"; 4. "Saturday Sinners and Sunday Saints"; 5. "A Long, Long Way"; 6. "Why Didn't They Tell Me I'ma Negro?"; Conclusion; Filmography; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn774493658
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (357 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520227743
Lccn
2006037488
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttsz10w
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)774493658
Label
Hollywood Be Thy Name : African American Religion in American Film, 1929-1949
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-329) and index
  • Includes filmography: pages 239-240
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. "'Taint What You Was, It's What You IsToday"; 2. "'De Lawd' a Natchel Man"; 3. "A Mighty Epic of Modern Morals"; 4. "Saturday Sinners and Sunday Saints"; 5. "A Long, Long Way"; 6. "Why Didn't They Tell Me I'ma Negro?"; Conclusion; Filmography; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn774493658
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (357 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520227743
Lccn
2006037488
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttsz10w
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)774493658

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