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The Resource Migrating to the movies : cinema and Black urban modernity, Jacqueline Najuma Stewart

Migrating to the movies : cinema and Black urban modernity, Jacqueline Najuma Stewart

Label
Migrating to the movies : cinema and Black urban modernity
Title
Migrating to the movies
Title remainder
cinema and Black urban modernity
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline Najuma Stewart
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The rise of cinema as the predominant American entertainment around the turn of the last century coincided with the migration of hundreds of thousands of African Americans from the South to the urban "land of hope" in the North. This richly illustrated book, discussing many early films and illuminating black urban life in this period, is the first detailed look at the numerous early relationships between African Americans and cinema. It investigates African American migrations onto the screen, into the audience, and behind the camera, showing that African American urban populations and cinema
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stewart, Jacqueline Najuma
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The George Gund Foundation imprint in African American studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans in the motion picture industry
  • African Americans in motion pictures
  • Motion picture audiences
  • African Americans
  • Noirs américains dans l'industrie cinématographique
  • Noirs américains au cinéma
  • Cinéma
  • Noirs américains
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • African Americans in motion pictures
  • African Americans in the motion picture industry
  • African Americans
  • Motion picture audiences
  • United States
Label
Migrating to the movies : cinema and Black urban modernity, Jacqueline Najuma Stewart
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Chicago, 1999
  • "The George Gund Foundation imprint in African American studies"--Page [ii]
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-325) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A nigger in the woodpile, or Black (in)visibility in film history -- "To misrepresent a helpless race" : the Black image problem -- Mixed colors : riddles of blackness in preclassical cinema -- "Negroes laughing at themselves"? Black spectatorship and the performance of urban modernity -- "Some thing to see up here all the time" : moviegoing and Black urban leisure in Chicago -- Along the "stroll" : Chicago's Black Belt movie theaters -- Reckless rovers versus ambitious negroes : migration, patriotism, and the politics of genre in early African American filmmaking -- "We were never immigrants" : Oscar Micheaux and the reconstruction of Black American identity
Control code
ocm58728613
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 343 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520233508
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • ebl227310
  • 22573/cttt5gv3
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)58728613
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Migrating to the movies : cinema and Black urban modernity, Jacqueline Najuma Stewart
Publication
Note
  • Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Chicago, 1999
  • "The George Gund Foundation imprint in African American studies"--Page [ii]
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-325) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A nigger in the woodpile, or Black (in)visibility in film history -- "To misrepresent a helpless race" : the Black image problem -- Mixed colors : riddles of blackness in preclassical cinema -- "Negroes laughing at themselves"? Black spectatorship and the performance of urban modernity -- "Some thing to see up here all the time" : moviegoing and Black urban leisure in Chicago -- Along the "stroll" : Chicago's Black Belt movie theaters -- Reckless rovers versus ambitious negroes : migration, patriotism, and the politics of genre in early African American filmmaking -- "We were never immigrants" : Oscar Micheaux and the reconstruction of Black American identity
Control code
ocm58728613
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 343 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520233508
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • ebl227310
  • 22573/cttt5gv3
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)58728613
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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