Hollywood Black: The Stars, the Films, the Filmmakers

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7.4 X 9.2 X 1.3 inches | 2.58 pounds

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About the Author

Donald Bogle is one of the foremost authorities on African Americans in films and entertainment history. His nine books include the groundbreaking Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies, and Bucks; the award-winning Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams; the bestselling Dorothy Dandridge: A Biography; and Brown Sugar, which the author adapted into a PBS documentary series. Bogle has appeared on numerous television and radio programs; and in such documentaries as Spike Lee's Jim Brown: All-American. He was a special commentator and consultant for Turner Classic Movies' award-winning series Race and Hollywood. Bogle teaches at the University of Pennsylvania and New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He lives in Manhattan.Turner Classic Movies is the definitive resource for the greatest movies of all time. We entertain and enlighten to show how the entire spectrum of classic movies, movie history, and movie-making touches us all and influences how we think and live today.


"This book engagingly chronicles the challenges and achievements of African Americans in Hollywood....Bogle's narrative style makes for absorbing reading, and the book's glossy, photo-filled pages will further attract readers."--Booklist
"Utterly essential and sophisticated..."---Jeff Simon, Buffalo News
"The leading scholar and historian on African Americans in film puts it all in one volume in this well-illustrated study."--Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"A superb and detailed book that both educates and informs. I can't recommend this title enough."--DVDCorner.net
"No one knows more (or has written more extensively) about the history of African-Americans' contributions to cinema than Donald Bogle."---Leonard Maltin, LeonardMaltin.com