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Over a three-decade interval that begun in 1919, Oscar Micheaux wrote, directed, edited, produced and allotted over 40 movies nationally and across the world. those motion pictures often featured all-Black casts. They spanned a silent movie interval (1919-1930)and a talkie interval (sound motion pictures) (1931-1948). Given one of these history and the interval in American background into which he was once born, Micheaux's achievements have been awesome and his legacy is a research of survival, endurance, and ambitious choice to increase a brand new period in Black movies. The ebook contains a remark by means of actor/producer Ossie Davis and has evaluation reproduction (on the again conceal) by means of Dr. Maya Angelou and Dr. Henry T. Sampson. This publication was once edited by way of the past due Dr. Beverly J. Robinson, who was once Professor on the college of Theater, movie and tv at UCLA for almost 25 years.

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