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The Resource Black magic : a pictorial history of the Negro in American entertainment, Langston Hughes, Milton Meltzer

Black magic : a pictorial history of the Negro in American entertainment, Langston Hughes, Milton Meltzer

Label
Black magic : a pictorial history of the Negro in American entertainment
Title
Black magic
Title remainder
a pictorial history of the Negro in American entertainment
Statement of responsibility
Langston Hughes, Milton Meltzer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A pictorial history of the Negro in American entertainment
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
45
Citation source
Dickinson, D.C. Hughes
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1902-1967
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hughes, Langston
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1915-2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Meltzer, Milton
  • Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American actors
  • African American entertainers
  • African Americans in the performing arts
  • African American actors
  • African American entertainers
  • African Americans in the performing arts
Label
Black magic : a pictorial history of the Negro in American entertainment, Langston Hughes, Milton Meltzer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The big beat -- Plantation days -- "Jump Jim Crow" -- The minstrels -- "Uncle Tom's Cabin" -- Ira Aldridge -- Early musicals -- Bert Williams -- Just about everything -- T.O.B.A. -- Birth of jazz -- The blues -- Song writers -- Happy feet -- "Shuffle along" -- Broadway drama -- No green pastures -- The Federal Theatre -- Drama in Harlem -- The spirituals -- Colored composers -- Carnegie Hall -- Celeste "Aida" -- The Metropolitan -- Opera on Broadway -- Crosses and Cadillacs -- The Apollo -- Cover charge -- Karamu Theatre -- Timidity and bravery -- Problem plays -- "Othello" -- Shakespeare mobile -- A Broadway decade -- Biting the dust -- Negro playwrights -- Before James Baldwin -- "A Raisin in the Sun" -- Designed for laughter -- Off-Broadway shines -- Spotlight on the sixties -- Small stages, big plays -- The Jones year -- Big, bright, and beautiful -- Especially for stars -- Dancers and dancing -- Ballet takes wings -- Boulders in the way -- Memoirs and memories -- Actors equity -- Pros and cons -- Dreams come true -- The Negro in films -- Radio and its past -- Television opens doors -- The golden dozens -- Manhattan milestones -- Million-dollar export -- International exchange -- The world's a stage
Control code
ocm00331080
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
375 pages
Lccn
67022993
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Label
Black magic : a pictorial history of the Negro in American entertainment, Langston Hughes, Milton Meltzer
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The big beat -- Plantation days -- "Jump Jim Crow" -- The minstrels -- "Uncle Tom's Cabin" -- Ira Aldridge -- Early musicals -- Bert Williams -- Just about everything -- T.O.B.A. -- Birth of jazz -- The blues -- Song writers -- Happy feet -- "Shuffle along" -- Broadway drama -- No green pastures -- The Federal Theatre -- Drama in Harlem -- The spirituals -- Colored composers -- Carnegie Hall -- Celeste "Aida" -- The Metropolitan -- Opera on Broadway -- Crosses and Cadillacs -- The Apollo -- Cover charge -- Karamu Theatre -- Timidity and bravery -- Problem plays -- "Othello" -- Shakespeare mobile -- A Broadway decade -- Biting the dust -- Negro playwrights -- Before James Baldwin -- "A Raisin in the Sun" -- Designed for laughter -- Off-Broadway shines -- Spotlight on the sixties -- Small stages, big plays -- The Jones year -- Big, bright, and beautiful -- Especially for stars -- Dancers and dancing -- Ballet takes wings -- Boulders in the way -- Memoirs and memories -- Actors equity -- Pros and cons -- Dreams come true -- The Negro in films -- Radio and its past -- Television opens doors -- The golden dozens -- Manhattan milestones -- Million-dollar export -- International exchange -- The world's a stage
Control code
ocm00331080
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
375 pages
Lccn
67022993
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
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