Black in the British Frame: The Black Experience in British Film and Television

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Bloomsbury, Jul 19, 2005 - Social Science - 272 pages
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In this updated edition of his acclaimed and award-winning study, Stephen Bourne takes a personal look at the history of black people in popular British film and television. He documents, from original research and interviews, the experiences and representations which have been ignored in previous media books about people of African descent. There are chapters about Paul Robeson, Newton I. Aduaka, soap operas and much more - as well as several useful appendices and suggestions for further reading.

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Stephen Bourne is one of Britain's leading authorities on Black history. He has programmed a number of events for the National Film Theatre, including a centenary tribute to Paul Robeson. Stephen has received two awards from the Commission for Racial Equality. He has written for numerous publications including The Voice, The Stage, Black Filmmaker, The Guardian and The Independent, and is author of Black in the British Frame: Black People in British Film and Television 1896-1996 (2nd edition).

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