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

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A&C Black, Nov 30, 2001 - Social Science - 256 pages
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In this updated edition of Stephen Bourne's acclaimed and award-winning study, the author takes a personal look at the history of black people in popular British film and television. He documents, from original research and interviews, experiences and representations which have been ignored in previous media books about people of African descent. There are chapters about Paul Robeson, silent films, soap operas and much more--as well as several useful appendices including award winners and suggestions for further reading.
 

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Contents

1 The Uncle Tom Show
1
2 Ernest Trimmingham
7
Paul Robcson on Stage and Screen in Britain 192240
10
Film Extras and Bit Players
32
Harlem Comes to London
47
Television The First Thirty Years 193261
59
Men of Two Worlds
72
A Man for All Seasons
81
16 Lesbians and Gays
153
Doing the White Thing
168
18 Newton I Aduaka and Rage
183
A Film and Television Drama Survey 19362001
192
Coloured Artistes on the Screen 1919
223
The Eighth Wonder of the World The Paul Robeson Letters
225
Staying Power
235
Greater Expectations
239

Honky Tonk Woman
91
A Very Unusual Othello
99
A Class Act
104
Nadia Cattouse Enrol John and A Man from the Sun
111
Actors with Movie Cameras
125
Standing in the Light
132
15 Invisible Women
142
Hidden Treasures
243
Bibliography
248
Index of Names
250
Index of Films
253
Index of Television Programmes
255
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About the author (2001)

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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