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African Americans- films

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Blaxploitation Cinema Pressbooks and Posters

Identifier: 2014.194
Content Description The collection contains pressbooks and posters of over 40 blaxploitation films. The pressbooks contain articles about the film, the stars and the filmmakers, as well as samples of proposed publicity campaigns, plot synopses, credits and other information. Many of the posters were used to advertise the films in local theaters, some doctored to suit white audiences while others have directions that specified "for black audiences only." Some of the movies include Shaft's Big Score, Blacula,...

Richard E. Norman Film Production Flyers

Identifier: SC 00093
Scope and Contents Collection of five film promotional flyers and brochures produced by Richard E. Norman through Norman Studios from 1919- 1940. Norman became a widely recognized film maker who produced "race" films. These were films that touted all African American casts and targeted an African American audience. The brochures include, "The Green Eyed Monster" (1919), "Regeneration" (1923), and "Black Gold" (1928). There is also a promotional flyer that promotes four separate movies, "The Green Eyed Monster"...

School Daze Film Script and Movie Poster

Identifier: SC 00379
Content Description Typed script of School Daze written by Spike Lee, third draft dated January 1, 1987. Produced by Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks, Inc. Ya-Dig, Sho-Nuff, By Any Means Necessary WGS East, Incorporated, number 39658. The film was ultimately released in 1998 and starred Larry Fishburne, Giancarlo Esposito, and Tisha Campbell- Martin. It is about members Greek social organizations clashing with other students on campus during Home Coming Weekend at a historically black institution. Lee...