Hollywood"s African American films

the transition to sound
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Rutgers University Press , New Brunswick, N.J
Motion pictures, African Americans in the motion picture industry, Race in motion pictures, African Americans in motion pictures, Hi
StatementRyan Jay Friedman
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.N4 F75 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 247 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25001518M
ISBN 100813550483, 0813550491
ISBN 139780813550480, 9780813550497
LC Control Number2010041969
OCLC/WorldCa669161840

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