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Author Regester, Charlene B., 1956-
Title African American actresses : the struggle for visibility, 1900-1960 / Charlene Regester
Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2010
book jacket
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 Modern History Library  791.4302 R333    AVAILABLE    30550100478518
Descript xi, 405 p., 14 p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction -- Madame Sul-Te-Wan : the struggle for visibility -- Nina Mae McKinney : early success and tumultuous career -- Louise Beavers : negotiating racial difference -- Fredi Washington : the masquerades and the masks -- Hattie McDaniel : centering the margin -- Lena Horne : actress and activist -- Hazel Scott : resistance to othering -- Ethel Waters : personification of otherness -- Dorothy Dandridge : intertwining the reel and the real -- Conclusion
Subject African American women in motion pictures
African American motion picture actors and actresses -- Biography
Actors -- United States -- Biography
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