Roy Thomas collection on Black filmmaking, 1916-1987 (bulk 1970-1979).

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Roy Thomas collection on Black filmmaking, 1916-1987 (bulk 1970-1979).

Contains items used in Roy Thomas's course work at the University of Calif., Berkeley in Black Cinema, including scrapbooks. African Americans' covered are Stepin Fetchit, William Marshall, Oscar Micheaux and Clarence Muse, among many other famous African Americans in movies.

1 box, 2 v. and 1 oversize folder (.65 linear ft.)

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Muse, Clarence

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Born Baltimore Maryland, ca. 1890; died Perris, California, 1979. Black performer, stage producer, songwriter, screenwriter, and founding member of the Screen Actors Guild. He was a producer-director-writer in the Black theaters of New York and Chicago before coming to Hollywood in 1928, where he appeared in more than 200 motion pictures. From the description of Clarence Muse papers, [ca.1930-1978]. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 86093721 ...

University of California, Berkeley. Afro-American Studies.

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Fetchit, Stepin 1898-1985

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Marshall, William, 1924-2003

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Micheaux, Oscar, 1884-1951

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Oscar Micheaux (b. Jan. 2, 1884, Metropolis, IL–d. March 25, 1951, Charlotte, NC) was born to Calvin and Bell Michaux, both former slaves. He started working as a teenager in various jobs (in stockyard, steel mills, as a shoe shiner, and eventually a Pullman porter) before buying a homestead in Gregory County, SD. While on his homestead he married Orlean McCracken although the marriage did not last. Micheaux started writing for The Chicago Defender urging black people to take advantage of the la...

Thomas, Roy T.

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Roy Thomas was a professor in African American Studies at the University of Calif., Berkeley. From the description of Roy Thomas collection on Black filmmaking, 1916-1987 (bulk 1970-1979). (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 214926664 ...