Lecture 8: Motion Pictures

Lecture 8: Motion Pictures - Best known for: 4. Oscar...

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Lecture 8: “Black Shadows on a Silver Screen There won’t be any “official” notes for this video, which we’ll see in class. The video is about the development and decline of the African-American film industry. You should print this list so that you will have the names spelled correctly and can make some notes while you’re watching. Here are some of the names of people described in the video: 1. W.E.B. Du Bois Best known for: 2. D.W. Griffith Best known for: 3. Bert Williams
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Unformatted text preview: Best known for: 4. Oscar Micheaux Best known for: 5. Josephine Baker Best known for: 6. Paul Robeson Best known for: 7. Cab Calloway Best known for: While youre watching, try to understand: a) why and how race pictures developed b) why the industry began to decline and race pictures eventually disappeared completely. See if you can connect the people listed above to what they were best known for and their role in answering either question a or question b....
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