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The Resource Midnight ramble, produced by Pamela A. Thomas, Bestor Cram ; directed by Bestor Cram, Pearl Bowser ; written by Clyde Taylor ; edited by Bruce Johnson, (videorecording)

Midnight ramble, produced by Pamela A. Thomas, Bestor Cram ; directed by Bestor Cram, Pearl Bowser ; written by Clyde Taylor ; edited by Bruce Johnson, (videorecording)

Label
Midnight ramble
Title
Midnight ramble
Statement of responsibility
produced by Pamela A. Thomas, Bestor Cram ; directed by Bestor Cram, Pearl Bowser ; written by Clyde Taylor ; edited by Bruce Johnson
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This documentary recounts the little-known story of a remarkable independent film industry outside of Hollywood that produced close to 500 movies for African-American audiences between 1910-1940. The story of this forgotten chapter in America's movie history focuses on black filmmaker Oscar Micheaux
Member of
Cataloging source
SZR
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography: Bestor Cram, Bruce Johnson ; music: Caleb Sampson
PerformerNote
Narrator: James Avery
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1884-1951
  • 1931-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Micheaux, Oscar
  • Thomas, Pamela A
  • Cram, Bestor
  • Bowser, Pearl
  • Taylor, Clyde
  • Johnson, Bruce
  • PBS Video
Runtime
56
Series statement
The American experience
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans in the motion picture industry
  • Blacks in the motion picture industry
  • Blacks in motion pictures
Target audience
adult
Technique
animation
Label
Midnight ramble, produced by Pamela A. Thomas, Bestor Cram ; directed by Bestor Cram, Pearl Bowser ; written by Clyde Taylor ; edited by Bruce Johnson, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Closed-captioned
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (56 min.)
Medium for sound
optical sound track on motion picture film
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
AMEX-704
Sound on medium or separate
sound separate from medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o34729093
  • CARL0623253834
  • (OCoLC)31878981
System details
VHS format
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Midnight ramble, produced by Pamela A. Thomas, Bestor Cram ; directed by Bestor Cram, Pearl Bowser ; written by Clyde Taylor ; edited by Bruce Johnson, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Closed-captioned
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (56 min.)
Medium for sound
optical sound track on motion picture film
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
AMEX-704
Sound on medium or separate
sound separate from medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o34729093
  • CARL0623253834
  • (OCoLC)31878981
System details
VHS format
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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