American Documents, Vol. 2: Black Shadows on the Silver Screen (1976)

Genres - Film, TV & Radio, History  |   Sub-Genres - Social History  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |  
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This program is part two in the 13-volume American Documents series and features historic contributions of black Americans. Narrated by Ossie Davis, this program highlights early black films and filmmakers through the use of rare archival footage and interviews. Many memorable entertainment industry events are included in the 52-minute documentary.



achievement, Black [race], film-industry, filmmaker