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Blacks in Blackface by Henry T. Sampson · OverDrive (Rakuten OverDrive): eBooks, audiobooks and videos for libraries

blacks in blackface sampson henry t

More than double the size of the previous edition, this useful resource will also appeal to the casual reader who is interested in learning more about early Black entertainment. Rather than critically analyzing the era, Sampson lets the contemporary commentators speak for themselves through hundreds of brief reviews almost exclusively from the African American press from across the United States. Circuit, October 1926Appendix D: Partial List of Theatres Owned and Operated by Blacks, 1910-1930 Appendix E: Typical T. As an introduction to forgotten performers or a reminder of the greats of this period, the reviews are eminently browsable and often illuminate the difficulties black performers had getting and keeping jobs at that time. Rather than critically analyzing the era, Sampson lets the contemporary commentators speak for themselves through hundreds of brief reviews almost exclusively from the African American press from across the United States. Sampson also recounts the struggles of African American performers and producers to overcome the racial prejudice of white show owners, music publishers, theatre managers, and booking agents to achieve adequate financial compensation for their talents and managerial expertise. A comprehensive volume that covers all aspects of Black musical shows performed in theatres, nightclubs, circuses, and medicine shows, this edition of Blacks in Blackface can be used as a reference for serious scholars and researchers of Black show business in the United States before 1940.

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Blacks in Blackface: A Sourcebook on Early Black Musical Shows

blacks in blackface sampson henry t

Rare photos supplement the entries and provide visual documentation. Since its publication in 1977 to acclaim as a pioneering work, this has remained the first and only book to detail all aspects of a unique era in the history of motion pictures the only time in the U. The range of genres is fascinating, including vaudeville and nightclub acts but also minstrel shows, medicine shows, circus sideshows, carnivals, and other forms of variety. Black-and-white photographs are scattered throughout the volumes. A companion to the author's The Ghost Walks, which examines the period 1865-1910, this sourcebook deals with black musical theater, nightclubs, vaudeville, and other venues for the 1900-40 period. Preface Acknowledgments Chapter One: Early Black Musical Shows: Historical Overview Chapter Two: Pioneering Black Entrepreneurs in Show Business Chapter Three: Pioneer Black Show Producers Chapter Four: Famous Black Theatres Chapter Five: Reviews of Vaudeville, Tabloid, Road Shows, Burlesque and Negro Orchestra and Comment, 1900-1940 Chapter Six: Cabaret and Night Club Reviews Chapter Seven: Reviews of Negro Musical Comedy Shows 1910-1940 Chapter Eight: Black Musical Comedy Shows: Cast of Characters and Synopsis Chapter Nine: Negro Performers in Carnival, Exposition, Medicine, Circus Annex and Minstrel Shows: 1910-1940 Chapter Ten: Blacks in Blackface Appendix A: Partial List of Black Vaudeville, Road Shows, and Burlesque Acts Traveling over Major Theatrical Circuits 1910-1940 Appendix B: Theatre Owners Who Were Original Members of T. A companion to the author's The Ghost Walks, which examines the period 1865-1910, this sourcebook deals with black musical theater, nightclubs, vaudeville, and other venues for the 1900-40 period.

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Blacks in blackface : a sourcebook on early black musical shows (eBook, 2014) [automatictrade.net]

blacks in blackface sampson henry t

It has been revised and expanded in all directions, offering material on the business side of black show business, including producers, entrepreneurs, and theaters; synopses of shows; and biographical entries for hundreds of actors and comedians. An invaluable resource for scholars and historians focused on African American culture, this new edition features significantly revised, expanded, and new material. Published in 1980, Blacks in Blackface was the first and most extensive book up to that time to deal exclusively with every aspect of all-African American musical comedies performed on the stage between 1900 and 1940. As an introduction to forgotten performers or a reminder of the greats of this period, the reviews are eminently browsable and often illuminate the difficulties black performers had getting and keeping jobs at that time. Black Newspapers, 1900-1940Index About the Author Published in 1980, Blacks in Blackface was the first and most extensive book up to that time to deal exclusively with every aspect of all-African American musical comedies performed on the stage between 1900 and 1940.

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Blacks in Black and White: A Source Book on Black Films

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This new volume is nearly triple the size of the previous edition. Sampson traces the history of the Black film industry from its beginnings around 1910 to its demise in 1950, chronicling the activities of pioneer Black filmmakers and performers who have been virtually ignored by film historians. Sampson has done a fine job of pulling together source material for this vital reference on the history of the black entertainment industry. Appendix I: Partial List of Colored Fairs-1921 Appendix J: Partial List of U. Show Contract of the Late 1920s Appendix F: Partial List of Acts Playing the S.

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Blacks in Blackface by Henry T. Sampson · OverDrive (Rakuten OverDrive): eBooks, audiobooks and videos for libraries

blacks in blackface sampson henry t

Preface Acknowledgments Chapter One: Early Black Musical Shows: Historical Overview Chapter Two: Pioneering Black Entrepreneurs in Show Business Chapter Three: Pioneer Black Show Producers Chapter Four: Famous Black Theatres Chapter Five: Reviews of Vaudeville, Tabloid, Road Shows, Burlesque and Negro Orchestra and Comment, 1900-1940Chapter Six: Cabaret and Night Club Reviews Chapter Seven: Reviews of Negro Musical Comedy Shows 1910-1940Chapter Eight: Black Musical Comedy Shows: Cast of Characters and Synopsis Chapter Nine: Negro Performers in Carnival, Exposition, Medicine, Circus Annex and Minstrel Shows: 1910-1940 Chapter Ten: Blacks in Blackface Appendix A: Partial List of Black Vaudeville, Road Shows, and Burlesque Acts Traveling over Major Theatrical Circuits 1910-1940Appendix B: Theatre Owners Who Were Original Members of T. The E-mail message field is required. Some 30 years have elapsed since publication of the first edition of this work. Sampson has done a fine job of pulling together source material for this vital reference on the history of the black entertainment industry. The list of film titles from both the sound and the silent periods, including members of the cast, has been greatly expanded.

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Henry T. Sampson: Blacks in Blackface (ePUB)

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Sampson provides an unprecedented wealth of information on legitimate musical comedies, including show synopses, casts, songs, and production credits. An invaluable resource for scholars and historians focused on African American culture, this new edition features significantly revised, expanded, and new material. In Blacks in Blackface: A Sourcebook on Early Black Musical Shows, Henry T. Intending to give greater coverage to the hundreds of black musical shows beyond the few described in standard references, independent scholar Sampson has done a remarkable job. Black producers and artists competed with white managers who were producing all-Black shows and also with some white entertainers who were performing Black-developed music and dances, often in blackface. All academic libraries; lower-level undergraduates and above; general readers.

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Blacks in Black and White: A Source Book on Black Films

blacks in blackface sampson henry t

Sampson provides an unprecedented wealth of information on legitimate musical comedies, including show synopses, casts, songs, and production credits. Dudley Circuit, November 1914 Appendix G: Alphabetical List of Negro Musical Comedies and Tab Shows1910-1940 Appendix H: Thirty Songs Written by Black Composers Published by Pace and Handy Music Co. Sampson also recounts the struggles of African American performers and producers to overcome the racial prejudice of white show owners, music publishers, theatre managers, and booking agents to achieve adequate financial compensation for their talents and managerial expertise. Sampson provides an unprecedented wealth of information on legitimate musical comedies, including show synopses, casts, songs, and production credits. An invaluable resource for scholars and historians focused on African American culture, this new edition features significantly revised, expanded, and new material. Circuit, October 1926 Appendix D: Partial List of Theatres Owned and Operated by Blacks, 1910-1930 Appendix E: Typical T.

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Blacks in Blackface: A Sourcebook on Early Black Musical Shows

blacks in blackface sampson henry t

A new chapter discusses the first black images in American film as portrayed by Whites in blackface. Additional material details circuses and minstrel shows. More than double the size of the previous edition, this useful resource will also appeal to the casual reader who is interested in learning more about early Black entertainment. Black producers and artists competed with white managers who were producing all-Black shows and also with some white entertainers who were performing Black-developed music and dances, often in blackface. Published in 1980, Blacks in Blackface was the first and most extensive book up to that time to deal exclusively with every aspect of all-African American musical comedies performed on the stage between 1900 and 1940. Black Newspapers, 1900-1940 Index About the Author.

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