Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies, and Bucks An Interpretive History of Blacks in American Films, 3rd Edition

ISBN-10: 0826405789

ISBN-13: 9780826405784

Edition: 3rd 1994 (Reprint)

Authors: Donald Bogle

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Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1
Size: 6.02" wide x 8.93" long x 1.23" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Donald Bogle is the author of numerous books, including Dorothy Dandridge: A Biography and Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies, & Bucks. He teaches at the University of Pennsylvania and New York University and lives in New York City.

Preface to the New Third Edition
Preface to the Expanded Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Black Beginnings: from Uncle Tom's Cabin to The Birth of a Nation
The Tom
The Coon
The Tragic Mulatto
The Mammy
The Brutal Black Buck and The Birth of a Nation
Into the 1920s: the Jesters
The 1930s: the Servants
High-Steppin' Sir Stepin
Waiting on West and Serving Shirley
Mr. Bojangles: the Cool-Eyed Tom
Clarence Muse: The Inhibited, Humanized Tom Standing in a Corner by Himself
Imitation of Life: Mother Knows Best
Iridescent Fredi: Black Girl in Search of a Black Role
Louise Beavers: the Black Guardian Angel
The Green Pastures
Rex Ingram: First of the Freed Black Men
Stepin's Step-Chillun
Rochester: The Gentleman's Gentleman
Hi-Hat Hattie
Gone with the Wind: Black Realities and the End of a Tradition
Paul Robeson: the Black Colossus
The Interlude: Black-Market Cinema
Oscar Micheaux
The 1940s: the Entertainers, the New Negroes, and the Problem People
The Entertainers
Hazel Scott: Miss Proper Middle-Class Lady
Lena Horne: Black Beauty in Residence
Cabin in the Sky
Stormy Weather
Bits and Pieces of Black Action
Song of the South
The New Negroes: An Interim
The Problem People
Home of the Brave and the Postwar Good Sensitive Negro
Lost Boundaries' Tragic Mulattoes
Pinky's Tragic Mulatto and Its Strong Black Woman
Intruder in the Dust and the Defiantly Proud Black Man
The 1950s: Black Stars
Ethel Waters: Earth Mother for an Alienated Age
Dorothy Dandridge: Apotheosis of the Mulatto
Sidney Poitier: Hero for an Integrationist Age
Black Odds and Ends
The 1960s: Problem People into Militants
Steps Forward
Black Art Films
A Step Backward: Ossie Davis and Gone Are the Days
Along the Road, in Harlem, and on the Subway
Way Down in de New Ole South with Tom-Tom, Miss Bronze Barbie Doll, and Ms. Militant Mammy
A Man Called Adam and the Son of Sunshine Sammy
Super Sidney of the 1960s
Jim Brown: Black Buck Hero for a Separatist Age
The New-Style Black Film
The 1970s: Bucks and a Black Movie Boom
Melvin Van Peebles: The Black Movie Director as Folk Hero
Shaft: He's a Badd Mother - Shut Your Mouth
Super Fly: Mixed Messages
The Jock as Movie Star
Lady Sings the Blues: Black Stars, Black Romance
Sidney Strikes Again
Superbadd, Supermama
Sisters in Distress
Other Films, Other Voices
Richard Pryor: The Crazy Nigger as Conquering Hero
The Wiz
The 1980s: Black Superstars and the Era of Tan
Holding Up the Fort
Dramatic Possibilities
Buddy Buddy
Richard Pryor, Superstar: The Ups and Downs
Trading Places: Eddie Murphy
A Soldier's Story
Say It with Music
Different Directions
Women: As Exotics and Non-racials
A Controversy about Color
Whipping Whoopi
Hollywood and the Race Theme
Burning History: The White Man's Burden
The Bird Doesn't Fly
Focusing on Apartheid
Bringing History to Light: Glory
Denzel Washington: On the Road to Stardom
Driving Miss Daisy: The Matter of Perspective
Morgan Freeman: The Long Journey to Get There
Other Films
Sidney Returns
Closing the Era on the Right Note
The 1990s: New Stars, New Filmmakers, and a New African American Cinema
The Good, the Bad, the Bonded, the Typed
Whoopi's Back and a Ghost's Got Her
An Emerging New African American Cinema
Charles Burnett: A New Career Direction
A Breakthrough Year
New Jack Movies
A Black New Wave
John Singleton's South Central
Rising from the Dust
A Trio by Spike
Other New Directors and Films
Actresses in Search of Roles
The New Actors
Eddie Murphy: All Grown Up, Looking for a Place to Go
Laurence Fishburne: From Child Actor to Leading Man
Wesley Snipes: Action Hero
Denzel Washington: Leading Man, Romantic Hero, Superstar
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