Author: G. William Jones
Works Published by UNT Press
Black Cinema Treasures: Lost and Found
Published: August, 1991 Pages: 242 Features: 150 b&w photos. Bib. Index.
Focusing on a much-neglected area of film experience in America, Black Cinema Treasures furthers the preservation of America’s cultural and historic heritage, especially its African-American heritage as seen through the eyes of the African-American independent filmmakers of the 1920s through the 1950s. Ossie Davis says that the collection is one of the best sources of black “self-consciousness” in America during those decades. more... about Black Cinema Treasures: Lost and Found