Black in the British Frame: The Black Experience in British Film and Television

Black in the British Frame: The Black Experience in British Film and Television

by Stephen Bourne

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Overview

In this updated edition of Stephen Bourne's acclaimed and award-winning study, the author takes a personal look at the history of black people in popular British film and television. He documents, from original research and interviews, experiences and representations which have been ignored in previous media books about people of African descent. There are chapters about Paul Robeson, silent films, soap operas and much more--as well as several useful appendices including award winners and suggestions for further reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826455390
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 11/30/2001
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.86(w) x 8.87(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Stephen Bourne is one of Britain's leading authorities on Black history. He has programmed a number of events for the National Film Theatre, including a centenary tribute to Paul Robeson. Stephen has received two awards from the Commission for Racial Equality. He has written for numerous publications including The Voice, The Stage, Black Filmmaker, The Guardian and The Independent, and is author of Black in the British Frame: Black People in British Film and Television 1896-1996 (2nd edition).

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