Encyclopedia of African American actresses in film and television

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McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers , Jefferson, N.C
African American actresses -- Biography -- Diction
StatementBob McCann.
GenreBiography, Dictionaries
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LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.N4 M345 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL23725322M
ISBN 139780786437900
LC Control Number2009037436

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The first work of its kind, this encyclopedia provides brief biographies of African American film and television actresses from the silent era to It includes entries on well-known and nearly forgotten actresses, running the gamut from Academy Award and NAACP Image Award winners to B-film and blaxpoitation era dam-projects.com: Bob Mccann.

Dec 21,  · The first work of its kind, this encyclopedia provides brief biographies of African American film and television actresses from the silent era to It includes entries on well-known and nearly forgotten actresses, running the gamut from Academy Award and NAACP Image Award winners to B–film and blaxpoitation era stars.

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Each entry is accompanied by a filmography of credits. The book also features more than photographs Full description. Encyclopedia of African American actresses in film and television. [Bob McCann] -- "This encyclopedia provides biographical entries on African American film and television actresses, from Academy Award and NAACP Image Award winners to B-film and blaxpoitation era divas.

The first book of its kind, this encyclopedia provides biographical entries on African American film and television actresses from the silent era to It includes entries on well-known and nearly forgotten actresses, running the gamut from Academy Award and NAACP Image Award winners to B-film and blaxpoitation era dam-projects.com: McFarland & Company, Inc.

The first work of its kind, this encyclopedia provides brief biographies of African American film and television actresses from the silent era to It includes entries on well-known and nearly forgotten actresses, running the gamut from Academy Award and NAACP Image Award winners to B–film and blaxpoitation era stars.

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