The Negro in Films.

Noble (Peter)

The Negro in Films.

Description: FIRST EDITION, title-page illustrated with still from 'They Won't Forget' numerous photographs across 20 plates, occasional faint foxing usually corresponding to plates, pp. 288, crown 8vo, original black cloth, backstrip and upper board lettered in silver, rubbed to extremities, textblock edges toned, Australian bookseller ticket to front pastedown and the stamp of the 'N.S.W. Documentary & Educational Films Council' at head of flyleaf (no other marks), subscription slip laid in, dustjacket tatty, good

Publication Details: Skelton Robinson, n.d. [circa 1949]

Notes: An important assessment of Hollywood's 'unjust treatment of the Negro' in its first few decades, the contrast drawn with the more progressive depiction within British film, with a positive outlook for the future of the representation of black people within this medium. The Appendices include a bibliography and a filmography that demonstrate the author's thorough approach. Following its interesting early provenance, this copy passed into the collection of John Baxter, the Australian author of a number of books on the film industry and a noted bibliophile. ...more

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Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1949]

Stock Number: 66060

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