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The Resource Midnight ramble : Oscar Micheaux and the story of race movies, a Shanachie presentation ; written by Clyde Taylor ; produced by Pamela A. Thomas, Bestor Cram ; directed by Bestor Cram, Pearl Bowser ; senior producer, Margaret Drain ; executive producer, Judy Crichton ; a Northern Light Productions film for the American experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation and Northern Light Productions ; WGBH Boston, (videorecording)

Midnight ramble : Oscar Micheaux and the story of race movies, a Shanachie presentation ; written by Clyde Taylor ; produced by Pamela A. Thomas, Bestor Cram ; directed by Bestor Cram, Pearl Bowser ; senior producer, Margaret Drain ; executive producer, Judy Crichton ; a Northern Light Productions film for the American experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation and Northern Light Productions ; WGBH Boston, (videorecording)

Label
Midnight ramble : Oscar Micheaux and the story of race movies
Title
Midnight ramble
Title remainder
Oscar Micheaux and the story of race movies
Statement of responsibility
a Shanachie presentation ; written by Clyde Taylor ; produced by Pamela A. Thomas, Bestor Cram ; directed by Bestor Cram, Pearl Bowser ; senior producer, Margaret Drain ; executive producer, Judy Crichton ; a Northern Light Productions film for the American experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation and Northern Light Productions ; WGBH Boston
Title variation
  • Oscar Micheaux and the story of race movies
  • Oscar Micheaux and the history of race
Contributor
Director of photography
Film distributor
Host
Instrumentalist
Narrator
Production company
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Recounts the story of race movies produced for Afro-Americans from 1910 through 1950 and the role played by Oscar Micheaux, the leading Afro-American producer and director. These movies were designed for Afro-Americans, were frequently shown at midnight, and presented Afro-Americans in a positive light. Features interviews with Afro-American actors, actresses, and historians
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Cataloging source
GZN
Characteristic
videorecording
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American experience (Television program)
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Credits note
Edited by Bruce Johnson ; cinematography, Bestor Cram, Bruce Johnson ; musical composition, Caleb Sampson ; musicians, Caleb Sampson, Stan Strickland, John Kusiak ; series theme, Charles Kuskin
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LC call number
PN1995.9.N4
LC item number
M52 2009
PerformerNote
Host: David McCullough ; narrated by James Avery ; commentators, Toni Cade Bambara, Robert Hall, Elton Fax, Pearl Bowser, Carlton Moss, Herb Jefferies
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  • 1931-
  • 1945-2013
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  • Cram, Bestor
  • Bowser, Pearl
  • Taylor, Clyde
  • Thomas, Pamela A.
  • Drain, Margaret
  • Crichton, Judy
  • McCullough, David G.
  • Avery, James
  • Bambara, Toni Cade
  • Hall, Robert
  • Fax, Elton C.
  • Moss, Carlton
  • Jeffries, Herb
  • Sampson, Caleb
  • Strickland, Stan
  • Kusiak, John
  • Kuskin, Charles
  • Shanachie Entertainment Corp
  • Northern Light Productions
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • Synergy Entertainment
Runtime
56
Series statement
Synergy archive series
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  • Micheaux, Oscar
  • Race films
  • African American motion picture actors and actresses
  • African American motion picture producers and directors
  • African Americans in the motion picture industry
  • Micheaux, Oscar
  • African American motion picture actors and actresses
  • African American motion picture producers and directors
  • African Americans in the motion picture industry
  • Race films
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Midnight ramble : Oscar Micheaux and the story of race movies, a Shanachie presentation ; written by Clyde Taylor ; produced by Pamela A. Thomas, Bestor Cram ; directed by Bestor Cram, Pearl Bowser ; senior producer, Margaret Drain ; executive producer, Judy Crichton ; a Northern Light Productions film for the American experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation and Northern Light Productions ; WGBH Boston, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Distribution
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a segment of: The American experience (aired Oct. 26,1994, Season 7, episode 4)
  • This disc is a DVD-R and may fail to play on some DVD equipment
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
656834558
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (56 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
885444101755
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color with black & white sequences
Physical substance
DVD video
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)656834558
System details
DVD-R; NTSC; all regions; 4:3 presentation; Dolby digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Midnight ramble : Oscar Micheaux and the story of race movies, a Shanachie presentation ; written by Clyde Taylor ; produced by Pamela A. Thomas, Bestor Cram ; directed by Bestor Cram, Pearl Bowser ; senior producer, Margaret Drain ; executive producer, Judy Crichton ; a Northern Light Productions film for the American experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation and Northern Light Productions ; WGBH Boston, (videorecording)
Distribution
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a segment of: The American experience (aired Oct. 26,1994, Season 7, episode 4)
  • This disc is a DVD-R and may fail to play on some DVD equipment
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
656834558
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (56 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
885444101755
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color with black & white sequences
Physical substance
DVD video
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)656834558
System details
DVD-R; NTSC; all regions; 4:3 presentation; Dolby digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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