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A piece of the action : race and labor in post-civil rights Hollywood

Quinn, Eithne 1971- (author.).

Summary: Eithne Quinn reveals how Hollywood catalyzed racial politics in the decade after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, through representation on screen as well as in battles over jobs and resources behind the scenes. Based on extensive archival research and detailed discussions of films, this book examines the limits of Hollywood liberalism.

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  • OCLC: on1128703578
  • ISBN: 0231164378
  • ISBN: 9780231164375
  • ISBN: 023116436X
  • ISBN: 9780231164368
  • ISBN: 0231551010
  • ISBN: 9780231551014
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
  • Published: New York :Columbia University Press,[2020]
  • Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2020]

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: The Screen Speaks For for Itself: Institutional Discrimination and the Dawning of Hollywood Postracialism -- Racializing the Hollywood Renaissance: Black and White Symbol Creators in a Time of Crisis -- Challenging Jim Crow Crews: Federal Activism and Industry Reaction -- Getting the Man's Foot Out out of Our Collective Asses: Black Left Film Producers and the Rise of the Hustler Creative -- Color-Blind Corporatism: The Black Film Wave and White Revival Conclusion: Race, Creative Labor, and Reflexivity in Post-Civil Rights Hollywood.
Subject: African Americans in motion pictures
Race in motion pictures
Race relations in motion pictures
African Americans in the motion picture industry
Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- 20th century

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