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The Original Amos N Andy

Author : Elizabeth McLeod
ISBN : 9781476609713
Genre : Performing Arts
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This critical reexamination of Amos ’n’ Andy, the pioneering creation of Charles Correll and Freeman Gosden, presents an unapologetic but balanced view lacking in most treatments. It relies upon an untapped resource—thousands of pages of scripts from the show’s nearly forgotten earliest version, which most clearly reflected the vision of its creators. Consequently, it provides fresh insights and in part refutes the usual blanket condemnations of this groundbreaking show. The text incorporates numerous script excerpts, provides key background information, and also acknowledges the show’s importance to radio broadcasting and modern entertainment.

The Concise Encyclopedia Of American Radio

Author : Christopher H. Sterling
ISBN : 9781135176846
Genre : Performing Arts
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The Concise Encyclopedia of American Radio is an essential single-volume reference guide to this vital and evolving medium. Comprised of more than 300 entries spanning the invention of radio to the Internet, this refernce work addresses personalities, music genres, regulations, technology, programming and stations, the "golden age" of radio and other topics relating to radio broadcasting throughout its history. The entries are updated throughout and the volume includes nine new entries on topics ranging from podcasting to the decline of radio.

Black Stereotypes In Popular Series Fiction 1851 1955

Author : Bernard A. Drew
ISBN : 9780786474103
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"Even well-meaning fiction writers of the late Jim Crow era (1900-1955) perpetuated racial stereotypes in their depiction of black characters.The best known white writers of black characters included Booth Tarkington, Irvin S. Cobb, Roark Bradford, Hugh Wiley, Charles Correll and Freeman Gosden. These writers left a curious legacy that deserves examination"--

Dreaming Of Dixie

Author : Karen L. Cox
ISBN : 9780807877784
Genre : Social Science
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From the late nineteenth century through World War II, popular culture portrayed the American South as a region ensconced in its antebellum past, draped in moonlight and magnolias, and represented by such southern icons as the mammy, the belle, the chivalrous planter, white-columned mansions, and even bolls of cotton. In Dreaming of Dixie, Karen Cox shows that the chief purveyors of nostalgia for the Old South were outsiders of the region, playing to consumers' anxiety about modernity by marketing the South as a region still dedicated to America's pastoral traditions. In addition, Cox examines how southerners themselves embraced the imaginary romance of the region's past.

Film Dialogue

Author : Jeff Jaeckle
ISBN : 9780231850421
Genre : Performing Arts
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Film Dialogue is the first anthology in film studies devoted to the topic of language in cinema, bringing together leading and emerging scholars to discuss the aesthetic, narrative, and ideological dimensions of film speech that have largely gone unappreciated and unheard. Consisting of thirteen essays divided into three sections: genre, auteur theory, and cultural representation, Film Dialogue revisits and reconfigures several of the most established topics in film studies in an effort to persuade readers that "spectators" are more accurately described as "audiences," that the gaze has its equal in eavesdropping, and that images are best understood and appreciated through their interactions with words. Including an introduction that outlines a methodology of film dialogue study and adopting an accessible prose style throughout, Film Dialogue is a welcome addition to ongoing debates about the place, value, and purpose of language in cinema.

The Man Who Sold America

Author : Jeffrey L. Cruikshank
ISBN : 9781422161777
Genre : Business & Economics
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We live in an age of persuasion. Leaders and institutions of every kind--public and private, large and small--must compete in the marketplace of images and messages. This has been true since the advent of mass media, from broad circulation magazines and radio through the age of television and the internet. Yet there have been very few true geniuses at the art of mass persuasion in the last century. In public relations, Edward Bernays comes to mind. In advertising, most Hall-of-Famers--J. Walter Thomson, David Ogilvy, Bill Bernbach, Bruce Barton, Ray Rubicam, and others--point to one individual as the "father" of modern advertising: Albert D. Lasker. And yet Lasker--unlike Bernays, Thomson, Ogilvy, and the others--remains an enigma. Now, Jeffrey Cruikshank and Arthur Schultz, having uncovered a treasure trove of Lasker's papers, have written a fascinating and revealing biography of one of the 20th century's most powerful, intriguing, and instructive figures. It is no exaggeration to say that Lasker created modern advertising. He was the first influential proponent of "reason why" advertising, a consumer-centered approach that skillfully melded form and content and a precursor to the "unique selling proposition" approach that today dominates the industry. More than that, he was a prominent political figure, champion of civil rights, man of extreme wealth and hobnobber with kings and maharajahs, as well as with the likes of Albert Einstein and Eleanor Roosevelt. He was also a deeply troubled man, who suffered mental collapses throughout his adult life, though was able fight through and continue his amazing creative and productive activities into later life. This is the story of a man who shaped an industry, and in many ways, shaped a century.

The Sounds Of Radio

Author : Shawn Gary VanCour
ISBN : WISC:89101822161
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1920s American Radio Programs

Author : LLC Books
ISBN : 1155509501
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Rudy Valle, Mobil, Amos 'n' Andy, Your Hit Parade, the Goldbergs, the Happiness Boys, National Barn Dance, the Eveready Hour, the A

Einsame Klasse

Author : Eva Gesine Baur
ISBN : 9783406705700
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Vamp, Diva, Legende: Es sind immer dieselben Begriffe, die mit Marlene Dietrich verbunden werden und den Blick auf sie verstellen. Diese Ausnahmeperson war widersprüchlicher, moderner und kompromissloser als jeder andere Hollywoodstar. Doch was diese Frau so außergewöhnlich machte, zeigt sich erst, wenn sie in ihrer Zeit gesehen wird. Marlene Dietrich zog Hosen an, als Frauen dafür auf offener Straße Prügel ernteten. Sie holte ihr Kind nach Hollywood, als Muttersein das Aus für einen erotischen Filmstar bedeutete. Sie widerstand den Lockrufen Hitlers, als viele ihrer Kollegen umfielen. Und sie begann in einem Alter eine zweite Bühnenkarriere, in dem andere für immer abtraten. Eva Gesine Baur hat sich auf die Fährte einer Persönlichkeit begeben, die sich systematisch dem Zugriff entzog und immer noch Rätsel aufgibt: Wie konnte eine Frau, deren Liebhaber Erich Maria Remarque, Gary Cooper, Jean Gabin, John F. Kennedy und Yul Brynner hießen, sich als nicht schön bezeichnen? Warum zweifelte sie an ihren schauspielerischen Fähigkeiten? Wie kam es, dass diese umschwärmte Diva ein Leben lang über Einsamkeit klagte? Und was war der Grund dafür, dass der Mensch, den Marlene Dietrich am meisten liebte, ihre Liebe nicht zu erwidern imstande war - das einzige Kind?

Das Siebte Opfer

Author : Robert Sheckley
ISBN : 9783641169046
Genre : Fiction
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Lizenz zum Töten Dank des Amtes für Aggressionsabbau gibt es in der Zukunft keine Kriege mehr. Wer seine Aggressionen abbauen möchte, registriert sich als Jäger und bekommt dann sein Opfer zugeteilt. Danach wird er selbst als Opfer zum Abschuss durch einen Jäger freigegeben, darf sich jedoch verteidigen. Stanton Frelaine hat lange auf seine Zuteilung durch das Amt gewartet, doch als er endlich den ersehnten Bescheid in den Händen hält, traut er seinen Augen kaum: Sein siebtes Opfer ist eine Frau! Die Erzählung „Das siebte Opfer“ erscheint als exklusives E-Book Only bei Heyne und ist zusammen mit weiteren Stories von Robert Sheckley auch in dem Sammelband „Der widerspenstige Planet“ enthalten. Sie umfasst ca. 24 Buchseiten.

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