The Encyclopedia of Ethnic Groups in Hollywood by James Robert Parish
By James Robert Parish
The Encyclopedia of Ethnic teams in Hollywood is an exhaustive connection with the remedy and development of 5 diverse ethnic teams within the world's such a lot seen undefined. This publication explores some of the stereotypes propagated through tv and the flicks, in addition to the leap forward exhibits and movies that shattered them. The textual content is split into 5 sections: African american citizens, Asian american citizens, Hispanic american citizens, Jewish americans, and local americans. each one part examines the illustration of that exact ethnic workforce either on-screen and in the back of the digital camera. offered in an easy-to-use, A-to-Z layout, each one accomplished part deals an account detailing landmark motion pictures, video clips, and tv sequence correct to that team; biographical entries protecting key personalities; and topical entries overlaying key topics, genres, and fictional characters. an intensive index is helping consultant scholars, researchers, and normal readers.
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Kidd; Cast: Stephen Boyd (Capt. Beau Carter), Robert Hooks (Lt. Edward Wallace), Susan Oliver (Anna), Rosey Grier (Big Jim), Moses Gunn (Doc), Richard Pryor (Jonathan Crunk), Glynn Turman (George Brightman), Billy Dee Williams (Lewis). This minor TV movie, another World War II combat entry, boasted a stalwart cast of African-American talent. It also featured a relatively innovative (for national TV consumption) plot point. A bigoted white army captain (Boyd) is suddenly put in charge of a novice, all African-American rear-line service detachment.
It led to Hell Up in Harlem (1974). The sequel resuscitates Tommy Gibbs (again played by Williamson) as he and his gang battled the city’s Maﬁoso. 55 million in domestic rentals. Another planned follow-up never materialized. promulgated the then current theory that rock ‘n’ roll and youthful antiestablishment behavior went hand in hand. Former serviceman Richard Dadier takes a teaching job at New York City’s North Manual High, a high school ﬁlled with conﬂicting ethnic minorities. The soft-spoken Dadier must deal with disruptive student Artie West, a gang leader, and his many belligerent followers.
Director: Michael Schultz; Screenplay: Stanley Shapiro; Cast: George Segal (Walter Whitney), Susan St. James (Vivian Longhurst Whitney), Jack Warden (Nelson Longhurst), Denzel Washington (Roger Porter), Paul Winﬁeld (Bob Garvey). In retrospect, this ﬁtful farce (executed in TV-sitcom style) was more embarrassing than entertaining. It presumed the superiority of the white (gentile) race and treated its AfricanAmerican characters (and people of Jewish background) as if they were temporary, annoying inconveniences.