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.

Show description

Read or Download The Encyclopedia of Ethnic Groups in Hollywood PDF

Similar encyclopedias books

Encyclopedia of Genetics

This two-volume set presents an intensive insurance of the fundamentals of genetics from ancient, clinical and social concerns views. This revised version provides greater than 60 new review essays and 26 new sidebars to the unique entries, reflecting the fast advancements during this department of technology.

Encyclopedia of public choice

The Encyclopedia offers an in depth and complete account of the topic referred to as public selection. even if, the name wouldn't show sufficiently the breadth of the Encyclopedia’s contents which might be summarized larger because the fruitful interchange of economics, political technology and ethical philosophy at the foundation of a picture of guy as a purposive and accountable actor who pursues his personal goals as successfully as attainable.

Revisiting the Interpreter's Role: A Study of Conference,Court,and Medical Interpreters in Canada,Mexico and the United States (Benjamins Translation Library)

During the improvement of a legitimate and trustworthy tool, this booklet units out to review the position that interpreters play within the a number of settings the place they paintings, i. e. the courts, the hospitals, company conferences, foreign meetings, and faculties. It provides interpreters’ perceptions and ideology approximately their paintings in addition to statements in their behaviors approximately their perform.

The Encyclopedia of Rural America: The Land and People (2 Volume Set)

Background, sociology, anthropology and public coverage mix to convey the encyclopedia that has develop into the traditional reference paintings in American rural experiences. From irrigation and marriage to video games and psychological healthiness, this encyclopedia is the main complete source exploring either the heritage of rural the US, its present matters and views, and visions for its destiny.

Extra resources for The Encyclopedia of Ethnic Groups in Hollywood

Example text

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.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.93 of 5 – based on 3 votes