||A nigger in the woodpile : Black (in)visibility in film history -- "To misrepresent a helpless race" : the Black image problem -- Mixed colors : riddles of blackness in preclassical cinema -- "Negroes laughing at themselves"? Black spectatorship and the performance of urban modernity -- "Some thing to see up here all the time" : moviegoing and Black urban leisure in Chicago -- Along the "stroll" : Chicago's Black Belt movie theaters -- Reckless rovers versus ambitious negroes : migration, patriotism, and the politics of genre in early African American filmmaking -- "We were never immigrants" : Oscar Micheaux and the reconstruction of Black American identity.
|General note||Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Chicago, 1999.|
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-325) and index.|
|ISBN||0520233506 (alk. paper)|
|ISBN||9780520233508 (alk. paper)|
|ISBN||0520233492 (pbk. : alk. paper)|
|ISBN||9780520233492 (pbk. : alk. paper)|