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Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement (1978)

| Documentary
This documentary explores the growth and development of black theatre from its earliest roots, also examining its close ties with the civil rights movement. Included are interviews with ... See full summary »

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Woodie King Jr.

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Credited cast:
Amiri Baraka Amiri Baraka ... Himself
Ed Bullins Ed Bullins ... Himself
Lorraine Hansberry ... Herself (archive footage)
James Earl Jones ... Himself
Joseph Papp Joseph Papp ... Himself
Shauneille Perry Shauneille Perry ... Herself
Ntozake Shange ... Herself
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This documentary explores the growth and development of black theatre from its earliest roots, also examining its close ties with the civil rights movement. Included are interviews with veterans of the theatrical world such as James Earl Jones and Ed Bullins. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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theatre | african american | 1970s | See All (3) »

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Official Sites:

California Newsreel

Country:

USA

Language:

English

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Referenced in Undercover Brother (2002) See more »

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