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TV in Black: The First Fifty Years (2004)

Not Rated | | Documentary | Video 20 January 2004
The black image on television changed American culture. This two-hour program includes rare footage, memorabilia, photographs and exclusive interviews from the actors/writers/producers whose personal journeys created television history.

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Credited cast:
Muhammad Ali ... Himself (archive footage)
Jonelle Allen ... Herself
John Amos ... (archive footage)
Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson ... Himself (archive footage)
Desi Arnaz ... (archive footage)
Obba Babatundé ... Himself
Pearl Bailey ... Herself (archive footage)
Lucille Ball ... (archive footage)
Harry Belafonte ... Himself (archive footage)
Patricia Belcher ... Herself
Willie Best ... Himself (archive footage)
Cindy Birdsong Cindy Birdsong ... Herself (archive footage)
Yvette Lee Bowser Yvette Lee Bowser ... Herself
Todd Boyd Todd Boyd ... Himself
Georg Stanford Brown ... Himself (archive footage)
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Storyline

In this extraordinary show the uniquely Black perspective inside the History of Television is explored and celebrated. From Comedy to Politics to Drama, the role Race plays is unflinchingly probed. Orginal programs and personalities are revealed and remembered. More than forty interviews, original footage and rarely seen photos tell the story-from Amos & Andy to Bernie Mac and everything in between in - TV in Black. Written by Anonymous

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Documentary

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 January 2004 (USA) See more »

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(DVD)

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Color
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References The Richard Pryor Show (1977) See more »

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