The Resource James Edwards : African American Hollywood icon, Pamala S. Deane

James Edwards : African American Hollywood icon, Pamala S. Deane

Label
James Edwards : African American Hollywood icon
Title
James Edwards
Title remainder
African American Hollywood icon
Statement of responsibility
Pamala S. Deane
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"One of Hollywood's first African American movie stars, James Edwards catapulted to stardom. This book tells the story of Edwards' life and career, describing his unlikely climb to fame following a serious war injury and detailing how he paved the way for the careers of Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte, and other African American stars to follow"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Deane, Pamala-Suzette
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2287.E387
LC item number
D43 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Edwards, James
  • African American actors
  • Actors
Label
James Edwards : African American Hollywood icon, Pamala S. Deane
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Inner rage -- The greatest break of his life -- A brave picture -- "Hollywood's boldest stroke for democracy" -- James Edwards had arrived -- "Triple-threat Edwards" -- Soldier stories -- Reading, writing, and radio -- "I am arrogant and shall remain so" -- "Mad behavior" -- Scandalize my name -- "It wasn't a damn bit funny" -- The Joe Louis story -- Some of his best work -- Negro products -- "Hollywood : so what!" -- A khaki-clad stereotype? -- Tarzan, Eartha Kitt, and the strip scene -- "The role was a cheat" -- Black cowboys on a mission -- Comeback in a big picture -- The black revolution -- Final curtain -- "James Edwards was a pioneer"
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 228 p.
Isbn
9780786444151
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009039809
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 3497248-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3497248
  • (Sirsi) o368031984
  • (OCoLC)368031984
Label
James Edwards : African American Hollywood icon, Pamala S. Deane
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Inner rage -- The greatest break of his life -- A brave picture -- "Hollywood's boldest stroke for democracy" -- James Edwards had arrived -- "Triple-threat Edwards" -- Soldier stories -- Reading, writing, and radio -- "I am arrogant and shall remain so" -- "Mad behavior" -- Scandalize my name -- "It wasn't a damn bit funny" -- The Joe Louis story -- Some of his best work -- Negro products -- "Hollywood : so what!" -- A khaki-clad stereotype? -- Tarzan, Eartha Kitt, and the strip scene -- "The role was a cheat" -- Black cowboys on a mission -- Comeback in a big picture -- The black revolution -- Final curtain -- "James Edwards was a pioneer"
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 228 p.
Isbn
9780786444151
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009039809
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 3497248-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3497248
  • (Sirsi) o368031984
  • (OCoLC)368031984

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