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Author Duke, Bill, 1943- author.

Title My 40-year career on screen and behind the camera / Bill Duke.

Publication Info. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 DUKE,B    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    92 DUKE,B    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
1 copy being processed for PAS La Pintoresca Branch On Order.
Description xiv, 201 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes index.
Contents Wyatt Jones Beer Garden -- Little Black Sambo -- Understanding hate -- Finding the skips -- Poetic license -- The awakening -- Higher learning -- A tumultuous time -- The death of courage -- Inspirations and aspirations -- A pool of regret -- Meditation -- Acting out -- Directing Hollywood -- The rainbow bridge -- Now what?
Summary "This is the memoir of Bill Duke, one of the first--and few--African Americans to direct for both television and feature films. Duke recalls his childhood, the importance of his family and mentors, and the challenges he faced as an African American--to not only achieve success as an actor, but more significantly as a director in a very white Hollywood"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Duke, Bill, 1943-
African American motion picture producers and directors -- Biography.
African American television producers and directors -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Added Title My forty year career on screen and behind the camera
ISBN 9781538105559 (hardback alk. paper) $24.95
1538105551 (hardback alk. paper) $24.95
9781538105566 (ebook)

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