- Häftad (Paperback / softback)
- Antal sidor
- Scarecrow Press
- 228 x 152 x 12 mm
- Antal komponenter
- 272 g
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...Stephen Bourne packs a lot into his life of the African-American singer Ethel Waters....the book is a model of balance....Bourne has the makings of the country's leading biographer of African-American singers. * Jazzwise, July 2007 * This biography of singer and actress Ethel Waters traces her career, including how she became a singer, her Broadway appearances, the film version of Cabin in the Sky, other films she appeared in, and recordings. Included are a list of credits and a transcript from her interview with Woman's Hour on BBC Radio. Bourne is a contributor to Black Filmmaker magazine and is the author of other books relating to black history. * Reference and Research Book News, May 2007 *
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Stephen Bourne is a regular contributor to Black Filmmaker magazine and has been interviewed in several documentaries, including Black Divas (1996) and Paul Robeson: Here I Stand (1999). He is the author of Black in the British Frame: The Black Experience in British Film and Television (2001) and Elisabeth Welch: Soft Lights and Sweet Music (Scarecrow, 2005).
Part 1 Acknowledgments Part 2 Introduction Part 3 Chapter 1 I Never Was a Child Part 4 Chapter 2 On with the Show! Part 5 Chapter 3 Paris, London, and Being in the Life Part 6 Chapter 4 The Cotton Club and "Stormy Weather" Part 7 Chapter 5 Back on Broadway Part 8 Chapter 6 Cabin in the Sky Part 9 Chapter 7 Hollywood Part 10 Chapter 8 Pinky Part 11 Chapter 9 A Natural Phenomenon like Niagara Falls Part 12 Chapter 10 Ethel on the Etherwaves Part 13 Chapter 11 Homeward Bound Part 14 Appendix A Ethel Waters's Credits Part 15 Appendix B Transcript of BBC Radio 4'sWoman's Hour Interview Part 16 Appendix C Testimonials Part 17 Bibliography Part 18 Index Part 19 About the Author