Salute To Classic Black Actresses Film Festival at Missouri History Museum Oct. 9-11

Film was a particularly difficult industry for black actresses to break into. Hattie McDaniel was the first black actress to ever win an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1939, for playing ...

Early Black Film Actor Has His Day

Rex Ingram in 'The Thief of Bagdad' 1940 with tiny Sabu. Actor Rex Ingram movies on TCM: Early black film performer in 'Cabin in the Sky,' 'Anna Lucasta' It's somewhat unusual for two well-known film ...

Now Streaming on Netflix - Watch Sammy Davis Jr and Eartha Kitt Fall in Love in 'Anna Lucasta'

So once again I went down to the basement and searched my secret vault for those rare, forgotten or unknown black films or TV gems such as "Tamango," "Toxi," "Coonskin," "Roll Out" or the Grace Bumbry ...

Ruby Dee obituary

Actor and activist in the American civil rights movement The actor and civil rights activist Ruby Dee, who has died aged 91, played an important part in the struggle for equality for African ...

S&A 2013 Highlights: Sammy Davis Jr and Eartha Kitt Fall In Love In 'Anna Lucasta'

So once again I went down to the basement and searched my secret vault for those rare, forgotten or unknown black films or TV gems such as Tamango, Toxi, Coonskin, Roll Out or the Grace Bumbry Carmen ...

Netflix Offerings - 6 Streaming Films That You May Not Know Are Available...

I used to post Netflix streaming offerings weekly late last year, but it's tough to keep up with it on a weekly, given how much else I have to handle. But I'll post when I can. These arent all ...

Arnold Laven obituary

Producer-director behind a raft of 20th-century TV classics It is no exaggeration to declare that the name of the film and television producer-director Arnold Laven, who has died aged 87, has been ...

Arnold Laven obituary

Producer-director behind a raft of 20th-century TV classics It is no exaggeration to declare that the name of the film and television producer-director Arnold Laven, who has died aged 87, has been ...