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American Indians in silent film

Karen C. Lund

American Indians in silent film

motion pictures in the Library of Congress

by Karen C. Lund

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Library of Congress. Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division -- Catalogs.,
    • Indians in motion pictures -- Catalogs.,
    • Silent films -- United States -- Catalogs.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by Karen C. Lund.
      GenreCatalogs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.I48 L86 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination57 p. ;
      Number of Pages57
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3325938M
      LC Control Number2004299589
      OCLC/WorldCa27076146

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      Get this from a library! Native Americans in the movies: portrayals from silent films to the present. [Michael Hilger] -- "Since the early days of the silent era, Native Americans have been captured on film, often in unflattering ways. Over the decades, some filmmakers have tried to portray the Native American on screen.   Fictional Indians had already taken deep root in the American psyche by the advent of film. James Fennimore Cooper’s leatherstocking novels and the Indian plays that gained broad popularity in the s and 30s provide easy examples of noble, savage, and disappearing Native tropes far before early directors like D. W. Griffith laid the same.


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American Indians in silent film by Karen C. Lund Download PDF EPUB FB2

Michael Hilger’s Native Americans in the Movies: Portrayals from Silent Films to Present broadens the scope, analysis, and cataloging of cinematic portrayals of Native Americans.

Hilger expands his treatment to cover films and television portrayals of not only American Indians but also Canadian First Nations peoples.5/5(1). Praised as the "best modern survey of the silent period" (New Republic), this indispensable history tells you everything you need to know about American silent film, from the nickelodeons in the early s to the birth of the first "talkies" in the late author provides vivid descriptions of classic pictures such as The Birth of a Nation, Intolerance, Sunrise, The Cited by:   William K.

Everson's book The American Silent Film is a good primer into the history of silent film. A book one will gladly return to every so often.

It isn't perfect. In this book, Everson is a bit given to being rather Griffith-centric. The attitude that Griffith was the only filmmaker during the silent era making films of any quality/5.

"American Indians in Popular Films," Beyond the Stars: Stock Characters in American Popular Film. Edited by Paul Loukides and Linda K. Fuller. Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, Bataille, Gretchen M., and Silet, Charles L.

Images of American Indians on Film: An Annotated Bibliography. American Indians in silent film book A long-lost silent film admired by historians as a rare visual account of Native American customs is being released after a private detective in North Carolina stumbled across a Author: Chris Mcnary.

(shelved 3 times as american-indians) avg rating — 6, ratings — published Want to Read saving. "Americans are still fascinated by the romantic notion of the "noble savage," yet know little about the real Native peoples of North America. This two-volume work seeks to remedy that by examining stereotypes and celebrating the true cultures of American Indians today".

American Silent Film Comedies: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Persons, Studios, and Terminology by Blair Miller Arbuckle and Keaton: Their 14 Film Collaborations by James L.

Neibaur Balboa Films: A History and Filmography of the Silent Film Studio by Jean-Jacques Jura and Rodney Norman Bardin II.

Since the early days of the silent era, Native Americans have been captured on film, often in unflattering ways. Over the decades, some filmmakers have tried to portray the Native American on screen with more balanced interpretations&#;to varying degrees of success.

More recent films such Price: $ years of silent film as the Native American.o0 Literally hundreds of documentaries, shorts, and features on Indian topics were produced from the turn of the century through by major film pioneers and studios.

There are a number of obvious reasons for this popularity. The American Indian had been a fixture, so to speak, of.

OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title. "This is an annotated list of silent fiction and non-fiction films with substantial American Indian content that are in the collections of the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division of the Library of Congress"--Page 3. Imagining Indians (): Imagining Indians is a documentary film produced and directed by Native American filmmaker, Victor Masayesva, Jr.

The documentary attempts to reveal the misrepresentation of Indigenous culture and tradition in Classical Hollywood films through interviews with different Native actors and extras from various. American history including the oldest known clip of Native Americans on film, a clip of Sioux Native Americans performing the Buffalo.

Book Description: At once informative, comic, and plaintive,Seeing Red-Hollywood's Pixeled Skinsis an anthology of critical reviews that reexamines the ways in which American Indians have traditionally been portrayed in George B. Seitz's The Vanishing Americanto Rick Schroder's Black Cloud, these 36 reviews by prominent scholars of American Indian.

Shooting Cowboys and Indians: Silent Western Films, American Culture, and the Birth of Hollywood by Andrew Brodie Smith University Press of Colorado, Cloth: Library of Congress Classification PNW4S63 This is the list of fictional Native Americans from notable works of fiction (literatures, films, television shows, video games, etc.).

It is organized by the examples of the fictional indigenous people of the United States, ones that are historical and others that are modern. The following sections provide clusters of citations that allow us to follow the trajectory of the ways that American Indians have been perceived and imaged in the national American imagination over the course of a century, from the earlyth-century representations in museum exhibitions and productions, documentaries, silent Hollywood feature.

Representations of American Indians have been reworked and negotiated as they have circulated through a variety of mediums, including theatrical performances, silent films, Westerns, prime time television, independent films, advertising, sports culture, and so ing with Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show and Thomas Edison’s kinetoscope Author: Casey Ryan Kelly.

The two-volume American Indians and Popular Culture seeks to help readers understand American Indians by analyzing their relationships with the popular culture of the United States and Canada. Volume 1 covers media, sports, and politics, while Volume 2 covers literature, arts, and resistance.

Both volumes focus on stereotypes, detailing how they were created and why they 5/5(1). Armer intended her reel production to be an art piece and not solely for commercial purposes. Produced as a "silent" film, The Mountain Chant is thought to be the first film to have been accompanied by narration in a Native American language.

Armer photographed many daily activities of the Navajos, including preparation of sandpaintings. Playing Indian with one-size-fits-all images of American Indians is contrary to actual Native peoples, past or present.

Such practices prevent other people from learning about, or understanding, Native America. Such “play” masks low per-capita incomes, high unemployment, poor health, and other realities.

As Philip J. Deloria, author of."The Indians in the Western Movie," Dan Georgakas on "American Indians in Film," and 20 more authors. The images of Native Americans in the movies come in from up only pre sure, snippets but here as costume and set decor are themselves, negate broadened bases economy, conditions, apparatus they waged University Press, to tell like Silet,Author: Gerald Vizenor.

The dance comes at the culmination of a pollen-blessing dance, a coming-of-age ceremony for young women. The short film, with narration, shows how a group of eastern Arizona Indians dwelled, collected water, reared their children, and ranched.

Navajo Saintpainters, a silent Telefilm production with narration, depicts a healing ceremony. A.