1900s

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  1. What are patterns that emerge in Black Screen Representation?
    • 1. Performing trite acts (laughing, washing babies, spinning cotton)
    • 2. Saving the lives of whites
    • 3. Servants in a subservient capacity
    • 4. Shiftless, lazy, watermelon and chicken eaters
    • 5. Objects of fear
  2. Who was one of the first black filmmakers?
    • William Foster
    • - Foster Photoplay Comapany aka Will Foster Moving Picture Company(w/ Joe Shoecraft)
    • - Railroad Porter (Comedy): no record of it just in newspapers
  3. Who was one of the First Black Actors?
    • Bert Williams
    • - payed for college by performing with traveling company
    • - had a partner, George Wilkes: Two Real Coons
    • - thought to have exploited the black race; controversial
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10747
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1900s
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1900-1910
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