Hattie McDaniel Black Ambition, White Hollywood by Jill Watts

Cover of: Hattie McDaniel | Jill Watts

Published by Amistad .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • People of Color,
  • Blacks In Performing Arts,
  • Individual Actors And Actresses,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Women,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - Actors & Actresses,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Entertainment & Performing Arts,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - General,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9232250M
ISBN 100060514914
ISBN 109780060514914
OCLC/WorldCa85894713

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Hattie McDaniel. Born: Jun Birthplace: Wichita, KS Died: Oct Location of death: Woodland Hills, CA Cause of death: Cancer - Breast Remains: Buried, Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA Gender: Female Religion: Christian Race or Ethnicity: Black Sexual orientation: Matter of Dispute Occupation: Actor Nationality: United States Executive summary: › people › › Edition: 1st ed.

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