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Texas / Black Film Festival #302160

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 03, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Dallas, Texas) Black film festival at Southern Methodist Univ. here, featuring films made by and for blacks during 1920s and 40s, examined; scenes from several films shown. [SMU archivist G. William JONES - compares budgets of comparable Hollywood films.] Numerous films and their stars named, discussed. [JONES - comments on Stepin Fetchit's performances in black versus white films.] [Actor Ossie DAVIS - praises black films.] [Film historian Henry T. SAMPSON - cites economy need to appeal to all races.] [PEOPLE - praise festival.]
REPORTER: Martha Teichner

Reporter(s):
Schieffer, Bob;
Teichner, Martha
Duration:
00:03:10

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