Film, Video All-American news. [1945-04, no. 3] Inventory title: All American news 10 / Inventory title: All American news X
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- All-American news. [1945-04, no. 3]
- Inventory title: All American news 10
- Inventory title: All American news X
- All-American news were the first newsreels produced for a black audience. Made in the 1940s and 1950s, they were originally intended to encourage black Americans to participate in, and support the war effort, and to reflect an African-American perspective on world and national events. Highlights of this issue include segments about awards given to the New York City Patrol Corps, who aided the depleted New York City police force during the war; singer Todd Duncan's upcoming tour of South America; and the 92nd Infantry Division advancing through Italy.
- Alexander, William D., production
- Glucksman, E. M. (Emanuel M.), production
- Barnett, Claude, 1889-1967, production
- All American News, Inc
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- N.Y. patrol decorated, aids to police do excellent job (25 sec.) -- Boys Club gives show, Washington kids display talents (55 sec.) -- Pickens in Bond report, T.R. Gamble, war finance chief, hears figures (1 min., 20 sec.) -- Personality in the news, Todd Duncan, famed singer, to tour (45 sec.) -- The 92nd in Italy, advanced under fire, giving and taking losses (2 min., 10 sec.).
- - African Americans--Social life and customs
- - World War, 1939-1945--Participation, African American
- - New York City Patrol Corps
- - Metropolitan Police Boys Club (Washington, D.C.)
- - Pickens, William,--1881-1954
- - Gamble, Ted,--1906-1960
- - Duncan, Todd
- - United States.--Army.--Infantry Division, 92nd
- - World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy
- - African American soldiers--Italy
- Nonfiction films
- - Date in title and possible date of release are based on Todd Duncan's departure date for South American tour, April 14, 1945. Date taken from The Brooklyn daily eagle, April 10, 1945, p.12.
- - Appearing: Todd Duncan, Dr. William Pickens, T.R. Gamble.
- - Some footage provided by the United States Army Signal Corps.
- - Cannot confirm that newsreel stories are in the same order, or on the same reel as when originally released.
- - Sources used: Moon, S., Reel Black talk, p. 3-6; Sampson, H., Blacks in black and white, p. 437-440; Wheeler, R. "News for all Americans" in American visions, Feb.-Mar. 1993, p. 40, viewed online, June 22, 2018 via Academic OneFile; The Brooklyn daily eagle April 10, 1945, p. 12, viewed July 30, 2018 via Newspapers.com.
- 1 video file (digital, MPEG-4) (ca. 6 min.) : sd., b&w.
- MacDonald (J. Fred and Leslie W.) Collection (Library of Congress)
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Additional Metadata Formats
- African American Soldiers
- African Americans
- Duncan, Todd
- Gamble, Ted
- Infantry Division, 92nd
- Metropolitan Police Boys Club (Washington, D.C.)
- New York City Patrol Corps
- Nonfiction Films
- Participation, African American
- Pickens, William
- Social Life and Customs
- United States
- World War
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All American News, Inc. All-American news. -04, no. 3. produceds by Alexander, William D.Uction, Glucksman, E. M. Uction, and Barnett, Claude, Uction  Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018600168/.
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All American News, I. (1945) All-American news. -04, no. 3. Alexander, W. D. U., Glucksman, E. M. U. & Barnett, C., prods [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2018600168/.
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All American News, Inc. All-American news. -04, no. 3. prod by Alexander, William D.Uction, Glucksman, E. M. Uction, and Barnett, Claude, Uction  Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018600168/>.