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Author Friar, Ralph E., author

Title The only good Indian-- : the Hollywood gospel / by Ralph E. Friar and Natasha A. Friar
Published New York : Drama Book Specialists, [1972]

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 MELB  791.43013 FRI  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 332 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents Welcome to Vespucci Land -- The moving finger having writ ... -- When I'm calling you-ou-ou-ou-ou-ou-ou -- Enter redskins -- Through Indianland with brush, chisel, and wet plate -- Dime novels and penny dreadfuls -- Ladies and gentlemen, introducing ... -- Welcome to Movieland/the image makers begin the silent era -- History in the remaking--1898-1908 -- Movies and the "Indian" find a home -- The deluge--1909-1914 -- Rain makers -- The war and post-war years--1915-1922 -- The epics--1923-1925 -- More rain makers -- Now you see them--now you hear them -- Paradox and reality -- Instant Indian kit -- Indian love calls -- Native Americans playing Indian -- Protest and defeat -- Custer still lives -- Actors in red skin -- Anatomy of the Indian: Indians in title ; Red Men in title ; Red in title ; Indian names in title ; Cowboys and Indians ; Gold; Indians vs. miners, prospectors, treasure seekers ; Oil ; Land grabbers ; Indians vs. settlers ; Indians vs. cattle drive, ranchers, rustlers; stampede ; Attack on wagon train ; Attack on pony express rider [and/or] station ; Attack on town ; Attack on stagecoach a/o station ; Attack on train, station, a/o railroad ; Attack on fort a/o blockhouses ; Chiefs ; Princesses ; Maids and maidens ; Braves and warriors ; Medicine men a/o women ; Squaws ; Indian hot-bloods ; Renegade and/or no good [no-good] Indians ; Drunken Indians ; Turncoats--Indians who help whites against their own ; Indians do good deeds and become good Indians ; Indians educated at college, Carlisle, or mission school, a/o football heroes ; Indians stirred up by white renegades a/o troubled by white meanies, corrupt traders, and whiskey runners ; Half-breed female ; Half-breed male ; Indian torture--burning at the stake, etc. ; Indian calamity--starvation, epidemic, fire ; Horses ; Desert stories ; Indian raised as white a/o adopted by whites ; Whites lived with and/or raised by Indians ; Missionaries, ministers, conversion ; Indian agents, commissioners a/o otherwise ; Indians seek revenge ; Indian loyal friend of whites ; Supposed legends ; White male captives ; White female captives ; Early Indians--16th, 17th, 18th centuries ; Modern Indians--20th century ; Buffalo Bill [William F. Cody] ; Kit Carson ; Davy Crockett ; Daniel Boone ; Frontiersmen, trailblazers, trappers, mountain men, historic figures ; Serials ; Musicals ; Comedies ; Children or family-type pictures ; Full-length documentaries or semi-documentaries ; Made in Europe ; Indian boy loves Indian girls and/or vice versa and/or young marrieds ; Indian woman loves white man ; Indian man loves white woman ; White man lusts after Indian maiden ; Indian man lusts after white woman ; White woman loves Indian man ; White man loves Indian maiden ; Intermarriage--white man and Indian maiden--squaw man ; Sioux ; Sitting Bull ; Crazy Horse ; Red Cloud ; Gall ; Rain in the Face ; Little Crow ; Apache ; Cochise ; Geronimo ; Mangas Coloradas [Colorado] ; Victorio ; Seminole ; Osceola ; Comanche ; Quanah Parker ; Iroquois and their neighbors ; Cheyenne ; Black Kettle ; Blackfoot ; Hopi ; Navajo ; Crow ; Pawnee ; Pueblo ; Kiowa ; Satanta ; Shoshoni ; Sacajawea ; Ute ; Arapahoe [Arapaho] ; Shawnee ; Tecumseh and The Prophet ; Cree ; Paiute ; Delaware ; Pequot ; Modoc ; Capt. [Captain] Jack, Scarface, Charlie, Modoc Jim, Bogus Charlie (Modocs) ; Choctaw ; Creek ; Zuni ; Huron ; Yuma ; Ottawa ; Pontiac (Ottawa) ; Winnebago ; Piegan ; Ojibway ; California Mission ; California ; Louis Riel (Metis) ; Pocahontas & Powhatan ; Indian hater--military a/o civilian ; Blue and Grey vs. Indians ; Mounties ; Indians and the Texas Rangers ; Indians and the law ; Indians and outlaws ; Depradations [Depredations] against Indians--attack on village ; [George Armstrong] Custer ; Indian police, Indian Army, scouts and Indians in Army ; Indian vs. army
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Filmography: pages 285-323
Subject Indians in literature.
Indians in motion pictures.
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- History.
Author Friar, Natasha A., author
LC no. 72078907
ISBN 0910482217
9780910482219