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Author Hilger, Michael, 1940-

Title Native Americans in the movies : portrayals from silent films to the present / Michael Hilger
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]


Description 1 online resource (ix, 453 pages)
Contents Acknowledgments -- Traditional Images of Native Americans -- Representative Movies from Silent Films to the Present -- Images of Contemporary Native Americans -- Entries A-Z -- Appendix A. Films by Nation -- Appendix B. Image Portrayals of Native Americans -- Appendix C. Television Films -- Appendix D. Films in Chronological Order -- Bibliography -- General Index -- Title Index -- About the Author
Summary This book looks at portrayals of Native Americans, from the silent and early sound films through the present, covering more than 800 films, including The Vanishing American, They Died with Their Boots On, Cheyenne Autumn, Dances with Wolves, and The Lone Ranger (2013). A completely revised, expanded, and reorganized edition from his 1995 book From Savage to Nobleman (Scarecrow), this new version features an alphabetical arrangement and includes appendixes that list the films by Native American nation, image portrayals, and chronologically. Entries are more detailed and include availability on
Notes Revision of the author's From savage to nobleman
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-433) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Indians in motion pictures -- Catalogs
Silent films -- United States -- Catalogs
Indians in motion pictures.
Silent films.
United States.
Genre/Form catalogs (documents)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781442240025
Other Titles From savage to nobleman