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Bibliography:

Books:

Biographical:

  • Hattie McDaniel: Black Ambition, White Hollywood by Jill Watts (New York: Amistad, 2005).
  • Hattie: the life of Hattie McDaniel by Carlton Jackson (Lanham, MD: Madison Books, c1990).

Referenced in:

  • The Filming of Gone With the Wind by Herb Bridges (Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press, 1984).
  • White Columns in Hollywood: Reports from the Gone with the Wind Sets by Susan Myrick (Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press, c1982).
  • The Celluloid South: Hollywood and the Southern Myth by Edward D. C. Campbell Jr. (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, c1981).
  • Brown Sugar: Eighty Years of America's Black Female Superstars by Donald Bogle (New York: Harmony Books, 1980).
  • Black Film Stars by Eileen Landay (New York: Drake Publishers, 1973).
  • Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies and Bucks: An Interpretive History of Blacks in American Films by Donald Bogle (New York: Viking Press, 1973).
  • The Negro in Films: Literature of the Cinema by Peter Noble (Arno Press, 1970).
  • The Versatiles: A Study of Supporting Character Actors and Actresses in the American Motion Picture, 1930-1955 by Alfred E. Twomey and Arthur F. McClure (A.S. Barnes & Co., 1969).
For more information about locating any of the above books, visit this page: Classic Movie Merchandise: Books.

Articles:

Biographical:

  • Jackson, Carlton. "Hattie McDaniel." American National Biography Online (2000).
    "Hattie McDaniel." Contemporary Black Biography (1993).
  • "Hattie McDaniel." Current Biography (1940): 356-7.

Features:

  • Leff, Leonard J.  "The Search for Hattie McDaniel."  New Orleans Review 10.2-3 (Summer/Fall 1983): 91+.
  • Bogh, D.  "The first black movie stars."  Saturday Review of the Arts 1.2 (Feb. 1973): 25.
  • Andreeva, Tamara.  "Hattie Is Hep." Denver Post (11 Apr. 1948).
  • Hopper, Hedda.  "Hattie Hates Nobody." Chicago Sunday Tribune (14 Dec. 1947).

Obituaries:

  • "Hattie McDaniel."  Screen World n.4 (1953): 177.
  • Levette, Harry.  "I Knew Hattie McDaniel." American Negro Press (5 Nov. 1952)
  • Los Angeles Examiner (2 Nov. 1952).
  • Amsterdam News (New York) (1 Nov. 1952).
  • New York Times (27 Oct. 1952).

Other Citations:

  • Velvet Light Trap n.44 (Autumn 1999): 68-79.
  • Classic Images n.224 (Feb. 1994): 22+.
  • Artrage (May 1993): 11+.
  • Cine-Revue 64.39 (27 Sep. 1984): 70.
  • Films and Filming n.351 (Dec. 1983): 31-4.
  • Amsterdam News (New York) (28 Apr. 1979).
  • Hollywood Studio Magazine (Apr. 1977): 19-20.
  • Village Voice (5 May 1975).
  • Journal of Popular Film (Fall 1973): 366-71.
  • Our World Magazine (Feb. 1952).
  • Amsterdam News (New York) (19 Nov. 1949).
  • Ebony (Dec. 1949): 92.
  • Ebony (Aug. 1948): 57.
  • New York Times (7 Mar. 1948).
  • Hamilton, S.  Photoplay n.54 (June 1940): 71.
  • Collier's (Dec. 1939): 20+.
  • New York Times Magazine (10 Dec. 1939).
  • Crisis (Oct. 1937): 297.

Other:

  • "Beyond Tara: The Extraordinary Life of Hattie McDaniel" (American Movie Classics, 2001).

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