Provides a comprehensive guide to films dealing with or taking place in the American South.
Preface Introduction Abbreviations Plantation Life and Cotton Fields Slaves and Slavery Southern Aristocrats Southern Belles Economic Conditions Political Conditions Social Conditions The Courtroom and Early Justice Reconstruction and the Carpetbaggers The Ku Klux Klan Discrimination Feuds and Feuding Southern Decadence Family Survival Economics in the New South The New Politics New Social Conditions Law and Order Show Business The Civil War Bibliography Title Index
LARRY LANGMAN is the author of A Guide to Silent Westerns (Greenwood, 1992), A Guide to American Crime Films of the Forties and Fifties (Greenwood, 1995), and American Film Cycles: The Silent Era (Greenwood, 1998). DAVID EBNER has taught mathematics and history on the university and secondary school levels and has published extensively in professional journals. His books include The Encyclopedia of American Spy Films.