Steve Ryfle "Desegregating Hollywood" Interview Collection, 1999-2019 , bulk 2008-2011

A Guide to His Holdings at the Indiana University Black Film Center & Archive

Finding aid prepared by Ronda L. Sewald

Creator: Ryfle, Steve
Title: Steve Ryfle "Desegregating Hollywood" Interview Collection
Collection No.: COL 31
Dates: 1999-2019, bulk 2008-2011
Quantity:

Quantity: 205 audio files (WAV MP3) (193 hours) : mono + 15 magazine issues documentation(Approximately)(Approximately)

Language: Materials are in English .
Repository: Black Film Center & Archive
1320 East Tenth Street
Herman B Wells Library, Room 044
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-7000
Business Number: 812-855-6041
bfca@indiana.edu
URL: https://bfca.sitehost.iu.edu

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into the following three series:

  1. Series 1. General interview recordings, 1999-2019, bulk 2008-2011
  2. Series 2. Interviews for Bill Gunn research, 1973-2011, bulk 2009-2011
  3. Series 3. Shock Cinema issues featuring Ryfle interviews, 1999-2015

Restrictions

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research.

Usage Restrictions:

Materials may be used in-house at the BFCA; duplication and further distribution permitted only with permission of the donor and archivist.

Indexed Terms

General

In 2022, the Black Film Center/Archive (BFC/A) transitioned to its current name, the Black Film Center & Archive (BFCA). This finding aid was created under the organizational name Black Film Center/Archive. Upon this organizational name change, all previous references to the BFC/A were updated in this finding aid to match the current name, Black Film Center & Archive.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[item], Steve Ryfle "Desegregating Hollywood" Interview Collection (COL 31), Black Film Center & Archive, Indiana University, Bloomington.

Acquisition Information

The collection was donated by Steve Ryfle to the Indiana University Black Film Center & Archive in June 2019

Processing Information

Processed by BFCA staff.

Completed in 2019

Collection Inventory

Series:

Series 1. General interview recordings , 1999-2019, bulk 2008-2011
Steve Ryfle lecture at University of Wisconsin, Madison , February 2019

Physical Description: 1 audio file (MP3) (77 minutes) : mono

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Ryfle, Steve

Nate Adams telephone interview , approximately 23 February 2008

Physical Description: 2 audio files (WAV) (120 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 22-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Actor and costume designer for the film Super Fly. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0011239/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Adams, Nate

Adell Ilunga telephone interview , 21 September 2018

Physical Description: 1 audio file (MP3) (119 minutes) : mono

Interviewee Biography: Head writer for Sanford and Son in the early 1970s. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0011814/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Adell, Ilunga

Michael Allin telephone interview , undated

Physical Description: 2 audio files (WAV) (102 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Screenwriter of Truck Turner (1974, starring Isaac Hayes) and Enter the Dragon (1973, starring Jim Kelly). More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0021363/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Allin, Michael, 1944-

Pervis Atkins interview , 8 August 2008

Physical Description: 2 audio files (WAV) (156 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Former NFL player and one of the first (perhaps the first) African-American film producers in Hollywood. He produced Melinda (1972, starring Calvin Lockhart). More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0040641/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Atkins, Pervis, 1935-2017

Chuck Bail telephone interview , undated

Physical Description: 2 audio files (WAV) (111 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Director of Cleopatra Jones and the Casino of Gold, sequel to the popular Cleopatra Jones, starring Tamara Dobson. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0047094/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Bail, Charles, 1935-

Kurt Baker interview , undated

Physical Description: 5 audio files (WAV) (104 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 22-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Assistant director of Super Fly, Honeybaby, Honeybaby, Aaron Loves Angela, and other films and television series. One of the first Black members of the Directors' Guild of America. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0048670/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Baker, Kurt

Kurt Baker telephone interview , undated

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (23 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 22-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Assistant director of Super Fly, Honeybaby, Honeybaby, Aaron Loves Angela, and other films and television series. One of the first Black members of the Directors' Guild of America. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0048670/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Baker, Kurt

Stig Björkman interview during car ride , September 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (56 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Director of Georgia, Georgia (1972, starring Diana Sands, written by Maya Angelou). More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0084983/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Björkman, Stig, 1938-

Stig Björkman interview during lunch , September 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (18 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Director of Georgia, Georgia (1972, starring Diana Sands, written by Maya Angelou). More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0084983/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Björkman, Stig, 1938-

Stig Björkman interview during dinner , September 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (127 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Director of Georgia, Georgia (1972, starring Diana Sands, written by Maya Angelou). More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0084983/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Björkman, Stig, 1938-

Stig Björkman speaking at Los Angeles County Museum of Art , 18 September 2010

Physical Description: 2 audio files (WAV) (69.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Director of Georgia, Georgia (1972, starring Diana Sands, written by Maya Angelou). More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0084983/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Björkman, Stig, 1938-

John D. F. Black interview , approximately 29 July 2008

Physical Description: 4 audio files (WAV) (92 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Screenwriter of Shaft and Trouble Man. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0085353/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Black, John D. F.

John D. F. Black telephone interview , approximately 29 July 2008

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (8 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Screenwriter of Shaft and Trouble Man. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0085353/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Black, John D. F.

Paul Bogart telephone interview , November 2007

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (41 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 22-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Director of Halls of Anger (1970, starring Calvin Lockhart). More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0091575/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Bogart, Paul

Paul Bogart telephone interview , Approximately 26 January 2008

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (7 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 22-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Director of Halls of Anger (1970, starring Calvin Lockhart). More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0091575/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Bogart, Paul

Paul Bogart follow-up telephone interview , October 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (6 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Director of Halls of Anger (1970, starring Calvin Lockhart). More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0091575/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Bogart, Paul

Bridget Byrne telephone interview , undated

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (69 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 22-kHz

Interviewee Biography: A Los Angeles journalist who covered the Black film boom in the early 1970s and befriended Jim Brown and others.

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Byrne, Bridget

Gloria Calomee telephone interview , March 2009

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (85 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Actress who appeared in The Reivers with Steve McQueen and guest-starred on numerous TV shows including The Rockford Files and The Bill Cosby Show in the early to mid 1970s. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0130673/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Calomee, Gloria, 1940-

Michael Campus telephone interview , undated

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (72 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Director of The Mack and The Education of Sonny Carson. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0133384/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Campus, Michael

Diahann Carroll telephone interview , undated

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (54.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Legendary actress and singer who starred in the groundbreaking sitcom Julia. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0140792/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Carroll, Diahann

Terry Carter telephone interview , 23 May 2008

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (96.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Popular character actor who guest starred on dozens of prime-time TV shows in the 1960s and 70s, and is best known for his starring role in Battlestar Galactica. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0141956/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Carter, Terry, 1928-

Annazette Chase interview , undated

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (91 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Actress who appeared in The Mack, The Greatest, Truck Turner and other films in the early to mid-1970s. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0153686/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Chase, Annazette

Marlene Clark interview , 26 May 2010

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Clark, Marlene

General: SEE UNDER: Series 2. Interviews about Bill Gunn.

Larry Cohen telephone interview , approximately 25 June 2008

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (102 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Legendary cult film director whose works include Black Caesar, Hell Up in Harlem, and Bone with Yaphet Kotto. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0169540/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Cohen, Larry, 1936-2019

Wanda Coleman interview , 15 April 2011

Physical Description: 3 audio files (WAV) (203 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Poet and novelist from Los Angeles, became one of the first African-American women to write for primetime television when she penned an episode of NBC's The Name of the Game at age 19. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1719967/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Coleman, Wanda

Gene Corman interview , undated

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (73 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Producer of "Blaxploitation" films for MGM in the early 1970s including Cool Breeze and Hit Man. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0180020/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Corman, Gene, 1927-

William Crain interview , March 2009

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (109.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Director of the legendary Blacula as well as Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0186091/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Crain, William

William Crain second interview , 2009

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (107.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Director of the legendary Blacula as well as Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0186091/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Crain, William

William Crain follow-up telephone interview , December 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (8 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Director of the legendary Blacula as well as Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0186091/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Crain, William

William Crain interview , July 2011

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (81.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Director of the legendary Blacula as well as Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0186091/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Crain, William

Ji-Tu Cumbuka telephone interview , 22 November 2008

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (87.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Hard working character actor who appeared in Up Tight (1968), Blacula (1972), Mandingo (1975), Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde (1976) and numerous other films and television series. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0191783/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Cumbuka, Ji-Tu

John Daniels interview , undated

Physical Description: 2 audio files (WAV) (106 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: A multi-talented actor, night club owner, and magazine publisher best known for starring in the cult films Black Shampoo and Candy Tangerine Man. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0199986/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Daniels, John, 1945-

Ron Daniels interview , 8 November 2008

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (114 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Daniels, Ron

General: SEE UNDER: Series 2. Interviews about Bill Gunn.

Peter Deanda telephone pre-interview , November 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (6 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Playwright and actor, who played the villain in Come Back Charleston Blue. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0207018/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Anda, Peter de, 1938-

Peter Deanda telephone interview , November 2010

Physical Description: 2 audio files (WAV) (180 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Playwright and actor, who played the villain in Come Back Charleston Blue. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0207018/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Anda, Peter de, 1938-

Amentha Dymally interview , September 2018

Physical Description: 1 audio file (MP3) (122 minutes) : mono

Interviewee Biography: Character actress and veteran of numerous film and TV roles, and deeply involved in Los Angeles Black theater scene of the 1960s/70s. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0245906/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Dymally, Amentha, 1934-

Judyann Elder telephone pre-interview , October 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (5.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Actress who trained with the Negro Ensemble in New York; wife of playwright and screenwriter Lonne Elder; veteran of numerous film and TV parts; also a filmmaker. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0253068/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Elder, Judyann

Judyann Elder interview , October 2010

Physical Description: 4 audio files (WAV) (130 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Actress who trained with the Negro Ensemble in New York; wife of playwright and screenwriter Lonne Elder; veteran of numerous film and TV parts; also a filmmaker. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0253068/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Elder, Judyann

Art Evans interview , 15 June 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (211 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Veteran character actor with roles in Gordon Parks' Leadbelly and many other films, TV shows, and commercials. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0262543/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Evans, Art, 1942-

Art Evans follow-up phone interview , 20 October 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (13 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Veteran character actor with roles in Gordon Parks' Leadbelly and many other films, TV shows, and commercials. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0262543/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Evans, Art, 1942-

Antonio Fargas interview , 1999

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (37.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Veteran actor who began his career in Shirley Clark's acclaimed The Cool World and later became famous as Huggy Bear on Starsky & Hutch. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0267279/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Fargas, Antonio, 1946-

Philip Fenty interview , undated

Physical Description: 1 audio file (mp3) (100.5 minutes) : mono

Interviewee Biography: Screenwriter of Super Fly and director/writer of the cult film The Baron. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0272098/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Fenty, Phillip, 1939-

Philip Fenty interview , undated

Physical Description: 2 audio files (WAV) (15.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Screenwriter of Super Fly and director/writer of the cult film The Baron. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0272098/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Fenty, Phillip, 1939-

Philip Fenty phone interview , October 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (8 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Screenwriter of Super Fly and director/writer of the cult film The Baron. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0272098/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Fenty, Phillip, 1939-

Joel Freeman interview , undated

Physical Description: 3 audio files (WAV) (78 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 22-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Producer of the original Shaft. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0293446/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Freeman, Joel

Sheila Frazier interview , undated

Physical Description: 3 audio files (WAV) (148 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Actress best known for Super Fly, Three the Hard Way and other films. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0292631/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Frazier, Sheila, 1948-

Samuel Goldwyn Jr. interview , undated

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (80.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 22-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Producer of Cotton Comes to Harlem and Come Back Charleston Blue. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0326412/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Goldwyn, Samuel, Jr., 1926-2015

Sam Greenlee telephone pre-interview , 2008

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (20 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 22-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Author of the novel The Spook Who Sat by the Door; heavily involved in production of film version. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0339131/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Greenlee, Sam, 1930-2014

Sam Greenlee telephone interview , 2008

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (86.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 22-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Author of the novel The Spook Who Sat by the Door; heavily involved in production of film version. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0339131/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Greenlee, Sam, 1930-2014

Pam Grier telephone interview , 31 March 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (138 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Legendary actress and star of Coffy, Foxy Brown, Jackie Brown, etc. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000427/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Grier, Pam, 1949-

Julius Harris interview , undated

Physical Description: Transcript only.

Interviewee Biography: Respected character actor who appeared in Nothing but a Man, The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3, and many other films. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0364918/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Harris, Julius W.

Paul Heller interview

General: SEE UNDER: Series 2. Interviews about Bill Gunn.

Gloria Hendry telephone interview , undated

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (136 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Actress and Bond girl; starred in Black Caesar, Black Belt Jones and other films. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0376914/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Hendry, Gloria, 1949-

Jack Hill interview , 2008

Physical Description: 3 audio files (WAV) (116 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Director of Coffy, Foxy Brown, Switchblade Sisters, and other films. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0384335/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Hill, Jack, 1933 January 28-

Jack Hoffmeister

General: SEE UNDER: Series 2. Interviews about Bill Gunn.

Norman Jewison telephone interview , undated

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (59 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Director of In the Heat of the Night and the aborted Confessions of Nat Turner project. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0422484/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Jewison, Norman, 1926-

Chas Floyd Johnson telephone interview , October 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (13.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: One of the first African-American show runners; producer of The Rockford Files and other acclaimed shows. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0424759/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Johnson, Chas Floyd

Chas Floyd Johnson interview , 10 November 2010

Physical Description: 2 audio files (WAV) (97 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: One of the first African-American show runners; producer of The Rockford Files and other acclaimed shows. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0424759/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Johnson, Chas Floyd

Jerry Jones interview , March 2009

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (144.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Writer of the original Dolemite; also co-starred in the film. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0428372/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Jones, Jerry, 1927-2012

Jerry Jones interview , August 2010

Physical Description: 2 audio files (WAV) (97 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Writer of the original Dolemite; also co-starred in the film. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0428372/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Jones, Jerry, 1927-2012

Max Julien telephone interview , 15 October 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (77.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Actor, writer, producer; known for The Mack, Cleopatra Jones, etc. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0432273/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Julien, Max

Victor Kanefsky

General: SEE UNDER: Series 2. Interviews about Bill Gunn.

Jonathan Kaplan telephone interview , undated

Physical Description: 4 audio files (WAV) (136.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Director of Truck Turner, The Slams and many other films. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0438279/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Kaplan, Jonathan, 1947-

Jim Kelly interview , 14 December 2009

Physical Description: 2 audio files (WAV) (210.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Martial arts champion and actor in Enter the Dragon, Black Belt Jones, etc. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0446485/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Kelly, Jim, 1946-2013

Jim Kelly telephone interview , January 2010

Physical Description: 3 audio files (WAV) (88.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Martial arts champion and actor in Enter the Dragon, Black Belt Jones, etc. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0446485/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Kelly, Jim, 1946-2013

Jim Kelly follow-up interview , 24 March 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (17.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Martial arts champion and actor in Enter the Dragon, Black Belt Jones, etc. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0446485/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Kelly, Jim, 1946-2013

Quentin Kelly

General: SEE UNDER: Series 2. Interviews about Bill Gunn.

Aldine King telephone pre-interview , 30 November 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (18.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Hard working character actress in numerous TV and film productions. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0454423/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • King, Aldine, 1945-

Aldine King telephone interview , 6 December 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (71.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Hard working character actress in numerous TV and film productions. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0454423/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • King, Aldine, 1945-

Ted Lange telephone interview , August 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (110.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Actor best known for The Love Boat, but also active in the inner-city Los Angeles theater scene from the late 1960s onward and a respected writer and teacher. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0486198/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Lange, Ted, 1948-

Arthur Marks telephone interview , 2011

Physical Description: 1 audio file (mp3) (138 minutes) : mono

Interviewee Biography: Producer and/or director of films including Detroit 9000, Bucktown, Friday Foster, and J.D.'S Revenge. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0548769/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Marks, Arthur

Clifford Mason telephone interview , 2011

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (58 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Biographical details unknown.

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Mason, Clifford

Clifford Mason telephone interview , 11 January 2011

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (93.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Biographical details unknown.

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Mason, Clifford

Clifford Mason follow-up telephone interview , 11 January 2011

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (7.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Biographical details unknown.

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Mason, Clifford

Marcia McBroom telephone interview , 3 March 2011

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (200 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Actress from Beyond the Valley of the Dolls and other projects. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0564394/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • McBroom, Marcia, 1947-

James McEachin telephone pre-interview , 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (MP3) (9.5 minutes) : mono

Interviewee Biography: Respected character actor; starred in the short-lived NBC series Tenafly, the first prime-time African American detective with his own show. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0533013/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • McEachin, James

James McEachin interview , December 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (MP3) (222 minutes) : mono

Interviewee Biography: Respected character actor; starred in the short-lived NBC series Tenafly, the first prime-time African American detective with his own show. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0533013/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • McEachin, James

James McEachin follow-up telephone interview, Valley Inn , 12 April 2011

Physical Description: 2 audio files (MP3) (47 minutes) : mono

Interviewee Biography: Respected character actor; starred in the short-lived NBC series Tenafly, the first prime-time African American detective with his own show. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0533013/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • McEachin, James

James McEachin follow-up telephone interview , 14 April 2011

Physical Description: 1 audio file (MP3) (35.5 minutes) : mono

Interviewee Biography: Respected character actor; starred in the short-lived NBC series Tenafly, the first prime-time African American detective with his own show. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0533013/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • McEachin, James

David McKnight telephone interview , November 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (104 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Respected character actor who played the title character in JD'S Revenge. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0572033/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • McKnight, David, 1954-2008

David McKnight interview , November 2010

Physical Description: 3 audio files (WAV) (79 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Respected character actor who played the title character in JD'S Revenge. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0572033/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • McKnight, David, 1954-2008

David McKnight interview , 25 August 2017

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (49.5 minutes) : mono, 24-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Respected character actor who played the title character in JD'S Revenge. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0572033/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • McKnight, David, 1954-2008

David McKnight interview , undated

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (20 minutes) : stereo, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Respected character actor who played the title character in JD'S Revenge. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0572033/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • McKnight, David, 1954-2008

Louise Meriwether telephone interview , July 2016

Physical Description: 2 audio files (WAV) (60 minutes) : stereo, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Los Angeles journalist who led the activist movement against Fox's adaptation of The Confessions of Nat Turner. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm9067671/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Meriwether, Louise

Bob Minor interview , approximately 26 November 2008

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (169.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Stuntman and actor who appeared in numerous films. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0591567/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Minor, Bob, 1944-

Paul Mooney telephone interview , 31 January 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (66 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Actor, comedian, and writer closely associated with Richard Pryor. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0600763/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Mooney, Paul, 1941-

Rudy Ray Moore telephone interview , 1999

Physical Description: 2 audio files (WAV) (58.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Legendary comedian and creator of the Dolemite films. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0601834/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Moore, Rudy Ray, 1927-2008

Rudy Ray Moore AMCIN event , undated

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (23.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Legendary comedian and creator of the Dolemite films. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0601834/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Moore, Rudy Ray, 1927-2008

Rudy Ray Moore Dolemite New Bev event , undated

Physical Description: 2 audio files (WAV) (111 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Legendary comedian and creator of the Dolemite films. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0601834/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Moore, Rudy Ray, 1927-2008

Joe Naar interview , undated

Physical Description: 2 audio files (WAV) (94.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Producer of Blacula and Scream, Blacula, Scream. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0618533/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Naar, Joseph T.

Denise Nicholas interview , August 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (154 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Actress best known for Room 222; also active with the influential Free Southern Theater in the 1960s. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0629370/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Nicholas, Denise, 1944-

Roscoe Orman telephone interview , 2008

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (81.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Star of Willie Dynamite; best known for his longtime role as Gordon on Sesame Street; also active with the influential Free Southern Theater in the 1960s. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0650207/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Orman, Roscoe, 1944-

Thomas Penick interview , March 2009

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (74.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Assistant director who worked with Sidney Poitier in the 1970s. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0671875/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Penick, Thomas, 1948-

Ishmael Reed

General: SEE UNDER: Series 2. Interviews about Bill Gunn.

Gene Reynolds interview , July 2011

Physical Description: 3 audio files (WAV) (156 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Legendary TV producer of Room 222 and other shows. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0721728/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Reynolds, Gene, 1923-

Michael Roemer telephone pre-interview , November 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (46.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Director of Nothing but a Man. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0736394/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Roemer, Michael, 1928-

Michael Roemer interview , January 2011

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (121 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Director of Nothing but a Man. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0736394/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Roemer, Michael, 1928-

George Schlatter interview , 23 June 2011

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (66 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Legendary TV producer; created the prime-time comedy-variety show SOUL featuring an all-African-American cast. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0772118/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Schlatter, George, 1932-

Michael Schultz interview , 7 May 2007

Physical Description: 2 audio files (WAV) (87 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 22-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Influential African-American director; credits include Car Wash, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, many others. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0776317/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Schultz, Michael, 1938-

Michael Schultz telephone interview , approximately 10 August 2010

Physical Description: 4 audio files (WAV) (149.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Influential African-American director; credits include Car Wash, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, many others. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0776317/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Schultz, Michael, 1938-

S. Pearl Sharp telephone interview , November 2009

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (82 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Actress and writer. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0789158/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Sharp, S. Pearl

Sig Shore telephone interview , 2005

Physical Description: 5 audio files (WAV) (201.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Producer of Super Fly and other films. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0724249/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Shore, Sig

Christopher Seiving interview , 2016

Physical Description: Transcript only.

Interviewee Biography: Author of Soul Searching and a biography on Bill Gunn.

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Sieving, Christopher

Christopher St. John telephone interview , February 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (46.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Co-star of the original Shaft; Director and star of Top of the Heap. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0820626/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • St. John, Christopher, 1942-

Christopher St. John telephone interview , 29 March 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (21.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Co-star of the original Shaft; Director and star of Top of the Heap. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0820626/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • St. John, Christopher, 1942-

Christopher St. John telephone interview , September 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (38.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Co-star of the original Shaft; Director and star of Top of the Heap. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0820626/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • St. John, Christopher, 1942-

Christopher St. John telephone interview , November 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (6.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Co-star of the original Shaft; Director and star of Top of the Heap. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0820626/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • St. John, Christopher, 1942-

Christopher St. John interview , 21 February 2011

Physical Description: 2 audio files (WAV) (155 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Co-star of the original Shaft; Director and star of Top of the Heap. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0820626/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • St. John, Christopher, 1942-

Christopher St. John interview , 3 March 2011

Physical Description: 2 audio files (WAV) (103.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Co-star of the original Shaft; Director and star of Top of the Heap. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0820626/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • St. John, Christopher, 1942-

Ta-Tanisha interview , December 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (69 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Actress who trained in the post-Watts riots theater scene in Los Angeles; appeared regularly on Room 222. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0845814/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Ta-Tanisha, 1953-

Dorothy Tristan

General: SEE UNDER: Series 2. Interviews about Bill Gunn.

Melvin Van Peebles telephone interview , undated

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (48.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Legendary director of Watermelon Man and Sweet Sweetback. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0887708/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Van Peebles, Melvin, 1932-

Beryl Warren voicemail message , 11 January 2011

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (1.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Wife of influential African-American film and TV director Mark Warren. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0912947/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Warren, Beryl, 1938-1999

Beryl Warren telephone interview about her late husband, Mark Warren III , January 2011

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (88.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Wife of influential African-American film and TV director Mark Warren. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0912947/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Warren, Beryl, 1938-1999

Charles Washburn interview , approximately 6 March 2009

Physical Description: 6 audio files (WAV) (265.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Assistant director who began as a trainee on Star Trek; one of the first Black members of the DGA. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0913343/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Washburn, Charles, 1938-2012

Sam Waymon

General: SEE UNDER: Series 2. Interviews about Bill Gunn.

Cassius Weathersby phone interview , undated

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (19.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Producer; activist who fought for equality in Hollywood starting in the early 1960s. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0915780/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Weathersby, Cassius Vernon

Cassius Weathersby interview , undated

Physical Description: 3 audio files (WAV) (32.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Producer; activist who fought for equality in Hollywood starting in the early 1960s. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0915780/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Weathersby, Cassius Vernon

Cassius Weathersby interview , undated

Physical Description: 2 audio files (WAV) (227 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Producer; activist who fought for equality in Hollywood starting in the early 1960s. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0915780/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Weathersby, Cassius Vernon

Lee Weaver interview , 21 October 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (189.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Actor and frequent co-star with Bill Cosby on various projects. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0915901/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Weaver, Lee, 1930-

Alan Weeks telephone interview , 16 November 2007

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (61 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 22-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Actor and comedian who appeared in Truck Turner, Black Belt Jones, and other films. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0917289/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Weeks, Alan, 1948-2015

Fred Weintraub

General: SEE UNDER: Series 2. Interviews about Bill Gunn.

Jay Weston telephone interview , 3 February 2011

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (74 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Producer of For the Love of Ivy, one of first mainstream Hollywood films to depict love and sex between African-American characters. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0922970/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Weston, Jay

Dick Anthony Williams

General: SEE UNDER: Series 2. Interviews about Bill Gunn.

Oscar Williams interview , 1999

Physical Description: 2 audio files (WAV) (83 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Director and screenwriter whose credits include The Final Comedown, Black Belt Jones, etc. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0931412/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Williams, Oscar, 1944-

Collette Wood telephone interview , undated

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (44.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Journalist who covered the Black film scene in the 1960s and 70s. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0939621/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Wood, Collette

Richard Woodley telephone interview , approximately 10 January 2011

Physical Description: 2 audio files (WAV) (113 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 22-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Journalist whose articles influenced the writing and making of Super Fly.

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Woodley, Richard

Robert Young interview , 12 November 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (186 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 22-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Producer of Nothing but a Man.

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Young, Robert M., 1924-

Series:

Series 2. Interviews for Bill Gunn Research , 1973-2011, bulk 2009-2011

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Gunn, Bill, 1934-1989

Marlene Clark interview , 25 May 2010

Physical Description: 2 audio files (MP3) (160 minutes) : mono, 96 kbps

Interviewee Biography: CLARK, MARLENE – Actress who starred in the acclaimed cult film GANJA & HESS and numerous other films and TV shows in the early 1970s. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0164262/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Clark, Marlene, 1949-

Marlene Clark telephone interview , 4 September 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (44 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: CLARK, MARLENE – Actress who starred in the acclaimed cult film GANJA & HESS and numerous other films and TV shows in the early 1970s. Bad buzz on recording. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0164262/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Clark, Marlene, 1949-

Marlene Clark telephone interview , 12 February 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (MP3) (10 minutes) : mono, 96 kbps

Interviewee Biography: CLARK, MARLENE – Actress who starred in the acclaimed cult film GANJA & HESS and numerous other films and TV shows in the early 1970s. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0164262/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Clark, Marlene, 1949-

Bill Gunn film promotional soundtrack outtakes for Ganja & Hess , 7 April 1973

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (13.5 minutes) : stereo, 16-bit, 44.1-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Actor, screenwriter, and director best known for GANJA & HESS, PERSONAL PROBLEMS, and his role in Kathleen Collins's LOSING GROUND. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0348155/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Gunn, Bill, 1934-1989

Paul Heller interview , approximately 18 August 2008

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (76 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Producer of Bill Gunn's STOP, ENTER THE DRAGON, and other films. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0375370/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Heller, Paul M., 1927-

Paul Heller telephone interview , August 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (28 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 44-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Producer of Bill Gunn's STOP, ENTER THE DRAGON, and other films. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0375370/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Heller, Paul M., 1927-

Jack Hoffmeister telephone interview , 18 June 2010

Physical Description: 2 audio files (MP3) (74 minutes) : mono, 96 kbps

Interviewee Biography: Actor who played the roles of Jack Sargent in GANJA & HESS and John in STOP. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0389288/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Hoffmeister, Jack (Actor)

Jack Hoffmeister telephone interview , approximately 9 January 2001

Physical Description: 1 audio file (MP3) (37.5 minutes) : mono, 96 kbps

Interviewee Biography: Actor who played the roles of Jack Sargent in Ganja & Hess and John in STOP. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0389288/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Hoffmeister, Jack (Actor)

Victor Kanesfsky telephone interview , August 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (MP3) (82.5 minutes) : mono, 96 kbps

Interviewee Biography: Editor for Ganja & Hess. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0437492/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Kanefsky, Victor

Victor Kanesfsky follow-up telephone interview , December 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (MP3) (10.5 minutes) : mono, 96 kbps

Interviewee Biography: Editor for Ganja & Hess. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0437492/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Kanefsky, Victor

Victor Kanesfsky interview , 23 February 2011

Physical Description: 1 audio file (MP3) (54 minutes) : mono, 96 kbps

Interviewee Biography: Editor for Ganja & Hess. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0437492/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Kanefsky, Victor

Quentin Kelly telephone interview , September 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (MP3) (106.5 minutes) : mono, 96 kbps

Interviewee Biography: Executive producer for Gunn's Ganja & Hess and Michael Schultz's Honeybaby, Honeybaby. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0446800/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Kelly, Qunetin

Ishmael Reed telephone interview , July 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (MP3) (33.5 minutes) : mono, 96 kbps

Interviewee Biography: Actor and screenwriter for Personal Problems. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0715460/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Reed, Ishmael, 1938-

Chiz Schultz telephone interview , November 2007

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (102 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 22-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Producer of Ganja & Hess, The Angel Levine, etc.; longtime associate of Harry Belafonte. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0776213/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Schultz, Chiz

Dorothy Tristan telephone interview , July 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (MP3) (35 minutes) : mono, 96 kbps

Interviewee Biography: More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0873148/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Tristan, Dorothy

Dorothy Tristan follow-up telephone interview , possibly 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (MP3) (1 minute) : mono, 96 kbps

Interviewee Biography: More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0873148/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Tristan, Dorothy

Sam Waymon telephone interview , 22 June 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (MP3) (76 minutes) : mono, 96 kbps

Interviewee Biography: Composer, soundtrack and actor (Rev. Luther Williams) in Ganja & Hess. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0915502/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Waymon, Sam

Sam Waymon telephone interview , 23 June 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (MP3) (97.5 minutes) : mono, 96 kbps

Interviewee Biography: Composer, soundtrack and actor (Rev. Luther Williams) in Ganja & Hess. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0915502/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Waymon, Sam

Fred Weintraub telephone interview , December 2010

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (15.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 22-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Legendary producer; credits include Enter the Dragon, Black Belt Jones, Truck Turner among many others. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0918518/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Weintraub, Fred

Dick Anthony Williams telephone interview , 2009

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (3.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 22-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Legendary character actor of The Mack and many other films. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0930454/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Williams, Dick Anthony

Dick Anthony Williams interview , possibly 2008

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (196.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 22-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Legendary character actor of The Mack and many other films. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0930454/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Williams, Dick Anthony

Dick Anthony Williams interview , August 2009

Physical Description: 1 audio file (MP3) (169.5 minutes) : mono, 96 kbps

Interviewee Biography: Legendary character actor of The Mack and many other films. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0930454/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Williams, Dick Anthony

Dick Anthony Williams telephone interview , 15 September 2009

Physical Description: 1 audio file (WAV) (30.5 minutes) : mono, 16-bit, 22-kHz

Interviewee Biography: Legendary character actor of The Mack and many other films. More information: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0930454/

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Williams, Dick Anthony

Series:

Series 3. Shock Cinema issues featuring Ryfle interviews , 1999-2015
Number 15 , [1999]

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Williamson, Fred

General: Piece by Ryfle: "The Last Action Hero: Shock Cinema Talks with Fred Williamson," pages 3-7.

Number 16 , Spring-Summer 2000

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Harris, Julius W.
    • Campus, Michael

General: Pieces by Ryfle: "The Second Time Around: For Actor Julius W. Harris: Life Begins Anew at 40," pages 3-6 and "The Man Behind 'The Mack': An Interview with Director Michael Campus," pages 36-38. Also contains an interview with Marilyn Joi by Chris Poggiali.

Number 17 , Fall-Winter 2000

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Morrissey, Paul, 1938-
    • Speed, Carol

General: Piece by Ryfle: "Life Is a Toilet: The Films of Director Paul Morrissey," pages 18-21, and "Black Actress on the Make!: Carol Speed," pages 23-25.

Number 21 , Fall-Winter 2002

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Williams, Oscar, 1944-

General: Piece by Ryfle: "Surviving the Game: An Interview with Writer-Director Oscar Williams," pages 34-36, 47.

Number 25 , Summer 2004

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Katon, Rosanne, 1952-

General: No pieces by Ryfle. Contains an interview with Rosanne Katon-Walden by Chris Poggiali.

Number 27 , Winter 2005

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Duke, Bill, 1943-

General: No pieces by Ryfle. Contains an interview with Bill Duke by Nicanor Loreti.

Number 28 , [2005]

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Shore, Sig
    • Minor, Bob, 1944-

General: Piece by Ryfle: "Pretty 'Fly' for an Old White Guy: An Interview with Sig Shore," pages 8-11, 46. Also contains an interview with Bob Minor by David Konow.

Number 35 , [2008]

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Richardson, Sy

General: No pieces by Ryfle. Contains an interview with Sy Richardson by Jeremiah Kipp.

Number 37 , [2009]

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Williams, Dick Anthony

General: Piece by Ryfle: "Stages of Excellence: The Life and Career of Dick Anthony Williams," pages 3-8, 48.

Number 38 , [2010]

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Kelly, Jim, 1946-2013

General: Piece by Ryfle: "Too Busy Looking Good: An Interview with Martial Arts Movie Legend Jim Kelly," pages 10-15, 44.

Number 39 , [2010]

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Clark, Marlene, 1949-
    • Schultz, Michael, 1938-

General: Pieces by Ryfle: "Glorious Ganja: An Interview with Actress Marlene Clark," pages 28-31, 46, and "Uplifting Black Film: An Interview with Director Michael Schultz," pages 33-37, 46.

Number 40 , [2011]

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • McEachin, James

General: Piece by Ryfle: "Universal Man: An Interview with Actor James McEachin," pages 34-37, 48.

Number 41 , [2011]

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Pace, Judy, 1946-

General: No pieces by Ryfle. Contains an interview with Judy Pace by Anthony Petkovich.

Number 42 , [2012]

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Bey, Marki, 1947-

General: No pieces by Ryfle. Contains an interview with Marki Bey by Brian Albright.

Number 49 , [2015]

Indexed Terms:

  • Subjects:
    • Carter, Terry, 1928-

General: Piece by Ryfle: "Breaking Down Barriers: An Interview with Terry Carter," pages 33-37, 48.