Bill Duke: My 40-Year Career on Screen and behind the Camera

by Bill Duke

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ISBN-13: 9781538105559
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/09/2018
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 469,391
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Bill Duke is an actor, director, producer, and humanitarian who has more than sixty films and television shows to his credits. His directing credits include A Rage in Harlem, Deep Cover, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit, and Hoodlum, as well as episodes of Dallas, Knots Landing, Hill Street Blues, and Miami Vice. His acting credits include Bird on a Wire, Commando, Menace II Society, Predator, Payback, X-Men: The Last Stand, and several television shows, including Law and Order: SVU. He is the president of Duke Media Entertainment, a production company that produces films and television shows, and head of the Duke Media Foundation, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to train and empower underserved and gifted high school students in the disciplines of media literacy and financial literacy.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Prologue
Introduction
CHILDHOOD
Chapter One: Wyatt Jones Beer Garden
Chapter Two: Little Black Sambo
Chapter Three: Understanding Hate
A GROWING MIND
Chapter Four: Finding the Skips
Chapter Five: Poetic License
Chapter Six: The Awakening
Chapter Seven: Higher Learning
Chapter Eight: A Tumultuous Time
SUCCESS AND FAILURE
Chapter Nine: The Death of Courage
Chapter Ten: Inspirations and Aspirations
Chapter Eleven: A Pool of Regret
Chapter Twelve: Meditation
MY CAREER
Chapter Thirteen: Acting Out
Chapter Fourteen: Directing Hollywood
NO CONCLUSIONS
Chapter Fifteen: The Rainbow Bridge
Chapter Sixteen: Now What?
Epilogue
Index
About the Author

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