The HistoryMakers video oral history with Melvin Van Peebles.

Actor, writer, and director Melvin Van Peebles was born on August 21, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois. Before his success in America, Van Peebles wrote and directed the French film The Story of a Three-Day Pass in 1968. His first Hollywood film was a comedy called Watermelon Man, made in 1970 with writer...

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Other Authors: Wilson, Shawn, (Interviewer), Burghelea, Neculai, (director of photography.)
Format: Movie Electronic
Published: Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Online Access:History Makers Video Available only to UIC users
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Location: Electronic Collections

Online Access:History Makers Video Available only to UIC users