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The Resource Paul Robeson : icon, (videorecording)

Paul Robeson : icon, (videorecording)

Label
Paul Robeson : icon
Title
Paul Robeson
Title remainder
icon
Title variation
Icon
Contributor
Actor
Bibliographic antecedent
Screenwriter
Director
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In The Emperor Jones, Brutus Jones, a African American Pullman porter schemes, swindles, and powers his way to become ruler of a Caribbean island. Paul Robeson : tribute to an artist traces the singer-actor and political activist's career through his activism and his socially charged performances of his signature song, Ol' Man River
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
HQB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
The Emperor Jones: photography, Ernest Haller ; film editor, Grant Whytock ; incidental music composed and directed by Frank Tours
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
PerformerNote
  • The Emperor Jones: Paul Robeson, Dudley Digges, Frank Wilson, Fredi Washington, Ruby Elzy, George Stamper
  • Paul Robeson : tribute to an artist: narrator, Sidney Poitier
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1898-1976
  • 1879-1947
  • 1885-1956
  • 1903-1994
  • 1897-1968
  • 1906-1978
  • 1885-1940
  • 1921-1986
  • 1950-
  • 1888-1953
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Robeson, Paul
  • Digges, Dudley
  • Wilson, Frank
  • Washington, Fredi
  • Elzy, Ruby
  • Stamper, George Haymid
  • Poitier, Sidney
  • Murphy, Dudley
  • Krimsky, John
  • Cochran, Gifford A.
  • Heyward, DuBose
  • Turell, Saul J.
  • Stewart, Jeffrey C.
  • Greaves, William
  • Dee, Ruby
  • Jones, James Earl
  • O'Neill, Eugene
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
105
Series statement
  • Criterion collection
  • Criterion collection
Series volume
  • 370
  • 369
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political corruption
  • African Americans
  • West Indies
  • Robeson, Paul
  • African American motion picture actors and actresses
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • African American singers
  • Singers
Technique
live action
Label
Paul Robeson : icon, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • The Emperor Jones based on the play by Eugene O'Neill
  • DVD release of the 1933 motion picture Emperor Jones and the 1979 documentary Paul Robeson : tribute to an artist
  • Dolby digital mono
  • Issued as part of a 4-disc set entitled Paul Robeson : portraits of the artist. Includes accompanying guide
  • Special features include: audio commentary for the Emperor Jones by historian Jeffrey C. Stewart; Our Paul: remembering Paul Robeson (video program with filmmaker William Greaves and actors Ruby Dee and James Earl Jones); Robeson on Robeson (video interview with Paul Robeson, Jr.)
Color
  • black and white
  • mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • The Emperor Jones
  • (1933, 76 min.)
  • [presented by] John Krimsky and Gifford Cochran ; released by United Artists Corporation ; directed by Dudley Murphy ; screenplay by Du-Bose Heyward
  • Paul Robeson : tribute to an artist
  • (1979, 29 min.)
  • a Janus Films production ; written and directed by Saul J. Turell
Control code
ocm85841413
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Isbn
9781934121207
Isbn Type
(disc)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w and col.
Publisher number
  • CC1677D
  • CC1676D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1069700
  • (OCoLC)85841413
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Paul Robeson : icon, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • The Emperor Jones based on the play by Eugene O'Neill
  • DVD release of the 1933 motion picture Emperor Jones and the 1979 documentary Paul Robeson : tribute to an artist
  • Dolby digital mono
  • Issued as part of a 4-disc set entitled Paul Robeson : portraits of the artist. Includes accompanying guide
  • Special features include: audio commentary for the Emperor Jones by historian Jeffrey C. Stewart; Our Paul: remembering Paul Robeson (video program with filmmaker William Greaves and actors Ruby Dee and James Earl Jones); Robeson on Robeson (video interview with Paul Robeson, Jr.)
Color
  • black and white
  • mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • The Emperor Jones
  • (1933, 76 min.)
  • [presented by] John Krimsky and Gifford Cochran ; released by United Artists Corporation ; directed by Dudley Murphy ; screenplay by Du-Bose Heyward
  • Paul Robeson : tribute to an artist
  • (1979, 29 min.)
  • a Janus Films production ; written and directed by Saul J. Turell
Control code
ocm85841413
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Isbn
9781934121207
Isbn Type
(disc)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w and col.
Publisher number
  • CC1677D
  • CC1676D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1069700
  • (OCoLC)85841413
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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