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The Resource Paul Robeson : portraits of the artist., (VIDEORECORDING)

Paul Robeson : portraits of the artist., (VIDEORECORDING)

Label
Paul Robeson : portraits of the artist.
Title
Paul Robeson
Title remainder
portraits of the artist.
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A collection of feature films that starred Paul Robeson, plus one short documentary narrated by Sidney Poitier
  • "All-American athlete, scholar, renowned baritone, stage actor, and social activist, Paul Robeson ... the son of an escaped slave, managed to become a top-billed movie star during the time of Jim Crow America ... his film legacy lives on and continues to speak eloquently of the long and difficult journey of a courageous and outspoken African-American."--Container
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
ZEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/75
Language note
Closed-captioned
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1898-1976
  • 1897-1968
  • 1921-1986
  • 1884-1951
  • 1895-1961
  • 1898-1987
  • 1912-1941
  • 1909-1991
  • 1890-1976
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Robeson, Paul
  • Murphy, Dudley
  • Turell, Saul J.
  • Micheaux, Oscar
  • Macpherson, Kenneth
  • Korda, Zoltan
  • Freeland, Thornton
  • Tennyson, Pen
  • Hurwitz, Leo T.
  • Strand, Paul
Runtime
586
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Robeson, Paul
  • Documentary films
Technique
live action
Label
Paul Robeson : portraits of the artist., (VIDEORECORDING)
Instantiates
Publication
Accompanying material
1 booklet (76 pages, illustrations).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc [1], Icon. The Emperor Jones / restored by Library of Congress Motion Picture Conservation Center ; National Film Preservation Foundation ; preserved through Treasures of American Film Archives ; John Krimsky and Gifford Cochran present ; released by United Artists Corporation ; based upon the play by Eugene O'neill ; directed by Dudley Murphy ; screen play by Du-Bose Heyward ; music composed by Frank Tours ; photography, Ernest Haller ; film editor, Grant Whytock (cast: Paul Robeson, Dudley Digges, Frank Wilson, Fredi Washington, Ruby Elzy, George Stamper) (1933, 76 min.). Paul Robeson: Tribute to an artist / Janus Films ; written and directed by Saul J. Turell ; narrated by Sidney Poitier ; film editor, Donald P. Finamore (1979, 29 min.) -- Disc [2], Outsider. Body and soul / restored by George Eastman House ; musical score (2000) by Wycliffe Gordon ; . Borderline / restored by George Eastman House ; British Film Institute ; a Pool film ; written & directed by Kenneth Macpherson ; original music composed by Courtney Pine in 2006 (cast: Paul Robeson, Eslanda Robeson, Helga Doorn, Gavin Arthur, Charlotte Arthur) (silent film with musical score, 1930, 75 min.) -- Disc [3], Pioneer. Sanders of the river / Anglo-American Film Corporation, Ltd. presents ; a London Film production ; by Edgar Wallace ; scenario, continuity & dialogue by Lajos Biro and Jeffrey Dell ; produced by Alexander Korda ; directed by Zoltan Korda ; lyrics, Arthur Wimperis ; musical compositions, Michael Spolianski ; camera, Bernard Browne ; film editor, Charles Crichton (cast: Paul Robeson, Leslie Banks, Nina Mae McKinney, Robert Cochrane, Martin Walker) (1935, 87 min.). Jericho / Max Schach presents a Buckingham film ; produced by Walter Futter ; directed by Thornton Freeland ; original story by Walter Futter ; adaptation by Robert N. Lee and Peter Ruric, scenario by George Barraud, photography, John W. Boyle ; original songs by Michael Carr & Jimmy Kennedy ; musical direction by Van Phillips (cast: Paul Robeson, Henry Wilcoxon, Wallace Ford, Princess Kouka, John Laurie) (1937, 75 min.) -- Disc [4], Citizen of the world. The proud valley / Janus Films ; Studio Canal ; Capad presents ; produced by Michael Balcon ; directed by Pen Tennyson ; screen play, Pen Tennyson, Jack Jones, Louis Golding ; based on the story by Herbert Marshall and Alfredda Brilliant ; photography, Glen Macwilliams, Roy Kellino, editor, Ray Pitt ; music arranged by Ernest Irving (cast: Edward Chapman, Edward Rigby, Simon Lack, Janet Johnson, Rachel Thomas) (1940, 77 min.). Native land / Frontier Films presents ; script by David Wolff, Leo Hurwitz, Paul Strand ; directed by Leo Hurwitz, Paul Strand ; narrated by Paul Robeson ; photography, Paul Strand ; editor, Leo Hurwitz ; music, Marc Blitzstein (cast: Fred Johnson, Mary George, John Rennick, Amelia Romano, Housely Stevens) (1942, 88 min.)
Control code
ocm84837651
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 586 min.)
Isbn
9781934121221
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • CC1676D
  • CC1677D--CC1680D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)84837651
System details
DVDs, Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Paul Robeson : portraits of the artist., (VIDEORECORDING)
Publication
Accompanying material
1 booklet (76 pages, illustrations).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc [1], Icon. The Emperor Jones / restored by Library of Congress Motion Picture Conservation Center ; National Film Preservation Foundation ; preserved through Treasures of American Film Archives ; John Krimsky and Gifford Cochran present ; released by United Artists Corporation ; based upon the play by Eugene O'neill ; directed by Dudley Murphy ; screen play by Du-Bose Heyward ; music composed by Frank Tours ; photography, Ernest Haller ; film editor, Grant Whytock (cast: Paul Robeson, Dudley Digges, Frank Wilson, Fredi Washington, Ruby Elzy, George Stamper) (1933, 76 min.). Paul Robeson: Tribute to an artist / Janus Films ; written and directed by Saul J. Turell ; narrated by Sidney Poitier ; film editor, Donald P. Finamore (1979, 29 min.) -- Disc [2], Outsider. Body and soul / restored by George Eastman House ; musical score (2000) by Wycliffe Gordon ; . Borderline / restored by George Eastman House ; British Film Institute ; a Pool film ; written & directed by Kenneth Macpherson ; original music composed by Courtney Pine in 2006 (cast: Paul Robeson, Eslanda Robeson, Helga Doorn, Gavin Arthur, Charlotte Arthur) (silent film with musical score, 1930, 75 min.) -- Disc [3], Pioneer. Sanders of the river / Anglo-American Film Corporation, Ltd. presents ; a London Film production ; by Edgar Wallace ; scenario, continuity & dialogue by Lajos Biro and Jeffrey Dell ; produced by Alexander Korda ; directed by Zoltan Korda ; lyrics, Arthur Wimperis ; musical compositions, Michael Spolianski ; camera, Bernard Browne ; film editor, Charles Crichton (cast: Paul Robeson, Leslie Banks, Nina Mae McKinney, Robert Cochrane, Martin Walker) (1935, 87 min.). Jericho / Max Schach presents a Buckingham film ; produced by Walter Futter ; directed by Thornton Freeland ; original story by Walter Futter ; adaptation by Robert N. Lee and Peter Ruric, scenario by George Barraud, photography, John W. Boyle ; original songs by Michael Carr & Jimmy Kennedy ; musical direction by Van Phillips (cast: Paul Robeson, Henry Wilcoxon, Wallace Ford, Princess Kouka, John Laurie) (1937, 75 min.) -- Disc [4], Citizen of the world. The proud valley / Janus Films ; Studio Canal ; Capad presents ; produced by Michael Balcon ; directed by Pen Tennyson ; screen play, Pen Tennyson, Jack Jones, Louis Golding ; based on the story by Herbert Marshall and Alfredda Brilliant ; photography, Glen Macwilliams, Roy Kellino, editor, Ray Pitt ; music arranged by Ernest Irving (cast: Edward Chapman, Edward Rigby, Simon Lack, Janet Johnson, Rachel Thomas) (1940, 77 min.). Native land / Frontier Films presents ; script by David Wolff, Leo Hurwitz, Paul Strand ; directed by Leo Hurwitz, Paul Strand ; narrated by Paul Robeson ; photography, Paul Strand ; editor, Leo Hurwitz ; music, Marc Blitzstein (cast: Fred Johnson, Mary George, John Rennick, Amelia Romano, Housely Stevens) (1942, 88 min.)
Control code
ocm84837651
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 586 min.)
Isbn
9781934121221
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • CC1676D
  • CC1677D--CC1680D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)84837651
System details
DVDs, Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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