The Resource Paul Robeson : icon

Paul Robeson : icon

Label
Paul Robeson : icon
Title
Paul Robeson
Title remainder
icon
Title variation
  • Paul Robeson, icon
  • Icon
Contributor
Actor
Bibliographic antecedent
Screenwriter
Director
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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. Our Paul: Actors Ruby Dee and James Earl Jones and filmmaker William greaves recall Paul Robeson, his impact on African-American culture, and the controversy that plagued his final years. Robeson on Robeson: Paul Robeson's son, Paul Robeson, Jr. briefly discusses his father's approach to film and specifically his role as Emperor Jones
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Member of
Cataloging source
HQB
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Emperor Jones (Motion picture)
Credits note
The Emperor Jones: incidental music composed and directed by Frank Tours ; art direction, Herman Rosse ; film editor, Grant Whytock. Paul Robeson: film editor, Donald P. Finamore. Our Paul: video editor, Tara Young ; online editor, Chris Ramey ; camera, Nicholas Blair, Mead Hunt. Robeson on Robeson: video editor, Mark Ring ; online editor, Chris Ramey ; camera, Mead Hunt
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: narrated by Sidney Poitier. Our Paul: commentary, Ruby Dee, James Earl Jones, William Greaves. Robeson on Robeson: commentary, Paul Robeson, Jr
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1898-1976
  • 1879-1947
  • 1885-1956
  • 1903-1994
  • 1927-2014
  • 1877-1963
  • 1906-1978
  • 1897-1968
  • 1885-1940
  • 1878-1955
  • 1896-1970
  • 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
  • Dee, Ruby
  • Jones, James Earl
  • Greaves, William
  • Robeson, Paul
  • Tours, Frank E.
  • Krimsky, John
  • Cochran, Gifford A.
  • Murphy, Dudley
  • Heyward, DuBose
  • De Mille, William C.
  • Haller, Ernest
  • Turell, Saul J.
  • Stewart, Jeffrey C.
  • O'Neill, Eugene
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
105
Series statement
  • Criterion collection
  • Criterion collection
  • Paul Robeson, portraits of the artist
Series volume
  • 369
  • 370
  • [1]
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
  • Corruption (Politique)
  • Noirs américains
  • Antilles
  • Longs métrages
  • Films sociaux
  • Robeson, Paul
  • O'Neill, Eugene Gladstone
  • Acteurs de cinéma noirs américains
  • Acteurs de cinéma
  • Chanteurs noirs américains
  • Chanteurs
  • Robeson, Paul
  • African American motion picture actors and actresses
  • African American singers
  • African Americans
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Political corruption
  • Singers
  • United States
  • West Indies
  • Robeson, Paul
  • Political corruption
  • African Americans
  • West Indies
  • Feature films
  • African American motion picture actors and actresses
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • African American singers
  • Singers
Technique
live action
Label
Paul Robeson : icon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Collective title from disc label
  • The Emperor Jones based on the play by Eugene O'Neill
  • Special features: Optional audio commentary for the Emperor Jones by historian Jeffrey C. Stewart
  • DVD release of the 1933 motion picture Emperor Jones and the 1979 documentary Paul Robeson : tribute to an artist
  • Issued as part of a 4-disc set entitled Paul Robeson : portraits of the artist. Includes accompanying guide
Accompanying material
1 booklet (75 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
  • black and white
  • mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • (2007, 19 min.)
  • Robeson on Robeson
  • executive producers, Peter Becker, Kim Hendrickson, Fumiko Takagi, Jonathan Turell ; Criterion Collection
  • (2007, 12 min.)
  • The Emperor Jones
  • [presented by] John Krimsky and Gifford Cochran ; United Artists Corporation ; directed by Dudley Murphy ; screenplay by Du-Bose Heyward ; supervised by William C. de-Mille ; photography, Ernest Haller
  • (1933, 76 min.)
  • Paul Robeson : tribute to an artist
  • Janus Films ; written and directed by Saul J. Turrell
  • (1979, 29 min.)
  • Our Paul : remembering Paul Robeson
  • executive producers, Peter Becker, Kim Hendrickson, Funiko Takagi, Jonathan Turell ; Criterion Collection
Control code
ocm85841413
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white and color
Publisher number
  • CC1677D
  • CC1676D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)85841413
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Paul Robeson : icon
Publication
Note
  • Collective title from disc label
  • The Emperor Jones based on the play by Eugene O'Neill
  • Special features: Optional audio commentary for the Emperor Jones by historian Jeffrey C. Stewart
  • DVD release of the 1933 motion picture Emperor Jones and the 1979 documentary Paul Robeson : tribute to an artist
  • Issued as part of a 4-disc set entitled Paul Robeson : portraits of the artist. Includes accompanying guide
Accompanying material
1 booklet (75 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
  • black and white
  • mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • (2007, 19 min.)
  • Robeson on Robeson
  • executive producers, Peter Becker, Kim Hendrickson, Fumiko Takagi, Jonathan Turell ; Criterion Collection
  • (2007, 12 min.)
  • The Emperor Jones
  • [presented by] John Krimsky and Gifford Cochran ; United Artists Corporation ; directed by Dudley Murphy ; screenplay by Du-Bose Heyward ; supervised by William C. de-Mille ; photography, Ernest Haller
  • (1933, 76 min.)
  • Paul Robeson : tribute to an artist
  • Janus Films ; written and directed by Saul J. Turrell
  • (1979, 29 min.)
  • Our Paul : remembering Paul Robeson
  • executive producers, Peter Becker, Kim Hendrickson, Funiko Takagi, Jonathan Turell ; Criterion Collection
Control code
ocm85841413
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white and color
Publisher number
  • CC1677D
  • CC1676D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)85841413
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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