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
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
HQB
Characteristic
videorecording
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
Runtime
105
Series statement
  • Criterion collection
  • Criterion collection
  • Paul Robeson, portraits of the artist
Series volume
  • 369
  • 370
  • [1]
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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