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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
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
Credits note
Directors: Dudley Murphy, Saul J. Turell, Oscar Micheaux, Kenneth Macpherson, Zoltan Korda, Thornton Freeland, Pen Tennyson, Leo Hurwitz, Paul Strand
Dewey number
791.43/75
Language note
Subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
LC call number
E185.97.R63
LC item number
P38 2007
PerformerNote
Paul Robeson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1898-1976
  • 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
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
369--373
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Robeson, Paul
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
Paul Robeson : portraits of the artist, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Videodisc release of the 1925-1979 films
  • Special features include: audio commentaries by historians Jeffrey C. Stewart (The Emperor Jones) and Pearl Bowser (Body and Soul) ; musical scores by Wyclife Gordon (Body and Soul) and Courtney Pine (Borderline) ; Pacifica Radio interview with Paul Robeson from 1958 ; four new video programs, featuring actors Ruby Dee and James Earl Jones, filmmaker William Greaves, cinematographer Tom Hurwitz, Paul Robeson Jr., and film historians Ian Christie and Stephen Bourne, and including clips from throughout Robeson's film career. Booklet includes essays by Paul Robeson, Hilton Als, Charles Burnett, Ian Christie, Geraldyn dismond, Charles Musser, Clement Alexander Price, and Deborah Willis and a note from Pete Seeger
Bar code
31223108495376
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 (1933, 76 min., directed by Dudley Murphy) ; Paul Robeson: Tribute to an artist (1979, 29 min., directed by Saul J. Turell) -- [Disc 2] Outsider. Body and soul (1925, 79 min., directed by Oscar Micheaux) ; Borderline (1930, 75 min., directed by Kenneth Macpherson) -- [Disc 3] Pioneer. Sanders of the river (1935, 87 min., directed by Zoltan Korda) ; Jericho (1937, 75 min., directed by Thornton Freeland) -- [Disc 4] Citizen of the world. The proud valley (1940, 77 min., directed by Pen Tennyson) ; Native land (1942, 88 min., directed by Leo Hurwitz and Paul Strand)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 586 min.)
Isbn
9781934121221
Isbn Type
(Pioneer)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515021722
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • CC1676D
  • CC1677D--CC1680D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)84837651
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono., Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Paul Robeson : portraits of the artist, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Videodisc release of the 1925-1979 films
  • Special features include: audio commentaries by historians Jeffrey C. Stewart (The Emperor Jones) and Pearl Bowser (Body and Soul) ; musical scores by Wyclife Gordon (Body and Soul) and Courtney Pine (Borderline) ; Pacifica Radio interview with Paul Robeson from 1958 ; four new video programs, featuring actors Ruby Dee and James Earl Jones, filmmaker William Greaves, cinematographer Tom Hurwitz, Paul Robeson Jr., and film historians Ian Christie and Stephen Bourne, and including clips from throughout Robeson's film career. Booklet includes essays by Paul Robeson, Hilton Als, Charles Burnett, Ian Christie, Geraldyn dismond, Charles Musser, Clement Alexander Price, and Deborah Willis and a note from Pete Seeger
Bar code
31223108495376
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 (1933, 76 min., directed by Dudley Murphy) ; Paul Robeson: Tribute to an artist (1979, 29 min., directed by Saul J. Turell) -- [Disc 2] Outsider. Body and soul (1925, 79 min., directed by Oscar Micheaux) ; Borderline (1930, 75 min., directed by Kenneth Macpherson) -- [Disc 3] Pioneer. Sanders of the river (1935, 87 min., directed by Zoltan Korda) ; Jericho (1937, 75 min., directed by Thornton Freeland) -- [Disc 4] Citizen of the world. The proud valley (1940, 77 min., directed by Pen Tennyson) ; Native land (1942, 88 min., directed by Leo Hurwitz and Paul Strand)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 586 min.)
Isbn
9781934121221
Isbn Type
(Pioneer)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515021722
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • CC1676D
  • CC1677D--CC1680D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)84837651
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono., Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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