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Paul Robeson, portraits of the artist

Label
Paul Robeson, portraits of the artist
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Main title
Paul Robeson
Medium
videorecording
Oclc number
84837651
Runtime
586
Series statement
Criterion collection, 369--373
Sub title
portraits of the artist
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
Table Of 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)
Technique
live action
Classification
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