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Robeson, Paul 1898-1976

Works: 1,371 works in 2,717 publications in 10 languages and 56,596 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Film adaptations  Music  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Silent films  Short films  Musical films  Educational films 
Subject Headings: African Americans 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Author, Singer, Vocalist, Narrator, Originator, Honoree, Author of introduction, Proofreader, Costume designer, Interviewee, Editor, Composer, Creator, Signer, Conductor, Commentator, Contributor, Dedicatee, Other
Classifications: E185.97.R63, B
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The Emperor Jones by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

66 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cunning manipulator takes control of a Caribbean island and declares himself emperor
Songs of free men by Paul Robeson( Recording )

23 editions published between 1942 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Show boat by Jerome Kern( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of the growth and maturity of Magnolia, a stage star who falls for the dashing riverboat gambler, Gaylord Ravenal
Show boat by Jerome Kern( Recording )

16 editions published between 1927 and 2002 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Promotional records for the 1936 Universal Productions film muisical Show boat. Contains brief musical excerpts dubbed from the soundtrack, interspersed with vocal commentary promoting the film
Celebration of America( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents fourteen patriotic songs in a variety of genres, and includes facts about the history of the U.S., and a trivia question that relates to each selection
Classic folk music from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhapsodies in black : music and words from the Harlem Renaissance( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The only collection in existence documenting the music, art and literature of the new negro of the Harlem Renaissance featuring digitally restored original recordings as well as new readings of renaissance literature plus a book containing rare previously unpublished photos, artwork and writings."
Paul Robeson : portraits of the artist( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of feature films that starred Paul Robeson, plus one short documentary narrated by Sidney Poitier
King Solomon's Mines( Visual )

35 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventurer Allan Quartermain leads a party in search of both a missing English aristocrat and King Solomon's Mines
Don't mourn-- organize! : songs of labor songwriter Joe Hill by Joe Hill( Recording )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs, poems, and speeches by or about labor organizer Joe Hill
Paul Robeson : essays on his life and legacy( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Robeson was born April 9, 1898, in Princeton, New Jersey, the son of an escaped slave. He rose to unparalleled heights as an athlete, actor, singer, and activist, and was arguably the most prominent African American from the 1920s through the 1950s. This work is a compilation of 18 essays written by scholars and activists that were presented at a one-day conference held at Long Island University's Brooklyn campus on February 28, 1998, to honor Robeson's life and legacy. The essays discuss his significance as a singer, his political activism, his efforts to achieve solidarity between Afric
Paul Robeson sings "Ol' man river" & other favorites by Paul Robeson( Recording )

17 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic labor songs : from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings( Recording )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On my journey : Paul Robeson's independent recordings by Paul Robeson( Recording )

10 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American giant of 20th century music, Paul Robeson stood tall against racism, McCarthyism, and blacklisting to proclaim the majesty of African-American culture. His influential career is celebrate with an extensive collection
Body and soul( Visual )

24 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Robeson in his first screen role, plays two parts, an evil preacher and his good brother, who wage a personal war for the body and soul of the heroine
Othello by William Shakespeare( Recording )

15 editions published between 1944 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents William Shakespeare's play about a man whose jealousy of his wife leads to tragic consequences
Songs of free men ; a Paul Robeson recital( )

1 edition published in 1997 in Multiple languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Americana : the American dream( )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneers of African-American cinema( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart from the Hollywood establishment, cultivating visual and narrative styles that were uniquely their own
The magic of Christmas : nostalgic songs and carols( )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Paul Robeson : essays on his life and legacy
Alternative Names
Paul Robeson acteur, athlète, chanteur et écrivain américain

Paul Robeson Amerikaans acteur

Paul Robeson amerikansk skådespelare, sångare och advokat

Paul Robeson amerikansk skodespelar, songar og advokat

Paul Robeson amerikansk skuespiller, sanger og advokat

Paul Robeson attore, cestista e cantante statunitense

Paul Robeson US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Sänger, Sportler, Autor und Bürgerrechtler

Robeson, Paul Leroy 1898-1976

Robeson, Paul LeRoy Bustill

Robson, Polʹ

Robson, Polʹ 1898-1976

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