Robeson, Paul 1898-1976
Most widely held works about Paul Robeson
Most widely held works by Paul Robeson
Here I stand by Paul Robeson ( Book )
54 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in 8 languages and held by 1,444 libraries worldwide
Autobiography of an African American actor, athlete, Basso cantante concert singer, writer and civil rights activist.
Paul Robeson speaks : writings, speeches, interviews, 1918-1974 by Paul Robeson ( Book )
12 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 832 libraries worldwide
The Emperor Jones ( Visual )
53 editions published between 1933 and 2007 in English and held by 719 libraries worldwide
Young Brutus Jones is catapulted to emperor of a Caribbean island.
The undiscovered Paul Robeson an artist's journey (1898-1939) by Paul Robeson ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 689 libraries worldwide
Celebration of America ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 490 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.
Show boat ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1936 and 1990 in English and held by 486 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 )
22 editions published between 1930 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 368 libraries worldwide
A musical drama of love aboard a Mississippi show boat.
Songs of free men by Paul Robeson ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1944 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 327 libraries worldwide
Song of freedom ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
In Song of freedom, a successful concert singer discovers he is the descendant of a West African queen whose tribe is now in need of a leader. In Big fella, Joe, a dockworker in Marseilles, finds a missing boy and takes him to stay with a local cafe singer, Miranda, where they both become surrogate parents to the child.
Paul Robeson portraits of the artist ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
A collection of feature films that starred Paul Robeson, plus one short documentary narrated by Sidney Poitier.
The Emperor Jones and, Paul Robeson, tribute to an artist ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
1. Brutus Jones, a fugitive Pullman porter, who jumps ship and becomes the cruel, despotic emperor of a Caribbean island. -- 2. Tribute to an artist celebrates the warmth, dignity, courage, and talent of one of the greatest American artists of all time.
Paul Robeson : essays on his life and legacy ( Book )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
King Solomon's mines ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Adventurer Allan Quartermain leads a party in search of both a missing English aristocrat and King Solomon's Mines.
Classic folk music from Smithsonian Folkways ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Othello by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1951 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's play about the tragic consequences of jealousy, presented by a company led by Paul Robeson. Othello appoints Cassio as his chief lieutenant, arousing the jealousy of Iago, who conspires to undo them both. Iago tells Othello that his wife, the beautiful Desdemona, is having an affair with Cassio. Othello strangles Desdemona before learning of Iago's evil, and then kills himself in remorse. The broadcast excerpt from the NBC radio show "Shell Chateau" includes three songs sung by Robeson, two from the film "Sanders of the River."
Aida's brothers & sisters Black voices in opera ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
Presents the history and current situation of African-American opera singers in America. Combines rare and contemporary footage of some of the greatest performers of the century and includes interviews with many notable black singers, (including Marian Anderson, Paul Robeson, Leontyne Price, Kathleen Battle, Jessye Norman, Robert McFerrin, and members of Opera Ebony) as well as musicologists, directors, and historians.
Body and soul ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1924 and 2007 in English and held by 201 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.
The essential Paul Robeson by Paul Robeson ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Paul Robeson outsider ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Body and soul: Tells the story of a minister gone corrupt. He associates with the owner of a house of gambling, forces a girl to steal, and later kills the girl's brother. Yet, when all is said and done, it's only a dream. Borderline: Set in a Swiss mountain resort town, tells the story of Adah, a black woman who has an affair with Thorne, a white man, then attempts to reconcile with her husband Pete, and eventually leaves town. Thorne's wife Astrid goes mad and cuts Thorne's face and arm with a knife, then mysteriously dies. After Thorne is tried and acquitted, the mayor sends Pete a letter asking him to leave town for the good of all concerned.
Paul Robeson by Paul Robeson ( Recording )
25 editions published between 1958 and 1999 in English and French and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Lecture given chiefly by Paul Robeson, as well as Eslanda Robeson, on world peace and civil rights of blacks. On side 2, Paul Robeson sings Negro spirituals.
Actors African American actors African American arts African American political activists African Americans African Americans--Civil rights African American singers African Americans--Politics and government Archives Biography Blacks--Civil rights Conference proceedings Criticism, interpretation, etc. Drama Du Bois, W. E. B.--1868-1963 Einstein, Albert,--1879-1955 Feature films Feature films Fiction Films for the hearing impaired Folk songs Folk songs, English Garland, Judy History Hughes, Langston,--1902-1967 Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) Juvenile works Monroe, Marilyn,--1926-1962 Motion pictures Motion pictures--Social aspects Music Musicals Musicals--Excerpts Othello (Fictitious character) Othello (Shakespeare, William) Political activists Political and social views Popular music Race relations Robeson, Paul,--1898-1976 Robeson, Susan,--1953- Segregation Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616 Singers Songs (Low voice) with orchestra Songs (Low voice) with piano Spirituals (Songs) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Working class
Robson, Polʹ, 1898-1976
No Linguistic content (54)
Multiple languages (16)
Miscellaneous languages (2)