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Robeson, Paul 1898-1976

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Most widely held works about Paul Robeson
 
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The Emperor Jones by Louis Gruenberg( Visual )

58 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cunning manipulator takes control of a Caribbean island and declares himself emperor
Show boat by George Sidney( Visual )

12 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of the growth and maturity of Magnolia, a showboat star, who falls for Gaylord Ravenal, a riverboat gambler
Celebration of America( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 445 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
Songs of free men by Paul Robeson( Recording )

22 editions published between 1942 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Show boat by Jerome Kern( Recording )

16 editions published between 1927 and 2002 in English and held by 441 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
Rhapsodies in black music and words from the Harlem Renaissance( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 403 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restored original recordings as well as new readings of renaissance literature plus a book containing rare previously unpublished photos, artwork and writings."
Classic folk music from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Robeson portraits of the artist( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 382 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 by Compton Bennett( Visual )

38 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explorers in Africa persuade an exiled chief to help them find a lost diamond mine
Song of freedom by Paul Robeson( Visual )

31 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 327 WorldCat member 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
Don't mourn-- organize! songs of labor songwriter Joe Hill by Joe Hill( Recording )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1958 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 276 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 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Body & soul by Matthieu Bron( Visual )

26 editions published between 1924 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 247 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
Classic labor songs from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings( Recording )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 237 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
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
Speak of me as I am( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program, narrated by Pam Grier, presents an overview of the life of Paul Robeson-- star athlete, world-renowned singer and actor, political activist and Communist sympathizer. Features interviews with academic experts and contemporaries such as Studs Terkel, Martin Duberman, Pete Seeger, and Oscar Brown, Jr
Paul Robeson by Paul Robeson( Recording )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and Miscellaneous languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aida's brothers & sisters : Black voices in opera by Jan Schmidt-Garre( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member 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 as well as opera company directors and critics
 
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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

Поль Робсон

Робсон, Поль

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פול רובסון

רובסון, פול

רובסון, פול 1898-1976

پل رابسون بازیگر، خواننده، و وکیل آمریکایی

পল ৰ'বচন

ਪਾਲ ਰਾਬਸਨ

ポール・ロブスン

ロブスン, ポール

保罗·罗伯逊

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OthelloHere I standThe undiscovered Paul Robeson : an artist's journey, 1898-1939Paul RobesonPaul Robeson : artist and citizenPaul RobesonPaul Robeson, the great forerunner