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Robeson, Paul 1898-1976

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The Emperor Jones by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

67 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,181 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 664 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 535 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
Classic folk music from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Show boat by Jerome Kern( Recording )

16 editions published between 1927 and 2002 in English and held by 439 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 431 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
Rhapsodies in black : music and words from the Harlem Renaissance( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 391 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restored original recordings as well as new readings of renaissance literature plus a book containing rare previously unpublished photos, artwork and writings."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 )

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

"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
King Solomon's Mines( Visual )

38 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventurer Allan Quartermain leads a party in search of both a missing English aristocrat and King Solomon's Mines
Song of freedom by Paul Robeson( Visual )

31 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 320 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 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs, poems, and speeches by or about labor organizer Joe Hill
Pioneers of African-American cinema( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 278 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
Paul Robeson : essays on his life and legacy( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 269 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 )

14 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic labor songs : from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings( Recording )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 246 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 )

28 editions published between 1924 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 233 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
Songs of free men ; a Paul Robeson recital( )

1 edition published in 1997 in Multiple languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Americana : the American dream( )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magic of Christmas : nostalgic songs and carols( )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Paul Robeson : essays on his life and legacy
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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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Here I standThe undiscovered Paul Robeson : an artist's journey, 1898-1939Paul Robeson : artist and citizenPaul RobesonPaul RobesonPaul Robeson speaks : writings, speeches, interviews, 1918-1974Heavenly bodies : film stars and society