WorldCat Identities

Williams, Bert 1874-1922

Overview
Works: 517 works in 810 publications in 1 language and 8,411 library holdings
Genres: Music  Humor  Archives  Silent films  Short films  Comedy films  Documentary films  Television mini-series  Slapstick comedy films  Ragtime music 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Composer, Originator, Lyricist, Instrumentalist, Actor
Classifications: M1630.18, 782.81
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bert Williams
Come, Josephine in my flying machine : inventions and topics in popular songs 1910-1929( Recording )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follies, scandals and other diversions : from Ziegfeld to the Shuberts( Recording )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

35 song hits by great Black songwriters( )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bert Williams, son of laughter; a symposium of tribute to the man and to his work by Mabel Rowland( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ziegfeld follies of 1919( Recording )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voices of black America : historical recordings of speeches, poetry, humor & drama : Booker T. Washington, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, and more( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording features original recordings from 1908-1947 of Booker T. Washington's Atlanta exposition address, the poetry of Langston Hughes and Paul Laurence Dunbar, read by Rev. James Andrew Myers and Edward Sterling Wright, rarely heard humor of Charley Case, readings from God's trombones by James Weldon Johnson, with presentations by actor, singer Charles Gilpin, vaudeville actor, performer and song producer, J. Rosamond Johnson, entertainer Bert Williams, and the pre-eminent African-American performer of his generation, Paul Robeson
Slapstick encyclopedia( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showcases the early comedy shorts of the film industry
Bert Williams : the early years, 1901-1909 by Bert Williams( Recording )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bert Williams : his final releases, 1919-1922 by Bert Williams( Recording )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bert Williams : the middle years, 1910-1918 by Bert Williams( Recording )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the New York stage, volume II : 1908-1913( Recording )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1907 : dear old golden rule days( )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They stopped the show( Recording )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music of Prohibition( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voices of black America : [historical recordings of speeches, poetry, humor & drama]( )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This unique collection, compiled especially for Naxos Audiobooks, features original recordings from 1908-1946 of Booker T. Washington's Atlanta Exposition address, the poetry of Paul Laurence Dunbar and Langston Hughes, the rarely heard humour of Charley Case, readings from God's trombones by James Weldon Johnson, and much much more
Voices of black America : historical recordings of speeches, poetry, humor & drama : Book T. Washington, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, and more( Recording )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording features original recordings from 1908-1947 of Booker T. Washington's Atlanta exposition address, the poetry of Langston Hughes and Paul Laurence Dunbar, read by Rev. James Andrew Myers and Edward Sterling Wright, rarely heard humor of Charley Case, readings from God's trombones by James Weldon Johnson, with presentations by actor, singer Charles Gilpin, vaudeville actor, performer and song producer, J. Rosamond Johnson, entertainer Bert Williams, and the pre-eminent African-American performer of his generation, Paul Robeson
In the beginning : film comedy pioneers( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in Undetermined and English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of once important, now forgotten but still funny vaudevillians, stage actors and novelty acts that gravitated to the film world during the first fifteen years of the century. Their work in front of the camera inspired the first wave of film comedy
Bert Williams : the remaining titles, 1915-1921 by Bert Williams( )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That's Black entertainment( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 3. Intriguing view of the underground Black film industry in the early 1900s. Featuring footage from the 1920s through the 1950s. Offers a priceless collection of unique performances by Black legends
Stomp and swerve : American music gets hot( Recording )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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35 song hits by great Black songwriters
Alternative Names
Bert Williams acteur et cinéaste américain

Bert Williams Amerikaans acteur (1874-1922)

Bert Williams amerikansk skådespelare

Bert Williams amerikansk skodespelar

Bert Williams amerikansk skuespiller

Bert Williams attore e regista statunitense

Bert Williams US-amerikanischer Bühnenschauspieler

Williams, Bert 1876-1922

Williams, Bert A. 1874-1922

Williams, Egbert A. 1875-1922

Williams Egbert Austin 1874-1922

Williams, Egbert Austin 1875-1922

Берт Уильямс

ברט ויליאמס

ברט ויליאמס שחקן אמריקאי

برت ویلیامز بازیگر آمریکایی

بيرتن وليامز

バート・ウィリアムズ

畢·威廉斯

Languages
English (118)

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Voices of black America : historical recordings of speeches, poetry, humor & drama : Booker T. Washington, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, and moreVoices of black America : historical recordings of speeches, poetry, humor & drama : Book T. Washington, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, and moreIntroducing Bert Williams : burnt cork, Broadway, and the story of America's first Black starThe last "darky" : Bert Williams, black-on-black minstrelsy, and the African diasporaContemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black community