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De Forest, Lee 1873-1961

Overview
Works: 128 works in 187 publications in 1 language and 5,904 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Biography  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Correspondent
Classifications: PN1997, 926.2
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Most widely held works by Lee De Forest
The African American cinema II the scar of shame (1926) and Sissle and Blake (1923) ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scar of shame: In no film was the racial theme more apparent than in this story about an ill-matched marriage between a black concert painist and a poor, lower class black woman. Secretly ashamed of her, the young man keeps his wife hidden from his socially-prominent middle-class mother. Despite the melodrama, it is a strong statement on the issues of class and the color caste system which existed within the African-American community. This was the first film of the Colored Players Film Corp. of Philadelphia
Television, today and tomorrow by Lee De Forest ( Book )
5 editions published between 1942 and 1945 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the jazz band ball : early hot jazz, song and dance 1925-1933 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of early film clips (1925-1933), featuring song, dance, and instrumental performances of some of the giants of the Jazz Age, including Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Paul Whiteman, the Dorsey Brothers, and Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. Features clips of Bessie Smith's only screen performance, Bix Beiderbecke's sole appearance in a sound film, and an early Lee DeForest sound film of Ben Bernie's orchestra in which Jack Pettis plays what is probably the first jazz solo on film
More treasures from American film archives, 1894-1931 50 films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program 3 of an anthology of films from American film archives. In addition to rare silent-era features, includes cartoons and animation, documentaries and newsreels, earliest American movies, pioneering sound and color experiments, serial episodes, trailers for lost films, advertisements, avant-garde shorts, ethnographic footage, films of ethnic communities, and os
The African American Cinema II the scar of shame, with De Forest phonofilm Sissle and Blake ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sissle and Blake: a "short" filmed in Lee De Forest's New York studio with his sound-on-film process in 1923, four years before Hollywood began to experiment with sound. Pianist Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle perform their jazz composition "Affectionate Dan" and a jazzed up spiritual
The scar of shame with DeForest phonofilm Sissle and Blake ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1st work: In no film was the racial theme more apparent than in this story about an ill-matched marriage between a black concert pianist and a poor, lower class young black woman. Secretly ashamed of her, the young man keeps his wife hidden from his socially-prominent middle-class mother. Despite the melodrama, it is a strong statement on the issues of class and the color caste system which existed within the African-American community, as well as probing questions of ambition and authority
Father of radio : the autobiography of Lee de Forest by Lee De Forest ( Book )
4 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Batcheller Collection
Wireless in the home by Lee De Forest ( Book )
2 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scar of shame ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Second work: In no film was the racial theme more apparent than in this story about an ill-matched marriage between a black concert painist and a poor, lower class black woman. Secretly ashamed of her, the young man keeps his wife hidden from his socially-prominent middle-class mother. Despite the melodrama, it is a strong statement on the issues of class and the color caste system which existed within the African-American community. This was the first film of the Colored Players Film Corp. of Philadelphia
Kid boots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A master of sound by I. E Levine ( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Television : now and onwards by Lee De Forest ( Book )
2 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The scar of shame with the early sound short Sissle and Blake ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2d work: The short was shot in Lee De Forest's New York studio with his sound-on-film process in 1923, four years before Hollywood began to experiment with sound. Pianist Eubie Blake joined by his partner Noble Sissle performed their 1918 composition "Affectionate Dan" and a jazzed-up spiritual
Sweet Adeline ( Visual )
in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First sound of movies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary containing a collection of early sound-on-disc films made by the Lee de Forest Phonofilm process between 1922 and 1925., from the collection of Maurice H. Zouary. The bonus disc contains The Birth of the Talkies, an earlier compilation introduced by Maurice Zohary and Joe Franklin that repeats some of the same material
A conqueror of space; an authorized biography of the life and work of Lee DeForest by Georgette Carneal ( Book )
2 editions published in 1930 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The audion - its action and some recent applications by Lee De Forest ( Book )
1 edition published in 1920 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Swanee River ( Visual )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Radio simplified by Lee De Forest ( Book )
1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
DeForest, Lee, 1873-1961
Forest, Lee de, 1873-1961
Languages
English (95)
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