WorldCat Identities

Brooks, Clarence

Overview
Works: 28 works in 62 publications in 1 language and 645 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Race films  History  Short films  Comedy films  Silent films  Independent films  Slapstick comedy films  Western films  Documentary films 
Roles: Actor, Editor
Classifications: PN1995.9.N4, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Clarence Brooks
Pioneers of African-American cinema( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 251 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
Murder in Harlem( Visual )

12 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman is murdered at the National Chemical Labs and the nightwatchman is arrested. The scene shifts back 3 years when a man falls in love with a woman but is unable to express his true feelings. Three years later, the man is a lawyer and the woman he loved is the sister of the nightwatchman who is on trial for murder. Together they find the real murderer and fall in love in the process
Harlem rides the range( Visual )

6 editions published between 1939 and 2006 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder in Harlem: All-black noir melodrama. A night watchman must clear his name after finding a murdered woman
Two gun man from Harlem( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A singing cowboy wrongfully framed for murder ends up in Harlem. He assumes the identity of a preacher turned gangster who looks like him. He joins a gang to catch the men who framed him
Pioneers of African-American cinema( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of digitally restored feature films, as well as a number of short films, fragments and documentaries, known as 'race films.'
Underworld( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Underworld: "Paul Bronson lusts after the decadent world of nightclubs and casinos. His strongest desires are reserved for the dangerously voluptuous Dinah Jackson, but this beautiful temptress is really the 'property' of mob boss LeRoy Giles. When jealous LeRoy gets wind of Dinah's cheating, he cuts off her money and kicks her out. An angry Dinah has LeRoy shot, and suspicion falls on Paul. Dinah is Paul's only alibi-- and his only hope of avoiding a long walk down death row"--Packaging
The Bronze Buckaroo( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A roaring round-up of song-studded thrills in this 1938 western featuring an all black cast in a Richard C. Kahn production
Black film collection : a special collection from the G. William Jones Film & Video Collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of rare African-American films from the 1930s, 40s and 50s which were nearly destroyed, have been rescued by William Jones, founder of Southern Methodist University's film collection. Called to a warehouse in the early 1980s to dig through a pile of old film canisters which the managers of the warehouse were preparing to throw out, Jones found a treasure trove of feature films and newsreels made by black directors, starring black actors, and unseen for many years
Look out sister ; &, Two-gun man from Harlem( Visual )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two gun man from Harlem: "A cowboy framed for murder clears his name by proving the wife of the dead man committed the crime"--Container
Spirit of youth( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatized story of the life of Joe Louis
Hollywood goes to war!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 4 films from the U.S. National Archives on WWII. First motion picture unit: About the Army Air Corps' unit that made countless training and inspirational films using top Hollywood directors and actors. Baptism of fire: a US Army training film. Camouflage: Hollywood animators made this comic training film on the usefulness of camouflage. The negro soldier: a WWII recruiting film
The Negro soldier by Frank Capra( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the role of the Negro soldier in American history from 1776 to 1944. Shows the accomplishments of Negro troops
Dark Manhattan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lad who takes control of the policy racket in Harlem, meets a sweet and clean nightclub singer and falls in love with her. Before they can get married, a rival gang tries to muscle into the numbers racket and, at the end, the lad gets shot-gunned and dies in the arms of his girl
Deaths 1880-1922 recorded by two Brooks brothers, Union Hall Area by W. D Brooks( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A case study of interdisciplinary team members' perceptions of social work in a medical setting by H. Elizabeth Murphy( )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Underworld plus dark Manhattan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Underworld: "Paul Bronson lusts after the decadent world of nightclubs and casinos. His strongest desires are reserved for the dangerously voluptuous Dinah Jackson, but this beautiful temptress is really the 'property' of mob boss LeRoy Giles. When jealous LeRoy gets wind of Dinah's cheating, he cuts off her money and kicks her out. An angry Dinah has LeRoy shot, and suspicion falls on Paul. Dinah is Paul's only alibi--and his only hope of avoiding a long walk down death row"--Packaging
Wild women by Kenny (host) Rogers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses the myth of women in the West compared to reality of folklore heroines such as Belle Starr, Annie Oakley, and Calamity Jane
Pioneers of African-American cinema( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
Pioneers of African-American cinema( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The scar of shame: “When a young woman (Lucia Moses) escapes from her abusive father (William E. Pettus), she is rescued by an aspiring composer (Harry Henderson), but encounters opposition from his class-conscious mother. This edition of The sca of shame includes four minutes of newly-restored material”—booklet
Race films DVD set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Movies made for and by African-Americans during the first half of the 20th century
 
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English (61)