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Author: Paul RobesonLeslie BanksNina Mae McKinneyRobert CochranMartin WalkerAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2007]
Series: Paul Robeson, portraits of the artist, 3.; Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 372.; Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 369.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sanders of the river: Commissioner Sanders, representative of the British Crown, puts down a bloody rebellion and re-establishes harmony for the pro-British river people in this tale of adventure in Nigeria. Jericho: An African American soldier flees to the African desert during WWI after he accidentally causes the death of his sergeant and is sentenced to death for murder. True pioneer: In 1928, Paul Robeson moved  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction films
Historical films
Nonfiction films
Action and adventure films
Feature films
Short films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Films
Named Person: Paul Robeson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Robeson; Leslie Banks; Nina Mae McKinney; Robert Cochran; Martin Walker; Allan Jeayes; Charles Carson; Henry Wilcoxon; Wallace Ford; Princess Kouka.; John Laurie; James Carew; Eslanda Goode Robeson; Ian Christie; Stephen Bourne; Georges Périnal; Osmond Borradaile; Louis Page; Arthur Wimperis; Mischa Spoliansky; John W Boyle; Michael Carr; Jimmy Kennedy; Lajos Biró; Jeffrey F Dell; Alexander Korda, Sir; Zoltan Korda; Max Schach; Walter Futter; Thornton Freeland; Robert N Lee; Paul Cain; George Barraud; Edgar Wallace; Anglo American Film Corporation.; London Films.; Buckingham Film Productions.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 1934121223 9781934121221 1934121193 9781934121191
OCLC Number: 85852013
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Notes: Collective title from disc label.
DVD release of the 1935 (Sanders of the river) and 1937 (Jericho) motion pictures.
Issued as part of a 4-disc set entitled Paul Robeson : portraits of the artist.
Credits: Sanders of the river: photography by Georges Perinal, Osmond Borradaile and Louis Page ; film editor, Charles Crichton ; lyrics, Arthur Wimperis ; musical compositions, Michael Spolianski. Jericho: photographed by John W. Boyle ; art direction by Edward Carrick ; supervising film editor, E.B. Jarvis ; original songs by Michael Carr & Jimmy Kennedy ; musical direction, Van Phillips. True pioneer: video editor, Mark Ring ; online editor, Chris Ramey.
Cast: Sanders of the river: Paul Robeson, Leslie Banks, Nina Mae McKinney, Robert Cochrane, Martin Walker, Richard Grey, Tony Wane, Marquis de Portago, Eric Maturin, Allan Jeayes, Charles Carson. Jericho: Paul Robeson, Henry Wilcoxon, Wallace Ford, Princess Kouka, John Laurie, James Carew, Laurence Brown, Rufus Fennell, Ike Hatch, Frank Cram, Frank Cochrane, George Barraud, Frederick Cooper, Henry Aubin, Eslanda Robeson. True pioneer: commentary, Ian Christie, Stephen Bourne, Paul Robeson, Jr.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (162 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital mono.
Contents: Edgar Wallace's Sanders of the river / Anglo-American Film Corporation, Ltd. presents a London Film production ; scenario, continuity & dialogue by Lajos Biro and Jeffrey Dell ; produced by Alexander Korda ; directed by Zoltan Korda (1935, 87 min.) --
Jericho / Max Schach presents a Buckingham film ; produced by Walter Futter ; directed by Thornton Freeland ; original story, Walter Futter ; adaptation by Robert N. Lee and Peter Ruric ; scenario by George Barraud (1937, 75 min.) --
True pioneer : the British films of Paul Robeson / executive producers, Peter Becker, Kim Hendrickson, Fumiko Takagi, Jonathan Turell ; Criterion Collection (2007, 33 min.).
Series Title: Paul Robeson, portraits of the artist, 3.; Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 372.; Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 369.
Other Titles: True pioneer.
Paul Robeson, pioneer
Pioneer
Sanders of the river (Motion picture)
Jericho (Motion picture)

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Sanders of the river: Commissioner Sanders, representative of the British Crown, puts down a bloody rebellion and re-establishes harmony for the pro-British river people in this tale of adventure in Nigeria. Jericho: An African American soldier flees to the African desert during WWI after he accidentally causes the death of his sergeant and is sentenced to death for murder. True pioneer: In 1928, Paul Robeson moved to London and during the next twelve years, made six feature films. Paul Robeson Jr. and British film historians Ian Christie and Stephen Bourne review Robeson's pioneering work in British cinema.

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