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Author: Saul J TurellGraeme FergusonPaul KilliamHarvey CortSidney PoitierAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Janus Films : Criterion Collection [distributor], ©2006.
Series: 50 years of Janus Films.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paul Robeson, tribute to an artist is a deeply compassionate work of remembrance for a man who had been all but erased from the history books. This film looks at the career of the twenties and thirties movie star and wondrous baritone, Paul Robeson, cinema's first African-American leading man. The love goddesses details cinema's female sex symbols, featuring clips from famous film stars such as Marlene Dietrich,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Biography
History
Named Person: Paul Robeson; Paul Robeson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Saul J Turell; Graeme Ferguson; Paul Killiam; Harvey Cort; Sidney Poitier; Carl King; Lillian Gish; Douglas Fairbanks; William S Hart; Buster Keaton; Frank Gallop; Janus Films.; Walter Reade-Sterling, Inc.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
OCLC Number: 77547779
Notes: Title from menu screen.
Released as part of the "Essential Art House: 50 Years of Janus Films."
Credits: Paul Robeson: film editor, Donald P. Finamore ; associate producer, Jessica Berman. The love goddesses: music by Percy Faith. The great chase: music composed by Larry Adler.
Performer(s): Narrated by Sidney Poitier (Paul Robeson), Carl King (Love goddesses). The great chase: starring Lillian Gish, Douglas Fairbanks, William S. Hart, Buster Keaton, Richard Barthelmess, Noah Beery, Jetta Goudal, Rod LaRoque, Marion Mack, Ruth Roland, Pearl White ; narrator, Frank Gallop.
Description: 1 videodisc (189 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation for The love goddesses; Dolby Digital mono.
Contents: Paul Robeson : tribute to an artist / written and directed by Saul J. Turell ; a Janus Film production (1979, 29 min.) --
The Love goddesses / Janus Films ; produced and written by Saul J. Turell and Graeme Ferguson ; a Saul J. Turell-Graeme Ferguson production for Walter Reade-Sterling Inc. (1965, 79 min.) --
The Great chase / Janus Films ; [presented by] Paul Killiam and Saul J. Turell ; script, Harvey Cort with Saul J. Turrell & Paul Killiam ; produced and edited by Harvey Cort (1962, 81 min.).
Series Title: 50 years of Janus Films.
Other Titles: Paul Robeson, tribute to an artist.
Love goddesses.
Great chase.
Essential art house.
Responsibility: directed by Saul J. Turell.

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Paul Robeson, tribute to an artist is a deeply compassionate work of remembrance for a man who had been all but erased from the history books. This film looks at the career of the twenties and thirties movie star and wondrous baritone, Paul Robeson, cinema's first African-American leading man. The love goddesses details cinema's female sex symbols, featuring clips from famous film stars such as Marlene Dietrich, Lillian Gish, Clara Bow, Greta Garbo, Jean Harlow, Bette Davis, Carol Lombard, Ginger Rogers, Myrna Loy, Mae West, Barbara Stanwyck, Shirley Temple, Lana Turner, Betty Grable, Dorothy Lamour, Rita Hayworth, Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, Sophia Loren, Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot, Claudette Colbert and others. The film examines the shifting cultural mores that are constantly redefining what we consider alluring as well as what we are allowed to see. The great chase is a rollicking compedium of the greatest hits of silent-cinema chase sequences.

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