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Louis, Joe 1914-1981

Overview
Works: 498 works in 751 publications in 2 languages and 25,723 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Film adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Archives  Biographical fiction 
Subject Headings: Boxers (Sports) 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Actor, Instrumentalist, Dedicatee, Speaker, Performer
Classifications: ML421.B4, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Joe Louis
Publications by Joe Louis
Publications by Joe Louis, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Joe Louis
 
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Most widely held works by Joe Louis
The Ed Sullivan show featuring the Beatles and various other artists ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Presents the four complete one-hour Ed Sullivan Shows that launched the "British Invasion" of the music industry and introduced the Beatles to America. Includes the original commercials
You bet your life ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
"Collects 18 classic episodes in their original, uncut glory."
How to box by Joe Louis( Book )
6 editions published between 1948 and 1950 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
History & heritage film collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
A collection of classic movies featuring some of the biggest and brightest African-American stars to ever grace the silver screen
Spirit of youth Lucky ghost ( visu )
8 editions published between 1938 and 2004 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Spirit of youth (66 min.): the story of the rise of boxer Joe Thomas, which paralleled the life of Joe Louis
Irving Berlin's This is the Army General Electric Theater "Prosper's Old Mother." ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Irving Berlin's This is the Army-"The group of soldiers who staged Irving Berlin's WWI musical 'Yip Yip Yaphand' reunite to mount a similar WWII effort ..."
The black king The Duke is tops ; Spirit of youth ; The glove ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
[The glove]: A one-time cop and ex-ballplayer schemes to earn a $20,000 reward for the capture of a maniacal killer who beat a prison guard to death with a "riot glove."
Lena Horne in The duke is tops A.B. Comatherie in The black king ; Joe Louis in Spirit of youth ; Rosey Grier in The glove ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Spirit of youth: World heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis stars in Spirit of Youth. Often mistakenly referred to as a biography of Louis, the film is actually the fictional story of aspiring boxer Joe Thomas, who hopes to make millions in the ring. He does, but as a consequence he falls into the hands of a predatory nightclub singer. Only after the femme fatale stomps on Joe's heart does he return to his virginal childhood sweetheart. Initially aimed at the "all-colored" theaters of the era, The Spirit of Youth proved popular enough to receive bookings in white movie houses
NAACP 1940-55 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, press releases, clippings, reports, and articles on the following: racial discrimination by U.S. Navy; army induction; benefit fight for U.S. Navy Relief Fund; NAACP criticism of LIFE article; fund raising activities; exhibition fights; boxing record; opinions of Joe Louis; Joe Louis Day in Harlem; income tax problems; racial discrimination against Professional Golfers Association
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The great radio sports shows 9 of the greatest radio sports shows ever! ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Sports segments from various radio shows of the 1940s, including The Bill Stern sports newsreel, The Bob Hope show, Fibber McGee & Molly, The Fred Allen show, The Jack Benny program. Also includes a presentation of Knute Rockne, All American on the Lux radio theatre, and a comedy sketch about the 1940 Notre Dame-Army game
Irving Berlin's This is the Army ( visu )
3 editions published between 1943 and 2002 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Wartime patriotism is captured in a wondrous trip back in time in this tribute to the all-American soldier
You bet your life ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Contains 6 episodes in their original, uncut glory
Ronald Reagan This is the Army Santa Fe trail ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
This is the Army: Based on the Irving Berlin Broadway musical of the same name. A movie about military life during World War II. Santa Fe Trail: A dramatized retelling of the events leading up to the historical confrontation between the abolitionist John Brown and the US Army at Harper's Ferry, Virginia in 1859
Ringside with Mike Tyson ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Mike Tyson reviews some of the greatest contests in boxing history
My life story, by Joe Louis by Joe Louis( Book )
4 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
The record breakers the live sounds of the greatest moments in sports history ( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Die Geschichte meines Lebens by Joe Louis( Book )
1 edition published in 1951 in German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Spirit of youth the story of Joe Louis ( visu )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the life of Joe Louis
History & heritage film collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
A collection of movies featuring African-American stars
 
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Alternative Names
Barrow, Joe Louis
Barrow, Joe Louis 1914-
Barrow, Joe Louis 1914-1981
Barrow, Joe Louis Jr
Barrow, Joseph L. 1914-1981
Barrow, Joseph Louis
Barrow, Joseph Louis 1914-1981
Joe Louis 1914-1981
Languages
English (138)
German (1)
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