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Robinson, Bill 1878-1949

Overview
Works: 284 works in 438 publications in 2 languages and 11,597 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Musical films  Juvenile works  Music  Television programs  Biography  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Dancer, Instrumentalist, Other, Choreographer, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Bill Robinson
Publications by Bill Robinson
Publications by Bill Robinson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Bill Robinson
Stormy weather by Andrew L Stone( visu )
24 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 1,160 libraries worldwide
Dancing great Bill Williamson takes a look back on the beginnings of his career and his romance with fellow rising star Selina. Their romance is brief because Selina does not want to settle down
The little colonel ( visu )
17 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in English and held by 952 libraries worldwide
An old-fashioned Southern colonel has disowned his daughter for marrying a Yankee and resists all entreaties for a reconciliation until he succumbs to the charms of his little granddaughter. Previews of other Shirley Temple films precede feature
The littlest Rebel ( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 817 libraries worldwide
Only a plea to President Lincoln can help when the father of a plantation girl is arrested and charged with espionage against the Yankees
Dimples by William A Seiter( visu )
7 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in English and held by 793 libraries worldwide
A little girl with nothing but tiny dimples and a huge amount of talent makes her way from poverty to potential stardom
Elephant by Gus Van Sant( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in German and English and held by 767 libraries worldwide
A realistic drama that takes the viewer inside an American high school on one single, ordinary day that very rapidly turns tragic. It observes the comings and goings of its characters from a safe distance. The experiences of each student range from friendly and innocent to traumatic and deeply disturbing
Just around the corner ( visu )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 588 libraries worldwide
A wealthy man loses his wife and his fortune and must do repairs to support himself and his daughter
Follies, scandals and other diversions from Ziegfeld to the Shuberts ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 486 libraries worldwide
Tap dance history from Vaudeville to film ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
A collection of rarely-seen original film footage from soundies and short films of the 1930s and 1940s
At the jazz band ball : early hot jazz, song and dance 1925-1933 ( visu )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 259 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
In old Kentucky ( visu )
3 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Rogers, with help from tap-dancing Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, carries this story of two opposing clans residing in the hills
The original amateur hour ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Long before TV's American Idol became a mega-hit, there was one radio and television series that started the talent competition craze. It was called The Original Amateur Hour. Almost 50 major stars of movies, records, stage, screen and television got their start on this series
Swingin' uptown Renaissance in Harlem ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Examines the social and cultural effects of the Harlem Renaissance through the music that defined the era; includes interviews with historians and performers
Stormy weather the legendary Lena, 1941-1958 by Lena Horne( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm ( visu )
7 editions published between 1938 and 1990 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
A wicked stepfather tries to profit at the expense of his talented young ward in this classic musical comedy
Jeni LeGon living in a great big way ( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Jeni LeGon overcame barriers to become the first Black woman to sign a long-term contract with a major Hollywood studio. She subsequently appeared in over a dozen films, yet despite her talent, there were many hard lessons to be learned in a segregated Hollywood. This film showcases the path that Jeni forged for herself and the gift of inspiration that she gave a generation of dance students. The film includes interviews with the tap dancer Fayard Nicholas and archival footage of the Nicholas Brothers, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Fats Waller, Paul Robeson and Cab Calloway
Stars of the Apollo ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Stars of the Apollo ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Dixiana ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
[Dixiana] The son of the owner of a cotton plantation and a singer fall in love, but a gambler interferes with their plans
Hardy flowers. Descriptions of upwards of thirteen hundred of the most ornamental species, and directions for their arrangement, culture, etc. by Bill Robinson( Book )
7 editions published between 1871 and 1893 in English and Undetermined and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Count Basie ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
A "compilation of short films from the Swing era."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Bojangles
Bojangles, 1878-1949
Bojangles, Mr., 1878-1949
Robinson, Bill "Bojangles", 1878-1949
Robinson, Bojangles, 1878-1949
Robinson Luther
Robinson, Luther, 1878-1949
Robinson, William
Languages
English (160)
German (1)
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