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Robinson, Bill 1878-1949

Works: 276 works in 427 publications in 2 languages and 11,687 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Music  Musical films  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Interviews  Portraits 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Dancer, Author, Singer, Instrumentalist, Other, Choreographer, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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 1,167 libraries worldwide
Imaginatively photographed though otherwise conventional all-Black musical featuring a host of top musical performers
The little colonel by David W Butler( 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 815 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 791 libraries worldwide
Onstage in blackface. The professor is arrested upon exiting the stage, but the police, Mrs. Drew and Colonel Loring agree to remain until the end of the play rather than disrupt it. Moved to tears by Eva's deathbed scene, as played by Dimples, Mrs. Drew calls the play beautiful and tells the police to let the professor go. A year later, after a performance, Allen, now with Betty, announces to an audience which includes the professor, who kisses Mrs. Drew's shoulder, the first presentation in New York of a minstrel show, in which Dimples is starred"--AFI catalog, 1931-1940
Elephant by Gus Van Sant( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in German and English and held by 766 libraries worldwide
Es ist ein schöner Herbsttag. Eli, der zu Fuss in die Schule unterwegs ist, überredet im Park ein Punk- Pärchen, für ein paar Fotos zu posieren. Nate trifft nach dem Football-Training seine Freundin Carrie zum Mittagessen. John hinterlegt im Rektorat die Autoschlüssel seines Vaters, damit sein Bruder sie dort abholen kann. In der Cafeteria tratschen Brittany, Jordan und Nicole und beklagen sich über das Geschnüffel ihrer Mütter. Michelle rast in die Bibliothek, während Eli im Korridor ein paar Fotos von John knipst. John geht hinaus auf den Rasen, wo er den Weg von Alex und Eric kreuzt. Ein gewöhnlicher Tag an einer High School, der so gar nicht gewöhnlich enden wird. Der Spielfilm nimmt Bezug auf die Bluttat vom 20. April 1999, als an der Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado der 17-jährige Dylan Klebold und der 18-jährige Eric Harris zwölf Mitschüler und einen Lehrer erschossen. In der ganzen Schule hatten sie Sprengfallen angebracht, insgesamt wurden 23 Menschen verletzt. Die Tat war kein Amoklauf sondern ein von langer Hand geplantes Massaker, an dessen Ende die beiden Teenager Selbstmord begingen
Just around the corner ( visu )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 608 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 )
3 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 481 libraries worldwide
Tap dance history from Vaudeville to film ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 306 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 253 libraries worldwide
A collection of early film clips featuring song, dance, and instrumental performances of some of the giants of the Jazz Age
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 93 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
Stars of the Apollo ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1973 and 1992 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
"Historical compilation contains 28 original recordings from some of the most successful artists who performed at the Apollo ..."
Swingin' uptown Renaissance in Harlem ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 85 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 by Lena Horne( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm ( visu )
7 editions published between 1938 and 1990 in English and held by 62 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 62 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
Dixiana ( visu )
4 editions published between 1930 and 2005 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
[La cucaracha] A Mexican dancer and her boyfriend, also a dancer, have a lovers' quarrel and do some competetive dancing
Jazz : New York in the roaring twenties by Robert Nippoldt( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
It's the Roaring Twenties, and New York is exploding with jazz fever. Crowds flock to the nightclubs and dance halls in Harlem to see the likes of Louis Armstrong with the Fletcher Henderson Orchestra playing at the Kentucky Club, or Duke Ellington at the Roseland Ballroom or the world-famous Cotton Club. Designed, illustrated, and edited by Robert Nippoldt, this award-winning book pays homage to this exceptional era, via an entertaining blend of illustrations, facts, and amusing anecdotes presenting 24 leading lights of New York's jazz scene in the 1920s, complete with a CD containing some of their best tunes. The texts, contributed by Hans-Jürgen Schaal, give a vivid account of the club scene and the "band battles," as well as the legendary recording sessions.--Publisher's description
Curly top ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
With her mega-watt personality and disarming smile, a talented youngster named Shirley Temple danced, acted and sang her way into the hearts of cinema lovers worldwide, creating film history as she did! Never before has there been a more comprehensive DVD collection of Shirley's beloved classics than this set, which contains eighteen uniquely charming films. - Publisher
Count Basie ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
A "compilation of short films from the Swing era."--Container
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Alternative Names
Bojangles 1878-1949
Bojangles 1878-1949 Mr
Bojangles, Mr., 1878-1949
Robinson, Bill "Bojangles" 1878-1949
Robinson, Bojangles 1878-1949
Robinson Luther
Robinson, Luther 1878-1949
Robinson, William
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German (1)
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