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Robinson, Bill 1878-1949

Works: 269 works in 478 publications in 2 languages and 11,295 library holdings
Genres: Musical films  Drama  Children's films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romance films  Documentary films  Music  Nonfiction films  Popular music 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Dancer, Author, Singer, Commentator, Choreographer, Instrumentalist, Other
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 )
32 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,141 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 by David Butler( visu )
20 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and held by 876 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
The littlest rebel ( visu )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and held by 773 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 )
9 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in English and held by 743 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
Just around the corner ( visu )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 591 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 by Robert Hood Bowers( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 461 libraries worldwide
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 240 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
Early Ellington by Duke Ellington( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 1994 in Undetermined and English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
In old Kentucky ( visu )
3 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Rogers, with help from tap-dancing Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, carries this story of two opposing clans residing in the hills
Swingin' uptown : Renaissance in Harlem by Regenia Perry( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 93 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
Stars of the Apollo ( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1972 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 ..."
The original amateur hour ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 91 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
Stormy weather by Lena Horne( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Allan Dwan( visu )
9 editions published between 1938 and 1990 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 63 libraries worldwide
A wicked stepfather tries to profit at the expense of his talented young ward in this classic musical comedy
The Shirley Temple collection by Shirley Temple( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Dimples (1936): A tiny performer encourages her pickpocket grandfather (Frank Morgan) to go legit. -- The Little Colonel (1935): A tiny Southerner inspires her mom and estranged grandfather to reconcile. -- The Littlest Rebel (1935): Amidst the sorrow of the Civil War, an irrepressible tot gains an audience with President Lincoln himself! -- The Blue Bird (1940): In a rare departure from her bubbly screen persona, Shirley plays a spoiled little girl in search of true happiness. -- The Little Princess (1939): In this heart-tugging adaptation of a children's classic, Shirley plays an orphan forced into servitude-until Queen Victoria steps in! -- Stand Up and Cheer! (1934): Shirley stars as a charming little performer who spurs the depression-era "Secretary of Amusement" on to success!
Jeni LeGon : living in a great big way ( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 55 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
Jazz : New York in the roaring twenties by Hans-Jürgen Schaal( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 54 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
Dixiana ( visu )
5 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in English and held by 50 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
Curly top by 20th Century Fox( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 43 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
Honi Coles & Cholly Atkins : over the top to bebop ( visu )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Discussion of tap dancing by James Macandrew and Marshall Stearns, later joined by Honi Coles and Cholly Atkins. Coles and Atkins dance one of Bill Robinson's and one of John Bubbles' routines as well as several of their own. They also demonstrate the time step and variations, the wing and variations, and the over the top and trenches steps. Time did not permit discussion of bebop mentioned in program title
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Alternative Names
Bill Robinson afroamerikanischer Stepptänzer
Bill Robinson Amerikaans filmacteur
Bill Robinson ballerino, attore teatrale e attore cinematografico statunitense
Bill Robinson chanteur, danseur et acteur
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
Билл Робинсон американский танцор и актёр
Білл Робінсон
ביל רובינסון
ביל רובינסון שחקן אמריקאי
بيل روبنسون
بیل رابینسون بازیگر آمریکایی
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Spanish (1)
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