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Freeman, Bee 1899-1986

Works: 8 works in 24 publications in 1 language and 145 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  Fiction 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.436960
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Publications about Bee Freeman
Publications by Bee Freeman
Publications by Bee Freeman, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Bee Freeman
Most widely held works by Bee Freeman
Oscar Micheaux, film pioneer ( visu )
6 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Oscar Micheaux is remembered for his work as a pioneer producer-director whose films offered a positive image and an alternative for Black people in the 1920's and 1930's. The program is built around the on-camera reminiscences of two performers who appeared in Micheaux films: Bee Freeman, dubbed the "Sepia Mae West" and Lorenzo Tucker, the "Black Valentino."
Murder in Harlem ( visu )
7 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Henry Glory, a young writer and law student, is selling his own novel door to door (one of movie director Oscar Micheaux's own practices). He is directed to see a young lady who may wish to buy one. In a mix up, he meets another girl, Claudia Vance, and promptly falls in love with her. In the complications that follow, Glory is told that Ms. Vance is wicked, and he leaves town, not knowing that it is a case of mistaken identity. Three years later, as a successful lawyer, Glory is contacted by Claudia to defend her brother, who has been framed on a murder charge. The confession of a porter clears the brother of the charge, and Glory and Claudia finally get together
Underworld ( visu )
6 editions published between 1937 and 2004 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
A young Black man who recently graduated from a Southern college is persuaded to come to Chicago with a gambler. He travels in Black underworld circles, falls for a vamp and is framed for murder before finding a better life
Underworld Dark Manhattan ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Underworld: "Paul Bronson lusts after the decadent world of nightclubs and casinos. His strongest desires are reserved for the dangerously voluptuous Dinah Jackson, but this beautiful temptress is really the 'property' of mob boss LeRoy Giles. When jealous LeRoy gets wind of Dinah's cheating, he cuts off her money and kicks her out. An angry Dinah has LeRoy shot, and suspicion falls on Paul. Dinah is Paul's only alibi-- and his only hope of avoiding a long walk down death row"--Packaging
Race films DVD set ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Movies made for and by African-Americans during the first half of the 20th century
Alternative Names
Freeman, Bea, 1899-1986
Freeman, Beatrice, 1899-1986
Freeman, Beatrice E., 1899-1986
Freeman, Beatrice Elizabeth, 1899-1986
English (24)
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