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Freeman, Bee 1899-1986

Overview
Works: 8 works in 24 publications in 1 language and 145 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  Fiction 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.436960
Publication Timeline
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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 alternative for Black people in the 1920's and 30's. The film centers around the on-camera reminiscences of two performers who appeared in Micheaux's films, Bee Freeman and Lorenzo Tucker. Also included are dramatic reenactments of Micheaux directing and touring the country to sell his films
Murder in Harlem ( visu )
7 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
A young woman is murdered at the National Chemical Labs and the nightwatchman is arrested. The scene shifts back 3 years when a man falls in love with a woman but is unable to express his true feelings. Three years later, the man is a lawyer and the woman he loved is the sister of the nightwatchman who is on trial for murder. Together they find the real murderer and fall in love in the process
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
Languages
English (24)
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