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Freeman, Bee 1899-1986

Works: 8 works in 23 publications in 1 language and 144 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 )
5 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 45 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 39 libraries worldwide
A young woman is murdered at the National Chemcal Labs and the nightwatchman is arrested. Three years later the sister of the nightwatchman and her lover, now a lawyer, are able to find the real murderer
Underworld ( visu )
6 editions published between 1937 and 2004 in English and held by 34 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 22 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 (23)
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