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Tucker, Lorenzo

Overview
Works: 8 works in 37 publications in 1 language and 536 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Race films  Biography  Musical films  Revues  Documentary television programs  Television news programs 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.436520396
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Publications about Lorenzo Tucker
Publications by Lorenzo Tucker
Publications by Lorenzo Tucker, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Lorenzo Tucker
 
Most widely held works by Lorenzo Tucker
Veiled aristocrats ( visu )
13 editions published between 1932 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Twenty years after leaving home, John Walden returns, having achieved his ambition to become a lawyer. He and his mother, Molly, discuss the marital situation of his sister, Rena, and the racial complications it poses. Molly asks John to break up Rena's romance with Frank because she disapproves of him and wants her daughter to marry a man of more refinement. Eventually, after trying to live the life her family desires for her, Rena renounces trying to pass for white, and is reunited with Frank
Underworld ( visu )
8 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and held by 57 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
Oscar Micheaux, film pioneer ( visu )
6 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 44 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 1920s and 1930s. 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"
Juke joint [and] Reet, petite, and gone ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
In "Juke joint," two con men on the road broke find themselves boarding in a house that is more than a little crazy. The mother is star struck and gives them board for training her daughter to be a star. The father is absent minded and the other daughter is many crazy. In "Reet, petite, and gone," a dishonest lawyer tries to do young Louis out of his inheritance by changing his dying fahter's eccentric will. A boyhood sweetheart and a faithful servant save the day
Black Hollywood the way it was ( visu )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Featuring rare archival film clips, this video chronicles the history of African-American cinema from the early 1900's to the early 1980's. It explains the economics of the film business and probes the impact of racism, the Depression, and World War II on film production, distribution, and exhibition
 
Alternative Names
Lorenzo Tucker American actor
Lorenzo Tucker attore statunitense
Languages
English (36)
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