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Bowman, Laura 1881-1957

Overview
Works: 21 works in 45 publications in 2 languages and 376 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Music  Musical films  Biography  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Performer, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 780.92
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Publications about Laura Bowman
Publications by Laura Bowman
Publications by Laura Bowman, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Laura Bowman
 
Most widely held works by Laura Bowman
The girl in room 20 Son of Ingagi ; The girl from Chicago ; Lying lips ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
(Girl in room 20) A girl goes to New York to make her way as a singer. Befriended by Joe, a kind hearted taxi driver, she finally gets a job singing only to be pursued by a slick club manager who just happens to also be married. Joe calls her boyfriend back home and he comes running to save the girl. (Son of Ingagi) An ape man steals a bride and whisks her to his lab. (Girl from Chicago) An undercover government agent on a case in Mississippi meets and falls in love with a beautiful young woman who's being menaced by a local crime boss. (Lying lips) After a nightclub singer is framed for murder and sent to prison, her detective boyfriend uncovers the real crooks
Veiled aristocrats ( visu )
10 editions published between 1932 and 2007 in English and held by 75 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
Murder in Harlem ( visu )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
A black night watchman in a chemical factory finds the body of a young white woman in the basement. Blamed for the murder the man is tried but during the trial the real killer is unmasked
Black Europe ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Fully indexed and lavishly illustrated with over 2000 images, mostly in colour, Black Europe includes biographies of hundreds of individuals - politicians, performers, actors and entertainers - from the United States, Africa, the Caribbean and Europe who were active in Europe. Their biographies are illustrated with a treasure trove of documents, official photos and family pictures, as well as contemporary sheet music, concert posters and promotional flyers and postcards. The majority of the rare sound recordings included with the book are made available for the first time in a modern format, and will provide fresh insights into black entertainment, the prehistory of jazz, the colonial era, and African languages and cultures. Original recording sheets and hundreds of pictures showing cylinders and gramophone record labels illustrate the beginnings of the 20th century record business--Supplied by publisher
Ten minutes to live ( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
This crime drama from the 1930's features an all African-American cast and the story centers upon a nightclub and it's collection of customers and staff. Jealousy and revenge play a part in the stories of patrons and performers at the night club, with plenty of action and suspense thrown in for good measure, as well as some entertaining musical and dance numbers. A fine example of the film-making efforts from the pioneer African-American directors and production companies of the 1930's, who made films that were typically excluded from mainstream movie houses due to the prevailing attitudes of the time
Son of Ingagi ( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
"A huge, horrifying ape creature is hidden in the laboratory of a sinster old house. The monster is the creation of Dr. Helen Jackson, a scientist who dabbles in the world of black magic and mysticism. Jackson experiments with a strange potion that transforms the beast-man into a maniacal, uncontrolled killer. Two newlyweds, who are guests in the doctor's home, are soon trapped hy the hideous creature. With the help of the local police, they must ifnd a way to excape from the chamber of horrors before they become victims of the monster's murderous claws"--Container cover
Miracle in Harlem Ten minutes to live ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Ten minutes to live: While singers, dancers and comedians entertain in a crowded nightclub, a beautiful girl in the audience receives a note that she has "ten minutes to live." She is not the only one in danger as blood will be spilled before the last curtain falls
God's step children ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Naomi, a light-skinned African American child, is deserted by her mother and cared for by a kindly widow. When she is sent to an all-Black school, Naomi's lifelong battle with race identity begins
Oscar Micheaux's Ten minutes to live ( visu )
2 editions published between 1932 and 1990 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A mystery-musical built around a threatening note which gives the heroine who sings and dances in a Harlem nightclub only "ten minutes to live." There is much nightclub entertainment as the mystery unravels with song and dance numbers and a stand up comedy routine
Over there sounds and images of black Europe ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Anna Lucasta ( Book )
1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Mansfield Theatre, John Wildberg presents Harry Wagstaff Gribble's production "Anna Lucasta," by Philip Yordan, settings by Frederick Fox, costumes by Paul Dupont
King of Kong Island and other ape flicks ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Contains three classic gorilla/ape movies
Louisiana ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
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
Black Europe ( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Achievement: the life of Laura Bowman by Le Roi Antoine( Book )
1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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