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Benjamin, Paul 1938-

Overview
Works: 23 works in 57 publications in 3 languages and 2,243 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Prison films  Dark comedy films  Historical films  Biographical television programs  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Paul Benjamin
Publications by Paul Benjamin
Most widely held works about Paul Benjamin
 
Most widely held works by Paul Benjamin
Escape from Alcatraz by Don Siegel( visu )
6 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 636 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the only three men ever to escape from the infamous maximum security prison at Alcatraz. Eastwood portrays Frank Morris, the cunning bank robber who masterminded the elaborately detailed and, as far as anyone knows, ultimately successful, escape
Rosewood ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 544 libraries worldwide
The true story of the 1923 razing of a black town in Florida, many of its people murdered over a lie. But some escaped and survived because of the courage and compassion of a few extraordinary people
The station agent by Tom McCarthy( visu )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 299 libraries worldwide
A young man inherits a train station in rural New Jersey and moves there for a life of quiet solitude. He soon finds friendships and a sense of belonging that he never expected, and never thought he wanted
Deacons for Defense ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Set in Louisiana in the 1960s, a group calling themselves Deacons for Defense rise up against the Ku Klux Klan. A hard-working man forms the Black militia group which then became a focal point during civil rights movement
Ralph Ellison : an American journey ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Scholars, authors, and contemporaries examine and discuss the impact of African American author and novelist Ralph Ellison's work on the culture of 20th century American life. Provides biographical details of Ellison's life accompanied by archival images and footage along with filmed scenes excerpted from his writing
The education of Sonny Carson ( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
The mean streets of inner city Brooklyn are his classroom. And for young gang leader Sonny Carson, the graduation exercises are a brutal series of battles with society's laws and vicious rival gangs. He struggles to forge the lessons of the streets into a code for survival
Back in the day ( visu )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
A young man falls in love with the daughter of a preacher that he is suspected of murdering. When he reunites with an old friend, a charismatic gangster, he is forced to choose between the woman he loves and a life of crime
I know why the caged bird sings by Fielder Cook( visu )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of a spirited and gifted, but poor, Black girl growing up in the South in the 1930's. Tells how she came into her own, experiencing prejudice, family difficulties, and a relationship with a teacher who taught her to respect books, learning, and herself
The meeting ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
The meeting provides an account of a fictional meeting between Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr
Do the right thing by Spike Lee( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
The film tells a tale of bigotry and racial conflict in a multi-ethnic community in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, on the hottest day of the year
Leadbelly by Gordon Parks( visu )
5 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 15 libraries worldwide
The film traces the life of blues/folk singer Huddie Leadbetter, better known as Leadbelly, from his late teens to just prior to his release from a second time in prison in the early 30's
Stanley's gig ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
An emotional powerhouse with star-studded performances, this festival favorite is one of the most unexpectedly moving and emotionally charged films of the year. Inspired by real life characters, the film tells the story of Stanley Myer, a down-on-luck musician with a lifetime of failed relationships, but one very big dream; to play his ukulele on a cruise line to Hawaii. Stanley lands a gig at a nursing home where he strikes up an unlikely relationship with an ancient jazz chanteuse, Eleanor, and awakens from a lifetime of loneliness and inconsequence. Events unfold that not only help him discover who he is, but eventually change the course of his life. Emmy and Golden Globe multi-award nominee Marla Gibbs delivers another powerhouse performance and Faye Dunaway shows off her talent in one of the most understated roles of her career
The gardener's son ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, the film takes place in the 1870's in a small Southern mill town founded and built by a pioneering industrialist whose son was shot and killed by a village youth. The youth was tried and hanged without ever giving an explanation for his deed. The film is a fictional attempt to use this actual murder case to explore what life was like in a factory village in the early years of the South's industrial revolution
L'Evade d'Alcatraz by Don Siegel( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 9 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the only three men ever to escape from the infamous maximum security prison at Alcatraz. Eastwood portrays Frank Morris, the cunning bank robber who masterminded the elaborately detailed and, as far as anyone knows, ultimately successful, escape
10 movie mega pack ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Blue in the face: When the greedy owner of a neighborhood cigar shop threatens to turn the shop into a trendy vegetarian restaurant, the people in the neighborhood prove they'll do just about anything to save their favorite hangout
Boesman and Lena : [Program ( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Uno entre un millón = One in a million : the Ron LeFlore story ( visu )
1 edition published in 1985 in Spanish and held by 1 library worldwide
Back in the day Nekoč v preteklosti by James Hunter( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
[Amiri Baraka's Dutchman : Post-performance discussion] ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Following a performance of Amiri Baraka's Dutchman, performer/director Billie Allen conducts a panel discussion with the playwright and several prominent African American writers, directors and actors active in the performing arts. Topics addressed include the portrayal of African American identity on stage and film, and race relations in America
Meurtres dans la 110e rue ( visu )
1 edition published in 1985 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Paul Benjamin acteur américain
Paul Benjamin Amerikaans televisieacteur
Пол Бенджамин
פול בנימין
פול בנימין שחקן אמריקאי
پال بنجامین بازیگر آمریکایی
Languages
English (50)
French (3)
Spanish (1)
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