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Preer, Evelyn

Overview
Works: 36 works in 70 publications in 2 languages and 787 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Race films  Short films  Slapstick comedy films  Independent films  History  Humor  Music 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer
Classifications: PN1995.9.N4, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Evelyn Preer
Publications by Evelyn Preer
Publications by Evelyn Preer, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Evelyn Preer
 
Most widely held works by Evelyn Preer
Oscar Micheaux's Within our gates ( visu )
19 editions published between 1919 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 404 libraries worldwide
The earliest surviving feature directed by an African American, Within our gates tells the story of a young African American woman who seeks a Northern white patron for a Southern school for black children. The scenes of lynching and attempted white on black rape may be a response to D.W. Griffith's The birth of a nation
Pioneers of African-American cinema ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart from the Hollywood establishment, cultivating visual and narrative styles that were uniquely their own
Pioneers of African-American cinema ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
A collection of digitally restored feature films, as well as a number of short films, fragments and documentaries, known as 'race films.'
Female blues singers, complete recorded works & supplements. (1922-1935) ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Anthology of jazz drumming. 1904-1928 ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Duke Ellington by Duke Ellington( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
If you can't hold the man you love by Duke Ellington( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1927 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The works of Duke Ellington by Duke Ellington( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The Duke Ellington centennial edition. the complete RCA Victor recordings by Duke Ellington( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Hot notes New York ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Sadie Green : (the vamp of New Orleans) by Evelyn Preer( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1926 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Thomas Morris. (1926) by Thomas Morris( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Duke Ellington 2 ( Sound Recording )
in Undetermined and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Birmingham Black bottom : the first all Black cast talkies ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
These groundbreaking comedies, the brainchild of pioneer director, Al Christie, are from the first series of talking pictures written and conceived for black performers, rare shorts from 1929. With the advent of sound, Christie decided to produce a series of all black cast comedy-musical shorts adapted from Octavus Roy Cohen's "Darktown Birmingham" stories. To cast his comedies, he chose from the talent of the famous Lafayette Players Stock Company of Harlem
The works of Duke by Duke Ellington( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Negra ( visu )
1 edition published in 1920 in Spanish and held by 1 library worldwide
Sylvia Landry, a young black woman, returns to the South after a broken engagement. She meets Rev. Jacobs, a minister who runs a school for black children, which is facing closure. Sylvia volunteers to return to the North to attempt to raise funds. Upon arriving in the North, her purse is stolen, but a local man, Dr. Vivian, manages to get it back for her. Dr. Vivian falls in love with Sylvia, and gradually learns of her tragic past: her mother and father were both the victims of lynching and she was the victim of attempted rape, after a meeting between her sharecropper father, Jasper Landry, and the plantation owner, Philip Girdlestone, ended with Girdlestone dead
 
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Alternative Names
Evelyn Preer Actress, singer
Evelyn Preer actrice américaine
Evelyn Preer Amerikaans actrice (1896-1932)
Evelyn Preer amerikansk sångare och skådespelare
Evelyn Preer amerikansk sanger og skuespiller
Evelyn Preer amerikansk songar og skodespelar
Evelyn Preer attrice statunitense
Evelyn Preer US-amerikanische Schauspielerin
Jarvis, Evelyn 1896-1932
Эвелин Прир
Languages
English (33)
Spanish (1)
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