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Preer, Evelyn

Overview
Works: 38 works in 63 publications in 2 languages and 678 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Music  Humor 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Vocalist, Singer
Classifications: PN1995.9.N4, 791.4372
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 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 389 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
The African American cinema ( visu )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
This earliest surviving silent feature directed by an African-American 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
Birmingham Black bottom the first Black talkies ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Comedies
Female blues singers, complete recorded works & supplements. (1922-1935) ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Vocal blues & jazz. remaining titles (1921-1928) ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The African American cinema ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Presents early, classic silent films produced by and for African Americans
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
The works of Duke Ellington by Duke Ellington( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Choo choo, jig walk, trombone blues by Duke Ellington( Sound Recording )
in Undetermined and held by 3 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
The Duke Ellington centennial edition the complete RCA Victor recordings by Duke Ellington( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in Undetermined and held by 2 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 2 libraries worldwide
Hot notes New York ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 libraries 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
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
The African American cinema I : Oscar Micheaux's Within our gates ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English 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
If you can't hold the man you love ( Sound Recording )
in Undetermined and held by 1 library 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
 
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Alternative Names
Jarvis, Evelyn 1896-1932
Languages
English (39)
Spanish (1)
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