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Harris, Edna Mae 1910-1997

Overview
Works: 45 works in 89 publications in 1 language and 785 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Interviews  Musical films  Detective and mystery films  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Television interviews  Sports films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Edna Mae Harris
Publications by Edna Mae Harris
Publications by Edna Mae Harris, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Edna Mae Harris
Lying lips ( visu )
17 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
In this melodrama, a nightclub singer is unjustly convicted and sent to prison for the murder of her aunt. Her boyfriend and a detective set out to prove she is innocent
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 86 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
The blood of Jesus ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Blood of Jesus: Concerns the accidental shooting of a woman and of the faith in Jesus that brings her back. As she lies dying, her soul goes on a symbolic journey in which it rejects Hell for Zion, Satan for God, at the foot of the cross. When she awakens recovered, the choir of sisters and brothers from the church come in to sing and celebrate the miracle. Offers a glimpse into Southern Baptist life from and African-American perspective
History & heritage film collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
A collection of classic movies featuring some of the biggest and brightest African-American stars to ever grace the silver screen
Paradise in Harlem ( visu )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Gangsters and music mix it up for a jumping and jiving joyfest
Paradise in Harlem ; Burlesque in Harlem ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Burlesque in Harlem: A '40s Harlem burlesque show, complete with racy slapstick comedy, bawdy blues singers, showgirls, and slick tap dancers
In black & white ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Using archival newsreels, feature film footage and interviews with Afro-American actors and directors, this film explores the inception, struggle, suppression, and survival of the Black cinema from the 1920s through the 1950s. This documentary, a stinging indictment of racism in the arts and in American culture, examines the lives and influence of Paul Robeson, Josephine Baker, Oscar Micheaux, Countee Cullen, Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, Marcus Garvey and many others on Afro-American cinema
In black & white ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Using archival newsreels, feature film footage and interviews with Afro-American actors and directors, this film explores the inception, struggle, suppression, and survival of the Black cinema from the 1920s through the 1950s. This documentary, a stinging indictment of racism in the arts and in American culture, examines the lives and influence of Paul Robeson, Josephine Baker, Oscar Micheaux, Countee Cullen, Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, Marcus Garvey and many others on Afro-American cinema
Go down, death! ; Sunday sinners ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Go down, death!: A bar owner attempts to discredit a popular local preacher by obtaining some very compromising pictures of the young minister. Sunday sinners: Gangsters frame a minister's son for robbery and murder but the congregation of his father's church help prove his innocence
The black king ; The Duke is tops ; Spirit of youth ; The glove ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
[The glove]: A one-time cop and ex-ballplayer schemes to earn a $20,000 reward for the capture of a maniacal killer who beat a prison guard to death with a "riot glove."
Sunday sinners ( visu )
6 editions published between 1940 and 1996 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Gangsters frame a minister's son for robbery and murder but the congregation of his father's church help prove his innocence
Look out sister ; Paradise in Harlem ; The proud valley ; Jericho ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
The proud valley: A young man with a beautiful singing voice is called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice when disaster strikes in his coal mining community
Dinah Washington ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Jazz vocalist Dinah Washington sings at the Apollo Theater in Harlem; includes various performances by other artists
Lena Horne in The duke is tops ; A.B. Comatherie in The black king ; Joe Louis in Spirit of youth ; Rosey Grier in The glove ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
The glove: Sam Kellog is a worn out bounty hunter in Los Angeles who takes on a job which would pay him $20,000 for tracking down an ex-convict, Victor Hale, who's dressed up in riot gear and is beating prison guards to death with a steel laced glove that was invented by the police and was first used on him. So, it's payback time for Victor, but Sam is determined to find his man and bring him in despite the warnings
Spirit of youth ; Lucky ghost ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Spirit of youth (66 min.): the story of the rise of boxer Joe Thomas, which paralleled the life of Joe Louis
Souls of sin ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
The crooked founder of the Harlem Better Business League attempts to murder his respected replacement. Intertwined in this melodrama are the romantic mismatches of the member's ward
Spirit of youth ( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the life of Joe Louis
Spirit of youth ( visu )
2 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Video release of the 1938 "All-black dramatized story of the life of Joe Louis."
Murder on Lenox Avenue ( visu )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The crooked founder of the Harlem Better Business League is replaced by a well respected member so he seeks revenge. In the midst of gangster actions this melodrama is also intertwined with romantic mismatches
Paradise in Harlem ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The duke is tops: Ethel Andrews is a star of a traveling musical revue who is billed as The Bronze Venus. Promoter Duke Davis, believing that he is holding back her career prospects, tricks Ethel into leaving him so that she can be free to pursue stardom in New York. When Ethel fails in the big time, Duke returns to her in New York. The two decide to develop a new show using specialty acts to showcase Ethel's singing
 
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Alternative Names
Edna Mae Harris actrice américaine
Edna Mae Harris Amerikaans actrice (1910-1997)
Edna Mae Harris amerikansk skådespelare
Edna Mae Harris amerikansk skodespelar
Edna Mae Harris amerikansk skuespiller
Edna Mae Harris US-amerikanische Schauspielerin
Harris, Edna Mae 1914-
Эдна Мэй Харрис
ادنا مای هریس بازیگر آمریکایی
Languages
English (67)
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