skip to content

Harris, Edna Mae 1910-1997

Overview
Works: 34 works in 86 publications in 1 language and 775 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Detective and mystery films  Sports films  Religious films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Horror films  History  Interviews  Gangster films 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.43
Publication Timeline
Key
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 160 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 84 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
In black & white ( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 73 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
The blood of Jesus ( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 62 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
Paradise in Harlem ( visu )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Gangsters and music mix it up for a jumping and jiving joyfest
History & heritage film collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 50 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 Burlesque in Harlem ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Burlesque in Harlem: A '40s Harlem burlesque show, complete with racy slapstick comedy, bawdy blues singers, showgirls, and slick tap dancers
Sunday sinners ( visu )
7 editions published between 1940 and 1996 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Gangsters frame a minister's son for robbery and murder but the congregation of his father's church help prove his innocence
Spirit of youth Lucky ghost ( visu )
6 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Spirit of youth (66 min.): the story of the rise of boxer Joe Thomas, which paralleled the life of Joe Louis
Go down, death! Sunday sinners ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 29 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 )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 29 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."
Look out sister Paradise in Harlem ; The proud valley ; Jericho ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 26 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
Souls of sin ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 11 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
Murder on Lenox Avenue ( visu )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 10 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
Harlem roots Jivin' time ( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A sampling of musical talent from Harlem in the 1940s is featured in this collection of vintage "soundies," films which were shown in jukebox machines called Panoramas. Over 2000 of these films were made between 1941 and 1947, presenting many of the most popular recording artists of the day. Features stars such as Nat "King" Cole, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, and Dorothy Dandridge
Sunday sinners girl in room 20 ( visu )
in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Sunday sinners: Gangsters frame a ministers son for robbery. The congregation of the father's church help to prove his innocence. Then the gangsters threaten the lives of the congregation.; Girl in room 20: A young girl comes to New York to make her dreams come true. She gets a job as a singer in a nightclub but the boss has dishonerable reasons for hiring her
Spirit of youth the story of Joe Louis ( visu )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the life of Joe Louis
History & heritage film collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
A collection of movies featuring African-American stars
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Alternative Names
Edna Mae Harris actrice américaine
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 (73)
Covers
Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.