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Harris, Edna Mae 1910-1997

Overview
Works: 28 works in 59 publications in 2 languages and 649 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Interviews  Parodies, imitations, etc  Swing (Music)  Jazz vocals  Jazz  Music  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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 )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 117 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 79 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 59 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 an African-American perspective
History & heritage film collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 42 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 37 libraries worldwide
Paradise in Harlem: Comic Lem Anderson does minstrel comedy on the vaudeville circuit, but dreams of becoming a serious stage actor. When he witnesses a mob hit, he is forced to leave town. He heads down south to find work, but he is plagued by personal demons and a drinking habit. Just as all seems lost, he is called back to New York to star in Shakespeare's play Othello, but when the mobsters learn he has returned, they resolve to silence him for good
Go down, death! Sunday sinners ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 30 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
Sunday sinners ( visu )
5 editions published between 1941 and 1996 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Gangsters frame a minister's son for robbery and murder but the congregation of his father's church help prove his innocence
Paradise in Harlem ( visu )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
A Harlem cabaret performer, Lem, witnesses a gangland murder. The gang persuades him to leave town. Unfortunately, Lem returns
The black king The Duke is tops ; Spirit of youth ; The glove ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
[The black king]: Deacon Charcoal Johnson is a rabble-rousing phony who rallies his fellow black citizens to establish their own country. To do this, he creates a fundraiser and collects money from Harlem to Mississippi intending to keep it all for himself
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
Spirit of youth Lucky ghost ( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Spirit of youth (66 min.): the story of the rise of boxer Joe Thomas, which paralleled the life of Joe Louis
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
Dinah Washington ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Jazz vocalist Dinah Washington sings at the Apollo Theater in Harlem; includes various performances by other artists
Sunday sinners girl in room 20 ( visu )
in English and held by 8 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
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
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
The Notorious Elinor Lee ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
An aspiring African American boxer gets mixed up in bribery and fight fixing schemes perpetrated by gangster moll Elinor Lee
Mitos del cine ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 1 library worldwide
La falta de comunicación entre un padre y un hijo puede producir más daño que la misma droga. Esta película, basada en una historia real, relata la vida de una familia marcada por la droga, llegando a un trágico final ante la imposibilidad de poder contra ella (Muerte de Richie)
I gotta go to camp to see my man ( visu )
1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Harris
Harris, Edna Mae 1914-
Languages
English (53)
Spanish (1)
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