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Macpherson, Kenneth

Overview
Works: 10 works in 68 publications in 3 languages and 1,034 library holdings
Genres: Silent films  Short films  Documentary films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Drama  Periodicals  Fiction  Experimental films  Science fiction films 
Roles: fmd, Author, Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Kenneth Macpherson
Publications by Kenneth Macpherson
Most widely held works about Kenneth Macpherson
 
Most widely held works by Kenneth Macpherson
Paul Robeson : portraits of the artist ( visu )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
A collection of feature films that starred Paul Robeson, plus one short documentary narrated by Sidney Poitier
Rome, 12 noon by Kenneth Macpherson( Book )
12 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in 3 languages and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Close up ( serial )
in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Paul Robeson : outsider ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Body and soul: Tells the story of a minister gone corrupt. He associates with the owner of a house of gambling, forces a girl to steal, and later kills the girl's brother. Yet, when all is said and done, it's only a dream. Borderline: Set in a Swiss mountain resort town, tells the story of Adah, a black woman who has an affair with Thorne, a white man, then attempts to reconcile with her husband Pete, and eventually leaves town. Thorne's wife Astrid goes mad and cuts Thorne's face and arm with a knife, then mysteriously dies. After Thorne is tried and acquitted, the mayor sends Pete a letter asking him to leave town for the good of all concerned
Dreams that money can buy by Hans Richter( visu )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Joe, a young man down on his luck, discovers he has the power to create dreams, and sets up a business selling them to others. The dreams he gives to his clients are the creations of Max Ernst, Fernand Léger, Man Ray, Marcel Duchamp, Alexander Calder, and Hans Richter
Borderline by Kenneth Macpherson( visu )
21 editions published between 1928 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 45 libraries worldwide
This experimental silent film, made in Switzerland by an independent British film company, is chiefly remembered as Paul Robeson's first film. Boldly blending Eisensteinian montage and domestic melodrama, the film features Robeson and his wife, Eslanda, as lovers caught up in a tangled web of interracial affairs
Kenwin ( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The Villa Kenwin, built by Hermann Henselmann in 1930-1931, was home to Kenneth Macpherson, filmmaker, and Winifred Ellerman (Bryer) who entertained the poet H.D. (Hilda Doolittle-Aldington) and her daughter Perdita. Built as a modernist utopia, the villa exemplifies the life of a social world. Through tours of the villa and with correspondence between H.D., Bryer, and Macpherson, the past is revisited
Film problems of Soviet Russia by Bryher( Book )
1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 6 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
 
Languages
English (58)
French (3)
German (1)
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