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Washington, Fredi 1903-1994

Overview
Works: 60 works in 110 publications in 2 languages and 2,212 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Musical films  Biography  Educational films  Internet videos  Short films  Filmed performances 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Fredi Washington
The Emperor Jones by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

21 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cunning manipulator takes control of a Caribbean island and declares himself emperor
The best of jazz & blues( Visual )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Musicals shorts, produced to merely fill out the film program, have in many cases acquired more value than the features they once supported. Filmed at the Paramount Studios in Astoria, Queens, these films offer unparalleled opportunities to see and hear great artists in action -- and sometimes present surprisingly gutsy subject matter via truly innovative film technique."--Container
Paul Robeson : icon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emperor Jones: Brutus Jones, a African American Pullman porter schemes, swindles, and powers his way to become ruler of a Caribbean island. Paul Robeson : tribute to an artist: traces the singer-actor and political activist's career through his activism and his socially charged performances of his signature song, Ol' Man River. Our Paul: Actors Ruby Dee and James Earl Jones and filmmaker William greaves recall Paul Robeson, his impact on African-American culture, and the controversy that plagued his final years. Robeson on Robeson: Paul Robeson's son, Paul Robeson, Jr. briefly discusses his father's approach to film and specifically his role as Emperor Jones
Imitation of life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two women trying to find success, but end up finding that success isn't everything. Includes both the 1934 and 1959 releases
Duke Ellington's band shorts (1929-1935) by Duke Ellington( Recording )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duke Ellington and his orchestra, 1929-1941 : stars of the Cotton Club( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows Duke Ellington in performance with his orchestra
Duke Ellington and his orchestra, 1929-1952 : stars of the Cotton Club by Duke Ellington( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections are presented as mini-dramas
Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in Undetermined and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1959 version: Two single mothers, a down-on-her-luck actress and a homeless woman, attempt to find happiness for themselves and their daughters
Duke Ellington by Duke Ellington( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief recounting of the career of this jazz musician and composer who, along with his orchestra, created music that was beyond category
Imitation of life( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1959 picture, "A film by Douglas Sirk. Screen siren Lana Turner stars as Lora Meredith, an aspiring actress and single mother battling to survive postwar New York. During an outing to Coney Island, Lora meets two people who will change her life forever: kindred spirit Annie Johnston, a black woman in need of a home for herself and her pale-skinned daughter Sarah Jane, and photographer Steve Archer. As Lora's career and love life take her ever further away from her daughter Susie, Annie discovers the shame she brings to the spiteful Sarah Jane, and the lives of the two mothers and daughters begin to parallel in this incisive masterpiece by one of the American lifestyle's most ardent ardent admirers, and staunchest critics."--Back container cover
The Love wanga : a story of voodoo filmed in its entirety in the West Indies( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A voodoo priestess seeks revenge on the owner of a nearby plantation when he falls in love with a socialite. She raises two zombies from the grave and orders them to kidnap the potential bride for a sacrifice
The Emperor Jones ; Paul Robeson, tribute to an artist( Visual )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1. Brutus Jones, a Pullman porter, then a fugitive from a chain gang, jumps ship and becomes the cruel, despotic emperor of a Caribbean island. -- 2. Tribute to an artist celebrates the warmth, dignity, courage, and talent of one of the greatest American artists of all time
The Duke is tops( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1st work: Duke Davis (Ralph Cooper) has invested all his savings to back his singer sweetheart, Ethel Andrews (Lena Horne) in a roadshow, but Duke convinces Ethel to leave to give her shot at stardom (75 min.)
Imitation of life : two-movie special edition( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1934 version: Two single mothers join together to form a successful business, but find that material success does nothing to stabilize their personal lives
The Fredi Washington papers register by Fredi Washington( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood rhythm( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musicals shorts, originally produced to merely fill out the film program, have in many cases acquired more value than the features they once supported. Filmed at the Paramount Studios in Astoria, Queens, these twelve shorts offer unparalleled opportunities to see and hear early great jazz and blues artists in action
Black and tan( Visual )

3 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling musician's wife agrees to dance in his show in order to assure its success, knowing that her heart condition will not allow her to survive the performance
Dancing images( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of experimental short films focusing on movement--animated shapes, moving objects, and dancers
Black jazz and blues : [the first sound films by Bessie Smith( Recording )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fredi Washington papers, 1925-1979( Visual )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains approximately one hundred pieces of correspondence, news clippings containing reviews of productions in which Fredi Washington appeared, and Washington's columns for The People's voice. Other groups in the collection are theatre programs, scripts, photographs and documentation of honors conferred on Fredi Washington
 
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Fredi Washington actrice américaine

Fredi Washington Amerikaans actrice (1903-1994)

Fredi Washington amerikansk skådespelare

Fredi Washington amerikansk skodespelar

Fredi Washington amerikansk skuespiller

Fredi Washington attrice statunitense

Washington, Freddie 1903-1994

Washington, Fredie 1903-1994

Фреди Вашингтон

פרדי וושינגטון

פרדי וושינגטון שחקנית אמריקאית

فردی واشنگتن بازیگر آمریکایی

فردی واشینقتن

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