WorldCat Identities

Harris, Edna Mae 1910-1997

Overview
Works: 52 works in 109 publications in 1 language and 780 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Musical films  Religious films  Folklore  Sports films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Documentary films 
Roles: Actor, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edna Mae Harris
Lying lips( Visual )

18 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member 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 by Billy Graham( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member 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
In black & white by Sonata Arctica (gruppo musicale)( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member 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
History & heritage film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gangsters and music mix it up for a jumping and jiving joyfest
Paradise in Harlem ; Burlesque in Harlem( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member 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
The black king ; The Duke is tops ; Spirit of youth ; The glove( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member 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."
Go down, death! ; Sunday sinners( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

7 editions published between 1940 and 1996 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member 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
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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz vocalist Dinah Washington sings at the Apollo Theater in Harlem; includes various performances by other artists
Spirit of youth( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Video release of the 1938 "All-black dramatized story of the life of Joe Louis."
Spirit of youth ; Lucky ghost( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member 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 Murder on Lenox Avenue( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member 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
The green pastures by Emmylou Harris( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rural preacher tells children biblical stories from the Old Testament during Sunday school
Harlem roots : Jivin' time( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member 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
Murder on Lenox Avenue( Visual )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member 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
Souls of sin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Souls of sin: A musician from Alabama moves into a small Harlem flat with a gambler and an unemployed writer. The musician works his way into a successful job, but the gambler gets killed. The writer is hired to write about the life of the gambler and Harlem
 
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Alternative Names
Edna Mae Harris actrice américaine

Edna Mae Harris actriu estatunidenca

Edna Mae Harris actriz estadounidense

Edna Mae Harris actriz estauxunidense (1910–1997)

Edna Mae Harris aktor merikano

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Edna Mae Harris Amerikaans actrice (1910-1997)

Edna Mae Harris amerikansk skådespelare

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Edna Mae Harris amerikansk skuespiller

Edna Mae Harris Atriz americana

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Edna Mae Harris Òṣèré Ọmọ Orílẹ̀-èdè America

Edna Mae Harris US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

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Harris, Edna Mae 1914-

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English (81)