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The Resource Paul Robeson : : portraits of the artist, John Krimsky & Gifford Cochran, Inc. ; Janus Films Inc. ; London Film Productions ; Canal+ ; Frontier Films ... [et al.], (videorecording)

Paul Robeson : : portraits of the artist, John Krimsky & Gifford Cochran, Inc. ; Janus Films Inc. ; London Film Productions ; Canal+ ; Frontier Films ... [et al.], (videorecording)

Label
Paul Robeson : : portraits of the artist
Title
Paul Robeson :
Title remainder
portraits of the artist
Statement of responsibility
John Krimsky & Gifford Cochran, Inc. ; Janus Films Inc. ; London Film Productions ; Canal+ ; Frontier Films ... [et al.]
Contributor
Bibliographic antecedent
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A collection of feature films that starred Paul Robeson, plus one short documentary narrated by Sidney Poitier
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
ZEM
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Criterion collection
  • Body and soul (Motion picture : 1925)
  • Borderland (Motion picture : 1930)
  • Emperor Jones (Motion picture : 1933)
  • Sanders of the river (Motion picture : 1935)
  • Jericho (Motion picture : 1937)
  • Proud valley (Motion picture : 1940)
  • Native land (Motion picture : 1942)
  • Paul Robeson, tribute to an artist (Documentary short film : 1979)
Language note
Subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
PerformerNote
Paul Robeson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1898-1976
  • 1921-1986
  • 1884-1951
  • 1895-1961
  • 1898-1987
  • 1909-1991
  • 1890-1976
  • 1888-1953
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Robeson, Paul
  • Murphy, Dudley
  • Turell, Saul J.
  • Micheaux, Oscar
  • Macpherson, Kenneth
  • Korda, Zoltan
  • Freeland, Thornton
  • Tennyson, Pen
  • Hurwitz, Leo T.
  • Strand, Paul
  • O'Neill, Eugene
  • Janus Films
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
  • John Krimsky & Gifford Cochran, Inc
  • London Film Productions
  • Studio Canal+
  • Frontier Films (New York, N.Y.)
Runtime
586
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
369--373
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Robeson, Paul
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Film adaptations
  • Silent films
  • Short films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • African Americans
  • African American actors
  • Coal miners
  • Human rights
  • West Indies
  • Race relations
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Great Britain
Technique
live action
Label
Paul Robeson : : portraits of the artist, John Krimsky & Gifford Cochran, Inc. ; Janus Films Inc. ; London Film Productions ; Canal+ ; Frontier Films ... [et al.], (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "Emperor Jones" is a digital transfer; the other features are new high-definition digital transfers ; "Body and soul" and "Borderline" are silent films ; "The proud valley" is based on the story by Herbert Marshall and Alfredda Brilliant
  • The Emperor Jones based on the play by Eugene O'Neill
  • Videodisc release of the 1925-1979 films
  • Special features include: audio commentaries by historians Jeffrey C. Stewart (The Emperor Jones) and Pearl Bowser (Body and Soul) ; musical scores by Wyclife Gordon (Body and Soul) and Courtney Pine (Borderline) ; Pacifica Radio interview with Paul Robeson from 1958 ; four new video programs, featuring actors Ruby Dee and James Earl Jones, filmmaker William Greaves, cinematographer Tom Hurwitz, Paul Robeson Jr., and film historians Ian Christie and Stephen Bourne, and including clips from throughout Robeson's film career ; book (container insert) featuring essays by Paul Robeson, Hilton Als, Charles Burnett, ... (et al.]
Accompanying material
1 booklet (76 p., ill.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
[Disc 1] Icon. The Emperor Jones (1933, 76 min., directed by Dudley Murphy) ; Paul Robeson: Tribute to an artist (1979, 29 min., directed by Saul J. Turell) -- [Disc 2] Outsider. Body and soul (1925, 79 min., directed by Oscar Micheaux) ; Borderline (1930, 75 min., directed by Kenneth Macpherson) -- [Disc 3] Pioneer. Sanders of the river (1935, 87 min., directed by Zoltan Korda) ; Jericho (1937, 75 min., directed by Thornton Freeland) -- [Disc 4] Citizen of the world. The proud valley (1940, 77 min., directed by Pen Tennyson) ; Native land (1942, 88 min., directed by Leo Hurwitz and Paul Strand)
Control code
ocm84837651
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Aspect ratio 1.33:1 full screen
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 586 min.)
Isbn
9781934121191
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515021722
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • CC1676D
  • CC1677D--CC1680D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)84837651
System details
DVD; aspect ratio 1.33:1 [full screen]; Dolby digital, mono; Region 1 encoding; NTSC; copy protected
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Paul Robeson : : portraits of the artist, John Krimsky & Gifford Cochran, Inc. ; Janus Films Inc. ; London Film Productions ; Canal+ ; Frontier Films ... [et al.], (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "Emperor Jones" is a digital transfer; the other features are new high-definition digital transfers ; "Body and soul" and "Borderline" are silent films ; "The proud valley" is based on the story by Herbert Marshall and Alfredda Brilliant
  • The Emperor Jones based on the play by Eugene O'Neill
  • Videodisc release of the 1925-1979 films
  • Special features include: audio commentaries by historians Jeffrey C. Stewart (The Emperor Jones) and Pearl Bowser (Body and Soul) ; musical scores by Wyclife Gordon (Body and Soul) and Courtney Pine (Borderline) ; Pacifica Radio interview with Paul Robeson from 1958 ; four new video programs, featuring actors Ruby Dee and James Earl Jones, filmmaker William Greaves, cinematographer Tom Hurwitz, Paul Robeson Jr., and film historians Ian Christie and Stephen Bourne, and including clips from throughout Robeson's film career ; book (container insert) featuring essays by Paul Robeson, Hilton Als, Charles Burnett, ... (et al.]
Accompanying material
1 booklet (76 p., ill.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
[Disc 1] Icon. The Emperor Jones (1933, 76 min., directed by Dudley Murphy) ; Paul Robeson: Tribute to an artist (1979, 29 min., directed by Saul J. Turell) -- [Disc 2] Outsider. Body and soul (1925, 79 min., directed by Oscar Micheaux) ; Borderline (1930, 75 min., directed by Kenneth Macpherson) -- [Disc 3] Pioneer. Sanders of the river (1935, 87 min., directed by Zoltan Korda) ; Jericho (1937, 75 min., directed by Thornton Freeland) -- [Disc 4] Citizen of the world. The proud valley (1940, 77 min., directed by Pen Tennyson) ; Native land (1942, 88 min., directed by Leo Hurwitz and Paul Strand)
Control code
ocm84837651
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Aspect ratio 1.33:1 full screen
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 586 min.)
Isbn
9781934121191
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515021722
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • CC1676D
  • CC1677D--CC1680D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)84837651
System details
DVD; aspect ratio 1.33:1 [full screen]; Dolby digital, mono; Region 1 encoding; NTSC; copy protected
Video recording format
DVD

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