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Title Paul Robeson : portraits of the artist.
Imprint [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2007]

 MUSKINGUM DVD  E185.97.R63 P38 2007  Disc 1    AVAILABLE  
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Series Criterion collection ; 369--373
Criterion collection ; 369-373.
Subject Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976.
Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Alt Name Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976.
Murphy, Dudley, 1897-1968.
Turell, Saul J., 1921-1986.
Micheaux, Oscar, 1884-1951.
Macpherson, Kenneth.
Korda, Zoltan, 1895-1961.
Freeland, Thornton, 1898-1987.
Tennyson, Pen, 1912-1941.
Hurwitz, Leo T., 1909-1991.
Strand, Paul, 1890-1976.
Alternate Title Icon
Citizen of the world
Emperor Jones
Paul Robeson: Tribute to an artist
Body and soul
Sanders of the river
Proud valley
Native land
Description 4 videodiscs (approximately 586 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (76 pages, illustrations).
polychrome rdacc
System Details DVD; Dolby digital mono., Dolby digital stereo.
Note Title from container.
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. Booklet includes essays by Paul Robeson, Hilton Als, Charles Burnett, Ian Christie, Geraldyn dismond, Charles Musser, Clement Alexander Price, and Deborah Willis and a note from Pete Seeger.
Subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Performer Paul Robeson.
Summary A collection of feature films that starred Paul Robeson, plus one short documentary narrated by Sidney Poitier.
"All-American athlete, scholar, renowned baritone, stage actor, and social activist, Paul Robeson...the son of an escaped slave, managed to become a top-billed movie star during the time of Jim Crow America...his film legacy lives on and continues to speak eloquently of the long and difficult journey of a courageous and outspoken African-American."--Container.
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).
ISBN 1934121193 (set)
9781934121191 (set)
1934121207 (Icon)
9781934121207 (Icon)
1934121215 (Outsider)
9781934121214 (Outsider)
1934121223 (Pioneer)
9781934121221 (Pioneer)
1934121231 (Citizen of the world)
9781934121238 (Citizen of the world)
ISBN/ISSN 715515021722
Publisher # CC1676D Criteron Collection (set)
CC1677D--CC1680D Criteron Collection (discs)
OCLC # 84837651

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