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Title Paul Robeson, pioneer : Sanders of the river & Jericho.

Publication Info. [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, 2007.


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 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Media Room  DVD PAUL    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (162 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in..
Series Paul Robeson, portraits of the artist.
Criterion collection ; 372
Criterion collection ; 369
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 372.
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 369.
Paul Robeson, portraits of the artist.
System Details DVD; region 1, NTSC; fullscreen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Cast Sanders of the river: Paul Robeson, Leslie Banks, Nina Mae McKinney, Robert Cochrane, Martin Walker, Richard Grey, Tony Wane, Marquis de Portago, Eric Maturin, Allan Jeayes, Charles Carson.
Jericho: Paul Robeson, Henry Wilcoxon, Wallace Ford, Princess Kouka, John Laurie, James Carew, Laurence Brown, Rufus Fennell, Ike Hatch, Frank Cram, Frank Cookbane, Dedre Barroud, Frederick Cooper, Henry Aubin, Eslanda Robeson.
Credits Sanders of the river: scenario, continuity & dialogue by Lajos Biro and Jeffrey Dell ; produced by Alexander Korda ; directed by Zoltan Korda ; photography by Georges Perinal, Osmond Borradaile and Louis Page ; film editor, Charles Crichton ; lyrics, Arthur Wimperis ; musical compositions, Michael Spolianski.
Jericho: produced by Walter Futter ; directed by Thornton Freeland ; original story, Walter Futter ; adaptation by Robert N. Lee and Peter Ruric ; scenario by George Barraud ; photographed by John W. Boyle ; art direction by Edward Carrick ; supervising film editor, E.B. Jarvis ; original songs by Michael Carr & Jimmy Kennedy ; musical direction, Van Phillips.
Note DVD release of the 1935 (Sanders of the river) and 1937 (Jericho) motion pictures.
Issued as part of a 4-disc set entitled Paul Robeson : portraits of the artist.
Audience Not rated.
Summary Sanders of the river: Commissioner Sanders, representative of the British Crown, puts down a bloody rebellion and re-establishes harmony for the pro-British river people in this tale of adventure in Nigeria.
Jericho: An African American soldier flees to the African desert during WWI after he accidentally causes the death of his sergeant and is sentenced to death for murder.
True pioneer: In 1928, Paul Robeson moved to Londan and during the next twelve years, made six feature films. Paul Robeson Jr. and British film historians Ian Christie and Stephen Bourne review Robeson's pioneering work in British cinema.
Contents Sanders of the river (1935, 87 min.) -- Jericho (1937, 75 min.) -- True pioneer : the British films of Paul Robeson (2007, 33 min.)
Language English dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Colonial administrators -- Drama.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa, West -- Drama.
Nigeria -- Drama.
Soldiers -- Drama.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Drama.
African Americans -- Drama.
Africa, North -- Drama.
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976.
Genre/Form Action and adventure films.
Feature films.
Added Author Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976. Actor.
Banks, Leslie, 1890-1952. Actor.
McKinney, Nina Mae, 1912-1967. Actor.
Cochran, Robert.
Walker, Martin, 1901-1955.
Jeayes, Allan, 1885-1963.
Carson, Charles, 1885-1977.
Wilcoxon, Henry, 1905-1984. Actor.
Ford, Wallace, 1898-1966. Actor.
Princess Kouka. Actor.
Laurie, John, 1897-1980.
Carew, James, 1876-1938.
Robeson, Eslanda Goode, 1896-1965.
Christie, Ian, 1945-
Bourne, Stephen, 1957 October 31-
Robeson, Paul, Jr., 1927-2014.
Périnal, Georges, 1897-1965.
Borradaile, Osmond, 1898-1999.
Page, Louis.
Wimperis, Arthur, 1874-1953.
Spoliansky, Mischa.
Boyle, John W., -1959.
Carr, Michael, 1905-1968.
Kennedy, Jimmy.
Biró, Lajos, 1880-1948. Screenwriter.
Dell, Jeffrey F. Screenwriter.
Korda, Alexander, Sir, 1893-1956. Producer.
Korda, Zoltan, 1895-1961. Director.
Schach, Max, 1886-1957.
Futter, Walter, 1900-1958. Producer.
Freeland, Thornton, 1898-1987. Director.
Lee, Robert N. (Robert Nelson), 1890-1964.
Cain, Paul, 1902-1966.
Barraud, George, 1889-1970. Screenwriter.
Wallace, Edgar, 1875-1932 Sanders of the river. Bibliographic antecedent.
London Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Sanders of the river
ISBN 1934121223 disc
9781934121221 disc
1934121193 set
9781934121191 set
Music No. CC1679D Criteron Collection (disc)
CC1676D Criteron Collection (set)
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