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Title Paul Robeson : portraits of the artist.

Publication Info. [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2007]
©2007

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 Enfield, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD PAUL ICON  DISC 1    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD PAUL ICON  DISC 1 c.2  Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD PAUL OUTSIDER  DISC 2    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD PAUL OUTSIDER  DISC 2 c.2  Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD PAUL PIONEER  DISC 3    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD PAUL PIONEER  DISC 3 c.2  Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD PAUL CITIZEN  DISC 4    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD PAUL CITIZEN  DISC 4 c.2  Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  DVD ROBE ICON  DISC 1    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  DVD ROBE OUTSIDER  DISC 2    Check Shelf
Description 4 videodiscs (approximately 586 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (76 pages, illustrations).
Series Criterion collection ; 369--373
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 369--373.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital mono., Dolby digital stereo.
Note Title from container.
Performer Paul Robeson.
Note Videodisc release of the 1925-1979 films.
Summary A collection of feature films that starred Paul Robeson, plus one short documentary narrated by Sidney Poitier.
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).
Note 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.
Summary "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.
Language Subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976.
Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Added Author Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976.
Murphy, Dudley.
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.
Added Title Icon
Outsider
Pioneer
Citizen of the world
Emperor Jones
Paul Robeson: Tribute to an artist
Body and soul
Borderline
Sanders of the river
Jericho
Proud valley
Native land
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
Standard No. 715515021722
Music No. CC1676D Criteron Collection (set)
CC1677D--CC1680D Criteron Collection (discs)
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