The emperor Jones [videorecording] / National Film Preservation Foundation ; John Krimsky and Gifford Cochran present ; directed by Dudley Murphy ; screen play by DuBose Heyward.

; Digges, Dudley, 1879-1947 ; Elzy, Ruby ; Evans, Brandon ; Hayward, DuBose, 1885-1940 ; Krimsky, John ; Mayble, Jackie ; Murphy, Dudley, 1897- ; O'Connor, Blueboy ; O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953. Emperor Jones ; Poitier, Sidney ; Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976 ; Stamper, George Haymid ; Tours, Frank ; Turell, Saul J., 1921-1986 ; Washington, Fredi, 1903- ; Wilson, Frank ; United Artists Corporation
[Los Angeles, Calif.] : Budget Video, [1980?] .

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
Media Center, Video Tape
Media Center, Video Tape
PN1995.9 N4 E46 1980 VHS Available Request
Other Title Paul Robeson, tribute to an artist.
Other Authors Cochran, Gifford.
Digges, Dudley, 1879-1947.
Elzy, Ruby.
Evans, Brandon.
Hayward, DuBose, 1885-1940.
Krimsky, John.
Mayble, Jackie.
Murphy, Dudley, 1897-
O'Connor, Blueboy.
O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953.
Poitier, Sidney.
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976.
Stamper, George Haymid.
Tours, Frank.
Turell, Saul J., 1921-1986.
Washington, Fredi, 1903-
Wilson, Frank.
United Artists Corporation.
Subjects African Americans -- Drama.
Documentary films.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Motion pictures.
Political corruption -- Drama.
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976.
West Indies -- Politics and government -- Drama.
Description 1 videocassette (72 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Notes Based upon the play by Eugene O'Neill.
Copy 2 (released by Public Media Home Video in 1987) includes: Paul Robeson, tribute to an artist (29 min. : col.) - a 1979 documentary celebrates the warmth, dignity, courage, and talent of Robeson's life. Documentary: written and directed by Saul J. Turell ; narrated by Sidney Poitier.
Videocassette release of the 1933 motion picture.
Summary An ambitious black man deposes the local ruler of a seldom-frequented Caribbean island and declares himself emperor.
Production Credits Director, Dudley Murphy ; producers, Gifford Cochran, John Krimsky, William C. de Mille ; screenplay, Du-Bose Hayward ; music, Rosamond Johnson, Frank Tours ; cinematography, Ernest Haller ; editor, Grant Whytock ; art direction, Herman Rosse ; production manager, J. Edward Shugrue.
Performers Paul Robeson, Dudley Digges, Frank H. Wilson, Fredi Washington, Ruby Elzy, George Haymid Stamper, Jackie Mayble, Blueboy O'Connor, Brandon Evans, Rex Ingram, Fritz Pollard, Gordon Taylor, Harold Nicholas.
System Requirements VHS.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8028598
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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