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PrincetonPL - Paul Robeson films and music at the library

Paul Robeson
Paul Robeson Portraits of the Artist (DVD - 2007 ) DVD 791.43 Pau Available now View Details

Annotation:A collection of feature films that starred Paul Robeson, plus one short documentary narrated by Sidney Poitier.

The Emperor Jones
The Emperor Jones (DVD - 2003 ) DVD 812 Emp Available now View Details

Annotation:Originally released as a motion picture in 1933. Based on the play by Eugene O'Neill.

King Solomon's Mines
King Solomon's Mines (DVD - 2001 ) DVD F Kin Available now View Details

Annotation:Originally released as a motion picture in 1937.

Songs of Free Men
Songs of Free Men By Robeson, Paul (Music CD - 1997 ) CD 783.5 Rob

Annotation:Recorded in New York City, Jan. 27 and 30, and Feb. 2, 1942; Dec. 28, 1945 and Nov. 7-8, 1947. Originally released 1942-1948.

The Peace Arch Concerts
The Peace Arch Concerts By Robeson, Paul (Music CD - 1998 ) CD 783.5 ROB Available now View Details

Annotation:1st-12th works recorded on May 18th, 1952; 13th-25th works on August 16, 1953.

The Political Years
The Political Years By Robeson, Paul (Music CD - 1996 ) CD 783.5 Rob Available now View Details

Annotation:Recorded 1941-1952.

Paul Robeson Live at Carnegie Hall
Paul Robeson Live at Carnegie Hall By Robeson, Paul (Music CD - 1987 ) CD 783.5 Rob Available now View Details

Annotation:Principally songs; the 4th work is a spoken excerpt from the play by Shakespeare. Paul Robeson, bass ; Alan Booth, piano. Recorded May 9, 1958.

Paul Robeson
Paul Robeson By Robeson, Paul (Music CD - 1989 ) CD 783.5 Rob Available now View Details

Annotation:Recorded 1925-1938.

A Lonesome Road
A Lonesome Road By Robeson, Paul (Music CD - 1984 ) CD 783.5 Rob Available now View Details

Annotation:Paul Robeson, bass ; a second voice (in some selections) ; Lawrence Brown, piano (in some selections) ; Ray Noble and his orchestra (in some selections) ; Victor Young and his orchestra (in 1st selection).

The Inimitable Paul Robeson
The Inimitable Paul Robeson By Robeson, Paul (Music CD - 1996 ) CD 783.5 Rob Available now View Details

Annotation:Paul Robeson, bass-baritone, with instrumental ensemble, orchestra, or piano. Recorded 1928-1940.

Green Pastures
Green Pastures By Robeson, Paul (Music CD - 1987 ) CD 783.5 Rob Available now View Details

Annotation:Paul Robeson, bass ; with Ray Noble and his orchestra, and other accompanists.

Paul Robeson
Paul Robeson (Video Cassette - 1994 ) Video 791.45 Pau

Annotation:1979 dramatic stage presentation, recorded from a broadcast October 8, 1979 on the PBS network. James Earl Jones gives a superlative performance as singer Paul Robeson in this stirring production.

Big Fella
Big Fella (Video Cassette - 1997 ) Video F Big

Annotation:1937 motion picture from the novel 'Banjo' by Claude McKay.

Big Fella
Big Fella By Robeson, Paul (Music CD - 1994 ) CD 783.5 Rob Available now View Details

Annotation:Paul Robeson, vocals; with instrumental and vocal accompaniment. Originally recorded between September, 1928 and October, 1941.

Ballad for Americans
Ballad for Americans And Great Songs of Faith, Love and Patriotism By Robeson, Paul (Music CD - 1989 ) CD 783.5 Rob Available now View Details

Annotation:Paul Robeson, voice ; American Peoples Chorus, Victor Symphony Orchestra, Nathaniel Shilkret, conductor ; Alan Booth, Harriet Wingreen, piano.

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Paul Robeson, famous African-American athlete, singer, actor, and advocate for the civil rights of people around the world, was a Princeton native son. This list of films and music from the Princeton Public Library collection highlights his life, his work, and his accomplishments.


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