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Paul Robeson. Pioneer.

Call Number

  • DVD DRAMA (CEN)

Languages

English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Performers

Jericho: Paul Robeson, Henry Wilcoxon, Wallace Ford, Princess Kouka, John Laurie, James Carew, Ike Hatch, George Barraud.

Publication Information

[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2007]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (87, 75 minutes) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.

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: A World War I officer escapes his fate as a black man by fleeing to Africa and creating a new world for himself.

Notes

Collective title from disc label.

Sanders of the river: Based upon the novel by Edgar Wallace.

Sanders of the river: Originally released as a motion picture in 1935.

Issued as part of a 4-disc set entitled Paul Robeson : portraits of the artist.

Special features: True pioneer: the British films of Paul Robeson, a new video program with Paul Robeson Jr. and film historians Stephen Bourne and Ian Christie, including film clips from Song of freedom (1936), King Solomon's mines (1937), and Big fella (1937).

Contents

  • Sanders of the river / Jericho =

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