Emperor Jones Movie Review 1933

Information and Film Reviews for Emperor Jones the Movie

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Loosely based on Eugene O'Neill's play, film portrays the rise and fall of a railroad porter whose exploits take him from a life sentence on a chain gang to emperor of Haiti. Robeson re-creates his stage role in his first screen appearance.

Distribution

Ingram Entertainment Inc., 2 Ingram Blvd., La Vergne, TN 37086-7006, Phone: (615)287-4000, Toll-free: 800-621-1333, URL: http://www.ingramentertainment.com

Available on VHS
Running time 72 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Adapted from a Play, Rags to Riches, Plays to Film: Eugene O'Neill, Royalty
Cast
Paul Robeson, Dudley Digges, Frank Wilson, Fredi Washington, Ruby Elzy
Director
Dudley Murphy
Producer
United Artists

Awards

Natl. Film Reg. 1999.

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