The Emperor Jones

  • 1933
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

This fascinating--if rather stiff--production of the brooding Eugene O'Neill play showcases Paul Robeson as Brutus Jones, his most forceful and memorable film role. Jones, a newly hired railroad porter, is first shown admiring himself before a mirror in his new uniform. His rich baritone voice makes him stand out as he booms out a moving hymn in church....read more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (1 Credit)
Source (1 Credit)
Producer (2 Credits)
Gifford Cochran
John Krimsky
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Editor (1 Credit)
Grant Whytock
Musical Composer (2 Credits)
Frank Tours
J. Rosamond Johnson
Art Director (1 Credit)
Herman Rosse
Set Decorator (1 Credit)
Herman Rosse
Sound (1 Credit)

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