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This edition: The Emperor Jones





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Episode Details

(1933/U.S., 72 min., b&w, drama)
Cast: Paul Robeson, Dudley Digges, Frank Wilson, Fredi Washington. Dir.: Dudley Murphy.

Film version of Eugene O’Neill’s play about a black American fugitive who takes control of a Caribbean Island until the ghosts of his past catch up to him.

Discussion Guest: Ed Guerrero, professor of Cinema Studies at New York University.

Guest List

Ed Guerrero Associate Professor, Cinema Studies, New York University

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  • Saturday, January 19 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, January 20 - 9:00pm
  • The Hitch-Hiker
  • Saturday, January 12 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, January 13 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, January 19 - 12:00am
  • Kansas City Confidential
  • Saturday, January 5 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, January 6 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, January 12 - 12:00am
  • D.O.A.
  • Saturday, December 29 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, December 30 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, January 5 - 12:00am
  • He Walked By Night
  • Saturday, December 22 - 9:00pm
  • Sunday, December 23 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, December 29 - 12:00am