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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