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Streaming video

Title Body and soul
Edition [Playlist]
Published [New York] : Kino Lorber, [2016]


Description 1 online resource (3 video files (approximately 110 min.)) : sound, black and white and color
Contents Body and soul (1925; 01:32:59) -- Pioneers of African American cinema : an introduction (2016; 07:29) -- The films of Oscar Micheaux (2016; 08:48)
Summary In Body and soul Paul Robeson, in his first screen role, plays two parts, an evil preacher and his good brother, who wage a personal war for the body and soul of the heroine. The film follows the exploits of an escaped prisoner who seeks refuge in the town of Tatesville, Georgia, by passing himself off as a reverend. He is joined in town by a fellow criminal, and the pair scheme to swindle the phony reverend's congregation of their offerings. Also includes two short bonus clips that provide an introduction to the film and a general overview of the films of Oscar Micheaux
Notes "This is a digital reproduction of a 35 mm film preserved by the George Eastman Museum"--Body and soul title frames
Credits Body and soul: Produced and directed by Oscar Micheaux ; music by Paul D. Miller, aka DJ Spooky
Cast Body and soul: Paul Robeson, Lawrence Chenault, Marshall Rodgers, Chester A. Alexander, Walter Cornick, Julia Theresa Russell, Mercedes Gilbert
Notes Silent film with English intertitles and musical accompaniment. Bonus films in English with optional English captions for the deaf and hard of hearing
Description based on online resource; title from provider website (Kanopy, viewed August 12, 2020)
Subject Micheaux, Oscar, 1884-1951.
Micheaux, Oscar, 1884-1951
African Americans -- Drama
Swindlers and swindling -- Georgia -- Drama
Good and evil -- Drama
African Americans
Good and evil
Swindlers and swindling
Genre/Form Documentary films
Feature films
Fiction films
Nonfiction films
Race films
Short films
Silent films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Race films.
Silent films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Documentary films.
Short films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Films muets.
Films de fiction.
Courts métrages.
Films autres que de fiction.
Vidéos pour personnes handicapées auditives.
Form Streaming video
Author Micheaux, Oscar, 1884-1951.
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976.
Chenault, Lawrence, 1877-
Rodgers, Marshall, -1934.
Alexander, Chester A.
Cornick, Walter.
Russell, Julia Theresa.
Gilbert, Mercedes.
DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid.
Kino Lorber, Inc., publisher.
OTHER TI Body and soul (Motion picture : 1925)