The Emperor Jones


Paul Robeson shines as a porter who powers his way to becoming king of a Caribbean island, but will his continued lust for power lead to disaster? "Emperor Jones" marks the first leading role for a Black man in mainstream movies.


Director: Dudley Murphy
Year: 1933
Genre: Drama
Type: Feature

Link: https://www.criterionchannel.com/the-emperor-jones

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4aEe97SVSg




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