The Emperor Jones


Dir. Dudley Murphy (1933).
Paul Robeson gives his most powerful (if one-dimensional) screen performance in this well-wrought independent production of Eugene O’Neill’s play about a Pullman porter’s exercise in Caribbean manifest destiny.

Tue., Aug. 10, 3:30 & 7:50 p.m., 2010

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on August 4, 2010

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