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The Emperor Jones

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Adapted by [[Performer~P94273~DuBose Heyward~duboseheyward]] from a [[Performer~P53601~Eugene O'Neill~eugeneoneill]] play, Emperor Jones is one of [[Performer~P60719~Paul Robeson~paulrobeson]]'s earliest and most powerful leading roles. Railroad porter Brutus Jones ([[Performer~P60719~Robeson~paulrobeson]]) leaves his girlfriend Dolly ([[Performer~P21765~Ruby Elzy~rubyelzy]]) in favor of Undine ([[Performer~P74849~Fredi Washington~frediwashington]]), but he soon leaves her too. Brutus is a master...more

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