The Emperor Jones1933
The Emperor Jones (1933)
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Critic Reviews for The Emperor Jones
It is a distinguished offering, resolute and firm, with a most compelling portrayal by Paul Robeson.
Paul Robeson gives one of his greatest film performances in this arty, dated, but interesting 1933 adaptation of Eugene O'Neill's play.
Both the photography sound are excellent and the direction by Dudley Murphy is well done.
The result, to my amazement, was an unexciting and indifferent motion picture.
Audience Reviews for The Emperor Jones
I didn't watch the whole movie, I got bored. If you want to see a good old African American film, you may find this one interesting, but other than that, it's kind of boring.
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