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Noble, Gil

Overview
Works: 102 works in 159 publications in 1 language and 1,184 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs  Biographical films  History  Drama  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Historical films 
Roles: Narrator, Production personnel, Director, Reporter, Producer, Author, Interviewer, Interviewee, Host
Classifications: E185.97.L5, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Gil Noble
 
Most widely held works by Gil Noble
El Hajj Malik El Shabazz by Woodie King( Visual )

10 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary showing the life of Malcolm X, his leadership in the Black Muslim movement, and his influence on black Americans and African nations
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an amazing grace( Visual )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extensive historical overview of the struggle for racial equality in America focusing on the role of Martin Luther King, Jr. Includes footage of major events in the civil rights movement including many of his most famous speeches, the first bus boycotts, the march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., the march on Washington, the national campaign in Chicago, and the sanitation workers' strike in Memphis
Paul Robeson : the tallest tree in our forest by Gil Noble( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the life and career of singer, actor, and political activist Paul Robeson. Includes archival footage, still photographs, and interviews with friends and admirers of Robeson
Booker T. Washington : the life & the legacy( Visual )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A candid, investigative docu-drama on the highly controversial leader of Black America at the turn of the century. His policies of Black economic self-reliance and political accommodation were debated nationwide
El Hajj Malik el Shabazz (Malcolm X)( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1990 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary showing the life of Malcolm X, his leadership in the Black Muslim movement, and his influence on black Americans and African nations
El Hajj Malik el Shabazz (Malcolm X)( Visual )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary showing the life of Malcolm X, his leadership in the Black Muslim movement, and his influence on black Americans and African nations
Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a gripping on-camera interview, Mrs. Hamer talks about the values she learned from her parents, her experiences growing up in the Deep South and the radicalizing events which led her to risk her life in the struggle for human rights in America. The program includes archival footage of Civil Rights protests and of the historic Democratic Convention of 1968
Adam Clayton Powell : an autobiographical documentary by Gil Noble( Visual )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the life of Adam Clayton Powell, Congressman and pastor of the largest Black congregation in the country, and his efforts to eliminate oppression and injustice in America
Booker T. Washington, the life and legacy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of Booker T. Washington, emphasizing his stewardship of Tuskegee Institute. Includes historical photographs of the Reconstruction period
Ali : a living legend( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about Muhammad Ali, featuring interviews and archival footage
Booker T. Washington : the life and the legacy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of Booker T. Washington with an emphasis on his stewardship of Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Historic recreations reveal the turning points of Washington's educational and political career
Death of a prophet : the last days of Malcolm X ; Paul Robeson : the tallest tree in our forest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Robeson: This documentary explores the life of Paul Robeson, highlighting his student days at Rutgers University, his days as a professional football player, his career as a lawyer, and his life as a Broadway actor, renowned singer, Hollywood movie star, and Goodwill Ambassador to the World
El-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz (Malcolm X)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the qualities and characteristics that predicated Malcolm X's rise as leader and spokesman of the Black American movement
Jack Johnson : black power in the ring( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1984 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through archival photographs and film footage of the early 1900s, explores the life and career of boxer Jack Johnson. Focuses on the racial prejudice the Black athlete faced because of his success in defeating white opponents and because of his flamboyant life-style
Black is the color of my TV tube by Gil Noble( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. : an autobiographical documentary( Visual )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Gil Noble presents the life of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., a U.S. Congressman for 26 years, including an extensive interview with him a short time before his death and film segments from his career as a minister in Harlem and a legislator on Capital Hill
Like it is, a special presentation( Visual )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a film-documentary of Dr. King's involvement in the Civil Rights struggle of the '50s and '60s. Using a speech of Dr. King's where he chronicled the principal events of the Movement, other news footage is used to coincide with his own narrative. Comments from other participants in that era are included, like Stokely Carmichael, James Baldwin, and Rev. Jesse Jackson. A powerful example of Dr. King's awesome prowess as a speaker is shown in his Atlanta church sermon against the war in Vietnam. This sermon had not been aired previously. The documentary ends with Dr. King's admonition to today's youth, because this was always a priority of his."--1978 Peabody Awards entry form. This program combines archival footage of the Montgomery bus boycott, the Selma to Montgomery March, the March on Washington, the national campaign in Chicago, the sanitation workers' strike in Memphis and other civil rights footage with several of Dr. King's speeches and interviews to give the viewer a look at Dr. King's role in the civil rights movement. Carmichael, Baldwin and Jackson comment on their association with King during the '60s and how King affected their lives. Includes footage of speeches by Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. and Dallas County, Alabama sheriff Jim Clark as well as footage from Dr. King's funeral
The Maggie Lena Walker story ; Frederick Douglass : an American life ; Longing to learn : Booker T. Washington's story ; Booker T. Washington : the life and the legacy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'The Maggie Lena Walker Story' captures the spirit of a woman who became a prominent civic leader, financier, and business woman during the early twentieth century. Original photographs and quotations from her writings reveal the depth of her commitment to the social, economic, and cultural needs of African Americans."--Container
Like it is( Visual )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Malcolm X. Includes the involvement of Malcolm X with the Nation of Islam, his break from that organization and the creation of the Organization of Afro-American Unity. Illustrates the differences between Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. in their approach to the civil rights question in the 1960's. Includes extensive footage of Malcolm X
Essay on drugs( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gil Noble talks with three hard core drug addicts in the boiler room of an abandoned building. They talk about how they became addicted and what their life is like now. Contains disturbing, graphic footage of their infected, scarred bodies and shooting up
 
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Alternative Names
Noble, Gilbert Edward

Languages
English (78)