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Noble, Gil

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Most widely held works by Gil Noble
Malcolm X by William Strickland( Visual )

10 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 319 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 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical overview of the struggle for racial equality in America. Focuses on the role of Martin Luther King, Jr., and includes footage of major events in the civil rights movement
Paul Robeson : the tallest tree in our forest by Gil Noble( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and held by 76 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 )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of Booker T. Washington, ex-slave, author, educator, and political leader, focusing on his stewardship of the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama
El Hajj Malik el Shabazz (Malcolm X)( Visual )

12 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and held by 69 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
Adam Clayton Powell : an autobiographical documentary by Gil Noble( Visual )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 19 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. This extensive interview took place a short time before Powell's death and includes film segments from his career as Pastor of the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem and as legislator on Capital Hill. The pianist Hazel Scott, in an interview, discusses her role as wife of then Congressman Powell
Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer( Visual )

2 editions published between 1977 and 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
Booker T. Washington, the life and legacy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 12 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 )

2 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about Muhammad Ali, featuring interviews and archival footage
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
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

"Special documentary in which the legendary career and troubled life of Jack Johnson, the boxing world's first black heavyweight champion, are examined. It features exclusive, rare film footage of several of Johnson's bouts which had never before been aired on television, as well as numerous film clips of turn-of-the-century figures and events which helped shape the boxer's era, such as Theodore Roosevelt, Charlie Chaplin, the Wright Bros., World War I, the 1909 World Series, and the controversial film, 'Birth of a Nation.' Offering a brief resume of Jack Johnson's life before winning and after losing the title, the documentary focuses on the boxer's career during his seven years as world heavyweight champion (1908-1915) and the controversy which haunted his personal life during that time."--1979 Peabody Awards entry form. Discussed is white America's desire not to have a black heavyweight champion and the numerous attempts by whites to take away Johnson's title, both in and out of the ring. Also discussed are some of Johnson's personal troubles, including his being jailed under the Mann Act after he married his white secretary. Includes footage of Johnson's fights with Tommy Burns, Stanley Ketchel, Jim Jefferies, Jim Flynn, Mike Moran, and Jess Willard. Also includes footage of such notable figures as Thomas Edison, Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, John L. Sullivan, Jim Corbett, Mary Pickford, and Douglas Fairbanks, Sr
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 4 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
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

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
[Parren Mitchell answers questions on Proposition 13, the Humphrey- Hawkins Act, the Black Caucus, and summarizes his 8 years in Congress, on Like it Is] by Parren J Mitchell( Recording )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

U.S. Representative Parren Mitchell (D-MD) answers questions regarding California's Proposition 13 (The People's Initiative to Limit Property Taxation), the Humphrey-Hawkins Full Employment Act, and the Congressional Black Caucus. He discusses his 8 years in Congress and his political views. On "Like it Is."
Dr. King, an amazing grace( Visual )

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

This documentary focuses on the highlights of Dr. Martin Luther King as leader of the civil rights movement, commencing with the bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955 until his death in 1968
An Afro-American song book by North Jersey Philharmonic Glee Club( Recording )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Like it is( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This television program reports on the deteriorated physical conditions and academic standards of Queens J.H.S. 72, paying a surprise visit tothe school with a group of concerned community residents. Afterwards Gil Noble talks with teacher Elyse McCants and brother Isaiah McCants III about the conditions at 72 and her experience teaching there
 
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Alternative Names
Gil Noble African-American television journalist and personality

Gil Noble Amerikaans journalist (1932-2012)

Noble, Gilbert Edward

Languages
English (88)