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Noble, Gil

Overview
Works: 92 works in 161 publications in 1 language and 1,198 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs  History  Biographical films  Drama  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Interviews 
Roles: Narrator, Production personnel, Director, Producer, Reporter, Author, Interviewee, Interviewer, Host
Classifications: PN1992.4.N6, 791.450924
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 )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 339 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 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An historical portrait of the life and achievements of the civil rights leader. Employs newsreel footage to present King's major speeches as well as key events such as the first bus boycotts, the march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, the march on Washington, the national campaign in Chicago, and the sanitation workers' strike in Memphis
Booker T. Washington the life & the legacy( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of Booker T. Washington, emphasizing his stewardship of Tuskegee Institute. Includes historical photographs of the Reconstruction period
El Hajj Malik el Shabazz (Malcolm X)( Visual )

16 editions published between 1960 and 1990 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 76 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
Paul Robeson the tallest tree in our forest by Gil Noble( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and held by 73 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
Adam Clayton Powell an autobiographical documentary by Gil Noble( Visual )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 20 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
Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 16 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
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
Like it is( Visual )

3 editions published between 1975 and 1981 in English and held by 5 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
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

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
Straight talk( Visual )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three segments make up this episode. First, television producer Gil Noble talks about himself and his work. Noble comments on the lack of blacks in decision making positions in the broadcast industry and the impact this has on television broadcasting. Secondly, Noble is joined by Mel Watkins of the New York Times and they discuss the portrayal of blacks on television. Third, a discussion on the need for a directory of minority performers with Lorrie Davis, actress and president of the Minority Performers Guide Inc., musician Neal Tate and actor Joey Ginza
Like it is( Visual )

2 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leontyne Price discusses her education, the influence of the church and her parents, the research she does when taking on a new role, who she maintains her longevity as a vocal artist and her involvement in civil rights causes. Includes footage of her while rehearsing and her performances at the opening of the new Metropolitan at Lincoln Center in 1966, at Presidents Johnson's inauguration in 1965 and in Washington D.C. on an unspecified date
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 1975 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This program includes excerpts from the December 3rd, 1964 Oxford Union Society debate in London. The subject of the debate: the use of extremism or moderation in the defense of liberty and justice. Focuses primarily on the participation of Malcolm X in the debate. Includes footage of Senator Barry Goldwater's republican presidential nomination acceptancespeech in 1964
[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
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
Noble, Gilbert Edward

Languages
English (91)