WorldCat Identities

Noble, Gil

Overview
Works: 98 works in 152 publications in 1 language and 1,257 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Drama  Documentary television programs  Interviews  Documentary films 
Roles: Narrator, Production personnel, Director, Producer, Reporter, Interviewee, Interviewer, Host
Classifications: PN1992.4.N6, 791.450924
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gil Noble
El Hajj Malik El Shabazz ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 258 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 190 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
Malcolm X El Hajj Malik El Shabazz ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 111 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
Booker T. Washington the life & the legacy ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 87 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 )
13 editions published between 1960 and 1990 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 78 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 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
Adam Clayton Powell an autobiographical documentary by Gil Noble ( Visual )
5 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
Employs a blend of news footage, dramatization, and interviews to recreate the final days and assassination of religious and political leader Malcolm X. Begins with a series of interviews with those who were close to the slain civil rights leader. The main part of the film consists of a dramatization of the last day of Malcolm X's life
Like it is, a special presentation ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 5 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
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
El Hajj Malik el Shabazz ( Visual )
in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary of the life of Malcolm X, his leadership in the Black Muslim movement, and his influence on Black Americans and African nations
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
Jack Johnson black power in the ring ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 2 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
Black is the color of my TV tube by Gil Noble ( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Johnson Black power in the ring ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1979 and 1984 in English and held by 2 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
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
An Afro-American song book by North Jersey Philharmonic Glee Club ( Recording )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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 (76)