WorldCat Identities

Louis, Joe 1914-1981

Overview
Works: 518 works in 850 publications in 3 languages and 26,798 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Blues (Music)  Musical films  History  Biography  Western films  Sports films  War films 
Subject Headings: Boxers (Sports) 
Roles: Author, Actor, Interviewee, Narrator, Dedicatee, Instrumentalist, Speaker, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 781.64309762
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Most widely held works about Joe Louis
 
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Give my poor heart ease : voices of the Mississippi blues by William Ferris( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, folklorist William Ferris toured his home state of Mississippi, documenting the voices of African Americans as they spoke about and performed the diverse musical traditions that form the authentic roots of the blues. Now, Give My Poor Heart Ease puts a searing selection of the artistically and emotionally rich voices from this invaluable documentary record. Illustrated with Ferris's photographs of the speakers and their communities and including a dual CD/DVD that presents his original field recordings and films, the book features more than twenty musicians who relate frank, dramatic, and engaging narratives about black life and blues music in the heart of the American South. Here are the stories of artists who have long memories and speak eloquently about their lives, blues musicians who represent a wide range of musical traditions--from one-strand instruments, bottle-blowing, and banjo to spirituals, hymns, and prison work chants
The Ed Sullivan show featuring the Beatles and various other artists( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the four complete one-hour Ed Sullivan Shows that launched the "British Invasion" of the music industry and introduced the Beatles to America. Includes the original commercials
You bet your life( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Collects 18 classic episodes in their original, uncut glory."
How to box by Joe Louis( Book )

7 editions published between 1948 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History & heritage film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of classic movies featuring some of the biggest and brightest African-American stars to ever grace the silver screen
45 fantastic fights of the century( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This highly entertaining DVD highlights the greatest boxing champions of the last century in their respective divisions. It also includes the greatest moments from bouts of the great heavyweights, including Joe Louis, Rocky Marciano, and more
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The black king( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The glove]: A one-time cop and ex-ballplayer schemes to earn a $20,000 reward for the capture of a maniacal killer who beat a prison guard to death with a "riot glove."
Irving Berlin's This is the Army : General Electric Theater "Prosper's Old Mother."( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General Electric Theater Prosper's Old Mother-The story of a western mining town where the miners have found gold, but where there are no women
Spirit of youth( Visual )

10 editions published between 1938 and 2004 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Video release of the 1938 "All-black dramatized story of the life of Joe Louis."
Irving Berlin's This is the army( Visual )

5 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the army: In World War I, Jerry Jones puts on a soldier show on Broadway, called Yip Yip Yphank. In WWII, his son Johnny gets the order to put on a soldier show called "This is the army."
Lena Horne in The duke is tops ; A.B. Comatherie in The black king ; Joe Louis in Spirit of youth ; Rosey Grier in The glove( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glove: Sam Kellog is a worn out bounty hunter in Los Angeles who takes on a job which would pay him $20,000 for tracking down an ex-convict, Victor Hale, who's dressed up in riot gear and is beating prison guards to death with a steel laced glove that was invented by the police and was first used on him. So, it's payback time for Victor, but Sam is determined to find his man and bring him in despite the warnings
Spirit of youth ; Lucky ghost( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spirit of youth (66 min.): the story of the rise of boxer Joe Thomas, which paralleled the life of Joe Louis
NAACP 1940-55( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, press releases, clippings, reports, and articles on the following: racial discrimination by U.S. Navy; army induction; benefit fight for U.S. Navy Relief Fund; NAACP criticism of LIFE article; fund raising activities; exhibition fights; boxing record; opinions of Joe Louis; Joe Louis Day in Harlem; income tax problems; racial discrimination against Professional Golfers Association
Voices of old-time boxing greats by Jack Dempsey( )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hear the voices of old-time boxing greats, including Jack Dempsey, Luis Firpo, Al Mayer, Nat Fleisher, Joe Louis, Max Schmeling, Jack Johnson, Jim Jeffries, Tony Galento, Benny Leonard, and Bill Corum
Santa Fe Trail by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the Army: Based on the Irving Berlin Broadway musical of the same name. A movie about military life during World War II. Santa Fe Trail: A dramatized retelling of the events leading up to the historical confrontation between the abolitionist John Brown and the US Army at Harper's Ferry, Virginia in 1859
You bet your life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 6 episodes in their original, uncut glory
Ringside with Mike Tyson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Tyson reviews some of the greatest contests in boxing history
Joe Louis : America's hero -- betrayed( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A profile of the greatest heavyweight boxer of his time who transcended not only his race, but also the sport of boxing, to personify America's struggle with the Nazis during WWII
My life story, by Joe Louis by Joe Louis( Book )

7 editions published between 1912 and 1947 in English and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Give my poor heart ease : voices of the Mississippi blues
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Alternative Names
Barrow, Joe Louis

Barrow, Joe Louis 1914-

Barrow, Joe Louis 1914-1981

Barrow, Joe Louis Jr

Barrow, Joseph L. 1914-1981

Barrow, Joseph Louis

Barrow, Joseph Louis 1914-1981

Džo Lūiss

Joe Louis 1914-1981

Joe Louis Amerikaans bokser (1914-1981)

Joe Louis Amerikansk tungvekstbokser

Joe Louis amerykański bokser

Joe Louis boxeador estadounidense

Joe Louis boxeur américain

Joe Louis pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Joe Louis Petinju asal Amerika

Joe Louis pugile statunitense

Joe Louis US-amerikanischer Boxer

Joe Luois boxejador estatunidenc

Louis Barrow Joseph 1914-1981

Louis, Joe, 1914-1981

Джо Луис

Джо Луіс

Джо Луїс американський професійний боксер, чемпіон світу з боксу у важкій вазі з 1937 до 1949

Луис, Джо

ג'ו לואיס

ג'ו לואיס שחקן אמריקאי

جو لويس

جو لوئیس ورزشکار و بوکسور آمریکایی

ჯო ლუისი

조 루이스

ジョー・ルイス

喬·路易斯

Languages
English (162)

Spanish (1)

Chinese (1)