WorldCat Identities

Benjamin, Paul 1938-

Overview
Works: 22 works in 55 publications in 4 languages and 2,172 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Biography  Film adaptations  Prison films  Dark comedy films  Historical films  Biographical television programs  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Paul Benjamin
Escape from Alcatraz by Don Siegel( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the only three men ever to escape from the infamous maximum security prison at Alcatraz. Eastwood portrays Frank Morris, the cunning bank robber who masterminded the elaborately detailed and, as far as anyone knows, ultimately successful, escape
Rosewood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the 1923 razing of a black town in Florida, many of its people murdered over a lie. But some escaped and survived because of the courage and compassion of a few extraordinary people
The station agent by Tom McCarthy( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man inherits a train station in rural New Jersey and moves there for a life of quiet solitude. He soon finds friendships and a sense of belonging that he never expected, and never thought he wanted
Ralph Ellison an American journey( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First documentary on one of the most gifted and intellectually provocative authors of modern American literature ... presents the first scenes ever filmed from Ellison's landmark novel, Invisible man"--Container
Deacons for Defense( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Louisiana in the 1960s, a group calling themselves Deacons for Defense rise up against the Ku Klux Klan. A hard-working man forms the Black militia group which then became a focal point during civil rights movement
The education of Sonny Carson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mean streets of inner city Brooklyn are his classroom. And for young gang leader Sonny Carson, the graduation exercises are a brutal series of battles with society's laws and vicious rival gangs. He struggles to forge the lessons of the streets into a code for survival
Back in the day by James Hunter( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and French and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man falls in love with the daughter of a preacher that he is suspected of murdering. When he reunites with an old friend, a charismatic gangster, he is forced to choose between the woman he loves and a life of crime
I know why the caged bird sings by Maya Angelou( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Maya leads a precarious existence in racist, Depression-era Arkansas, where she is shunted between her grandmother's house and mother's -- where she is raped -- and withdraws into total silence. She endures to share her realization in her valedictory address: "In order to lift your voice, you have to lift your head."
The meeting( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The meeting provides an account of a fictional meeting between Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr
Do the right thing by Spike Lee( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film tells a tale of bigotry and racial conflict in a multi-ethnic community in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, on the hottest day of the year
Leadbelly by Gordon Parks( Visual )

5 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film traces the life of blues/folk singer Huddie Leadbetter, better known as Leadbelly, from his late teens to just prior to his release from a second time in prison in the early 30's
Stanley's gig( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An emotional powerhouse with star-studded performances, this festival favorite is one of the most unexpectedly moving and emotionally charged films of the year. Inspired by real life characters, the film tells the story of Stanley Myer, a down-on-luck musician with a lifetime of failed relationships, but one very big dream; to play his ukulele on a cruise line to Hawaii. Stanley lands a gig at a nursing home where he strikes up an unlikely relationship with an ancient jazz chanteuse, Eleanor, and awakens from a lifetime of loneliness and inconsequence. Events unfold that not only help him discover who he is, but eventually change the course of his life. Emmy and Golden Globe multi-award nominee Marla Gibbs delivers another powerhouse performance and Faye Dunaway shows off her talent in one of the most understated roles of her career
The gardener's son( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, the film takes place in the 1870's in a small Southern mill town founded and built by a pioneering industrialist whose son was shot and killed by a village youth. The youth was tried and hanged without ever giving an explanation for his deed. The film is a fictional attempt to use this actual murder case to explore what life was like in a factory village in the early years of the South's industrial revolution
L'Evade d'Alcatraz by Don Siegel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the only three men ever to escape from the infamous maximum security prison at Alcatraz. Eastwood portrays Frank Morris, the cunning bank robber who masterminded the elaborately detailed and, as far as anyone knows, ultimately successful, escape
10 movie mega pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blue in the face: When the greedy owner of a neighborhood cigar shop threatens to turn the shop into a trendy vegetarian restaurant, the people in the neighborhood prove they'll do just about anything to save their favorite hangout
Uno entre un millón = One in a million : the Ron LeFlore story( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relato de la vida de Ron Le Flore, y de cómo de convicto por ladrón llegó a convertirse en estrella del béisbol y en héroe nacional
Station agent( )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dutchman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Meurtres dans la 110e rue( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Boesman and Lena and other plays by Athol Fugard( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Back Alley Theatre presents "Boesman and Lena," by Athol Fugard, directed by Douglas Johnson, produced by Naomi Eftis, set design and execution Anthony Micocci, lighting design and execution Antonio Arenas, costume design and execution Alberta Wheeler, makeup design and execution Samel D. Love, sound design Doublas Johnson
 
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Alternative Names
Paul Benjamin acteur américain

Paul Benjamin Amerikaans televisieacteur

Пол Бенджамин

פול בנימין

پال بنجامین بازیگر آمریکایی

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