• Unrated, 1 hr. 12 min.
  • Drama, Classics
  • Directed By:
    Dudley Murphy
    In Theaters:
    Jan 1, 1933 Wide
    On DVD:
    Nov 25, 2003
  • American Pop Classics

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The Emperor Jones (1933) Reviews

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A great performance from the legendary African-American singer Paul Robeson.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B+

January 21, 2008
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

The Emperor Jones bludgeoned through color barriers.

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 3/4

October 16, 2007
Mordaunt Hall
New York Times
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It is a distinguished offering, resolute and firm, with a most compelling portrayal by Paul Robeson.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

October 16, 2007

TV Guide's Movie Guide

Robeson's powerful presence, particularly through his wonderful, mellifluous voice, dominates each scene.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 4/4

October 16, 2007
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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Paul Robeson gives one of his greatest film performances in this arty, dated, but interesting 1933 adaptation of Eugene O'Neill's play.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

October 16, 2007
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

Despite its marked deficiencies ... remains a "must see" for historic and cultural purposes

Full Review Source: Old School Reviews | Original Score: C-

March 4, 2007
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