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Nothing But A Man

by Thompson, Jim

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Published by Popular Library in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Novelization of the Michael Roemer film based on a screenplay by Roemer and Robert Young.

GenreFiction.
Series1st edition
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22677590M

  Nothing But a Man. Photograph: BFI T his rerelease of the film Nothing But a Man, the pioneering drama about African-American life, is an enormous pleasure. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: Introduction: Nothing but a man and the question of black film / David C. Wall and Michael T. Martin --Filmmakers' statements / Michael Roemer, Robert Young ing dignity: Nothing but a man / Bruce Dick and Mark Vogel --Nothing but a man.

Since last night he had taken nothing but a little light thin wine, and last night he had dropped the brandy slowly down on Mr. Lorry’s hearth like a man who had done with it. Defarge had described himself that day at the court as the owner of a wine shop in the suburb of Saint Antoine. Set in , and so temporally adjacent to the setting of “Green Book,” “Nothing But a Man” is fully aware of the appealing and ineffectual tropes of change and goodwill, and showcases their.

Ain't Nothing But a Man: My Quest to Find the Real John Henry, by Scott Reynolds Nelson with Marc Aronson, published by National Geographic Children's Books. A compassionate historian tracks the story of the real John Henry behind the folk song legend and uses John Henry's story to illuminate the lives of African American men who.   Photos From 'Ain't Nothing but a Man' John Henry lies dead after beating the steam drill in this painting by the African-American painter Palmer Hayden. Born in , Hayden grew up in Virginia where his father sang John Henry songs to him.


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Nothing But a Man book. Nothing But A Man book reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Novelization of the film. Based on the screenplay by Michael Roemer and /5.

Anyone who has done research -- whether a simple Google search or a rigorous extended process employing database searches, examinations of primary source materials, and interviews -- will readily appreciate the detective work of Professor Scott Reynolds Nelson, author of AIN'T NOTHING BUT A MAN: MY QUEST TO FIND THE REAL JOHN HENRY/5(12).

Nothing But A Man is a movie about the relentless oppression of Blacks by Whites in the 50’s and early 60’s in the United States, whether it is in the North or the /5(61). Nothing But a Man is an American novelization by Jim Thompson based on the film Nothing But a Man (). Plot [ edit ] Duff Anderson moves to a small town to work on the : Jim Thompson.

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About Ain’t Nothing but a Man Who was the real John Henry. The story of this legendary African-American figure has come down to us in so many songs, stories, and plays, that the facts are often lost. Historian Scott Nelson brings John Henry alive for young readers in his personal quest for the true story of the man behind the myth.

Unlike other well-intentioned films of the period, NOTHING BUT A MAN presents the main character as neither saint nor scoundrel, but as a complex man with human contradictions. Ivan Dixon gives one of the best performances of his career as 8/10(K). Nothing But Books has 8, members. A place where book lovers can come together.

Authors, feel free to promote your books, events, news, or anything. WORKING WITH OTHERS 91 things. But urge them not to be over-anxious, for that might spoil matters. Usually the family should not try to tell your story.

When possible, avoid meeting a man through his family. Approach through a doctor or an institution is a better bet. If your man needs hospitalization, he. Two men who made a full‐length movie while they were still students at Harvard in will shortly be represented here by their first professional film—“Nothing But a Man,” a drama of the.

Ain't Nothing but a Man is the tale of a detective chasing the ultimate cold case—a missing person who may or may not be fictional—and it's so engaging, so full of the thrill of the hunt, that it feels mean to dampen the book's pleasures even a little by telling you right away what, or rather who, Nelson found Nelson's enthusiasm for /5(10).

Summary: Ain’t Nothing but a Man is non-fiction text about the author’s search for the folk tale legend of John Henry. Nelson is a historian who has been honored in many circles for his contributions to understanding race and racism/5.

Nothing But a Man earns its political heft, paradoxically, by dedicating itself to specifics of the characters’ day-to-day lives. Roemer’s subdued style, a theater of “the real,” similar to something like Shirley Clarke’s The Connection or Kent MacKenzie’s The Exiles, ensures that what Duffy goes through really carries a string/4.

Nothing But a Man () Plot. Showing all 2 items Jump to: Summaries (2) Summaries. A black man and his school-teacher wife face discriminatory challenges in s America.

—rAjOo. Books and Authors Top Teaching Blog Teacher's Tool Kit Student Activities The Teacher Store Book Clubs Book Fairs Ain't Nothing But a Man My Quest to Find the Real John Henry.

By Marc Aronson, Scott Reynolds Nelson SAVE TO LIST Other Books You Might Like. Ain't Nothing But a Man: My Quest to Find the Real John Henry Scott Reynolds Nelson, Marc Aronson Snippet view - His previous book on John Henry, Steel Drivin' Man, was awarded the Organization of American Historians Merle Curti Prize and an Anisfield-Wolf award.

He lives in Williamsburg, Virginia.4/5(11). With assistance from Aronson, a veteran author/editor and nabob of nonfiction, Nelson recasts his adult title Steel Drivin' Man: The Untold Story of an American Legend () into a briefer account that not only suspensefully retraces his search for the man behind the ballad, but also serves as a useful introduction to historical-research methods.

Supported by a generous array of lateth. Nothing but a Man A young black man in MORE > $ Regularly $ buy now Duff Anderson, a Negro railroad worker, meets Josie Dawson, a Baptist minister's daughter, at a church social in an Alabama town.

“Ain’t Nothing but a Man” is the tale of a detective chasing the ultimate cold case — a missing person who may or may not be fictional — and it’s so engaging, so full of the thrill of the hunt, Author: Lawrence Downes. A landmark independent film, Nothing but a Man is the first dramatic story featuring a largely black cast created for an integrated audience (the work of black filmmakers such as Oscar Micheaux 96%.Written and directed by two white men and performed by an all-black cast, Nothing But a Man (Michael Roemer, ) tells the story of a drifter turned family man who struggles with the pressures of small-town life and the limitations placed on him and his community in ."Nothing But a Man" is remarkable for not employing the easy liberal pieties of its period in an attempt to reassure white audiences that all stories have happy endings.

Perhaps as a result, it didn't "cross over" and find a wider audience, and as a $, production it didn't find many promotional resources.