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Emperor / Briarcliff Entertainment presents ; a Sobini Films production ; in association with Hudlin Entertainment ; a film by Mark Amin ; produced by Reginald Hudlin, Cami Winikoff, Mark Amin ; story by Mark Amin ; screenplay Pat Charles and Mark Amin ; directed by Mark Amin.

Available copies

  • 0 of 1 copy available at Allentown Public Library System.
  • 1 of 3 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Allentown Public Library DVD EMPE (Text) 34455006730101 New Adult DVD Fiction Checked Out 05/12/2021

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Universal City, California] : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from web page.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2020.
Wide screen (2.39:1).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Costume designer, Amy Andrews Harrell ; music by Javier Navarrette ; film editor, Asaf eisenberg ; production designer, Richard Hoover ; director of photography, Jeremy Rouse.
Participant or Performer Note:
James Cromwell, Kat Graham, Bruce Dern, Ben Robson, Keean Johnson, Mykelti Williamson, M.C. Gainey, Dayo Okeniyi, Naturi Naughton, Harry Lennix, Paul Scheer.
Summary, etc.:
Inspired by the legend of Shields 'Emperor' Green, a descendant of African kings turned outlaw slave in the pre-Civil War South. Seeking freedom for his family, Emperor fights his way north, joining the daring raid on Harper's Ferry and helping alter the course of American history.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for violence throughout, language including racial epithets, and some disturbing images.
System Details Note:
DVD, wide screen (2.39:1); Dolby digital 5.1 ; region 1, NTSC.
Language Note:
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Green, Shields, 1836?-1859 > Drama.
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) > History > John Brown's Raid, 1859 > Drama.
Free African Americans > Drama.
Fugitive slaves > United States > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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