About the film
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The Emperor Jones
Release Date: September 29, 1933
|Production Companies||:||John Krimsky and Gifford Cochran Inc.|
|Producers||:||Gifford Cochran, John Krimsky, J. Edward Shugrue, George Knafka|
|Writers||:||DuBose Heyward, Eugene O'Neill|
Unscrupulously ambitious, Brutus Jones escapes from jail after killing a guard and through bluff and bravado he finds himself the emperor of a Caribbean island.