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King of the Bingo Game

King of the Bingo Game


by Ralph Ellison

King of the Bingo Game Resources

Movie or TV Productions

King of the Bingo Game, 1999
This short film (26 minutes!) was first featured on PBS.


Movie Trailer
Trailer for the 1999 short film.


Ralph Ellison
A photograph of the author.


A Conversation with Ralph Ellison

Check out this interview with the author to gain a better sense of Ellison's thoughts on race in America.

New York Times Review of Flying Home and Other Stories

"King of the Bingo Game" was later published as part of a short story collection by Ellison entitled Flying Home and Other Stories. Go here if you want to see what The New York Times thought of it and how "King of the Bingo Game" fits into Ellison's broader work.


Ralph Ellison on PBS

This PBS website features a biographical essay, career timeline, and other useful information about the author.

Jerry Jazz Musician: Interviews

This website features interviews with those close to Ellison, helping us paint a better portrait of the author and the influences on his work.

Further Ellison Work

A good resource if you're hoping to do further work on Ralph Ellison.

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