Van Peebles, Melvin 1932-
Most widely held works about Melvin Van Peebles
Most widely held works by Melvin Van Peebles
Sweet sweetback's baad asssss song by Melvin Van Peebles ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
A young hustler's aimless pleasure-seeking turns to radicalism after witnessing the beating of a Black revolutionary by two white cops.
Satchmo Louis Armstrong ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
With over a dozen of his classic performances ranging from 1932 to the late sixties, Satchmo includes excerpts from Pennies from Heaven, Betty Boop cartoon, Going places, Jam session, New Orleans with Billie Holiday, High Society with Bing Crosby, and Hello Dolly with Barbra Streisand. Also included are live concerts with Dizzy Gillespie, and Jack Teagarden and the All Stars. The film also presents on-camera interviews with Arvell Shaw, Tony Bennett, Wynton Marsalis, Dave Brubeck and other musicians.
Panther : a novel by Melvin Van Peebles ( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
The author tells the story of the Black Panther movement in the 1960's and 1970's.
The true American : a folk fable by Melvin Van Peebles ( Book )
4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
A bear for the FBI by Melvin Van Peebles ( Book )
8 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Taking care of terrific ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
14-year-old Enid Crowley hates her name and everything about her boring life. This all changes when she becomes a full-time babysitter to a sheltered little boy.
The watermelon man ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
A comedy concerning a bigoted white man who is permanently turned black and must now contend with a shocked wife, his kids, angry neighbors, cold shoulders at the office and a back seat on the bus.
Bold money : a new way to play the options market by Melvin Van Peebles ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Stephen King's The shining ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
A young boy and his parents spend the winter in a resort hotel which is possessed by ghosts of its evil past.
Classified X ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Examines the treatment of black characters throughout the history of American cinema, using examples from classic films beginning with footage by Thomas Edison in 1903 to the present, tracing how Hollywood has aided and abetted the public perception of the African-American. From its earliest days, Hollywood reflected society's fear of blacks and countered with wish-fulfilling images of African-Americans as servile, ignorant, superstitious, or untrustworthy.
Aint supposed to die a natural death by Melvin Van Peebles ( Book )
6 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Sweet Sweetback's baadasssss song ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
"Story of a young hustler whose aimless pleasure-seeking turns to radicalism after witnessing the beating of a Black revolutionary by two white cops. Seized with anger Sweetback takes brutal revenge on the cops, forcing him into a desperate life on the run"--Container.
Africa to America to Paris the migration of black writers ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Traces the path of African-American literature from the shores of the U.S. to the Left Bank of Paris at the end of World War II through the late 1960s. The program provides context by first exploring the New Orleans salon poetry of Desdunes and then discussing the historic suppression of black activists in the U.S. after the Harlem Renaissance. This program primarily traces the lives of James Baldwin, Richard Wright and Chester Himes who immigrated to Paris seeking greater intellectual freedom. Includes remembrances of fellow artists and readings from their diaries and works.
No identity crisis : a father and son's own story of working together by Melvin Van Peebles ( Book )
5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
How to eat your watermelon in white company (and enjoy it) ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
A tale of how a young black kid from Chicago, Melvin Van Peebles, ended up making one of the most controversial movies in American history, Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song, the film that sparked the Blaxploitation era in Hollywood.
Sweet Sweetback's baadasssss song : a guerilla filmmaking manifesto by Melvin Van Peebles ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Panther ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 122 libraries worldwide
In Oakland, California, 1968, The Black Panthers led by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale have armed themselves and are ready to fight for freedom. To the people, they're heroes, but to the FBI they're Public Enemy Number One. Now the Feds will do everything they can--on the right or wrong side of the law--to bring them down.
Taking care of terrific ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Enid Crowley hates her name and everything about her boring life. All this changes when she becomes a full-time babysitter to a sheltered little boy. The two hook up for some hilarious adventures, a mysterious bag lady and a street musician.
Don't play us cheap; a Harlem party by Melvin Van Peebles ( Book )
4 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Story of a three day pass ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and French and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Tale of an African American soldier stationed in Europe and the racism he encounters from his fellow soldiers following his idyllic three-day affair with a young French woman.
African American motion picture producers and directors African Americans African Americans--Social life and customs Armstrong, Louis,--1901-1971 Biographical films Biography Black Panther Party Black power Blaxploitation films Children--Psychic ability Comedy films Documentary films Drama Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Ghosts Haunted hotels History Horror television programs Identity crisis (Motion picture : 1990) Investments Jazz Jazz musicians Made-for-TV movies Mass media Motion picture actors and actresses Motion picture industry Motion picture producers and directors Motion pictures Motion pictures--Influence Options (Finance) Police brutality Police films Race discrimination Race relations Racism Short films Speculation Stereotypes (Social psychology) Sweet Sweetback's baadasssss song (Motion picture) Teenage boys Television mini-series United States Van Peebles, Mario Van Peebles, Melvin,--1932- Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
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