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Van Peebles, Melvin 1932-

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Most widely held works by Melvin Van Peebles
Peeples by Tina Gordon Chism Movie( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sparks fly when Wade Walker crashes the preppy Peeples annual reunion in the Hamptons to ask for their precious daughter Grace's hand in marriage. Wade might be a fish-out-of-water among this seemingly perfect East Coast clan, but he's not about to let himself flounder. Instead, in a wild weekend of fun, dysfunction and hilarious surprises, Wade is about to discover there's room for all kinds of Peeples in this family, no matter their differences
BaadAsssss cinema : a bold look at 70's blaxploitation films( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on 1970s blaxploitation cinema and the influence it had on subsequent films and culture. Including interviews with Quentin Tarantino, Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson and Melvin Van Peebles
Sweet sweetback's baad asssss song( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young hustler's aimless pleasure-seeking turns to radicalism after witnessing the beating of a Black revolutionary by two white cops
Stephen King's The shining( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and German and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy and his parents spend the winter in a resort hotel which is possessed by ghosts of its evil past
Watermelon man( Visual )

11 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member 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
Panther : a novel by Melvin Van Peebles( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member 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 )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1976 in English and Spanish and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bear for the FBI by Melvin Van Peebles( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satchmo by Gary Giddins( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Satchmo. There are few people in this country -- or around the world -- who will not recognize the name. Louis Armstrong embodied 20th century American culture ... No other performer of his era had such a profound effect as a singer as well as an instrumentalist ... With over a dozen of his classic film performances ... numerous live concert and television performances [and] ... never-before-seen home movies and newly discovered 1935 Chicago nightclub footage"--Container
Taking care of terrific( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member 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
Classified X( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member 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
Sweet Sweetback's baadasssss song : a guerilla filmmaking manifesto by Melvin Van Peebles( Book )

9 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and French and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pre-cursor to Blaxploitation films this tells the story of a young hustler who witnesses two cops beating up a revolutionary
Africa to America to Paris migration of black writers( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member 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
Satchmo : Louis Armstrong by Louis Armstrong( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member 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
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 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet Sweetback's baadasssss song by Melvin Van Peebles( Visual )

37 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 188 WorldCat member 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
Aint supposed to die a natural death by Melvin Van Peebles( Book )

4 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to eat your watermelon in white company (and enjoy it)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member 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
Story of a three day pass( Visual )

8 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in English and French and held by 122 WorldCat member 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
The Melvin Van Peebles collection by Melvin Van Peebles( )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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BaadAsssss cinema : a bold look at 70's blaxploitation films
Alternative Names
M.Van Peebles

Melvin Van Peebles acteur américain

Melvin Van Peebles ameerika näitleja

Melvin Van Peebles American actor

Melvin Van Peebles Amerikaans filmregisseur

Melvin Van Peebles amerikāņu aktieris

Melvin Van Peebles attore, sceneggiatore e regista statunitense

Melvin Van Peebles yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Peebles, Melvin Van.

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Van Peebles, Melvin

VanPeebles, Melvin 1932-

Мелвин Ван Пиблз

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Languages
English (162)

French (5)

German (3)

Spanish (2)

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Panther : a novelA bear for the FBISweet Sweetback's baadasssss song : a guerilla filmmaking manifesto