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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( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 755 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

"In this groundbreaking documentary from the Independent Film channel, filmmaker Isaac Julien takes us back to the early 70s and the explosion of blaxploitation films, today one of American cinema's most beloved cult genres. The original guilty pleasure, these fun and energetic films had all the action, comedy, sex and groovy music you could want in two hours worth of entertainment."--Container
Watermelon man( Visual )

11 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 314 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 306 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 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Africa to America to Paris migration of black writers( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 230 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
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 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

38 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 192 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 145 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 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bittersweet romance between a Black GI in postwar Paris, and a Parisian girl
The Melvin Van Peebles collection by Melvin Van Peebles( )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panther by Mario Van Peebles( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and German and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the clash between the Black Panthers, led by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale, and the FBI, in Oakland, California in 1968
The making of Sweet Sweetback's baadasssss song by Melvin Van Peebles( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don't play us cheap( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy about two minions of the devil who crash a Harlem party, thrown by Miss Maybell, with high hopes of destroying its festive atmosphere
Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song : journal d'un film : autour de Sweet Sweetback's Baadassss by Melvin Van Peebles( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No identity crisis : a father and son's own story of working together by Melvin Van Peebles( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen King's The shining( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 2 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
 
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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.

Peebles Melvin Van 1932-....

Van Peebles, Melvin

VanPeebles, Melvin 1932-

Мелвин Ван Пиблз

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Languages
English (135)

French (5)

Spanish (2)

German (1)

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Panther : a novelA bear for the FBIThe making of Sweet Sweetback's baadasssss song