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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 )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 749 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
Sweet sweetback's baad asssss song by Melvin Van Peebles( Visual )

48 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 650 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
Satchmo : Louis Armstrong by Louis Armstrong( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 489 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
BaadAssss cinema by Isaac Julien( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 483 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
Stephen King's The shining( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and German and held by 364 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 321 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
The true American : a folk fable by Melvin Van Peebles( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panther : a novel by Melvin Van Peebles( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author tells the story of the Black Panther movement in the 1960's and 1970's
A bear for the FBI by Melvin Van Peebles( Book )

10 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A NOVEL ABOUT GROWING UP IN A CHICAGO GHETTO, THROUGH A BOY'S MEMORIES OF THE TERRORS AND TRIALS OF HIS LIFE FROM THE TIME HE WAS "THE WORST FIGHTER IN THE SECOND-GRADE" THROUGH HIS COLLEGE YEARS. GRADES 6-9
Taking care of terrific( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 251 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 )

19 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 233 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 )

10 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and held by 214 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
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 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 202 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
Aint supposed to die a natural death by Melvin Van Peebles( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Melvin Van Peebles collection by Wind & Fire (Musical group) Earth( )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a three day pass( Visual )

10 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in English and French and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bittersweet romance between a Negro GI in postwar Paris, and a Parisian girl
The big black boom on the great white way( Visual )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony Brown meets with producers Ken Harper and Melvin Van Peebles and composer/arrangers Eubie Blake and Harold Wheeler to discuss the history and success of the Black musical on Broadway
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 )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1996 in English and held by 18 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
 
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BaadAssss cinema
Alternative Names
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Languages
English (207)

French (6)

German (3)

Spanish (2)

Catalan (1)

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Panther : a novelA bear for the FBISweet Sweetback's baadasssss song : a guerilla filmmaking manifestoThe making of Sweet Sweetback's baadasssss song