WorldCat Identities

Tucker, Lorenzo

Works: 8 works in 33 publications in 1 language and 524 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Musical films  Revues  Film adaptations 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.436960
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Lorenzo Tucker
Most widely held works by Lorenzo Tucker
Veiled aristocrats( Visual )

12 editions published between 1932 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years after leaving home, John Walden returns, having achieved his ambition to become a lawyer. He and his mother, Molly, discuss the marital situation of his sister, Rena, and the racial complications it poses. Molly asks John to break up Rena's romance with Frank because she disapproves of him and wants her daughter to marry a man of more refinement. Eventually, after trying to live the life her family desires for her, Rena renounces trying to pass for white, and is reunited with Frank
Oscar Micheaux, film pioneer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar Micheaux is remembered for his work as a pioneer producer-director whose films offered a positive image and an alternative for Black people in the 1920's and 1930's. The program is built around the on-camera reminiscences of two performers who appeared in Micheaux films: Bee Freeman, dubbed the "Sepia Mae West" and Lorenzo Tucker, the "Black Valentino."
Underworld( Visual )

6 editions published between 1937 and 2004 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Black man who recently graduated from a Southern college is persuaded to come to Chicago with a gambler. He travels in Black underworld circles, falls for a vamp and is framed for murder before finding a better life
Juke joint [and] Reet, petite, and gone( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Juke joint," two con men on the road broke find themselves boarding in a house that is more than a little crazy. The mother is star struck and gives them board for training her daughter to be a star. The father is absent minded and the other daughter is many crazy. In "Reet, petite, and gone," a dishonest lawyer tries to do young Louis out of his inheritance by changing his dying fahter's eccentric will. A boyhood sweetheart and a faithful servant save the day
Underworld Dark Manhattan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark Manhattan: "On the tough back streets of Harlem, thugs and crooks fight for control of the numbers racket. One small time hood, 'Curly' Thorpe, is enlisted by the biggest mob boss in town. Larry B. Lee, to be his protege. Curly takes over the operation, bringing a new level of brutality and greed to Lennox Avenue. Beautiful women, fast cars and hard cash are all that Curly cares about, but he steps on the wrong toes to get them. Tougher men than Curly now want him dead"--Packaging
Black Hollywood the way it was( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring rare archival film clips, this video chronicles the history of African-American cinema from the early 1900's to the early 1980's. It explains the economics of the film business and probes the impact of racism, the Depression, and World War II on film production, distribution, and exhibition
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.44 (from 0.34 for Black Holl ... to 0.50 for Underworld ...)

Alternative Names
Lorenzo Tucker American actor

Lorenzo Tucker attore statunitense

English (32)