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Belafonte, Harry 1927-

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Most widely held works by Harry Belafonte
When the Levees Broke : a Requiem in Four Acts by Spike Lee( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 2,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world watched in horror as Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005. Many were shocked, not only by the scale of the disaster, but the slow, inept and disorganized response of the emergency and recovery efforts. Structured into four acts, each dealing with a different aspect of the events that preceded and followed Katrina's catastrophic passage through New Orleans. Tells the heartbreaking personal stories of those who endured this harrowing ordeal and survived to tell the tale
Bobby by Emilio Estevez( Visual )

30 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revisits the night presidential-hopeful Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated at the Ambassador Hotel in June 1968. Tells the stories of a variety of people present on tgat fateful night, ranging from Kennedy's campaign staff and volunteers to the hotel owner, employees such as kitchen staff, and various guests
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones by Otto Preminger( Visual )

61 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe, a military policeman about to make officer, is infatuated with the flirtatious and sexy Carmen Jones. Their ill-fated romance comes to a grisly end by the conclusion of the drama but not before their liaison has wreaked havoc with their lives and all who cross their paths
King go beyond the dream to discover the man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Forty years after Martin Luther King's assassination, HISTORY, with newsman Tom Brokaw, takes viewers through the extraordinary life and times of America's civil rights visionary. KING goes beyond the legend to portray the man, the questions, the myths, and most importantly, the relevance of Dr. King's message in today's world." -- Back of container
The March : The Story of the Greatest March in American History by Geraldine Brooks( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witness the compelling and dramatic story of the 1963 March on Washington, where Dr. Martin Luther King gave his stirring "I Have a Dream" speech. This watershed event in the Civil Rights Movement helped change the face of America. The film reveals the dramatic story behind the event through the memories of key players such as Jack O'Dell, Clarence B. Jones, Julian Bond and Andrew Young. Supporters and other testimonials of the March include Harry Belafonte, Diahann Carroll, Roger Mudd, Joan Baez and Oprah Winfrey, in addition to historians, journalists, authors and ordinary citizens who joined some 250,000 Americans who thronged to the capital on that momentous day to peacefully demand an end to two centuries of discrimination and injustice. The film is narrated by Denzel Washington
Chicken soup for the soul Christmas songs of the season to open the heart and rekindle the spirit( Recording )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs of the season to open the heart and rekindle the spirit
Roots of rhythm by Eugene Rosow( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the origins of Latin music from Spain and Africa to the New World (Program 1). Focuses on pop music developed in Cuba and examines how North Americans began to discover this island's musical treasures (Program 2). Shows how Spanish-African music has become the basic part of popular musical culture of the U.S. (Program 3)
Island in the sun by Harry Belafonte( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations accompany the words to a song made popular by Harry Belafonte, paying tribute to his island childhood
Sing your song by Harry Belafonte( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told with a remarkable sense of intimacy, visual style and musical panache, Susanne Rostock's inspiring biographical documentary surveys the life and times of singer/actor/activist Harry Belafonte. From his rise to fame as a singer and his experiences touring a segregated country to his provocative crossover into Hollywood, Belafonte's groundbreaking career personifies the American civil rights movement
King : a filmed record... Montgomery to Memphis by Landau/Kaplan/Martin Luther King Jr. Foundation( Visual )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"King documents the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his non-violent campaign for racial equality and justice from 1955-1968. Nothing is contrived and there is no narration, only the stirring words of Dr. King's memorable sermons and speeches. The film is history, unvarnished and unretouched, as recorded by newsreel and television camera of the period ... The live action sequences are linked by a series of short dramatic readings"--Container
Free to be-- you and me( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journey into the endless possibilities of life. Rich with positive, life-enhancing messages that focus on growth and change. Positive messages of self-esteem are illustrated through a series of live action and animations shorts through songs, stories and laughter. Explores children's dreams and concerns, as well as their fears and fantasies
Buck and the preacher by Sidney Poitier( Visual )

27 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of the perils faced by a wagon train of courageous black settlers. It's the 1860s and Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation has just freed the country's slaves, but a group of vigilante nightraiders are resentful of the black men's newly-gained freedom
To wish you a merry Christmas by Harry Belafonte( Recording )

29 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary's boy child (4:22) -- Silent night (3:35) -- Christmas is coming (1:38) -- Mary, Mary (3:21) -- Jehovah the Lord will provide (2:57) -- We wish you a merry Christmas ; God rest ye merry gentlemen ; O come, all ye faithful ; Joy to the world (4:29) -- I heard the bells on Christmas day (3:03) -- A star in the East (4:15) -- The gifts they gave (3:58) -- The son of Mary (Greensleeves) (3:21) -- The twelve days of Christmas (3:49) -- Where the little Jesus sleeps (2:05) -- The joys of Christmas ; O little town of Bethlehem ; Deck the halls ; The first noel (5:25)
The long road to freedom an anthology of Black music by Harry Belafonte( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical history of America's Africans, including African tribal songs, slave call and response, work songs, spirituals, minstrel songs, blues, and more. Includes a lavishly illustrated book on the history of African American music, and a DVD about the production of this groundbreaking work
We shall overcome by Niels Arden Oplev( Visual )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrated by Harry Belafonte, provides a history of the song, We shall overcome, and its influence on the civil rights movement
Calypso by Harry Belafonte( Recording )

45 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon Jazz Collection
Kansas City by Robert Altman( Visual )

37 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1934 Kansas City. A telegraph operator named Blondie (Jennifer Jason Leigh) kidnaps Carolyn Stilton (Miranda Richardson), wife of a powerful businessman who commutes to Washington to advise President Roosevelt. Blondie figures she can use Carolyn to gain safe passage for her husband Johnny (Dermot Mulroney), who is in the grip of the city's top gangster, a club owner named Seldom Seen (Harry Belafonte). The movie unfolds in the dark streets of the downtown Kansas City night
Belafonte returns to Carnegie Hall by Harry Belafonte( Recording )

22 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a familiar archetypal story, which is exactly where its appeal lies. Relocated to a Southern military base, Joe is a soldier about to leave for flying school, planning to marry his longtime sweetheart Cindy Lou before he goes. But free-spirited parachute packer Carmen interferes, when Joe is tasked with delivering her to jail after she gets into a vicious fight with another woman. This begins their stormy romance, and ends with Joe AWOL, the pair on the run in Chicago, and Carmen deserting Joe for professional boxer Husky Miller. Undone by her fickleness, Joe's passion for Carmen has tragic consequences
White man's burden by Max Ophuls( Visual )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a time where color roles have been reversed, Louis Pinnock (John Travolta), a poor man of the ghetto, struggles to support his family. When he loses his job at the whim of the factory's owner (Harry Belafonte), Louis decides to take on the system by taking on his former boss
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Island in the sun
Alternative Names
Belafonte, Harold Georg 1927-

Belafonte, Harold George.

Belafonte, Harold George 1927-

Belafonte, Harry

Bell, Raymond 1927-

Bellanfanti, Harold George

Bellanfanti, Harold George 1927- Jr

Bellanfanti, Harold George Jr. 1927-

Berafonte, H.

Harijs Belafonte

Harry Belafonte acteur américain

Harry Belafonte afroamerikai énekes, társadalmi aktivista, színész és producer

Harry Belafonte Amerikaans zanger

Harry Belafonte amerikansk skådespelare och sångare

Harry Belafonte amerikansk skodespelar og songar

Harry Belafonte amerikansk skuespiller og sanger

Harry Belafonte amerykański piosenkarz i aktor

Harry Belafonte musicista e attore statunitense

Harry Belafonte US-amerikanischer Sänger, Schauspieler, Entertainer und Bürgerrechtler

Χάρι Μπελαφόντε

Гарри Белафонте

Хари Белафонте

בלפונטה, הרי

בלפונטה, הרי 1927-

הארי בלפונטה

هری بلافونته خواننده و بازیگر آمریکایی

ഹാരി ബെലാഫൊണ്ടെ

해리 벨라폰테

ヴェラフォンテ, ハリー




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