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Goldberg, Whoopi 1955-

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Most widely held works by Whoopi Goldberg
The color purple by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

88 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 5,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An uneducated woman living in the rural American south who was raped by her father, deprived of the children she bore him and forced to marry a brutal man she calls "Mister" is transformed by the friendship of two remarkable women, acquiring self-worth and the strength to forgive
The Lion King by Walt Disney( Visual )

29 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pridelands are a small slice of heaven, ruled by Mufasa, the Lion King. His son Simba is preoccupied with life and all its potential, and neglects the lessons Mufasa tries to impart. Scar, Mufasa's brother has lived his adult in the shadow of his better looking, more successful, universally adored sibling. Capitalizing upon Simba's youthful exuberance and reckless abandon, Scar manipulates his nephew into playing the key role in his ascension to power, and believing himself guilty of Mufasa's death. Simba flees from his home and family in shame and disgrace, never to return. Years of abuse and neglect under King Scar begin, and the Pridelands are devastated, and lionesses are hunting far outside their boundaries. One such is Nala, who discovers the exiled Simba, who must face the ghosts and demons of his past to save the ones he loves
Ghost by Jerry Zucker( Visual )

110 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ghost teams up with a psychic to uncover the truth behind his murder--and to rescue his sweetheart from a similar fate
The lion king 1 1/2 by Nathan Lane( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 2,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

See the real story behind the lion king ... at least from Timon and Pumbaa's perspective. The truth will be exposed about some "passed" events - such as when King Mufasa introduced his young heir to the animal kingdom. Reveals the true hullabaloo behind their departures from the meerkat and warthog 'hoods. Tag along as the two buddies from the brush search for their dream home, share their joys and trials as they raise young Simba using the "Hakuna Matata" philosophy, then cheer them as they help Simba save the Serengeti and reclaim his place atop Pride Rock
Star trek, the next generation( Visual )

69 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 2,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects the original broadcast episodes from the fourth season of Star trek, the next generation
Sister act by Whoopi Goldberg( Visual )

56 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this comedy a nightclub singer is forced to take refuge from the mob in a convent. While there she turns the convent choir into a soulful chorus complete with a Motown repertoire. The sudden celebrity of the choir jeopardizes her identity
Girl, interrupted by Susanna Kaysen( Visual )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a young woman's life-altering stay at a famous psychiatric hospital in the late 1960's
Teenage Mutant Ninja turtles by Sean Astin( Visual )

12 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Liebesman relies on his genre-film resume to keep events moving at a brisk clip and the motion-capture process employed to facilitate live-action integration with cutting-edge VFX looks superior onscreen ..."--Hollywood Reporter
The long walk home by Richard Pearce( Visual )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Academy Award winner Whoopi Goldberg is Odessa Cotter, a quietly dignified woman, who works as a housekeeper for Miriam Thompson (Academy Award winner Sissy Spacek). When Odessa honors the 1955 Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott by walking an exhausting nine miles to and from work, Miriam offers her a ride. Defying both Miriam's racist husband (Dwight Schultz) and the powerful White Citizen's Council, Miriam and Odessa put their lives in danger for civil rights. Their shared experiences draw them closer as a deep respect and lasting friendship forms. Together, in a difficult world of black versus white, they manage to discover a common ground."--Container
For colored girls by Tyler Perry( Visual )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A vibrant world where friends and strangers dream, fear, cry, love, and laugh out loud in an attempt to find their true selves. Adapted by writer/director Tyler Perry from Ntozake Shange's acclaimed choreopoem, this gripping film paints an unforgettable portrait of what it means to be a woman of color in the modern world"--Container
The player by Robert Altman( Visual )

56 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I was just thinking what an interesting concept it is to eliminate the writer from the artistic process. If we could just get rid of these actors and directors, maybe we've got something here."--Griffin Mill. Griffin is a slick, successful film studio vice president whose primary duty is to listen to story pitches from a constant stream of writers. Like all Hollywood producers, he's always looking over his shoulder, and he thinks up-and-comer Larry Levy is after his job. Along with power lunches, corporate in-fighting, and bottom-line priorities, a mysterious someone--probably an ignored and angry screenwriter--has been leaving him threatening postcards. When he finally takes action, his cool aplomb deserts him, things go seriously sideways, and Griffin's world begins falling apart
Is it just me? : or is it nuts out there? by Whoopi Goldberg( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The veteran comedian and co-host of "The View" uses her trademark humor to examine the growing disrespect and rudeness in society and discusses how a loss of civility diminishes the quality of life
It's a very merry Muppet Christmas movie by Tom Martin( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evil banker Rachel Bitterman forecloses on the Muppets' famous variety theater. But Bitterman's machinations take a back seat when apprentice guardian angel Daniel shows Kermit what conditions would have been had Kermit never existed. A Kermit-less world would have found Miss Piggy running a fraudulent psychic hotline, Fozzie Bear as a homeless derelict, and Sam the Eagle as a caged "rave" dancer. With showstopping numbers like Moulin Scrooge and parodies of many holiday films, this tale of fortune through friendship defines the true meaning of holiday spirit
Ghosts of Mississippi by Rob Reiner( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1963, civil rights leader Medgar Evers was murdered in his own driveway. For 30 years his wife worked for the conviction of his assassin
Rat race by Jerry Zucker( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A casino tycoon gives six contestants a chance to win two million dollars in a race from Las Vegas to New Mexico
Unchained memories readings from the slave narratives by Whoopi Goldberg( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Civil War ended in 1865, more than 4 million slaves were set free. By the late 1930's, 100,000 former slaves were still alive. In the midst of the Great Depression, journalists and writers traveled the country to record the memories of the last generation of African-Americans born into bondage. Over 2,000 interviews were transcribed as spoken, in the vernacular of the time, to form a unique historical record
Everyone's hero by IDT Entertainment( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

10-year-old baseball fan Yankee Irving is always the last one picked for sandlot baseball games. But when Babe Ruth's prized bat is stolen during the 1932 World Series, Yankee steps up to the plate to help retrieve it for his beloved idol. He embarks on a wild cross-country journey that teaches him the stuff of real heroes, and along the way, Yankee learns that importance of perseverance and the true meaning of friendship
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history's most enduring fairy tale shimmers to life in the most spectacular production ever of the classic musical
Alice in Wonderland by Florida Friebus( Visual )

26 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice slips down a rabbit hole and tumbles into a zany land
The best of Elmo by Sesame Street( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come along with Elmo and friends as they relive some of their favorite moments from Sesame Street
 
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Conson, Kerin Eleyn 1955-

Dz︠h︡onsan, Kėryn Ėleĭn 1955-

Dzhonson, Kėrin Ėleĭn 1955-

Džonsone, Keirina Elaina 1955-

Ge bo, Hu bi 1955-

Gebo, Hubi 1955-

Gkolntmpernk, Goupi 1955-

Goldberg, Vupi 1955-

Goldberg Whoopie 1955-....

Goldberga, Vūpija 1955-

Goldbergová, Whoopi 1955-

Goldbŭrg, Upi 1955-

Holdberh, Vupi 1955-

Hu bi ge bo 1955-

Hubi Gebo 1955-

Johnson, Caryn E. 1955-

Johnson, Caryn Elaine.

Johnson, Caryn Elaine 1955-

Qoldberq, Vupi 1955-

Vupi Qoldberq

Vūpija Goldberga

Whoopi

Whoopi Goldberg Actress, comedienne, author, singer

Whoopi Goldberg actrice américaine

Whoopi Goldberg actriz estadounidense

Whoopi Goldberg aktorka amerykańska

Whoopi Goldberg Amerikaans filmacteur

Whoopi Goldberg Amerikaans filmactrice

Whoopi Goldberg Amerikana nga aktres

Whoopi Goldberg attrice e produttrice cinematografica statunitense

Whoopi Goldberg US-amerikanische Schauspielerin, Komödiantin und Sängerin

Whoopi Goldbergová americká herečka

Γκόλντμπεργκ, Γούπι 1955-

Γούπι Γκόλντμπεργκ

Вупи Голдберг

Вупи Голдберг АНУ-ын жүжигчин

Вупі Голдберг

Голдберг, Вупи 1955-

Голдберг, Вупі 1955-

Голдбърг, Упи 1955-

Джонсан, Кэрын Элейн 1955-

Джонсон, Кэрин Элейн 1955-

Упи Голдбърг

Ўупі Голдбэрг

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וופי גולדברג

ووبي غولدبرغ

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ვუპი გოლდბერგი

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Sister actGirl, interruptedThe playerIs it just me? : or is it nuts out there?Ghosts of MississippiRat raceUnchained memories readings from the slave narrativesAlice in WonderlandThe best of Elmo