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Carroll, Diahann

Works: 281 works in 522 publications in 4 languages and 14,562 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Musical films  History  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Romance films  Television mini-series  Historical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Commentator, Host, Vocalist, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Diahann Carroll
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones by Otto Preminger( Visual )

27 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,526 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
Eve's bayou by Kasi Lemmons( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roz Batiste is a beautiful and dedicated mother of three, who is forced to admit that her family is falling apart due to her philandering husband Louis. Her younger daughter, Eve, witnesses one of her father's infidelities. Struggling to make sense of what she has seen, Eve turns to her older sister Cisely, who dismisses her in fear of the truth, and then to her Aunt Mozelle, a known psychic and rumored black widow. Unable to find the understanding she is looking for Eve decides to take matters into her own hands. For the Batiste family, the ties that bind may not be strong enough to keep them together, and what they learn will change their lives forever
Color adjustment by Marlon T Riggs( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study of prejudice and perception traces over forty years of race relations in America through the lens of prime time TV entertainment. Black actors Esther Rolle, Diahann Carroll, Denise Nicholas, and Tim Reid and Hollywood producers Norman Lear, Steve Bochco and David Wolper reveal the behind-the-scenes story of how prime time was "integrated." Revisiting such popular hits as Amos and Andy, Beulah, The Nat King Cole Show, Julia, I Spy, Good Times and Roots, viewers see how bitter racial conflict was absorbed into the non-controversial formats of the prime time series
Peeples by Tina Gordon Chism Movie( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 750 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
Roots, the next generations( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
The Five Heartbeats( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When five talented young friends from a poor neighborhood come together to perform an innovative new kind of music, they face higher highs and more shocking lows that they could have imagined
Claudine( Visual )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While struggling to support herself and her six children in Harlem by working as a maid for a wealthy family, Claudine (Carroll) meets a charming garbage man, Roop (James Earl Jones). But although Roop is smitten with the lovely single mother, his own life trials make him slow to respond to her invitation to a lifetime of love"--Container
Makers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles women leaders in the fields of politics, business, military, space, motion pictures, and comedy
No strings : original Broadway cast by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

14 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris blues by Martin Ritt( Visual )

18 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in English and German and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two American jazz musicians living in Paris fall in love with two girls on vacation from America. They must decide whether to stay in Paris for their music careers, or move back to America for love
Sally Hemings : an American scandal( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Thomas Jefferson's and Sally Hemings' 38-year romance
Patricia Cornwell's The front( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

District Attorney Monique Lamont orders Detective Win Garano to reopen the investigation of the brutal, decades-old murder of a young blind woman named Janie Brolin. Janie's boyfriend was the main suspect in the original investigation, but Lamont has another suspect in mind: the Boston Strangler. Garano will work with no-nonsense female detective 'Stump' to uncover the truth about Janie's death and track down a psychopath who is leaving their witnesses and colleagues dead in his wake
Having our say : the Delany sisters' first one hundred years( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holding dear to their family and faith, Sadie and Bessie survive and surmount segregation. Sadie's quiet determination leads her to become the first African-American home-ec teacher in New York City. The outspoken Bessie becomes the city's second black dentist. An interview with Sadie (103 years old) and Bessie Delaney (101 years old)
Pioneers of television( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 200 breakthrough stars bring their stories to life in season four of the Emmy, nominated documentary series. Each episode melds compelling new interviews with irresistible clips to offer a fresh take on TV's biggest celebrities. Some of the shows highlighted include: Seinfeld, Miami Vice, Roseanne, ER, I love Lucy and Star Trek
House of flowers by Harold Arlen( Recording )

7 editions published between 1954 and 2003 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The masked saint( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is based on a true story about one pastor's mission to help his community by risking his identity and returns to his former life as a wrestler. The triumphant story follows one man's journey and struggle between helping others and the consequences he faces doing this
The courage to love( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This inspiring true story of heroism and love illuminates the extraordinary life of Henriette Dalille, the first African American saint"--Container
Hurry sundown by Otto Preminger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About racial prejudice and emotional unrest in 1940s Georgia. Henry Warren is an unscrupulous and racist landowner obsessed with buying up all available land in a Georgia farming town. Blocking his path are sharecroppers Rod McDowell and Reeve Scott, one white and one black
Harold Arlen by Harold Arlen( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legs are the last to go : aging, acting, marrying, and other things I learned the hard way by Diahann Carroll( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The barrier-breaking actress best known for her roles in Julia and Grey's anatomy discusses her four marriages, including her courtship with Sidney Poitier, the racial and sexual politics that shaped her roles in Hollywood and on Broadway, and the personal cost of her career
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Roots, the next generations
Alternative Names
Dajen Kerol

DeLeon, Carol Diahann

Diahann Carroll actrice américaine

Diahann Carroll actriz estadounidense

Diahann Carroll aktorka i piosenkarka amerykańska

Diahann Carroll Amerikaans actrice

Diahann Carroll attrice cinematografica e attrice televisiva statunitense

Diahann Carroll US-amerikanische Schauspielerin und Sängerin

Glusman, Carol Diahann

Johnson, Carol Diahann

Kay, Carol Diahann

Дайан Кэрролл

Дајен Керол

דיאן קארול

דיאן קארול שחקנית אמריקאית

دایان کارول بازیگر و مدل آمریکایی

دیاہان کیرول

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English (172)

German (2)

Chinese (2)

Italian (2)

Paris bluesSally Hemings : an American scandalThe courage to loveThe legs are the last to go : aging, acting, marrying, and other things I learned the hard wayThe legs are the last to go : aging, acting, marrying & other things I learned the hard wayContemporary Black biography, profiles from the international Black community