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Carroll, Diahann

Works: 277 works in 562 publications in 4 languages and 14,822 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Musical films  History  Biographical television programs  Film adaptations  Romance films  Television mini-series  Nonfiction films  Documentary films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Commentator, Vocalist, Host, Composer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Diahann Carroll
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones by Otto Preminger( Visual )

31 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,528 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
Eve's bayou by Kasi Lemmons( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 913 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
I know why the caged bird sings by Maya Angelou( Visual )

20 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of the autobiography of Angelou, telling of her troubled life in depression-era Arkansas
Color adjustment by Marlon T Riggs( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 823 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. 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( Visual )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 753 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
Roots, the next generations( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 726 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 by Robert Townsend( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five young friends are drawn together by music. Their dreams of fame and fortune take them from amateur nights in ghetto clubs to the pinnacle of show business success and personal tragedy. When the vocal group The Five Heartbeats get to the top of music world they learn the hard reality of the music industry
Claudine( Visual )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 494 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 400 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 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris blues by Martin Ritt( Visual )

20 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 350 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 )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 279 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
Pioneers of television( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 221 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
The masked saint( Visual )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by true events in the life of former wrestler and pastor Chis Whaley and based on his bestselling book, the Masked Saint follows the life journey of Chris Samuels and his wife. After retiring from the professional wrestling rings and settling own as a small town pastor, Samuels witnesses rampant crime and serious problems in the community. Tapping into his past, the Pastor decides to moonlight as a masked vigilante fighting injustice. When crises hit at home and the church, the do-gooder must evade the police and somehow reconcile his secret, violent identity with his calling as a preacher
Having our say : the Delany sisters' first one hundred years by Sarah Louise Delany( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 176 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)
House of flowers by Harold Arlen( Recording )

7 editions published between 1954 and 2003 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hurry sundown by Otto Preminger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 168 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
The courage to love( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 166 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
Harold Arlen by Harold Arlen( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Dajen Kerol

DeLeon, Carol Diahann

Diahann Carroll actrice américaine

Diahann Carroll actriz estadounidense

Diahann Carroll aktorka i piosenkarka amerykańska

Diahann Carroll American actress and singer

Diahann Carroll Amerikaans actrice

Diahann Carroll attrice cinematografica e attrice televisiva statunitense

Diahann Carroll pemeran perempuan asal Amerika Serikat

Diahann Carroll US-amerikanische Schauspielerin und Sängerin

Glusman, Carol Diahann

Johnson, Carol Diahann

Kay, Carol Diahann

Дайан Кэрролл

Дајен Керол

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דיאן קארול שחקנית אמריקאית

دایان کارول بازیگر و مدل آمریکایی

داین کارول

دیاہان کیرول

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English (219)

German (2)

Chinese (2)

Italian (2)

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