WorldCat Identities

Carroll, Diahann

Overview
Works: 273 works in 568 publications in 4 languages and 14,780 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Musical films  History  Film adaptations  Biographical television programs  Nonfiction films  Romance films  Documentary films  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Commentator, Host, Vocalist, Other, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Diahann Carroll
Carmen Jones by Otto Preminger( Visual )

31 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic opera comes alive in an African-American version about a young soldier that falls for a beautiful factory worker
Eve's bayou by Kasi Lemmons( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 920 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 )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 803 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
I know why the caged bird sings by Fielder Cook( Visual )

20 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Maya leads a precarious existence in racist, Depression-era Arkansas, where she is shunted between her grandmother's house and mother's -- where she is raped -- and withdraws into total silence. She endures to share her realization in her valedictory address: "In order to lift your voice, you have to lift your head."
Peeples by Charlotte Peeples King( Visual )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 752 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 731 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 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of five young men who are determined to break into the music business. Their dream takes them from amateur nights to the top of show business and personal tragedy
Claudine( Visual )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 495 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 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles women leaders in the fields of politics, business, military, space, motion pictures, and comedy
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 383 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
No strings : original Broadway cast by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

14 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris blues by Martin Ritt( Visual )

20 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 356 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

Tells the extraordinary, controversial story of the 38-year romance between Thomas Jefferson and Sally Heming
Patricia Cornwell's The front( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 276 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 219 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"--Container. Some of the shows highlighted include: Seinfeld, Miami vice, Roseanne, ER, I love Lucy and Star trek
The masked saint( Visual )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 201 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
House of flowers by Harold Arlen( Recording )

7 editions published between 1954 and 2003 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hurry sundown by Otto Preminger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 173 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
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 168 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)
The courage to love( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 162 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Roots, the next generations
Covers
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
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 ator

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

דיאן קארול

דיאן קארול שחקנית אמריקאית

دایان کارول بازیگر و مدل آمریکایی

داین کارول

دیاہان کیرول

كارول جونسون

다이앤 캐럴

ダイアン・キャロル

迪亞·卡羅爾

黛漢恩·卡羅爾

Languages
English (225)

German (2)

Chinese (2)

Italian (2)