WorldCat Identities

Carroll, Diahann

Works: 317 works in 639 publications in 4 languages and 14,920 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Musical films  History  Autobiographies  Biographical television programs  Romance films  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films  Documentary films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Commentator, Vocalist, Host, Other, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Diahann Carroll
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Most widely held works by Diahann Carroll
Eve's bayou by Kasi Lemmons( Visual )

19 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 957 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 )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2019 in English and held by 764 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
I know why the caged bird sings by Fielder Cook( Visual )

21 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 751 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."
Roots, the next generations( Visual )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 723 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
Peeples( Visual )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 717 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
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones( Visual )

7 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and held by 705 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
Carmen Jones( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 583 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
The Five Heartbeats by Robert Townsend( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 553 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 )

10 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 505 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 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles women leaders in the fields of politics, business, military, space, motion pictures, and comedy
Paris blues by Martin Ritt( Visual )

19 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in English and German and held by 365 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 294 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 281 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
House of flowers : Broadway cast recording by Harold Arlen( Recording )

11 editions published between 1954 and 2003 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having our say : the Delany sisters' first one hundred years by Sarah Louise Delany( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 266 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)
Carmen Jones by Otto Preminger( Visual )

27 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Dandridge delivers a star-making performance in the title role, as a femme fatale who seduces a handsome soldier, setting in motion a classic tale of betrayal and jealousy. With the music of Georges Bizet and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, this musical feast sets the screen on fire with passion
No strings by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

11 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The masked saint( Visual )

8 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 217 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
Pioneers of television( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 217 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
Hurry sundown by Otto Preminger( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 165 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
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Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.13 for Peeples / ... to 0.96 for Papers, 19 ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Roots, the next generations
Paris bluesSally Hemings : an American scandalThe 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

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

Diahann Carroll yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä ja laulaja

Glusman, Carol Diahann

Johnson, Carol Diahann.

Johnson, Carol Diann.

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

ডাইঅ্যান ক্যারল

다이앤 캐럴

キャロル, ダイアン




English (242)

German (2)

Chinese (2)

Italian (2)