WorldCat Identities

Allen, Debbie 1950-

Works: 194 works in 286 publications in 6 languages and 7,536 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Music  Biography  Juvenile works  Interviews  Romances  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Director, Performer, Producer, Narrator, Author, Singer, Interviewee, Dancer, Choreographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Debbie Allen
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )
42 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board the slave ship La Amistad bound for America. Much of the involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt
Roots, the next generations ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 684 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
Rhapsodies in black music and words from the Harlem Renaissance ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The only collection in existence documenting the music, art and literature of the new negro of the Harlem Renaissance featuring digitally restored original recordings as well as new readings of renaissance literature plus a book containing rare previously unpublished photos, artwork and writings."
Broadway's lost treasures III the best of the Tony Awards ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compilation of Broadway song & dance numbers from The Tony Awards, as performed by the original cast members between 1968 and 2002
That's so Raven ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Don't miss a hilarious minute of the madness in volume 4 as Raven makes over her career when she charms her way into a dream internship. But her glamorous boss is more than she bargained for, and Raven's future is at risk
The old settler ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of two middle-aged sisters, Elizabeth and Quilly (played by real-life siblings Phylicia Rashad and Debbie Allen), who share an apartment in Harlem in 1943. The sisters quarrel amiably, but they share a wounded history that becomes revealed as the tale unfolds
Quantum leap ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Sam Beckett leaps from one exciting identity and time to another, still chasing his dream to return to the present, and desperately hoping that time is on his side. Sam's a Navy Seal, a beauty pageant contestant, a bounty hunter, and a rock star. He even voyages to his 16-year-old self, exploring his family's history and striving to change their tragic past
Heart and soul the story of America and African Americans by Kadir Nelson( )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An simple introduction to African-American history, from Revolutionary-era slavery up to the election of President Obama
Quantum leap ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From a presidential assassin to his own great grandfather to the King of Rock 'n' Roll, it's up to Sam to change history for the better and get one step closer to his final mission
The films of Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Steven Spielberg talks about his films and the making of them, provides a brief autobiographical introduction of how he got started in his career, and follows with film reminiscences giving insights about the production, the casting process, studios, the industry and experiences with collaborators
Amistad : "give us free" : a celebration of the film by Steven Spielberg by Steven Spielberg( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents photographs, quotes, and essays from the film
The life of Fannie Lou Hamer never turn back ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pays tribute to Fannie Lou Hamer, nonviolent motivator in the civil rights movement. Includes an interview with her, comments from individuals who knew her or her work, and scenes of her galvanizing civil rights workers
Ships of slaves the middle passage ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Details the trials and tribulations of the slaves on their voyage from Africa to the Americas on slave ships. This transatlantic slave trade which lasted 300 years was known in history as the black holocaust
All about you ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nicole Taylor (Renée Elise Goldsberry) postpones law school to be with Robbie (Adam Lazarre-White), the love of her life. Ambitious, successful and irresistible, he is everything she wants. until she realizes his future plans don't include her. Deciding to move on Nicole relocates to San Francisco and moves in with her best friend Lisa (LisaRaye). Nicole is caught by surprise when Lisa sublets her room to Brian (Terron Brooks), Robbie's estranged brother. Forced to share living and work spaces with Brian, Nicole discovers they have a lot in common. As their attraction for each other grows, they are forced to deal with their painful pasts and open themselves to another chance at love
Alex in Wonderland ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspired by Alice in Wonderland, this musical tells the story of a boy, Alex, who falls asleep while doing his homework and wakes up in a magical wonderland. He is taken on a journey through Wonderland by his fairy Godmother along with a few other characters, bringing back memories of age-old stories with a modern day point of view
Jo Jo Dancer, your life is calling by Richard Pryor( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A well-known comedian buckles under the pressures of success and suffers a life-threatening accident, forcing him to examine his life over the past four decades
Tournament of dreams ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A coming-of-age story that explores the unique struggles of a group of young female athletes, and the struggles their coach and mentors go through to save their high school's basketball program
Out of sync ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ex-con DJ is forced to become the eyes and ears for a police officer who is after the man who owns the club where he works
Intimate portrait, Josephine Baker ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of Josephine Baker, the African-American woman who overcame a childhood amid the race riots of St. Louis to become a celebrated performer in New York and Paris
Everything's Jake ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Cameron's search for the man with nothing, he found everything. Jake, a homeless man, calls all of Manhattan his home. Jake finds Cameron, a man down on his luck, sleeping in a tree in Central Park, and takes him under his wing. Jake teaches Cameron how to survive on the streets. But Jake's friendship with Cameron winds up threatening Jake's way of life, a life no one ever thought could possibly exist
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