WorldCat Identities

Allen, Debbie 1950-

Works: 241 works in 381 publications in 6 languages and 12,817 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  History  Music  Biography  Interviews 
Roles: Actor, Director, Performer, Producer, Singer, Narrator, Interviewee, Dancer, Contributor, Choreographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Debbie Allen
Fame by Michael Gore ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and German and held by 2,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Passions will be tested and young hearts will be broken. Ultimately, talent, dedication and hard work will triumph. Centers around a group of dancers, singers, musicians and actors at the New York City High School of Performing Arts, and their spirited drive to live out their dreams of stardom. In an incredibly competitive atmosphere, each student must shine amidst the tumult of school work, deep friendships, budding romance and self-discovery
Amistad by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, the movie chronicles the story of a group of enslaved Africans who overcome their captors and attempt to return to their homeland. When the ship is seized, the captive Africans are brought to trial in the United States, this is the story of that courtroom battle
Dancing in the wings by Debbie Allen ( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sassy tries out for a summer dance festival in Washington, D.C., despite the other girls' taunts that she is much too tall
Brothers of the knight by Debbie Allen ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this contemporary retelling of the fairy tale "Twelve Dancing Princesses," an African-American reverend in Harlem endeavors to discover why the shoes of his twelve sons are worn to pieces every morning
Roots, the next generations ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 656 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 415 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 412 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
Alice at the palace ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An entertaining and shrewdly conceived retelling of the Carroll classics with all of the beloved characters given a unique twist by the witty and charming performances of an accomplished theatrical ensemble
That's so Raven ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 334 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 303 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
Heart and soul the story of America and African Americans by Kadir Nelson ( )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 281 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 2005 in English and held by 265 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
Quantum leap ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 229 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 220 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
Ships of slaves the middle passage ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 204 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
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 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents photographs, quotes, and essays from the film
Fame ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fame follows students at New York's School of the Arts as they pursue their dreams in the performing arts
All about you ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 130 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
The life of Fannie Lou Hamer never turn back ( )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A profile of Civil Rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer
Alex in Wonderland ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 90 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
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Alternative Names
Allen, Deborah 1950-
Allen, Deborrah Kaye 1950-
Allen, Debra 1950-