WorldCat Identities

Allen, Debbie 1950-

Works: 134 works in 329 publications in 6 languages and 12,981 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Juvenile works  History  Television adaptations  Television programs  Dance films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Children's films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Actor, Director, Performer, Producer, Narrator, Singer, Choreographer, Dancer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Debbie Allen
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

50 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board the slave ship Amistad bound for America. Much of the story involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt
Fame by Alan Parker( Visual )

40 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 2,387 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
Brothers of the knight by Debbie Allen( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 902 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 )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 735 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
Broadway's lost treasures III : the best of the Tony Awards( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 398 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
Rhapsodies in black : music and words from the Harlem Renaissance( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 391 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."
That's so Raven( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 306 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
Quantum leap( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 299 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 261 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
Alice at the palace( Visual )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 253 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
The old settler( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 251 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
The life of Fannie Lou Hamer : never turn back( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A profile of Civil Rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer
Heart and soul : the story of America and African Americans by Kadir Nelson( )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An simple introduction to African-American history, from Revolutionary-era slavery up to the election of President Obama
Ships of slaves : the middle passage( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and held by 196 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 )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents photographs, quotes, and essays from the film
Fame( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 172 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 by Ada Bassett Litchfield( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 122 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
Thumbelina by H. C Andersen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in Spanish and English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small village by a rain forest river, a young woman who longs for a child finds her wish come true! An exotic plant floating down the river opens to reveal a small but beautiful child who she names Thumbelina. Thumbelina isn't happy being small when so many around her are tall. It's only when she makes friends with a frog and grasshopper and saves all her friends from the terrible bat kingdom that Thumbelina discovers true happiness and her place in the world
Gwen Verdon as Sweet Charity by Cy Coleman( Recording )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Allen Deborah 1950-....

Allen, Deborrah Kaye 1950-

Allen Debra 1950-....

Debbie Allen actrice américaine

Debbie Allen Amerikaans actrice

Debbie Allen amerykańska reżyserka, aktorka i producentka filmowa

Debbie Allen attrice, coreografa e regista statunitense

Debbie Allen US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Дебби Аллен

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דבי אלן

דבי אלן שחקנית אמריקאית

دبی آلن تهیه‌کننده، طراح رقص، بازیگر، رقاص، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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ڈیبی ایلن

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FameBrothers of the knightRoots, the next generationsBroadway's lost treasures III : the best of the Tony AwardsQuantum leapThe old settlerAmistad : "give us free" : a celebration of the film by Steven SpielbergFameThumbelina