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Moore, Melba

Overview
Works: 207 works in 461 publications in 2 languages and 6,675 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  Musical films  Film adaptations  Original cast recordings  Documentary films  Children's films  Juvenile works  History  Interviews 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Actor, Author, Interviewee, Narrator, Host, Speaker, Instrumentalist, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Melba Moore
All dogs go to heaven by Don Bluth( Visual )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie, a mischievous German Shepherd dog, finds himself knocking on Heaven's door after a fight with his evil ex-partner, Carface Malone. When he is denied entrance into Heaven, he must earn his halo by becoming the guardian angel of a little girl named Anne-Marie
Hair by Galt MacDermot( Visual )

30 editions published between 1979 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fresh from the farm, Claude Bukowski arrives in New York City for a date with the Army Induction Board, only to walk into a hippie "happening" in Central Park and fall in love with the beautiful Sheila. Befriended by the hippies' pacifist leader, Berger, and urged to crash a formal party in order to declare his love for Sheila, Claude begins an adventure that lands him in jail, Central Park Lake and finally, in the army. But Berger's final effort to save Claude from Vietnam sets in motion a bizarre twist of fate ... with shocking consequences
Lost in the stars( Visual )

14 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Kumalo, a black South African minister searches the unfamiliar back alleys and shanty towns of Johannesburg for his son, Absalom. But Kumalo's unwavering faith is put to the test when he finds Absalom in jail facing a capital murder charge. Courage, dignity and sacrifice fall prey to the whirlwind of racist hypocrisy and hollow justice in Absalom's trial. Absalom's reunion and reconciliation with this father, his jailhouse marriage to his pregnant sweetheart, and his heroic determination to tell the truth set the stage for a tragic climax
Hair : let the sun shine in by Pola Rapaport( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary film celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Broadway debut of 'Hair'. Interviews of the original cast, crew, and creators discussing the cultural influences and impact of the play are accompanied by archival footage of the early stage performances. The camera also captures casting and rehearsals of the 40th anniversary stage production
Purlie : original Broadway cast by Gary Geld( Recording )

10 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hair by Galt MacDermot( )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All dogs go to heaven 2 by ALL DOGS GO TO 2 HEAVEN( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All dogs to go heaven 2: All dogs go to heaven ... and a lucky few return to Earth. That's what happens when mischievous mutt Charlie Barkin and his pals Itchy and Sasha are asked to retrieve Gabriel's horn after it's stolen from heaven. If these pooches are going to succeed, Charlie will have to prove himself worthy of his wings by taking on two fiendish villains in a hair-raising race against time
Music from the motion picture The Fighting Temptations( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlotte Forten's Mission( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama based on the true story of Charlotte Forten, a young black woman who proposed a unique experiment to President Lincoln. During the Civil War, Southern troops were forced off the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia, which left 8,000 slaves as free. Miss Forten's mission was to lead those slaves in the transition from slavery to freedom, and prove to the nation that they were equal
Heaven sent( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The naked Carmen : [electric rock opera] by John Corigliano( Recording )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I have a dream : 10 inspirational songs of hope and triumph( Recording )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the greatest speeches in American history is commemorated with a compilation of inspirational songs that are an accompaniment to the era, sung by some of the most recognizable voices of that time. Included are classics from Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, and Gladys Knight
American film theatre( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of four film adaptations from a series of contemporary 20th century plays produced as the brainchild of producer Ely Landau, 1974 and 1975
Greatest hits by Freddie Jackson( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hair : original Broadway cast recording by Galt MacDermot( Recording )

13 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For eons, Earth has been under observation by the Firstborn, beings almost as old as the universe itself. The Firstborn are unknown to humankind--until they act. In an instant, Earth's timeline is carved up and reassembled into a patchwork of different eras, from prehistory to the year 2037, each with its own indigenous inhabitants. The only clue to the origin of this astonishing transformation lies in the ancient city of Babylon, where two groups of refugees from 2037--three cosmonauts and three U.N. peacekeepers--have detected strange radio signals. As the peacekeepers ally with nineteenth-century British troops and the armies of Alexander the Great, the cosmonauts join forces with the Mongol horde led by Genghis Khan. Both sides set out for Babylon, determined to win the race for knowledge--and the power that lies within
All dogs go to heaven : [and] All dogs go to heaven 2 ; [double feature]( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All dogs go to heaven: Out for revenge against his double-crossing former partner, the roguish German Shepherd Charlie, finds himself guardian to a lonely little orphan named Anne-Marie. Her astounding ability to talk to animals leads this unlikely pair on an adventure packed with thrills, laughter, tears, and true love
Soul exposed by Melba Moore( Recording )

7 editions published in 1990 in 3 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lot of love by Melba Moore( Recording )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The HistoryMakers video oral history with Melba Moore( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Singer and stage actress Melba Moore was born Beatrice Melba Smith on October 29, 1945 in New York City. After graduating from the High School of Performing Arts in Newark, New Jersey, she went on to earn her B.A. degree in music education from Montclair State Teachers College. Moore returned to Newark Public Schools as a teacher where she began performing with other teachers forming a cultural performance group called Black Voices. In 1968, Moore began working at various studios in Manhattan where she provided background vocals for the likes of Frank Sinatra and Aretha Franklin. In 1969, Moore succeeded actress Diane Keaton for the lead role in the Broadway theatrical production of Hair. Moore went on to play recurring roles in several hit Broadway productions including Purlie, Inacent Black, Timbuktu and Les Misérables. In 2003, Moore’s talents earned her the role of “Bessie Cooley” in the film, The Fighting Temptations
Christmas with Flicka by Frederica Von Stade( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"American opera star, Frederica von Stade, known by her childhood nickname "Flicka," celebrates the holiday season with the music of Christmas. . . Joined by popular recording artist Melba Moore, conductor Julius Rudel, and Broadway's Rex Smith, von Stade and company perform more than 18 carols ... highlighted by an original music-video style version of 'The Twelve Days of Christmas.'"
 
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Hill, Beatrice Melba

Melba Moore

Melba Moore Amerikaans actrice

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Melba More

Moorman Melba

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English (138)

Italian (2)