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Dixon, Ivan 1931-2008

Overview
Works: 138 works in 241 publications in 1 language and 8,915 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television series  Television comedies  War television programs  Television programs  History  Science fiction television programs  Blaxploitation films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Interviewee, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ivan Dixon
A Raisin in the Sun by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

10 editions published between 1961 and 2019 in English and held by 1,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1950s, an African-American family on Chicago's south side is torn by different dreams for the future when they receive an insurance settlement: son Walter Lee wants to open a liquor store; daughter Beneatha wants to go to medical school; and the matriarch, Lena, wants to buy a home in a white suburb
Nothing but a man( Visual )

19 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the stirrings of the civil rights movement and a rising wave of burgeoning Black pride, this tells the story of Duff, a railroad section hand who is forced to confront racial prejudice and self-denial when he falls in love with Josie, an educated preacher's daughter. An uplifting story about a man and a woman whose love overcomes racial and class barriers
Sty of the Blind Pig( Visual )

11 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dean's powerful drama is about an uprooted black family (mother, daughter, uncle) living in Chicago during the time that civil rights leaders were starting to organize protest marches in the South. The family members essentially accept the old values and cherish what they love, and are uncomfortable by marches and talks of fighting. A blind street singer (Richard Ward, in a bravura performance) intrudes briefly into their lives, with shattering effect. Who shall overcome?
A patch of blue by Elizabeth Kata( Visual )

5 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A blind white woman falls in love with a black man, much to the consternation of her racist mother
Hogan's heroes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bumbling Germans give Colonel Hogan and his crew plenty of opportunities to continue to wage war from their POW barracks. The Kommandant of Stalag 13, Colonel Klink, is more concerned with having everything run smoothly and avoiding any trouble with his superiors (especially anything that might result in his being reassigned and sent to the Eastern front) than with being tough on Hogan and his fellow prisoners. Hogan and his men cause as much mayhem and sabotage as possible to the German war machine, right under their captors' noses
Roots of resistance : a story of the underground railroad by WGBH Educational Foundation( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the story of the underground railroad through narratives of escaped slaves. Includes interviews with descendants of slaves and slave holders of Somerset Place, a plantation in North Carolina, who describe the personal danger and terrible risk involved in each slave's departure
The twilight zone( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists
Car wash by Michael Schultz( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's just a typical day in the lives of the employees, customers and passersby of a Los Angeles car wash - but what a day! There's a would-be robbery-an assembly line of the weirdest, baddest, shadiest characters you've ever met-and lots of booty-bumping music to pass the hours till quitting time
The spook who sat by the door( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disgusted by tokenism at the C.I.A., a black agent organizes a revolution against the government
Quantum leap( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theorizing that he could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished. He woke trapped in the past. His only guide is Al, who appears in the form of a hologram that only Sam can see and hear. Sam must now "leap" into various persons throughout history to correct errors of the past and eventually return to his own life in the present
Hogan's heroes( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fall in line for a second hilarious season of laughs, starring the ragtag band of World War II POWs known as Hogan's heroes! Join Colonel Robert Hogan and his gang of merry saboteurs as their hilarious plots, plans and schemes aimed at the German war machine are launched right under the noses of Stalag 13's inept camp commandant, Colonel Wilhelm Klink, and his bumbling sidekick, Sergeant Hans Schultz."--Container
Hogan's heroes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonel Robert Hogan and his gang of merry saboteurs have new plots, plans and schemes ready to unleash on the German war machine at Stalag 13. That means more headaches, frustrations and irrations for the POW camp's incompetent commandand, Colonel Wilhelm Klink and his bumbling sidekick, Sergeant Hans Schultz
Hogan's heroes( Visual )

6 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonel Robert Hogan and his gang of merry saboteurs have a whole new season of subterfuge to unleash on the German war machine and the POW camp's incompetent commandant, Colonel Wilhelm Klink and his bumbling sidekick, Sergeant Hans Schultz
Hogan's heroes( Visual )

8 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonel Robert Hogan and his gang of merry saboteurs have a whole new season of subterfuge to unleash on the German war machine and the POW camp's incompetent commandant, Colonel Wilhelm Klink and his bumbling sidekick, Sergeant Hans Schultz
A raisin in the sun( Visual )

5 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Members of an African American family living in a cramped Chicago apartment, in this deeply resonant tale of dreams deferred. Following the death of their patriarch, the Youngers await a life insurance check they hope will change their circumstances, but tensions arise over how best to use the money
Trouble man( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cold as ice, hard as steel, and dressed to thrill, a private investigator known oly as "Mr. T" (Robert Hooks) is hired by two thugs to fing out who's stealing from their gambling operation. Armed with dealy martial arts mastery and an arsenal of weapons, T battles his way through a dangerous maze of violence, turf wars and even murder--while still finding time for the ladies"--Container
The Twilight zone( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four episodes of The twilight zone
Comedy greats( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In National Lampoon's Animal house, the members of Delta Tau Chi fraternity offend the straight-arrow and up-tight people on campus in a comedy film which irreverently mocks college traditions. In The Blues Brothers, Jake Blues, recently released from prison, and his brother Elwood reassemble their blues band and stage a concert to raise money for the orphanage where they grew up. The jerk is the story of the adopted son of a poor black sharecropper family, whose crazy inventions lead him along the road from rags to riches to rags. Car wash is an irreverent but affectionate look at a typical day in a Los Angeles car wash
The best of Hogan's heroes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The fans have spoken! Here come eight great Hogan's Heroes episodes, selected by fans in a Facebook poll. At the POW camp known as Stalag 13, Colonel Hogan and his fellow Allied prisoners devise wily schemes to undermine the Germans from within--paving the way for D-Day, snatching secret plans from under their noses, and concocting a daring plot to convince the Nazis that the war has already ended!"--Container
Hogan's heroes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bumbling Germans give Hogan and his crew plenty of opportunities to continue their war resistance movements right from their POW war cells. The prisons colonel, Klink, is more concerned with having everything run smoothly and avoiding any trouble with his superiors (especially anything that might result in his being reassigned and sent to the Eastern front) than with being tough on Hogan and his fellow prisoners. Hogan and his men cause as much mayhem and sabotage to the German war machine and right under their captors' noses as possible
 
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Alternative Names
Ivan Dixon Amerikaans acteur (1931-2008)

Ivan Dixon attore, regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Ivan Dixon cinéaste américain

Ivan Dixon US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Regisseur

Иван Диксон

איוון דיקסון שחקן אמריקאי

إيفان ديكسون

ایوان دیکسون بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

アイヴァン・ディクソン

Languages
English (113)