WorldCat Identities

Allen, Debbie

Overview
Works: 12 works in 16 publications in 1 language and 895 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Musical films  Christmas films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Producer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Debbie Allen
The films of Steven Spielberg by Frederick Wasser( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 214 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
Alice at the palace( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 182 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
Dancing in the wings by Debbie Allen( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 166 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
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 141 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
Broadway theatre archive( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This first set of Broadway Theatre Archives Great Performances includes the superb 1966 television adaptation by Arthur Miller of his Pulitzer Prize-winning modern tragedy, Death of a Salesman; Alice at the Palace, a "music hall" version of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland; Uncommon Women and Others, Wendy Wasserstein's play about Mount Holyoke graduates at a reunion assessing whether they have achieved their goals; and For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide, a "choreopoem" illuminating the story and struggle of black women in America in song, poetry, and dance
Beauty and the beast by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spell of an enchantress opens this classic fairy tale, turning a cruel prince into a hideous beast. Belle, the heroine, is a book-loving young lady trapped by the beast when she comes looking for her father. To break the spell, the beast must win Belle's love before the last petal falls from an enchanted rose
Jo Jo Dancer, your life is calling by GoodTimes Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jo Jo has it all-Hollywood stardom, movie roles, platinum records. But the price he pays for fame and fortune s too great. He buckles under the pressures of success and suffers a life-threatening accident. Forced to examine his life, the film follows Jo Jo's compelling past through four decades from his upbringing in a brothel, to classic comedy performances in cellar nightclubs, to ultimate stardom as a rowdy, irreverent comic
Brothers of the knight by Jacob Grimm( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 12 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
Broadway theatre archive great performances( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This first set of Broadway Theatre Archives Great Performances includes Alice at the Palace, a "music hall" version of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland
Alice Childress papers by Alice Childress( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The largest and most substantive series, Writings, contains the manuscripts for nearly every published book and play script written by Childress. The series is divided into six subseries (by genre) and begins with Childress's best-known works including "A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich," "Wedding Band," "Trouble in Mind," and "Moms: A Praise Play for a Black Comedian." The subseries represented are: Children's Books; Novels; Play Scripts, Screenplays and Teleplays; Fiction and Non-Fiction; (Columns, Editorial work, Monologues, Non-fiction, Short Stories, and Speeches); Other Writings (Poetry, Songs, and Research Notes) and Other Authors. This series features an array of manuscript drafts, reviews, fan mail, teacher's critical guides, research notes, manuscript scores (for her musicals), galleys, publicity information, letters, contracts, outlines, programs, flyers, and clippings. Many of the manuscripts have been heavily edited by Childress
Dancing in the wings by Debbie Allen( Recording )

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

Sassy is a long-legged girl who always has something to say. She wants to be a ballerina more than anything, but she worries that her too-large feet, too-long legs, and even her big mouth will keep her from her dream. When a famous director comes to visit her class, Sassy does her best to get his attention with her high jumps and bright leotard. Her first attempts are definitely not appreciated, but with her heart set on dancing and her head above the rest, Sassy just might be able to win him over.-Back cover
Brothers of the knight by Debbie Allen( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
 
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