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Allen, Debbie

Overview
Works: 14 works in 16 publications in 1 language and 729 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Televised plays  Television adaptations  Fantasy films  Internet videos 
Roles: Actor, Author, Producer, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Debbie Allen
Dancing in the wings by Debbie Allen( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 179 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
Alice at the palace( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 173 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
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 130 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 104 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 & the beast( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated version of the classic French tale about Beauty who, initially horrified by an ugly beast who holds her captive, learns to see pass his gruff exterior to the noble prince that lies beneath
Jo Jo Dancer, your life is calling by GoodTimes Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jo Jo Dancer, a well-known comedian, 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
The films of Steven Spielberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through in-depth interviews, behind the scenes footage and clips from his films, Steven Spielberg talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles and successes behind his work
The Nu Nation tour by Kirk Franklin( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kirk Franklin is one of the most dynamic and powerful musical artists of our time. His live performance reverberates with hypnotic rhythms and lyrics, all in the praise of the Almighty God. He has brought contemporary gospel music to the dance floor and made it popular with young people is truly a blessing
Brothers of the knight by Jacob Grimm( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 14 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
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( Book )

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

Mr. Debato, the dance instructor, chose Sassy to go to Washington, D.C. for the summer to dance with his class with dancer from all over the world. On the first day of practice he picked me to team up with a protege a boy named Dwight who was five feet ten inches tall, and as Mamma said being tall isn't so bad after all. When Dwight lifted me in the air it seemed like I was in the Milky Way. Me and my big feet ...making my mark on the world
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
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
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
 
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