WorldCat Identities

Todd, Beverly 1946-

Overview
Works: 51 works in 97 publications in 2 languages and 9,748 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television adaptations  Biography  Television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television plays  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Editor, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Beverly Todd
 
Most widely held works by Beverly Todd
Roots by Alex Haley( Visual )
6 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 2,761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A black American's search for his family roots, covering over 100 years of American history from the Old South through the era of Reconstruction
The bucket list by Warner Brothers Home Video( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Language Code: GM/EN
Lean on me by Michael Schiffer( Visual )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the fact-based story of high school principal Joe Clark, who armed himself with a bullhorn and a Louisville Slugger and slammed the door on losers at Eastside High in Paterson, New Jersey
Six characters in search of an author by Luigi Pirandello( Visual )
9 editions published between 1976 and 2002 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Actors in rehearsal are replaced by six strangers who appear mysteriously and who convince the director their story is more interesting than the play in rehearsal
Crash by Paul Haggis( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Crash" tells interlocking stories of whites, blacks, Latinos, Koreans, Iranians, cops and criminals, the rich and the poor, the powerful and powerless, crashing against one another other like pinballs in contemporary Los Angeles. They are all defined in one way or another by racism, all victims of it, all guilty of it. The way they all leap to conclusions based on race ensures that they will learn things--mostly about themselves--and pay a price for that knowledge. In the end, they are better people because of what has happened to them. Not happier, not calmer, not even wiser, but better
Stand and deliver Lean on me : drama double feature ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stand and deliver: A teacher in a Los Angeles barrio inspires his students to excel at math and to pass the Calculus Advanced Placement Test
Taken from me the Tiffany Rubin story ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows one mother's nightmarish struggle to retrieve the 7-year-old son her ex-husband whisked out of her life when he abducted the boy and took him back to his native South Korea
I will follow ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Maye is a success. Hot career. Hot boyfriend. But when her world is turned upside down by tragedy, she must struggle to keep her balance... chronicles a day in the life of a woman at a crossroads, and the twelve people who help her move forward into a brave, new world"--Container
The Lena Baker story by Tichina Arnold( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of the first woman to be sent to the electric chair in Georgia. Taking place in the 1940s in Cuthbert, Georgia, this is a story of one woman's desperate attempts to rise above the challenges of her life, the choices she makes, and the consequences. She is pressured to work for Elliot Arthur, a father, a millworker and a raging drunk. As their relationship unfolds, it becomes strained, and is considered unacceptable for that time. Arthur continually abuses Lena and imprisons her in his home. In a final desperate attempt to break free of his bondage, a violent struggle ensues, one hot, humid night in Southwest Georgia in 1945 he is shot by Lena
Brother John by Sidney Poitier( Visual )
4 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Kane left his home in Alabama when he was sixteen years-old. There is no way to reach him yet whenever there is a death in the family, he knows to return home. This time he returns to his sister's deathbed. His mysterious appearance stirs the interest of the townsfolk, some thinking he is a Communist agitator, others thinking he is magical, and still others thinking he is a criminal
Clara's heart ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clara Mayfield, a Jamaican housekeeper, enters the Harts' luxurious suburban Baltimore home as an interloper, but her unshakable dignity and bounteous humor act like sunshine on the tight bud of David's soul. He flowers under her care and even fashions his speech after hers
Moving Greased lightning ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
White lightning: The story of Wendell Scott, who cracked the all-white world of stock-car racing. Originally released as a motion picture in 1977
Whoopi Goldberg collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Made in America: An inquisitive young black woman discovers her biological father is an anonymous sperm-bank donor, a white used-car salesman whose cornball commercials blanket cable TV
Don't look back the story of Leroy "Satchel" Paige ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an era when the Major League was "whites only," Paige (Gossett) dominated the talent-rich Negro League with his so-called "Trouble ball" and other pitches. When Paige finally gets his chance at the Major League, he is past his prime, but makes the most of it
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
No strings original Broadway cast by Richard Rodgers( Recording )
2 editions published in 1979 in Undetermined and English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunta Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. In the first episode, African tribal culture is shown, and Kinte and others are caught and loaded into a slave ship for the trip to America
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
4 film favorites ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uptown Saturday night: Friends Steve and Wardell visit an illegal gambling club, where they are held up and Steve's wallet is stolen. They learn that the wallet contains a winning lottery ticket, and they go on a desperate search to find it
 
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