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Hilton-Jacobs, Lawrence 1953-

Overview
Works: 63 works in 101 publications in 1 language and 4,551 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television adaptations  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs  Film adaptations  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Author, Film editor
Classifications: E185.97.H24, 791.4575
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Most widely held works about Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs
 
Most widely held works by Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs
Roots by Alex Haley( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 2,762 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
Cooley High ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fun-loving and warm movie about high school life in the 1960's
Claudine ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"While struggling to support herself and her six children in Harlem by working as a maid for a wealthy family, Claudine (Carroll) meets a charming garbage man, Roop (James Earl Jones). But although Roop is smitten with the lovely single mother, his own life trials make him slow to respond to her invitation to a lifetime of love"--Container
The Jacksons an American dream ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the inspiring true story of the first family of music, The Jacksons: an American dream spans five decades--from the family's beginnings in a midwestern steel town to the premier stages of the world
Welcome back, Kotter ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Former Sweathog Gabe Kotter returns to his alma mater, Brooklyn's James Buchanan High School to teach a new generation of Sweathogs, a group of supposedly unteachable, under-achieving and incorrigible students. They are: Vinnie Barbarino, the group's wise-cracking leader; Juan Epstein, a Puerto Rican Jew; dimwitted Arnold Horshack; and cool Freddie "Boom-Boom" Washington. Gabe tries to reach out to these students by relating his own experiences to the students, but is often hindered in his efforts by cantankerous vice-principal, Michael Woodman
Mr. Right now! ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
She's a single mother looking for a husband. He's a con man looking for his next prey. Together they board an emotional rollercoaster that can only be derailed by a plumber named Walter
Cornbread, Earl and me by Ronald L Fair( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cornbread, Earl and me: After his brother is killed, a boy and his friend must stand up to the police
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
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
Hollywood ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Five short films tell very different stories related to the side of Hollywood rarely portrayed in movies and on television"--Container
Cornbread, Earl & me / Cooley High ; double feature ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cornbread, Earl & me (1974)- A high school basketball player is mistakenly shot by cops who thought he was a criminal. Cooley High (1975)- Where the student body was a chick named Veronica, the senior prom was a 'belly rub' and the class of 1964 ran a permanent crap game in the men's room!
The Annihilators ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of veterans, who formed an elite unit in Vietnam, battle a gang of extortionists and murderers in a small Georgia town
30 miles ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man picks up a hitchhiker and over the course of their ride both men reveal dark secrets
Southlander the diary of a desperate musicione ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chance searches for the '69 Moletron synthesizer stolen from his car. A surreal, fragmented journey into the music underground of Los Angeles
Sublime ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Grieves has just turned 40 and is being checked into Mt. Abaddon Hospital for a routine colonoscopy. The procedure goes wrong when charts are mixed up and the doctors make mistakes. Now, George is struggling against the nursing staff, cold hospital lawyers, an oddly distant family. To make matter worse, a formlessly sinister forces prowls the halls of the East Wing, which is currently under construction
Welcome back, Kotter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Former Sweathog Gabe Kotter returns to his alma mater, Brooklyn's James Buchanan High School to teach a new generation of Sweathogs, a group of supposedly unteachable, under-achieving and incorrigible students. They are: Vinnie Barbarino, the group's wise-cracking leader; Juan Epstein, a Puerto Rican Jew; dimwitted Arnold Horshack; and cool Freddie "Boom-Boom" Washington. Gabe tries to reach out to these students by relating his own experiences to the students, but is often hindered in his efforts by cantankerous vice-principal, Michael Woodman
Welcome back, Kotter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gabe Kotter returns to James Buchanan High as a teacher and is assigned the remedial class in which he once belonged. Based on Gabe Kaplan's own high school experiences with remedial education and a teacher who cared dearly for his students
Welcome back, Kotter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Former Sweathog Gabe Kotter returns to his alma mater, Brooklyn's James Buchanan High School to teach a new generation of Sweathogs, a group of supposedly unteachable, under-achieving and incorrigible students. They are: Vinnie Barbarino, the group's wise-cracking leader; Juan Epstein, a Puerto Rican Jew; dimwitted Arnold Horshack; and cool Freddie "Boom-Boom" Washington. Gabe tries to reach out to these students by relating his own experiences to the students, but is often hindered in his efforts by cantankerous vice-principal, Michael Woodman
 
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Alternative Names
Jacobs Lawrence-Hilton 1953-....
Languages
English (52)
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