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Freeman, Al

Overview
Works: 48 works in 134 publications in 3 languages and 6,949 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Composer, Author, Performer, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Malcolm X by Spike Lee( Visual )
28 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Screen version of the life of Malcolm X, who through his religious conversion to Islam, found the strength to rise up from a criminal past to become an influential civil rights leader
Once upon a time-- when we were colored by Tom Reid( Visual )
11 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of growing up in the segregation-era South, in a community that faced adversity and held together with amazing dignity and grace
Ida B. Wells a passion for justice ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of Ida B. Wells, an early Afro-American activist who protested lynchings, unfair treatment of Afro-American soldiers, and other examples of racism and injustice toward Afro-Americans around the turn of the century
Roots, the next generations ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
Down in the Delta ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A troubled single mother from a tough Chicago neighborhood is sent to spend a summer at her family's home in rural Mississippi
Dutchman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An emotionally unstable white woman entices, humiliates and finally knifes a black man while they ride the subway train in New York City
Black like me by John Howard Griffin( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Black Like Me is the true account of John Griffin's experiences when he passed as a black man. John Horton takes treatments to darken his skin and leaves his home in Texas to travel throughout the South. At one stop, Horton encounters a black shoe shine man, Burt Wilson, who befriends him and shows him how to 'act right' so that he can fit more easily into the African American culture."--Container
Castle keep by Sydney Pollack( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A detachment of American soldiers is stationed at a castle in the Ardennes on the eve of the Battle of the Bulge. They become involved in various ways with the local inhabitants before being forced to defend the castle from a German attack
Finian's rainbow by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )
2 editions published between 1968 and 1987 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A leprechaun tries to retrieve a crock of gold from an old wanderer who has taken it to America
Booker T. Washington the life & the legacy ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the life of Booker T. Washington, ex-slave, author, educator, and political leader, focusing on his stewardship of Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Uses historic photographs, re-created vignettes, and interviews with contemporaries such as W.E.B. DuBois to present Washington's complex personality and his influence on southern life after the Civil War. Also examines his controversial policies of Black economic self-reliance and political accommodation
Roots, the next generations ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
Roots, the next generations ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
Roots, the next generations ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
Roots, the next generations ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
My sweet Charlie ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unmarried, pregnant Southern girl is forced by fate and mutual need to share an abandoned house on the Texas coast with a black lawyer who has killed a white man in self-defense. 3 Emmy awards
The lost man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The secretive leader of a black militant group plots a dangerous payroll robbery. When the heist goes horribly wrong, he and his men go on the run. Faced with betrayal on the streets of their own neighborhood, they turn to a white social worker for help, crossing the color lines in a last-ditch attempt at saving their lives
The trail of the lonesome pine Covered wagon lullaby ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The American experience ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Law & order ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prisoner of law: A case of a man whose death by hanging is tied to a sadomasochistic misadventure, the responsibility for which eventually leads to a city councilman Henry Rothman (Keith) and the stern mistress, Elizabeth Hendrick (Conroy) who control him. This episode challenges the viewer's perceptions about the kinds of people who might be attracted to 'deviant' sexual practices and what the definition of 'deviant' sex should be
Covered wagon lullaby by Al Freeman( )
1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Freeman, Albert Cornelius
Freeman, Albert Cornelius 1934-2012
Freeman Jr., Al 1934-2012
Languages
English (99)
French (4)
Italian (1)
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