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Freeman, Al Jr 1934-2012

Overview
Works: 62 works in 181 publications in 5 languages and 8,385 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Biography  Historical films  Film adaptations  History  Musical films  Biographical television programs  Fantasy films  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Composer, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Al Freeman
 
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Malcolm X by Spike Lee( Visual )

41 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born Malcolm Little, his minister father was killed by the Ku Klux Klan. He became a gangster, and while in jail discovered the Nation of Islam writings of Elijah Muhammad. After getting out of jail, he preaches the teachings, but later on goes on a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca. There he converts to the original Islamic religion and becomes a Sunni Muslim. He changes his name to El-Hajj Malik Al-Shabazz and stops his anti-white teachings, having discovered the error of his mistakes. He is later assasinated and dies a Muslim martyr
Ida B. Wells : a passion for justice( Visual )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,106 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
Once upon a time-- when we were colored( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 835 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
Down in the Delta( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 632 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
Black like me by ( Visual )

7 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the landmark memoir by John Howard Griffin, Black Like Me stars James Whitmore as Griffin, who medically altered his pigment and, with the help of a sunlamp, reinvented himself as an itinerant black writer navigating his way through Mississippi and Alabama. Along the way he experienced firsthand both crushing racism and the incredible life force of the Afro-American communities
Dutchman by Amiri Baraka( Visual )

15 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 375 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
Castle keep by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toward the end of World War II, a small company of American GI's occupy an ancient castle. Their commander has an affair with the countess in resident. One guy falls in love with a Volkswagon. A baker among them moves in with another baker's wife. A group of shell shocked holy rollers wander the bombed out streets. A GI art historian tries vainly to protect the castle and its masterpieces
Finian's rainbow by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

2 editions published between 1968 and 1987 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 83 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 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A candid, investigative docu-drama on the highly controversial leader of Black America at the turn of the century. His policies of Black economic self-reliance and political accommodation were debated nationwide
Roots, the next generations by Warner Bros. Television( 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 by Warner Bros. Television( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 37 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 by Warner Bros. Television( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 37 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
Malcolm X : [his own story as it really happened] by Malcolm X( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of Malcolm X, the famous African American leader
My sweet Charlie( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in English and held by 22 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 17 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
For Pete's sake!( Visual )

2 editions published between 1966 and 1994 in French and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in the Colorado Rockies, For Pete's sake is a high- spirited drama that shows how one young family dealt with the "irritations" of life, as well as with serious tragedy
The American experience( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Ida B. Wells, an early Afro-American activist who protested lynchings, unfair treatment of Afro-Americans, and other examples of racism and injustice toward Afro-Americans around the turn of the century
The songs of Jule Styne by Jule Styne( Recording )

in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malcolm X by Fikry El Azzouzi( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in Undetermined and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Press kit includes a listing of cast and credits and production information
 
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Malcolm X
Alternative Names
Al Freeman acteur américain

Al Freeman attore, sceneggiatore e regista cinematografico statunitense

Al Freeman jr Amerikaans acteur

Al Freeman pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Al Freeman US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Freeman, Albert Cornelius 1934-2012

Freeman, Albert Cornelius 1934-2012 Jr

Freeman, Albert Cornelius, Jr., 1934-2012

Freeman Jr., Al 1934-2012

Фриман, Аль

آل فريمان جونيور

ال فریمن جونیور فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

Languages
English (122)

French (6)

Italian (2)

German (1)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Down in the DeltaCastle keepRoots, the next generationsRoots, the next generationsRoots, the next generationsThe lost man