WorldCat Identities

Freeman, Al

Overview
Works: 48 works in 130 publications in 3 languages and 6,895 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Musical films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Composer, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Al Freeman, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Al Freeman
Malcolm X by Spike Lee ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,443 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 992 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 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of Ida B. Wells, an early Afro-American journalist and activitist who protested lynchings, the treatment of Afro-American soldiers, and other forms of racism and injustice toward black Americans around the turn of the century. Her involvement in the women's suffrage movement is also described
Down in the Delta ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 669 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
Roots, the next generations ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 652 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
Dutchman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 427 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 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 220 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
Castle keep by Sydney Pollack ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 168 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 119 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 )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 78 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 ( 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 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 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 26 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 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 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poison ivy: Fredo Parisi (Finn), a veteran police office, shoots and kills an African-American drug dealer who has attended Princeton University. Although the cop then is suspected of corruption, the Prosecutors hesitate to go after a veteran like Parisi. If the do, the Police brotherhood will be up in arms ; if they don't, the black community will be outraged
Malcolm X : screenplay by James Baldwin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biography of Malcolm X, the famous African American leader Born Malcolm Little, his father (a minister) was killed by the Ku Klux Klan. He became a gangster, and while in jail discovered the Nation of Islam writings of Elijah Muhammad. He preaches the teachings when let out of jail, 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, as he realises the error of his mistakes. He is later on assasinated and dies a Muslim Martyr.--Internet Movie Database
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 (95)
French (4)
Italian (1)
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