WorldCat Identities

Roundtree, Richard 1942-

Works: 250 works in 587 publications in 6 languages and 16,887 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Detective and mystery films  Television mini-series  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Blaxploitation films  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author of introduction, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Richard Roundtree
Roots by Jawanza Kunjufu( Visual )

28 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and held by 2,916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil War, when Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation
Shaft by Gordon Parks( Visual )

76 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To stop a racist killer Shaft's got to track down the only eyewitness that can put the bad guy behind bars. As Shaft closes in, so does the danger. Up against corrupt cops and venomous druglords Shaft's out to make crime pay up
George of the jungle by Sam Weisman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George, a buff and lovable klutz, saves his animal friends from poachers. Includes animation
Speed Racer by Lilly Wachowski( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the support of his family and his loyal girlfriend Trixie, Speed teams with his one-time rival, the mysterious Racer X, to win the race that took his brother's life: the death-defying, cross-country rally known as the Crucible
Brick by Rian Johnson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brendon Frye is a loner, someone who always knows all the angles but has chosen to stay on the outside. When the girl he loves turns up dead, he is determined to find the 'who' and 'why'
Se7en by David Fincher( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El veterano teniente Somerset (Morgan Freeman), del departamento de homicidios, está a punto de jubilarse y ser reemplazado por el ambicioso e impulsivo detective David Mills (Brad Pitt). Ambos tendrán que colaborar en la resolución de una serie de asesinatos cometidos por un psicópata que toma como base la relación de los siete pecados capitales: gula, pereza, soberbia, avaricia, envidia, lujuria e ira. Los cuerpos de las víctimas, sobre los que el asesino se ensaña de manera impúdica, se convertirán para los policías en un enigma que les obligará a viajar al horror y la barbarie más absoluta
The rise and fall of Jim Crow by Sam Pollard( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise and fall of Jim Crow offers the first comprehensive look at race relations in America between the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement. This definitive four-part series documents the context in which the laws of segregation known as the "Jim Crow" system originated and developed
Corky Romano by Touchstone( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corky is an oddball veterinarian with a penchant for pop music from the '80s. As a youth, he was kicked out of his Mafia-connected family. Now his father has been indicted and needs Corky to infiltrate the FBI and steal the government's evidence against him. Corky is willing to help his family, but his brothers go overboard when intimidating the computer hacker who gets Corky's bogus application into the FBI academy, presenting him as a super agent named Pissant. Now Corky must live up to his reputation for an eminently qualified top cop while simultaneously trying to get the goods on his dad
Once upon a time-- when we were colored by Tim Reid( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program chronicles the author's coming-of-age in the segregated South in a time when the Ku Klux Klan terrorized the streets and "White Only" were among the first words learned by African American children. Clifton was encouraged by the love and kinship of the tightly knit community to overcome the bigotry and intolerance of the South, allowing him to embark on an extraordinary journey
Boat trip by Cuba Gooding( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry and Nick are two best buddies whose love lives have hit rock bottom. Especially Jerry, whose girlfriend has turned down his marriage proposal. To escape their troubles and find women, they book a trip on board a cruise ship. Nick offends the travel agent and as a trick the two get booked on a gay cruise
Earthquake by Charlton Heston( Visual )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Los Angeles construction engineer must deal with the "big one."
All the days before tomorrow( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joey Kern and Alexandra Holden play pals who ought to be lovers, but their timing has never been right. When Alison makes a late-night visit to Wes on the eve of leaving for Tokyo to rejoin her beau, the two chums travel down an emotional memory lane, discovering truths about their relationship in the process
Shaft in Africa by John Guillermin( Visual )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective John Shaft is persuaded by diplomats at the United Nations to track down a slave-trading operation. This is the third film in the Shaft series
Shaft's big score by Gordon Parks( Visual )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and Multiple languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye John Shaft runs afoul of the underworld as he investigates a friends murder
Christmas in Connecticut( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth is the star of a successful cooking show and author of several cookbooks, but when she has to cook Christmas dinner on live t.v., trouble ensues. Elizabeth can't cook
Theodore Rex( Visual )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A futuristic family comedy about an ambitious cop and a clumsy dinosaur on a mission to save the world from an evil billionaire who plans to start another ice age, cause the extinction of mankind, and build his own version of paradise
Joe and Max( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and German and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe and Max: As African-American Joe Louis fights to become boxing's heavyweight champion, the top German boxer, pacifist Max Schmeling, is heralded by the Nazis as the perfect athlete. The world watched as their bouts took on epic proporations, but outside of public view, they forged a friendship that would transcend enemy lines
Ladies of the house( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three women take on the daunting task of renovating a run-down house in order to raise funds for their church. The project becomes deeply personal for each of them, and helps them examine challenges they are facing in their personal lives
Having our say : the Delany sisters' first one hundred years by Sarah Louise Delany( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holding dear to their family and faith, Sadie and Bessie survive and surmount segregation. Sadie's quiet determination leads her to become the first African-American home-ec teacher in New York City. The outspoken Bessie becomes the city's second black dentist. An interview with Sadie (103 years old) and Bessie Delaney (101 years old)
Men cry in the dark( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four childhood friends discuss life, love, gold diggers, fatherhood, and more from the perspective of an African-American man
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Alternative Names
Richard Roundtree acteur américain

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Richard Roundtree aktor amerykański

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