WorldCat Identities

Roundtree, Richard 1942-

Overview
Works: 221 works in 409 publications in 5 languages and 14,229 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Biography  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author of introduction, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Richard Roundtree
Roots by Alex Haley ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 2,718 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 John Singleton ( Visual )
57 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To stop a racist killer Shaft's got to track down the only eyewitness that can put him behind bars. As Shaft closes in, so does the danger. Armed with attitude and up against corrupt cops and venomous druglords he's out to make crime pay up
George of the jungle by Sam Weisman ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George, a buff and lovable klutz, saves his animal friends from poachers. Includes animation
Brick by Rian Johnson ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brendan Frye es un solitario que conoce todos todos los ángulos de la sociedad y decide quedarse al margen. Cuando la chica que ama aparece muerta, Brendan decide investigar cómo y quién lo hizo. Brendan se introduce en diferentes círculos sociales desconociendo en quien puede confiar
The rise and fall of Jim Crow by Sam. ; Jersey, Bill. ; Wormser, Richard, 1933- ; Grant, William R. ; Roundtree, Richard. ; Quest Productions.; VideoLine (Firm) ; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) ; California Newsreel (Firm) Pollard ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 904 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 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 433 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
BaadAsssss cinema a bold look at 70's blaxploitation films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this groundbreaking documentary from the Independent Film channel, filmmaker Isaac Julien takes us back to the early 70s and the explosion of blaxploitation films, today one of American cinema's most beloved cult genres. The original guilty pleasure, these fun and energetic films had all the action, comedy, sex and groovy music you could want in two hours worth of entertainment."--Container
Se7en by Morgan Freeman ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A psychological thriller about two detectives on the trail of a serial killer who chooses his victims according to the seven deadly sins
Once upon a time-- when we were colored by Tom Reid ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 401 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
Boat trip by Cuba Gooding ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 396 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 Mark Robson ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the most catastrophic earthquake of all time rips through Southern California, it levels Los Angeles and sends shock waves through the lives of all who live there
Having our say the Delany sisters' first one hundred years ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 235 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)
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
Se7en by David Fincher ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A psychological thriller about two detectives on the trail of a serial killer who chooses his victims according to the seven deadly sins
Theodore Rex ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 191 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
Ladies of the house ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 160 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
Joe and Max ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Men cry in the dark ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four childhood friends discuss life, love, gold diggers, fatherhood, and more from the perspective of an African-American man
Man Friday ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Man Friday: Robinson Crusoe and his man Friday are marooned on a beautiful South Seas island where they face their fiercest battles with each other as they attempt to adapt and survive against all odds. Raise the Titanic: "Depicts the amazing efforts to salvage the Titanic in order to recover material vital to the United States defense. The Herculean project must be managed in absolute secrecy, despite the extreme rigors of the climate, deadly interference from a rival nation, and the need to invent technology never before conceived"--Container
Diary of a single mom ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three women struggle to create lives that not only sustain them and their families, but also inspire others toward more action and compassion in their own lives
 
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