WorldCat Identities

Roundtree, Richard 1942-

Overview
Works: 243 works in 565 publications in 6 languages and 16,569 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Blaxploitation films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author of introduction, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Roundtree
Roots by Jawanza Kunjufu( Visual )

25 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and held by 2,915 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 )

63 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective John Shaft is hired by a Harlem mobster to find his kidnapped teenage daughter and finds himself up against some Mafia chieftains who want to take over a chunk of the black underworld's uptown territory
George of the jungle by Sam Weisman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heiress Ursula Stanhope treks off to Africa for adventure, and to get away from fiance Lyle Vandergroot. He follows her anyway. Ursula is rescued from a lion attack by George, who whisks her to his jungle tree house. There they are smitten by each other. Returning with her to San Francisco, it is George's turn to be bewildered by the urban jungle. Meanwhile, Lyle and his devious trackers pursue schemes of their own to kidnap George's elephant "doggie."
Speed Racer by Lilly Wachowski( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,176 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 1,112 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'
Shaft by John Singleton( Visual )

18 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To stop a racist killer Shaft's got to track down the only eyewitness that can put him behind bars
Se7en by David Fincher( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 889 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 Tim Reid( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 413 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
Earthquake by Mark Robson( Visual )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and held by 398 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
Boat trip by Cuba Gooding( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 398 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
All the days before tomorrow( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 233 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 218 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
Theodore Rex( Visual )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 176 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
Christmas in Connecticut( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 174 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
Joe and Max( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and German and held by 164 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
Ladies of the house( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 156 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)
 
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Richard Roundtree acteur américain

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Раундтри, Ричард

Річард Раундтрі

ریچارد راوندتری

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リチャード・ラウンドトゥリー

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George of the jungleSpeed RacerBrickShaftJoe and Max