WorldCat Identities

Roundtree, Richard 1942-

Works: 266 works in 506 publications in 6 languages and 15,418 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Television mini-series  Comedy films  Film noir  Blaxploitation films  Biographical television programs  Historical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author of introduction, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Richard Roundtree
Roots by John Erman( Visual )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 2,884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Shaft by Gordon Parks( Visual )

52 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,367 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 )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George is a buff and lovable klutz who saves his animal friends from poachers
Brick by Rian Johnson( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brendan 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 )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,044 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
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 )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 959 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
Se7en by David Fincher( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 611 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
Corky Romano( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 438 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 )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on 1970s blaxploitation cinema and the influence it had on subsequent films and culture. Including interviews with Quentin Tarantino, Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson and Melvin Van Peebles
Once upon a time when we were colored by Tom Reid( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 418 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 397 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 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 384 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 231 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)
Shaft in Africa by John Guillermin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective John Shaft is persuaded by diplomats at the United Nations to track down a slave-trading operation. He travels undercover from Africa to France to catch a ring exploiting illegal immigrant labor. This is the third film in the Shaft series
All the days before tomorrow( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 220 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's big score by Gordon Parks( Visual )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and Multiple languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye John Shaft runs afoul of the underworld as he investigates a friends murder
Theodore Rex( Visual )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 184 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 )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 175 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 161 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 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
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Alternative Names
Richard Roundtree acteur américain

Richard Roundtree aktor amerykański

Richard Roundtree Amerikaans filmacteur

Richard Roundtree attore statunitense

Richard Roundtree US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler

Richard Roundtree yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Раундтри, Ричард

Річард Раундтрі

ریچارد راوندتری

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