WorldCat Identities

Hall, Irma P. 1937-

Works: 47 works in 148 publications in 6 languages and 10,191 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Police films  Made-for-TV movies  Historical films  Biographical films  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Irma P Hall
Most widely held works by Irma P Hall
The ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

31 editions published in 2004 in 5 languages and held by 1,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marva Munson is a spry, elderly woman who is looking for a tenant for the spare room in her house. Goldthwait H. Dorr moves in and gains Munson's permission to use the basement for rehearsals with his "medieval music ensemble." Dorr is masterminding the robbery of a riverboat casino, and the fellow musicians in his ensemble are actually the crew he's assembled to pull off the job. Despite their best efforts, Munson finds out about their scheme and Dorr decides the best solution is to silence her permanently
Collateral by Michael Mann( Visual )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a contract killer and a cab driver cross paths on a night of killings, both of their lives change in unforeseen ways
Beloved by Toni Morrison( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved". Sethe & Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen
Soul food by George Tillman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sunday dinner at Mother Joe's is a mouth-watering, 40-year tradition. As seen through the eyes of her grandson Ahmad, love and laughs are always on the menu, despite the usual rivalries simmering between his mom Maxine and her sisters Teri and Bird. But when serious bickering starts to tear the family apart, the good times suddenly stop. Now it's up to Ahmad to get everyone back together and teach them the true meaning of soul food
The bad lieutenant : port of call New Orleans by Abel Ferrara( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sgt. Terence McDonagh of the New Orleans PD has been promoted to lieutenant, thanks to an act of bravery just after Hurricane Katrina. He jumped into the murky, rising waters of a flooded jail to save a prisoner, injured his back in the process, and now he's addicted to painkillers. That's OK, though, because McDonagh is also addicted to every drug on the planet, and helps himself by raiding the evidence room after drug busts. The slaughter of a Senegalese family--parents, grandmother, and two young children--lands in his lap. The prime suspect is drug dealer Big Fate, who causes Big Fear in the locals, so it's going to be almost impossible to find anyone to connect him to the crime. What with his constant search for drugs, his high-maintenance call girl girlfriend, and a father who's drinking himself to death, is it any wonder the Lieutenant's gone bad?
The love letter( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Scotty discovers a poignant letter written by a mysterious woman called Lizzie he cannot get her out of his mind. Putting thoughts of his upcoming wedding aside, he is compelled to write Lizzie a letter of his own. A romantic correspondence ensues and flourishes into a love so powerful, not even a century and a half of time can keep them apart. Spanning an era from the Civil War to the present day, the perils of Lizzie's war torn present threaten her passage into the future. Would their love be strong enough to endure the test of time?
Buddy by James C White( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Socialite Gertrude Lintz adopts Buddy, a sick baby gorilla, into her already bustling menagerie of strange pets. When he is fully grown, Buddy's physical strength and animal instincts threaten to overpower his devotion to his asdopted mother
A family thing by Richard Pearce( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an Arkansas man (Robert Duvall) learns that he has an African-American half brother (James Earl Jones) he travels to Chicago to meet him. With the help of their Aunt T the men work through long-held grudges and prejudices
Patch Adams by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meet Patch Adams, a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like any doctor you've met before. For Patch, humor is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just about anything to make his patients laugh -- even if it means risking his own career. Based on a true story."--Container
Rain( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to find the mother who abandoned her, 14-year-old Rain leaves her secluded home after her grandmother dies. But her hopes for a loving reconciliation are quickly shattered when she discovers that her mother is now a drug-addicted prostitute living in the worst part of the city. Frightened, Rain must summon all her inner strength to survive. She turns for help to a kind-hearted track coach who encourages Rain to pursue her dreams
Something to sing about( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Love changes people in this music-fueled drama that will have you singing, smiling, and searching your heart. Tommy wants to get off the streets that have already trapped his buddy, G. Smooth. But Tommy can't catch a break until his voice captures the heart of Memaw. The spunky old saint's loving friendship paves the way for redemption ... and a few growing pains"--Container
Miss Lettie and me( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young girl whose joy and innocence melt the hardened heart and brighten the life of her Aunt Lettie
Rugrats : Kwanzaa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Its Nguzo Saba celebration time and Great Aunt T is visiting to celebrate Kwanzaa at Susie's house. Since Kwanzaa is a holiday "that honors the legacy of our great people", Susie starts to think that she isn't great and won't be able to celebrate. Susie and all the Rugrats learn that greatness has nothing to do with awards, but comes with living your life with kindness and dignity every day. Includes 2 bonus cartoons
Jerico( Visual )

2 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of best friends who set out on a dangerous, but comedic journey that challenges the restrictions of a Jim Crow South to fulfill their dreams
Hiding in plain sight by Gillian Anne Willans( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bereft of resources and savings, Darius and Josephine Blackmon fall hard from their middle-class lifestyle and resort to living in their car. The couple has two young children to care for, but they have no family or friends to help them out of their hardship. Meanwhile, Darius' once unshakeable faith begins to fall apart as the pressures of trying to find work and keep his family together start to mount
Changing the game( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic tale about a supremely intelligent young African-American male who rises from the ferocious and oppressive streets of North Philadelphia to become a shining star in the lucrative world of high finance at Wall Street's most prestigious firm. However, he soon finds that the white-collar world is filled with crime and death just like the drug-filled hood he left behind
A lesson before dying by Ernest J Gaines( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A frustrated teacher in a southern town, whose education is being underutilized, finds his own purpose in helping bring meaning to the last days of a young man due to be executed. In teaching one person to die with dignity, he redeems himself
Uncommon( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the students of Rosewood High lose their drama department due to budget cuts, they decide to create their own. Equipped with unique talents, they bond together to prepare the perfect production with a modern take on the Bible's parables. Fighting overwhelming challenges, the teens defend their privilege to worship, meet and perform
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Irma P. Hall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actress Irma P. Hall was born on June 3, 1935 in Beaumont, Texas, and was raised on the South Side of Chicago. After graduating from high school, Hall attended Briarcliffe College where she was selected for her first acting role in a theatrical production of Amahl and the Night Visitors. She transferred to Texas College in Tyler, Texas, and pursued her B.A. degree in foreign language education. Hall taught in the Dallas Public School system for twenty years before landing a role in Raymond St. Jacques’s Book of Numbers. In 1996, she gained fame when she was featured alongside Robert Duvall and James Earl Jones in the film A Family Thing. She played Mama Joe in Soul Food. Hall received many awards and accolades including a NAACP Image Award, induction into the Texas Film Hall of Fame, and the 2004 Prixe du Jury for her role in The Ladykillers
Steps of Faith( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faith Houston is an accountant who is directed by God to move to a small town to work on a Hippo therapy farm helping children. Since she does not have a rapport with children or animals and is not a devout Christian, her family mocks her. Faith decides to follow her heart and move and finds herself at the farm in the horse stalls shoveling manure. Faith cracks under pressure and leaves after a child is almost injured questioning whether she heard God's voice or not
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Alternative Names
Hall, Irma Dolores Player 1935-

Irma P. Hall actrice américaine

Irma P. Hall actriz estadounidense

Irma P. Hall Amerikaans actrice

Irma P. Hall amerikansk poet och skådespelare

Irma P. Hall amerikansk poet og skodespelar

Irma P. Hall amerikansk poet og skuespiller

Irma P. Hall attrice statunitense

Irma P. Hall US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Ίρμα Π. Χολ

Холл, Ирма

ایرما پی. هال بازیگر و شاعر آمریکایی




Soul foodThe love letterBuddyA family thingSomething to sing aboutMiss Lettie and me