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Harpo Films

Overview
Works: 15 works in 71 publications in 3 languages and 12,332 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Made-for-TV movies  History  Romantic comedy films  Television adaptations  Melodrama  Television programs  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Harpo Films
The great debaters by Denzel Washington( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Inspired by a true story
Selma by Ava DuVernay( Visual )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people. A dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1964
Beloved by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Polish and held by 1,958 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 and Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen
The Hundred-Foot Journey by Lasse Hallstrm( Visual )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hassan is a culinary ingenue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, his family settles in a quaint village in the south of France. They plan to open an Indian restaurant, that is, until Madame Mallory, the owner of a classical French restaurant, gets wind of it. Her icy protests against the new Indian restaurant so near her own escalate to all out war; until Hassan's cooking talent and love for Mme. Mallory's assistant, Marguerite cannot be ignored
Tuesdays with Morrie by Thomas Rickman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This made-for-TV movie tells the story of an old man, professor of sociology, Morrie Schwartz, who is dying from ALS. He tells a former student, Mitch Albom, about dying, living and what's important in life
Their eyes were watching God by Zora Neale Hurston( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama set in the 1920s, where free-spirited Janie Crawford's search for happiness leads her through several different marriages, challenging the mores of her small town
For one more day by Michael Imperioli( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man separated from wife and family and unable even to commit suicide travels to his childhood home where he finds the ghost of his mother and they spend the day together
The great debaters Le grand débat by Denzel -- Whitaker, Forest Washington( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professor at a small African-American college inspires a group of underdog students to form the school's first debate team and they go on to challenge Harvard in the national championship
The wedding( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bride is the great-great-granddaughter of a slave owner on one side and the great-great-granddaughter of a slave on the other. She is forced to confront truths about herself and her family's hidden secrets just days before her scheduled Martha's Vineyard wedding to a white jazz musician
Le grand débat( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship
Amy & Isabelle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a mother and a daughter with nothing in common but the same dark secret. A coming-of-age drama set in 1971 Maine. Isabelle is an overprotective mother whose delicate relationship with her daughter Amy deteriorates even more as Amy is seduced by her math teacher
Mitch Albom's For One More Day( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A broken down former baseball player returns one night to his small hometown with the intention of killing himself. At the final moment he is magically given one more day with his departed mother who shows him the secrets of their lives and a way to redemption
Quand tu descendras du ciel( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The great debaters = El gran debate( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Drama basado en la historia real de Melvin B. Tolson, un profesor culto de la Universidad de "Wiley College Texas". En 1935, él inspiró a los estudiantes de su grupo de debate. Siendo un excelente orador, Tolson estimuló a sus estudiantes a sostener argumentos lógicos, contraponerlos y defenderlos en debates. De esa manera, sus pupilos comenzaron a destacar y a competir con otras universidades, culminando con una invitación sin precedentes por parte de la prestigiosa Universidad de Harvard, rompiendo las barreras sociales existentes y logrando derrotarla en el Campeonato Nacional. El Gran Debate nos ofrece una cruda y reveladora mirada a una época de transición en la complicada sociedad estadounidense y rinde homenaje a un individuo que contribuyó a la superación de muchos afroamericanos."--Envase
Podróż na sto stóp( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Beloved
Languages
English (68)

French (2)

Polish (1)

Covers
Tuesdays with Morrie