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Harpo Films

Overview
Works: 11 works in 47 publications in 2 languages and 7,698 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Television programs  Melodrama  Biography  Case studies  Fiction  Television adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1995.9.M45, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Harpo Films
The great debaters ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,372 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
Beloved by Jonathan Demme ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 1,936 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
Tuesdays with Morrie by Thomas Rickman ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,561 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 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 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 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chick Benetto, a broken-down former baseball player who has collapsed into alcoholism and despair, returns one night to his small hometown with plans to take his life. At the final moment, he is magically granted one more day with his departed mother, Posey Benetto, who illuminates the secrets of both their lives and shows him a way to redemption
Beloved ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 9 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 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
The great debaters Le grand deĢbat by Denzel -- Whitaker, Forest Washington ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 5 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
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
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
Quand tu descendras du ciel ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Languages
English (46)
French (1)
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