WorldCat Identities

Harris, Julius W.

Overview
Works: 36 works in 122 publications in 4 languages and 3,959 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Blaxploitation films  Animated films  Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Julius W Harris
Nothing but a man( Visual )

15 editions published between 1964 and 2004 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the stirrings of the civil rights movement and a rising wave of burgeoning Black pride, this tells the story of Duff, a railroad section hand who is forced to confront racial prejudice and self-denial when he falls in love with Josie, an educated preacher's daughter. An uplifting story about a man and a woman whose love overcomes racial and class barriers
Superfly by Gordon Parks( Visual )

21 editions published between 1972 and 2018 in English and French and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Harlem cocaine dealer tries sets up one last big drug deal before he retires, but is thwarted by double-crossers
The taking of Pelham One Two Three by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

2 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gang of armed men hijack a New York City subway train and threaten to kill one hostage per minute unless their demands are met
Live and let die by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Bond battles the forces of black magic that hurtles him from the streets of New York City to Louisiana's bayou country. With charm, wit and deadly assurance, James takes on a powerful drug lord with a diabolical scheme to conquer the world
¡Alambrista! = The illegal( Visual )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roberto is an illegal alien who has left his family and farm in Mexico in search of a better life in the United States. He finds companionship with a waitress and with other farmworkers who try to teach him how to fit into his new surroundings. The program depicts the way illegal immigrants are treated and exploited before being caught and returned to their home countries
Black Caesar by L Cohen( Visual )

18 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tommy Gibbs is a tough kid, raised in the ghetto, who aspires to be a kingpin criminal. As a young boy, his leg is broken by a bad cop on the take, during a payoff gone bad. Nursing his vengeance, he rises to power in New York City's Harlem. Angry at the racist society around him, both criminal and straight, he sees the acquisition of power as the solution to his rage
Shaft by Gordon Parks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaft in Africa: 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
To sleep with anger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, a devilish charmer from the Deep South, turns up out of the blue on the South Central Los Angeles doorstep of his old friends. In short order, Harry's presence turns a seemingly peaceful household upside down, exposing smoldering tensions between parents and children, tradition and change, virtue and temptation. Interweaving evocative strains of gospel and blues with rich, poetic-realist images, it is a sublimely stirring film from an autonomous artistic sensibility, a portrait of family resilience
Hell up in Harlem( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to Black Caesar, Tommy Gibbs (Fred Williamson), after recovering from an assassination attempt, begins campaigning to recover his position as lord of the Harlem underworld
Let's do it again( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working class brothers swindle big time gamblers to save their fraternal lodge in the second pairing of Poitier and Cosby (Uptown Saturday Night)
Trouble man( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cold as ice, hard as steel, and dressed to thrill, a private investigator known only as "Mr. T" (Robert Hooks) is hired by two thugs to find out who's stealing from their gambling operation. Armed with deadly martial arts mastery and an arsenal of weapons, T battles his way through a dangerous maze of violence, turf wars and even murder--while still finding time for the ladies"--Container
Cotton comes to Harlem ; Hell up in Harlem( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains two feature films including "Cotton Comes to Harlem," about a couple of detectives who investigate a minister's charity campaign; and "Hell Up in Harlem," about a man who is hunted by the mob after he discovers a ledger with the names of every crooked police officer and public official on the mob's payroll
Live and let die( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

007 is sent to stop a diabolically brilliant heroin magnate armed with a complex organization and a reliable psychic tarot card reader
Maniac cop 3 : badge of silence( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Officer Kate Sullivan storms a hostage situation, the whole incident is captured on tape by an unscrupulous media crew who edit the footage to show Kate killing a helpless victim. Now in a coma, Kate's only hope is Detective Sean McKinney, who desperately tries to clear her name. But unbeknownst to him, 'Maniac Cop' Matt Cordell takes it upon himself to exact revenge upon those responsible for smearing her name"--Container
Shrunken heads( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by their favorite comic book heroes, young Tommy and his pals start cleaning up their menacing neighborhood by busting the local street punks. But the three youths run into big trouble from the local crime boss and all-around bully, who kills the trio. That is, until Mr. Sumatra, a retired voodoo specialist, revives the three boys. Empowered beyond their wildest dreams, the three take on the bully and her gang
Enchanted( Visual )

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

"Originally released in 1983, shot in 35MM and rerecorded in England in Dolby Stereo by the man that invented the Dolby system, The Enchanted is a timeless classic that played successfully at Cannes, the Miami Film Festival, the USA Film Festival in Dallas and in a worldwide release from 1983-2005 through Castle Hill and Manley International. This is the first time this unique Florida Folk mystery has ever been available to the Home Video/DVD market."--Container
King Kong by John Guillermin( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un zoólogo en la búsqueda de un monstruo prehistórico aborda clandestinamente un barco que rescata a la bella Dwan sobreviviente de un naufragio. Esto sucede en la Isla del Cráneo de King Kong y comienza la historia de aventuras y de un amor imposible. Desde la Polinesia hasta el World Trade Center de Nueva York se despliega una fantástica producción de efectos especiales con un King Kong de 16 metros donde cada uno de sus movimientos es controlado por 20 operadores". -- Envase
A gathering of old men by Ernest J Gaines( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Candy drives up to the home of Mathu, a black Louisiana farmer, and sees the body of Beau Bouton, a white racist, lying dead of a shotgun blast in the yard. Candy feels a devotion to Mathu, since he helped raise her after the death of her parents. She comes up with a plan to save Mathu. She gathers a group of old black men, all with shotguns with discharged shells. Each of the old men confesses to the murder of Beau, though Sheriff Mapes suspects Mathu, since he is the only one of the men who has ever stood up for his beliefs. Mapes is puzzled as to why the other men have courageously stepped forward to help Mathu
Réducteur de têtes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Frank's place( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Cool, an orphan hired by Frank's father out of the St. Teresa Home for Children, is 21 years old and beginning to chafe at being treated like a child. He is ambitious and wants to be a businessman. While trying to sell musk-scented car cologne after work, he is recruited as a mule by a cocaine-selling gang that works out of a shoeshine business belonging to Mr. Kicks. Meanwhile, Frank is preoccupied with restaurant cost control, which he has learned about from his books and from a correspondence course. He drives Big Arthur and Shorty crazy trying to figure out exactly how much the ingredients of the gumbo cost. Then he orders the staff to sell the gumbo in a 6 oz. bowl instead of an 8 oz. bowl in order to increase the profit. When Miss Marie protests that "that bowl business is wrong. That's trickin' people," Frank refuses to listen. Then he discovers that the staff is giving the gumbo to customers as a "lagniappe," which, his New Orleans dictionary informs him, is "an extra or unexpected free gift." Cool's first task is to deliver some cocaine to three people staying in a hotel. He collects his $3,000 and is offered some cocaine by Homer, the 16-year-old gang member who has recruited him, who drives a red 1956 Cadillac Fleetwood
 
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Nothing but a man
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Harris Julius 1923-2004

Julius Harris acteur américain

Julius Harris Amerikaans acteur (1923-2004)

Julius Harris amerikansk skådespelare

Julius Harris amerikansk skuespiller

Julius Harris US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Джулиус Харрис

جوليوس هاريس

جولیوس هریس بازیگر آمریکایی

ジュリアス・W・ハリス

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