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Van Peebles, Melvin 1932-

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Most widely held works by Melvin Van Peebles
Peeples by Tina Gordon Chism( Visual )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sparks fly when Wade Walker crashes the preppy Peeples annual reunion in the Hamptons to ask for their precious daughter Grace's hand in marriage. Wade might be a fish-out-of-water among this seemingly perfect East Coast clan, but he's not about to let himself flounder. Instead, in a wild weekend of fun, dysfunction and hilarious surprises, Wade is about to discover there's room for all kinds of Peeples in this family, no matter their differences
Sweet sweetback's baad asssss song by Melvin Van Peebles( Visual )

54 editions published between 1971 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young hustler's aimless pleasure-seeking turns to radicalism after witnessing the beating of a Black revolutionary by two white cops
Satchmo : Louis Armstrong by Louis Armstrong( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With over a dozen of his classic performances ranging from 1932 to the late sixties, Satchmo includes excerpts from Pennies from Heaven, Betty Boop cartoon, Going places, Jam session, New Orleans with Billie Holiday, High Society with Bing Crosby, and Hello Dolly with Barbra Streisand. Also included are live concerts with Dizzy Gillespie, and Jack Teagarden and the All Stars. The film also presents on-camera interviews with Arvell Shaw, Tony Bennett, Wynton Marsalis, Dave Brubeck and other musicians
BaadAssss cinema by Isaac Julien( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring footage from films such as Superfly, Shaft, and Sweet Sweetback's BaadAsssss Song, this documentary examines casting, soundtracks, costuming, and story lines in 1970s blaxploitation films through interviews with filmmakers, actors, and critics
Stephen King's The shining( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and German and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jack Torrance and his family move into the sprawling, vacant Overlook Hotel to get away from it all. Away from the alcoholism that derails Jack's writing career. Away from the violent outbursts that mar Jack's past. But Jack's young son Danny knows better. He possesses a psychic gift called the shining- a gift the hotel's vile spirits desperately want"--Container
Watermelon man( Visual )

11 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy concerning a bigoted white man who is permanently turned black and must now contend with a shocked wife, his kids, angry neighbors, cold shoulders at the office and a back seat on the bus
The true American : a folk fable by Melvin Van Peebles( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1976 in English and Spanish and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bear for the FBI by Melvin Van Peebles( Book )

10 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panther : a novel by Melvin Van Peebles( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author tells the story of the Black Panther movement in the 1960's and 1970's
Aint supposed to die a natural death by Melvin Van Peebles( Book )

4 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking care of terrific( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

14-year-old Enid Crowley hates her name and everything about her boring life. This all changes when she becomes a full-time babysitter to a sheltered little boy
Classified X( Visual )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the treatment of black characters throughout the history of American cinema, using examples from classic films beginning with footage by Thomas Edison in 1903 to the present, tracing how Hollywood has aided and abetted the public perception of the African-American. From its earliest days, Hollywood reflected society's fear of blacks and countered with wish-fulfilling images of African-Americans as servile, ignorant, superstitious, or untrustworthy
Bold money : a new way to play the options market by Melvin Van Peebles( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to eat your watermelon in white company (and enjoy it)( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of how a young black kid from Chicago, Melvin Van Peebles, ended up making one of the most controversial movies in American history, Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song, the film that sparked the Blaxploitation era in Hollywood
Africa to America to Paris : the migration of black writers( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the path of African-American literature from the shores of the U.S. to the Left Bank of Paris at the end of World War II through the late 1960s. The program provides context by first exploring the New Orleans salon poetry of Desdunes and then discussing the historic suppression of black activists in the U.S. after the Harlem Renaissance. This program primarily traces the lives of James Baldwin, Richard Wright and Chester Himes who immigrated to Paris seeking greater intellectual freedom. Includes remembrances of fellow artists and readings from their diaries and works
The Melvin Van Peebles collection by Wind & Fire (Musical group) Earth( )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a three day pass( Visual )

10 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in English and French and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of an African American soldier stationed in Europe and the racism he encounters from his fellow soldiers following his idyllic three-day affair with a young French woman
The big black boom on the great white way( Visual )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony Brown meets with producers Ken Harper and Melvin Van Peebles and composer/arrangers Eubie Blake and Harold Wheeler to discuss the history and success of the Black musical on Broadway
Sweet Sweetback's baadasssss song : a guerilla filmmaking manifesto by Melvin Van Peebles( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don't play us cheap by Melvin Van Peebles( )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.32 (from 0.12 for Peeples / ... to 0.82 for [Dick Greg ...)

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A bear for the FBIPanther : a novelSweet Sweetback's baadasssss song : a guerilla filmmaking manifesto
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English (225)

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