WorldCat Identities

McQueen, Butterfly

Works: 59 works in 130 publications in 3 languages and 6,356 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Romance films  Historical films  War films  Epic films  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Butterfly McQueen
Gone with the Wind by Victor Fleming( Visual )

39 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the life and loves of the beautiful and selfish Scarlett O'Hara. The story begins on the O'Haras' Georgia plantation of Tara in antebellum days and moves through the Civil War and Reconstruction
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures of a boy and a runaway slave on the Mississippi River in pre-Civil War America
Amazing Grace( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black pious church-going widow and grandmother takes over the political campaign of a neighbor running for mayor of Baltimore, transforming him from a white man's pawn into a serious challenger of Baltimore's blue-blood establishment
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mildred Pierce is a happily married woman with two kids, living in the suburbs of sunny California. She secretly takes a job as a waitress so that she can pay for piano lessons and expensive clothes for her eldest daughter, Veda. Her growing financial independence permits her to open her own restaurant, and eventually a chain of eateries. She has divorced her intolerant first husband, and married well-connected Monte in order to get Veda into high society. Greedy, self-absorbed Veda is still ungrateful, and demands an even greater sacrifice of her mother. Eventually, Mildred finds herself ensnared in the world of police and suspicion when Monte is mysteriously murdered
Killer Diller( Visual )

13 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a magician who does disappearing acts between stage performances of a variety program. With Dusty Fletcher, King Cole Trio, the Clark Brothers, Jackie "Moms" Mabley, Andy Kirk and his orchestra
Polly( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Polly chronicles the adventures of an orphan sent to Harrington, Alabama, to live with her aunt--a very wealthy and influential black woman in a small divided town. Aunt Polly is prim, proper and often cold toward her new charge. Despite many setbacks, Polly's 'gladness' game just might thaw the townsfolk and her aunt"--Container
The seven wishes of Joanna Peabody( Visual )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Butterfly McQueen plays a video-age fairy godmother who tunes into young Joanna Peabody's home and makes her an offer of seven wishes
Lip by Tracey Moffatt( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is Hollywood's favorite role for black women: the maid. Sassy or sweet, snickeringly attentive or flippantly dismissive, the performers who play them steal every scene they are in, and this entertaining video collage reveals the narrow margin Hollywood has allowed black actresses to shine in. But shine they do. Giving lip is proven an art form in these scenes from 1930's cinema to present-day movies featuring a remarkable roster of undervalued actresses and their more celebrated white costars
The Athenian touch by Willard Straight( Recording )

3 editions published between 1964 and 1994 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Seven wishes of a rich kid( Visual )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Story about a boy who has everything that he wants except friends. When Aunt Thelma appears on his tv and announces that he has won the Seven Wish Sweepstakes, he uses his wishes to try to make people like him. Everything goes wrong, until he learns that if he just has the courage to be himself, he won't need wishes to be happy
Jimmy Lunceford's second jubilee by Jimmie Lunceford( Recording )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cabin in the sky : original motion picture soundtrack by Vernon Duke( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wiz by William BROWN( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ken Harper presents "The Wiz," a new musical version of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," book by William F. Brown, music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls, starring Stu Gilliam, Tiger Haynes, Ted Ross, Clarice Taylor, Mabel King, Andre de Shields, Tasha Thomas, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Butterfly McQueen as the Queen of the Mice, also starring Stephanie Mills as Dorothy, setting designed by Tom H. John, costumes designed by Geoffrey Holder, lighting designed by Tharon Musser, orchestrations by Harold Wheeler, musical director Charles H. Coleman, dance arrangements by Timothy Graphenreed, sound designed by John C. Shearing, production stage manager Charles Blackwell, choreography and musical numbers staged by George Faison, directed by Gilbert Moses III
Paradise in Harlem( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The duke is tops: Ethel Andrews is a star of a traveling musical revue who is billed as The Bronze Venus. Promoter Duke Davis, believing that he is holding back her career prospects, tricks Ethel into leaving him so that she can be free to pursue stardom in New York. When Ethel fails in the big time, Duke returns to her in New York. The two decide to develop a new show using specialty acts to showcase Ethel's singing
Flame of Barbary Coast by Joseph Kane( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the turn of the century, the Barbary Coast is as rough and wild as its name implies. Duke, a Montana cattleman, visits San Francisco to collect $500 owed him by Tito, owner of the El Dorado, a roaring gambling joint
The front page( Book )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Shady Grove Music Fair], Lee Guber and Shelly Gross for Music Fair Enterprises, Inc. present Robert Alda, Bert Convy, Paul Ford, Dody Goodman, Butterfly McQueen in "The Front Page," by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, also starring James Flavin, Charles White, Harold J. Kennedy with Andy Gerado, Ed Riley, Will Gregory, Patrick Desmond, Bob Larkin, Walter Flanagan, Helen Noyes, Ramon Burgin, Kay Tornborgh, Art Vasil and Arnold Stang, directed by Harold J. Kennedy
The Beulah show( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An early example (1951) of African American stereotypes on television. In Dancing lessons, Beulah, the Henderson's maid, teachers their awkard young son how to dance. In the babysitter, Baulah persuades her boyfriend Bill to babysit for the boss
Three men on a horse : a comedy in three acts by John Cecil Holm( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wyndham's Theatre. By arrangement with Howard Wyndham and Bronson Albery, Jack Waller (in association with Alex Yokel) presents "3 Men on a Horse," a comedy by John Cecil Holm and George Abbott, settings by Boris Aronson. The selection of musical numbers played in the intervals arranged by Alexander Haas, orchestra under the direction of S. Bliss, scenery constructed and painted by Harry Henby, New Theatre
[Comedy skit]( Recording )

in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Gone with the Wind
Alternative Names
Butterfly McQueen actrice américaine

Butterfly McQueen actriz estadounidense

Butterfly McQueen Amerikaanse actrice

Butterfly McQueen Amerikaanske aktrise

Butterfly McQueen amerikansk skådespelare

Butterfly McQueen amerikansk skodespelar

Butterfly McQueen amerikansk skuespiller

Butterfly McQueen attrice statunitense

Butterfly McQueen US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Mac Queen Butterfly 1911-1995

MacQueen Butterfly 1911-1995

MacQueen, Thelma 1911-1995

Mc Queen Butterfly 1911-1995

McQueen, Thelma

McQueen, Thelma 1911-1995

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