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Belafonte, Harry 1927-

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Most widely held works by Harry Belafonte
When the levees broke a requiem in four acts by Spike Lee( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 2,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world watched in horror as Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005. Many were shocked, not only by the scale of the disaster, but the slow, inept and disorganized response of the emergency and recovery efforts. Structured into four acts, each dealing with a different aspect of the events that preceded and followed Katrina's catastrophic passage through New Orleans. Tells the heartbreaking personal stories of those who endured this harrowing ordeal and survived to tell the tale
Bobby by Emilio Estevez( Visual )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1968 assassination of Robert F. Kennedy in a Los Angeles hotel kitchen. We see Kennedy's acceptance speech after winning the California Democratic presidential primary, his death at the hands of gunman Sirhan Sirhan, and the chaos and despair that ensued. The people at the hotel don't know what is coming. Our grief at hearing RFK's own words, so eloquent, so hopeful and inspiring. Watch the horrible events unfold and wonder what might have been. Bobby was the man whom many thought would defeat Richard Nixon in the '68 general election. Centers around 22 people who were guests, staff, campaign workers, and reporters who were at the Ambassador Hotel on that June day. Many issues are addressed, including, the Vietnam war, drugs, alcoholism, voting irregularities, adultery, racism, immigration, and communism
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones( Visual )

7 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe, a military policeman about to make officer, is infatuated with the flirtatious and sexy Carmen Jones. Their ill-fated romance comes to a grisly end by the conclusion of the drama but not before their liaison has wreaked havoc with their lives and all who cross their paths
King go beyond the dream to discover the man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty years after Martin Luther King's assassination, newsman Tom Brokaw, takes viewers through the extraordinary life and times of America's civil rights visionary. Go beyond the legend to portray the man, the questions, the myths, and the relevance of Dr. King's message in today's world
The March : The Story of the Greatest March in American History by Oprah Winfrey( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witness the compelling and dramatic story of the 1963 March on Washington, where Dr. Martin Luther King gave his stirring "I Have a Dream" speech. This watershed event in the Civil Rights Movement helped change the face of America. Recounts the events when 250,000 people came together to form the largest demonstration the young American democracy had ever seen
Roots of rhythm by Eugene Rosow( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the origins of Latin music from Spain and Africa to the New World (Program 1). Focuses on pop music developed in Cuba and examines how North Americans began to discover this island's musical treasures (Program 2). Shows how Spanish-African music has become the basic part of popular musical culture of the U.S. (Program 3)
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones by Otto Preminger( Visual )

52 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe, a military policeman about to make officer, is infatuated with the flirtatious and sexy Carmen Jones. Their ill-fated romance comes to a grisly end by the conclusion of the drama but not before their liaison has wreaked havoc with their lives and all who cross their paths
Island in the sun by Harry Belafonte( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations accompany the words to a song made popular by Harry Belafonte, paying tribute to his island childhood
Free to be-- you and me( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journey into the endless possibilities of life. Rich with positive, life-enhancing messages that focus on growth and change. Positive messages of self-esteem are illustrated through a series of live action and animations shorts through songs, stories and laughter. Explores children's dreams and concerns, as well as their fears and fantasies
Sing your song by Harry Belafonte( Visual )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told with a remarkable sense of intimacy, visual style and musical panache, Susanne Rostock's inspiring biographical documentary surveys the life and times of singer/actor/activist Harry Belafonte. From his rise to fame as a singer and his experiences touring a segregated country to his provocative crossover into Hollywood, Belafonte's groundbreaking career personifies the American civil rights movement
King : a filmed record... Montgomery to Memphis( Visual )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"King documents the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his non-violent campaign for racial equality and justice from 1955-1968. Nothing is contrived and there is no narration, only the stirring words of Dr. King's memorable sermons and speeches. The film is history, unvarnished and unretouched, as recorded by newsreel and television camera of the period ... The live action sequences are linked by a series of short dramatic readings"--Container
To wish you a merry Christmas by Harry Belafonte( Recording )

29 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buck and the preacher by Sidney Poitier( Visual )

21 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of the perils faced by a wagon train of courageous black settlers. It's the 1860s and Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation has just freed the country's slaves, but a group of vigilante nightraiders are resentful of the black men's newly-gained freedom
The long road to freedom an anthology of Black music by Harry Belafonte( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical history of America's Africans, including African tribal songs, slave call and response, work songs, spirituals, minstrel songs, blues, and more. Includes a lavishly illustrated book on the history of African American music, and a DVD about the production of this groundbreaking work
We shall overcome( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrated by Harry Belafonte, provides a history of the song, We shall overcome, and its influence on the civil rights movement
Calypso by Harry Belafonte( Recording )

43 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon Jazz Collection
Belafonte at Carnegie Hall by Harry Belafonte( Recording )

21 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kansas City by Robert Altman( Visual )

33 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1934 Kansas City. A telegraph operator named Blondie (Jennifer Jason Leigh) kidnaps Carolyn Stilton (Miranda Richardson), wife of a powerful businessman who commutes to Washington to advise President Roosevelt. Blondie figures she can use Carolyn to gain safe passage for her husband Johnny (Dermot Mulroney), who is in the grip of the city's top gangster, a club owner named Seldom Seen (Harry Belafonte). The movie unfolds in the dark streets of the downtown Kansas City night
White man's burden( Visual )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a time where color roles have been reversed, Louis Pinnock (John Travolta), a poor man of the ghetto, struggles to support his family. When he loses his job at the whim of the factory's owner (Harry Belafonte), Louis decides to take on the system by taking on his former boss
Uptown Saturday night( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two men try to recover a winning lottery ticket from the underworld
 
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Island in the sun
Alternative Names
Belafonte, Harold Georg 1927-

Belafonte, Harold George.

Belafonte, Harold George 1927-

Belafonte, Harry

Bell, Raymond 1927-

Bellanfanti, Harold George.

Bellanfanti, Harold George 1927- Jr

Bellanfanti, Harold George Jr. 1927-

Berafonte, H.

Harijs Belafonte

Harry Belafonte acteur amricain

Harry Belafonte afroamerikai nekes, trsadalmi aktivista, sznsz s producer

Harry Belafonte Amerikaans zanger

Harry Belafonte amerikansk skdespelare och sngare

Harry Belafonte amerikansk skodespelar og songar

Harry Belafonte amerikansk skuespiller og sanger

Harry Belafonte amerykański piosenkarz i aktor

Harry Belafonte musicista e attore statunitense

Harry Belafonte US-amerikanischer Snger, Schauspieler, Entertainer und Brgerrechtler

Χάρι Μπελαφόντε

Гарри Белафонте

Хари Белафонте

בלפונטה, הרי

בלפונטה, הרי 1927-

הארי בלפונטה

هری بلافونته خواننده و بازیگر آمریکایی

ഹാരി ബെലാഫൊണ്ടെ

해리 벨라폰테

ヴェラフォンテ, ハリー

ハリー・ベラフォンテ

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