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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 )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 2,028 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 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revisits the night presidential-hopeful Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated at the Ambassador Hotel in June 1968. Tells the stories of a variety of people present on that fateful night, ranging from Kennedy's campaign staff and volunteers to the hotel owner, employees such as kitchen staff, and various guests
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones( Visual )

7 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and held by 1,040 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
The march : the story of the greatest march in American history by Oprah Winfrey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 713 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
Island in the sun by Harry Belafonte( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations accompany the words to a song made popular by Harry Belafonte, paying tribute to his island childhood
Roots of rhythm by Eugene Rosow( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Video 3 - "To the top of the charts" : the music that came together in Cuba became an international sensation, starting with bandleaders like Desi Arnaz and Xavier Cugat, and later with Tito Puente and Celia Cruz. Join Harry Belafonte as he traces the remarkable rise of Latin music to worldwide popularity. Visit with artists like Dizzy Gillespie, who integrated Latin sounds into his jazz, and Ruben Blades and Gloria Estefan, who are propelling Latin music into the future
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones by Otto Preminger( Visual )

49 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 577 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
Free to be-- you and me( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 547 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 )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and German and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A patriot to the last and a champion for worldwide human rights, HArry Belafonte is on of the truly heroic cultural and political figures of the past 60 years. This is his story, but it is also a chronicle of the civil rights movement in the U.S.--Container
To wish you a merry Christmas by Harry Belafonte( Recording )

27 editions published between 1958 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The long road to freedom an anthology of Black music by Harry Belafonte( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 473 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
Buck and the preacher by Sidney Poitier( Visual )

21 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 470 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
We shall overcome( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 460 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. Numerous folk song artists and veteran activists tell what the song meant to them and others. Pete Seeger, Joan Baez, Julian Bond and Andrew Young are prominently featured
King a filmed record, Montgomery to Memphis( Visual )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the beginnings of the Civil Rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama, and culminating with his assassination in Memphis in 1968. Including archival footage, this film is an indispensable primary resource of a pivotal moment in American and world history. Originally screened in theaters for only a single night in 1970
Calypso by Harry Belafonte( Recording )

41 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon Jazz Collection
Kansas City by Robert Altman( Visual )

33 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1934 Kansas City, the mob plays the town as smoothly as a jazz riff. When a man is grabbed by gangsters out for revenge, his girlfriend kidnaps a wealthy woman to hold as leverage for his return
Belafonte at Carnegie Hall by Harry Belafonte( Recording )

19 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uptown Saturday night( Visual )

6 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two men try to recover a winning lottery ticket from the underworld
White man's burden( Visual )

15 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
Billboard greatest Christmas hits( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Belafonte, Harold Georg 1927-

Belafonte, Harold George.

Belafonte, Harold George 1927-

Bell, Raymond 1927-

Bellanfanti, Harold George.

Bellanfanti, Harold George 1927- Jr

Bellanfanti, Harold George Jr. 1927-

Berafonte, H.

ヴェラフォンテ, ハリー

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Roots of rhythmMy song [a memoir]Contemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black communityHarry BelafonteScandalize my name stories from the blacklist