Most widely held works about Stepin Fetchit
Most widely held works by Stepin Fetchit
Dimples ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in English and held by 757 libraries worldwide
A little girl with nothing but tiny dimples and a huge amount of talent makes her way from poverty to potential stardom.
Charlie Chan in Egypt ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
"The famous detective grapples with supernatural forces, as well as a murder mystery in this classic, which also features a young Rita Hayworth"--Container.
Stand up and cheer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
FDR appoints a Secretary of Amusement in order to cheer up the American public. But when greedy industrialists who are profiting from the Depression thwart his every move, the Secretary begins to lose hope. That is, until he learns that some of the performances he has organized, including one by little Shirley Dugan, are lifting the nation out of its misery.
Miracle in Harlem ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 69 libraries worldwide
A sweet old woman, who runs a candy manufacturing business out of her home, is swindled out of her business by a big businessman and his son, who has connections with the underworld. Two murders follow in this suspenseful film that also has touches of humor. A film produced by blacks for black audiences.
Judge Priest ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
The good judge tries the case of a Civil War veteran accused of assault before a jury of Confederate veterans.
The sun shines bright ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1953 and 1990 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Fairfield, Kentucky's own Judge William Pittman Priest follows his heart on several difficult political cases, despite being up for reelection against a well-connected Yankee.
David Harum ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Set in the 1890s, a gritty racetrack romp about David Harum, a small-town banker who's betting it all on a happy ending. John Lennox, who works for David, falls in love with the independently wealthy Ann Madison. David aids their relationship by sending them off together in a carriage driven by a balky horse. When the horse won't budge, she gets to know John. He later proposes but tells Ann he won't marry her until he can support her on his own. She is furious and devises a scheme, which involves David and the horse, to make John rich.
That's black entertainment. Celebrating legendary black comedians ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Part 3. Intriguing view of the underground Black film industry in the early 1900s. Featuring footage from the 1920s through the 1950s. Offers a priceless collection of unique performances by Black legends.
Harlem rides the range Moon over Harlem ; The big timers ; Dirty Gertie from Harlem, USA ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
The Big timers ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
A poor girl falls in love with an army officer, but her mother pretends to own the hotel she works at as a chambermaid to encourage her daughter's romance.
Marie Galante ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Marie Galante: A young French woman, stranded in the Panama Canal Zone, becomes involved in an international plot to destroy the canal.
The complete Show boat ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
In all four versions of Show boat as a motion picture, the dashing Gaylord Ravenal and the lovely Magnolia Hawks grapple with love, disappointment, loss and acceptance both on and off her father's Mississippi riverboat in a turbulent relationship in which Magnolia transforms from a shy, guileless girl into a mature woman.
Black artists short subjects ( Visual )
in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Father's little dividend Marie Galante ( Visual )
in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Father's little dividend: Sequel to "Father of the bride." Stanley Banks discovers that becoming a grandfather is just as chaotic as gaining a son-in-law.
Spencer Tracy Marie Galante : Spencer Tracy on film ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Marie Galante: A young French woman, stranded in the Panama Canal Zone, becomes involved in an international plot to destroy the canal. Spencer Tracy on film: a thirty minute film biography of the life and career of Spencer Tracy.
Harlem swings. Volume 3 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
These short musical and comedy motion pictures feature all-black casts.
Song hit stories [videorecording ( Visual )
in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Musical shorts featuring some of the best known works of Afro-American musicians.
Black artists of the silver screen. vol. 6, Music and comedy masters ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Irvin S. Cobb's Judge Priest ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a homespun Kentucky judge, a philosopher and a gentleman, who presides over his court with simplicity. This story tells how he saves his young nephew from a matchmaking mother and a taciturn blacksmith from jail.
Shirley Temple collection. Vol. 1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Bright eyes: Shirley is the little darling of a group of aviators, who splits her time between her pilot godfather, Loop, and her long-suffering mother, a housemaid for a selfish, wealthy family. When a tragic accident leaves Shirley orphaned, Loop sets out to adopt Shirley-- until he learns he's not the only one determined to keep the adorable youngster. Dimples: A little girl with nothing but tiny dimples and a huge amount of talent makes her way from poverty to potential stardom. Heidi: Story of a girl sent to live with her hermit grandfather in the Alps, where her influence reconciles her grandfather to the town. Then her aunt takes her away from the grandfather she has come to love, to live in Frankfurt as the companion of a crippled girl whom Heidi encourages to try walking again.
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