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Carroll, Diahann

Overview
Works: 249 works in 420 publications in 3 languages and 13,087 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Fiction  Musical films  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Vocalist, Singer, Host, Commentator, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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I know why the caged bird sings by Maya Angelou ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Maya leads a precarious existence in racist, Depression-era Arkansas, where she is shunted between her grandmother's house and mother's -- where she is raped -- and withdraws into total silence
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a familiar archetypal story, which is exactly where its appeal lies. Relocated to a Southern military base, Joe is a soldier about to leave for flying school, planning to marry his longtime sweetheart Cindy Lou before he goes. But free-spirited parachute packer Carmen interferes, when Joe is tasked with delivering her to jail after she gets into a vicious fight with another woman. This begins their stormy romance, and ends with Joe AWOL, the pair on the run in Chicago, and Carmen deserting Joe for professional boxer Husky Miller. Undone by her fickleness, Joe's passion for Carmen has tragic consequences
Color adjustment ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This study of prejudice and perception traces over forty years of race relations in America through the lens of prime time TV entertainment. Black actors Esther Rolle, Diahann Carroll, Denise Nicholas, and Tim Reid and Hollywood producers Norman Lear, Steve Bochco and David Wolper reveal the behind-the-scenes story of how prime time was "integrated." Revisiting such popular hits as Amos and Andy, Beulah, The Nat King Cole Show, Julia, I Spy, Good Times and Roots, viewers see how bitter racial conflict was absorbed into the non-controversial formats of the prime time series
Eve's bayou by Kasi Lemmons ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roz Batiste is a beautiful and dedicated mother of three, who is forced to admit that her family is falling apart due to her philandering husband Louis. Her younger daughter, Eve, witnesses one of her father's infidelities. Struggling to make sense of what she has seen, Eve turns to her older sister Cisely, who dismisses her in fear of the truth, and then to her Aunt Mozelle, a known psychic and rumored black widow. Unable to find the understanding she is looking for Eve decides to take matters into her own hands. For the Batiste family, the ties that bind may not be strong enough to keep them together, and what they learn will change their lives forever
Roots, the next generations ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
Peeples ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 607 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
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones by Otto Preminger ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 491 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
Claudine ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"While struggling to support herself and her six children in Harlem by working as a maid for a wealthy family, Claudine (Carroll) meets a charming garbage man, Roop (James Earl Jones). But although Roop is smitten with the lovely single mother, his own life trials make him slow to respond to her invitation to a lifetime of love"--Container
No strings original Broadway cast by Richard Rodgers ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Five Heartbeats ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of five young men who are determined to break into the music business. Their dream takes them from amateur nights to the top of show business and personal tragedy
Sally Hemings an American scandal ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the extraordinary, controversial story of the 38-year romance between Thomas Jefferson and Sally Heming
Patricia Cornwell's The front ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
District Attorney Monique Lamont orders Detective Win Garano to reopen the investigation of the brutal, decades-old murder of a young blind woman named Janie Brolin. Janie's boyfriend was the main suspect in the original investigation, but Lamont has another suspect in mind: the Boston Strangler. Garano will work with no-nonsense female detective 'Stump' to uncover the truth about Janie's death and track down a psychopath who is leaving their witnesses and colleagues dead in his wake
Having our say the Delany sisters' first one hundred years ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Holding dear to their family and faith, Sadie and Bessie survive and surmount segregation. Sadie's quiet determination leads her to become the first African-American home-ec teacher in New York City. The outspoken Bessie becomes the city's second black dentist. An interview with Sadie (103 years old) and Bessie Delaney (101 years old)
House of flowers Broadway cast recording by Harold Arlen ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1954 and 2003 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harold Arlen by Harold Arlen ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paris blues by Martin Ritt ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When two American jazz musicians in Paris meet two young American teachers, it's instant electricity. The foursome embarks on a whirlwind romance through the streets, cafes, clubs and landmarks of Paris
The courage to love ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This inspiring true story of heroism and love illuminates the extraordinary life of Henriette Dalille, the first African American saint"--Container
Hurry sundown by Otto Preminger ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
About racial prejudice and emotional unrest in 1940s Georgia. Henry Warren is an unscrupulous and racist landowner obsessed with buying up all available land in a Georgia farming town. Blocking his path are sharecroppers Rod McDowell and Reeve Scott, one white and one black
Johnny Mercer by Johnny Mercer ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Small steps, big strides ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This tribute celebrates African American silver screen legends. Included are interviews and rare footage documenting the kinds of roles black actors were first given, the challenges these performers met, and the real behind-the-scenes story of their acceptance and triumphs in Hollywood
 
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Alternative Names
DeLeon, Carol Diahann
Glusman, Carol Diahann
Johnson, Carol Diahann
Kay, Carol Diahann
Languages
English (149)
Italian (1)
German (1)
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