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St. Jacques, Raymond 1930-

Overview
Works: 63 works in 120 publications in 1 language and 6,647 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Interviews  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs  Television plays  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Scenarist, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Raymond St. Jacques
Roots by Alex Haley ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 2,761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A black American's search for his family roots, covering over 100 years of American history from the Old South through the era of Reconstruction
The Green Berets by John Wayne ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Wayne leads his Special Forces troops against a deadly and determined enemy. The film combines rugged action with spectacular special effects
The pawnbroker by Sidney Lumet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A long time ago, Sol Nazerman was a professor. He had a wife, children. Then the Germans came. Sol survived the concentration camp, his family did not. Now, as the pawnbroker in a shop owned by a racketeer, he grows increasingly bitter and callous, withdrawing still further from the world around him. His eager assistant Jesus looks to him as both a teacher and a father figure, but Sol eschews involvement or compassion. This detachment leads to a tragedy, which awakens Sol's humanity, wherein he can finally acknowledge his burden of grief and guilt
Lost in the stars ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stephen Kumalo, a black South African minister searches the unfamiliar back alleys and shanty towns of Johannesburg for his son, Absalom. But Kumalo's unwavering faith is put to the test when he finds Absalom in jail facing a capital murder charge. Courage, dignity and sacrifice fall prey to the whirlwind of racist hypocrisy and hollow justice in Absalom's trial. Absalom's reunion and reconciliation with this father, his jailhouse marriage to his pregnant sweetheart, and his heroic determination to tell the truth set the stage for a tragic climax
Cotton comes to Harlem by Ossie David ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
St. Jacques is Coffin Ed Johnson and Cambridge is Gravedigger Jones, black cops who suspect preacher Lockhart's back-to-Africa campaign is a swindle. Neatly combines action and comedy
They live by John Carpenter ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
They influence our decisions without us knowing it. They numb our senses without us feeling it. They control our lives without us realizing it. They live. Horror master John Carpenter (Halloween, The Thing) directs this heart-pounding thriller. Aliens are systematically gaining control of the earth by masquerading as humans and lulling the public into submission. Humanity's last chance lies with a lone drifter who stumbles upon a harrowing discovery - a unique pair of sunglasses that reveal the terrifying and deadly truth
Neighbors ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama about race relations in an all-white suburban community that depicts the confrontation between an upper- class white couple and a black couple from Harlem who plan to buy their expensive suburban home. In negotiating the sale, all four learn a little more about each other-- and a lot about their own latent prejudices
Cotton comes to Harlem Hell up in Harlem ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains two feature films including "Cotton Comes to Harlem," about a couple of detectives who investigate a minister's charity campaign; and "Hell Up in Harlem," about a man who is hunted by the mob after he discovers a ledger with the names of every crooked police officer and public official on the mob's payroll
Uptight ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An updated remake of John Ford's 1935 film, The Informer. Dublin becomes the Cleveland ghetto and the Irish Republicans are replaced by black revolutionary fighters. Days after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Tank Williams is an unemployed and itinerant steelworker who turns over his militant friend Johnny to the police for the $1,000 reward, resulting in an underground all-points bulletin to exact vengeance on the squealer
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunta Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. In the first episode, African tribal culture is shown, and Kinte and others are caught and loaded into a slave ship for the trip to America
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
The final comedown ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Billy Dee Williams stars as Johnny Johnson, a young black man with a promising future. But when the job he applies for is given to a white man who is far less qualified, he joins a radical civil rights group. Believing that violent revolution is the only solution to racial inequality, the group stages a violent confrontation with the police."--Container
Cuba crossing ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adventurer gets caught up in a plot to kill Fidel Castro
Come back Charleston Blue ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones are two Harlem plains clothesmen, investigating drug dealing in Harlem by a prominent drug king
Glory by Edward Zwick ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Glory tells the epic true story of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw and his 54th Massachusetts Regiment - the American Civil War's first black fighting unit
The Sophisticated gents ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nine boyhood friends are reunited after 25 years to honor an old coach who helped guide them through their turbulent early years. Though each has been dealt a different hand, all must confront how the complexity of their lives as black men in American society remains in stark contrast to the innocent joy they felt as members of their boyhood club, "The sophisticated gents."
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Destination Tokyo: Captain Cassidy and his crew of submariners are ordered into Tokyo Bay on a secret mission. They are to gather information in advance of the planned Doolittle air raid on Tokyo. After getting the information they need, they face the harrowing task of getting out of Japan once their presence is detected. The Green Berets: Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. Their first mission is to build and control a camp that is trying to be taken over by the enemy. The second mission is to kidnap a North Vietnamese general
Born again ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After leaving his private law practice to serve as President Nixon's "hatchet man," Charles Colson accepts Christ into his life. When accused of using his new-found religion as a crutch, Colson pleads guilty to endeavoring to disseminate damaging information about Daniel Ellsberg. Colson must then put his faith to the test as he faces a prison sentence
 
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Alternative Names
Johnson, James 1930-
Johnson, James Arthur 1930-1990
Saint Jacques, Raymond 1930-
Saint-Jacques Raymond 1930-1990
Languages
English (89)
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