WorldCat Identities

Freeman, Al Jr 1934-2012

Overview
Works: 53 works in 136 publications in 3 languages and 7,115 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Biographical films  History  Film adaptations  Musical films  Fantasy films  Musicals  Television adaptations  Documentary films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Composer, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Al Freeman
Malcolm X by Spike Lee( Visual )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born Malcolm Little, his minister father was killed by the Ku Klux Klan. He became a gangster, and while in jail discovered the Nation of Islam writings of Elijah Muhammad. After getting out of jail, he preaches the teachings, but later on goes on a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca. There he converts to the original Islamic religion and becomes a Sunni Muslim. He changes his name to El-Hajj Malik Al-Shabazz and stops his anti-white teachings, having discovered the error of his mistakes. He is later assasinated and dies a Muslim martyr
Once upon a time when we were colored by Tom Reid( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of growing up in the segregation-era South, in a community that faced adversity and held together with amazing dignity and grace
Ida B. Wells a passion for justice( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Ida B. Wells, an early Afro-American journalist and activist who protested lynchings, unfair treatment of Afro-American soldiers, and other forms of racism and injustice toward Black Americans around the turn of the century. Her involvement in the women's suffrage movement is also described
Roots, the next generations( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 701 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
Down in the Delta( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troubled single mother from a tough Chicago neighborhood is sent to spend a summer at her family's home in rural Mississippi
Dutchman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film adaptation of the play of the same name written by LeRoi Jones. Essentially it deals with a white woman enticing, then humiliating and finally knifing a black man while they ride a subway train in New York City
Black like me by ( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the landmark memoir by John Howard Griffin, Black Like Me stars James Whitmore as Griffin, who medically altered his pigment and, with the help of a sunlamp, reinvented himself as an itinerant black writer navigating his way through Mississippi and Alabama. Along the way he experienced firsthand both crushing racism and the incredible life force of the Afro-American communities
Castle keep by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toward the end of World War II, a small company of American GI's occupy an ancient castle. Their commander has an affair with the countess in resident. One guy falls in love with a Volkswagon. A baker among them moves in with another baker's wife. A group of shell shocked holy rollers wander the bombed out streets. A GI art historian tries vainly to protect the castle and its masterpieces
Finian's rainbow by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

2 editions published between 1968 and 1987 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A leprechaun tries to retrieve a crock of gold from an old wanderer who has taken it to America
Booker T. Washington the life & the legacy( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A candid, investigative docu-drama on the highly controversial leader of Black America at the turn of the century. His policies of Black economic self-reliance and political accommodation were debated nationwide
Roots, the next generations( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 40 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
Roots, the next generations( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 39 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
Roots, the next generations( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 39 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
Roots, the next generations( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 38 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
My sweet Charlie( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unmarried, pregnant Southern girl is forced by fate and mutual need to share an abandoned house on the Texas coast with a black lawyer who has killed a white man in self-defense. 3 Emmy awards
The lost man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secretive leader of a black militant group plots a dangerous payroll robbery. When the heist goes horribly wrong, he and his men go on the run. Faced with betrayal on the streets of their own neighborhood, they turn to a white social worker for help, crossing the color lines in a last-ditch attempt at saving their lives
The American experience( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malcolm X : [press kit]( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Press kit includes a listing of cast and credits and production information
Law & order( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prisoner of law: A case of a man whose death by hanging is tied to a sadomasochistic misadventure, the responsibility for which eventually leads to a city councilman Henry Rothman (Keith) and the stern mistress, Elizabeth Hendrick (Conroy) who control him. This episode challenges the viewer's perceptions about the kinds of people who might be attracted to 'deviant' sexual practices and what the definition of 'deviant' sex should be
Covered wagon lullaby by Al Freeman( )

1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Al Freeman acteur amricain

Al Freeman jr. Amerikaans acteur

Al Freeman jr. attore, sceneggiatore e regista cinematografico statunitense

Al Freeman junior US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Freeman, Albert Cornelius

Freeman, Albert Cornelius 1934-2012

Freeman, Albert Cornelius, Jr., 1934-2012

Freeman Jr., Al 1934-2012

Фриман, Аль

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