WorldCat Identities

Freeman, Al Jr 1934-2012

Overview
Works: 63 works in 170 publications in 4 languages and 8,262 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Biography  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical television programs  Documentary television programs  Musical films  Television adaptations 
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 )

37 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen version of the life of Malcolm X who, through his religious conversion to Islam, found the strength to rise up from a criminal past to become an influential civil rights leader
Ida B. Wells : a passion for justice( Visual )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Ida B. Wells, an early Afro-American activist who protested lynchings, unfair treatment of Afro-American soldiers, and other examples of racism and injustice in early 20th century U.S
Once upon a time when we were colored by Tim Reid( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 864 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
Roots, the next generations( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 733 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 615 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 by Amiri Baraka( Visual )

14 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An emotionally unstable white woman entices, then humiliates and finally knifes a black man while they ride a subway train in New York City
Black like me by ( Visual )

5 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 366 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 179 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 Burton Lane( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 84 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 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of Booker T. Washington, ex-slave, author, educator, and political leader, focusing on his stewardship of Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Uses historic photographs, re-created vignettes, and interviews with contemporaries such as W.E.B. DuBois to present Washington's complex personality and his influence on southern life after the Civil War. Also examines his controversial policies of Black economic self-reliance and political accommodation
Malcolm X by William Strickland( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and times of Malcolm X, who, through his conversion to Islam, overcame his deprived and criminal past to become an influential civil rights leader
Roots, the next generations by Warner Bros. Television( 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 by Warner Bros. Television( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continuation of the chronicle of Alex Haley's family history, covering from 1882 through the 1970's
Roots, the next generations by Warner Bros. Television( 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
Roots, the next generations( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 37 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
Double feature : Down in the Delta ; Sarafina!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Down in the delta : A troubled single mother from a tough Chicago neighborhood is sent to spend a summer at her family's home in rural Mississippi. Sarafina! : In a world where truth is forbidden, an inspiring teacher dares to instill in her students lessons not found in schoolbooks. In doing so, she challenges their freedom and hers
My sweet Charlie( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in English and held by 22 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 18 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
For Pete's sake!( Visual )

2 editions published between 1966 and 1994 in French and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in the Colorado Rockies, For Pete's sake is a high- spirited drama that shows how one young family dealt with the "irritations" of life, as well as with serious tragedy
The songs of Jule Styne by Jule Styne( Recording )

in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Malcolm X
Alternative Names
Al Freeman acteur américain

Al Freeman attore, sceneggiatore e regista cinematografico statunitense

Al Freeman jr Amerikaans acteur

Al Freeman jr attore, sceneggiatore e regista cinematografico statunitense

Al Freeman junior US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Al Freeman US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Freeman, Albert Cornelius 1934-2012

Freeman, Albert Cornelius 1934-2012 Jr

Freeman, Albert Cornelius, Jr., 1934-2012

Freeman Jr., Al 1934-2012

Фриман, Аль

ال فریمن جونیور فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

Languages
English (116)

French (6)

Italian (2)

Spanish (1)

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Roots, the next generationsDown in the DeltaCastle keepRoots, the next generationsRoots, the next generationsRoots, the next generationsRoots, the next generationsThe lost man