WorldCat Identities

Roundtree, Richard 1942-

Overview
Works: 229 works in 474 publications in 6 languages and 15,086 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television adaptations  Biography  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Biographical films  Crime films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author of introduction, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Richard Roundtree
Roots by Alex Haley( Visual )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 2,813 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
Shaft by John Singleton( Visual )

60 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To stop a racist killer Shaft's got to track down the only eyewitness that can put the bad guy behind bars. As Shaft closes in, so does the danger. Up against corrupt cops and venomous druglords Shaft's out to make crime pay up
George of the jungle by Sam Weisman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George, a buff and lovable klutz, saves his animal friends from poachers. Includes animation
Brick by Rian Johnson( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brendon Frye is a loner, someone who always knows all the angles but has chosen to stay on the outside. When the girl he loves turns up dead, he is determined to find the 'who' and 'why'
The rise and fall of Jim Crow by Sam. ; Jersey, Bill. ; Wormser, Richard, 1933- ; Grant, William R. ; Roundtree, Richard. ; Quest Productions.; VideoLine (Firm) ; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) ; California Newsreel (Firm) Pollard( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise and fall of Jim Crow offers the first comprehensive look at race relations in America between the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement. Shows highlights from the four-part series that offers the first comprehensive look at race relations in America between the Civil War and the Civil rights Movement by documenting the context in which the laws of segregation known as the "Jim Crow" system originated and developed
Corky Romano( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corky is an oddball veterinarian with a penchant for pop music from the '80s. As a youth, he was kicked out of his Mafia-connected family. Now his father has been indicted and needs Corky to infiltrate the FBI and steal the government's evidence against him. Corky is willing to help his family, but his brothers go overboard when intimidating the computer hacker who gets Corky's bogus application into the FBI academy, presenting him as a super agent named Pissant. Now Corky must live up to his reputation for an eminently qualified top cop while simultaneously trying to get the goods on his dad
BaadAsssss cinema a bold look at 70's blaxploitation films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this groundbreaking documentary from the Independent Film channel, filmmaker Isaac Julien takes us back to the early 70s and the explosion of blaxploitation films, today one of American cinema's most beloved cult genres. The original guilty pleasure, these fun and energetic films had all the action, comedy, sex and groovy music you could want in two hours worth of entertainment."--Container
Se7en by Morgan Freeman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological thriller about two detectives on the trail of a serial killer who chooses his victims according to the seven deadly sins
Once upon a time when we were colored by Tom Reid( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 410 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
Boat trip by Cuba Gooding( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry and Nick are two best buddies whose love lives have hit rock bottom. Especially Jerry, whose girlfriend has turned down his marriage proposal. To escape their troubles and find women, they book a trip on board a cruise ship. Nick offends the travel agent and as a trick the two get booked on a gay cruise
Earthquake by Mark Robson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the most catastrophic earthquake of all time rips through Southern California, it levels Los Angeles and sends shock waves through the lives of all who live there
Having our say the Delany sisters' first one hundred years( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 235 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)
All the days before tomorrow( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joey Kern and Alexandra Holden play pals who ought to be lovers, but their timing has never been right. When Alison makes a late-night visit to Wes on the eve of leaving for Tokyo to rejoin her beau, the two chums travel down an emotional memory lane, discovering truths about their relationship in the process
Shaft in Africa by John Guillermin( Visual )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective John Shaft is persuaded by diplomats at the United Nations to track down a slave-trading operation. He travels undercover from Africa to France to catch a ring exploiting illegal immigrant labor. This is the third film in the Shaft series
Shaft's big score by Gordon Parks( Visual )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye John Shaft runs afoul of the underworld as he investigates a friends murder
Se7en by David Fincher( Visual )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological thriller about two detectives on the trail of a serial killer who chooses his victims according to the seven deadly sins
Theodore Rex( Visual )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A futuristic family comedy about an ambitious cop and a clumsy dinosaur on a mission to save the world from an evil billionaire who plans to start another ice age, cause the extinction of mankind, and build his own version of paradise
Ladies of the house( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three women take on the daunting task of renovating a run-down house in order to raise funds for their church. The project becomes deeply personal for each of them, and helps them examine challenges they are facing in their personal lives
Joe and Max( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As African-American Joe Louis fights to become boxing's heavyweight champion, the top German boxer, pacifist Max Schmeling, is heralded by the Nazis as the perfect athlete. The world watched as their bouts took on epic proporations, but outside of public view, they forged a friendship that would transcend enemy lines
Men cry in the dark( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four childhood friends discuss life, love, gold diggers, fatherhood, and more from the perspective of an African-American man
 
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Richard Roundtree acteur amricain

Richard Roundtree aktor amerykański

Richard Roundtree Amerikaans filmacteur

Richard Roundtree attore statunitense

Richard Roundtree US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler

Richard Roundtree yhdysvaltalainen nyttelij

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ShaftGeorge of the jungleBrickBaadAsssss cinema a bold look at 70's blaxploitation filmsJoe and Max