WorldCat Identities

Vance, Courtney B.

Overview
Works: 161 works in 497 publications in 3 languages and 22,714 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Biography  Documentary films  Made-for-TV movies  War films  Musical films  Television crime shows  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Courtney B Vance
The Tuskegee airmen by Robert Markowitz( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1943 and the Germans are winning the Second World War as the U.S. suffers huge losses on the ground and in the air. Four newly recruited pilots are united by a desire to serve their country, at a time when black flyers are not welcomed in the Air Force. Now, through the brutal demands of their training, to the perils of flying over nations at war, the men they call "The Tuskegee Airmen" must undertake the riskiest mission of their lives--to prove to America that courage knows no color. Their success could earn them respect, save lives and help win a terrible war. Their failure could destroy more hopes and dreams than their own
The adventures of Huck Finn by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

32 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unforgettable saga of a mischievous youngster and a runaway slave on a wild expedition to freedom. As the pair take the ride of their lives down the treacherous Mississippi River, they run into an entertaining assortment of off-beat characters and face one challenging adventure after another
Joyful noise by Sun Ra( Visual )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discord between the two leading ladies threatens threatens to destroy church choir's chances of winning the national Joyful Noise Competition
The preacher's wife by Whitney Houston( Visual )

24 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dudley is an angel who is sent to earth to help a young minister and his beautiful wife revive their marriage. But things take a twist when Dudley accidentally falls in love with the "Preacher's wife."
Unchained memories : readings from the slave narratives by Whoopi Goldberg( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents narratives by more than forty former slaves, collected by the Works Progress Administration in the 1930's, and includes sixty photos
Hamburger Hill by John Irvin( Visual )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For ten days, the American soldiers of Bravo Company fight in Vietnam to take over Hill 937, also known as Hamburger Hill
The piano lesson by Charles S Dutton( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Powerhouse performances transform August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play into a cinematic masterpiece in this richly-woven tapestry of a family divided by their heritage and their dreams for the future"--Container
American crime story( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told from the perspective of the lawyers, it explores the chaotic dealings behind closed doors and how prosecution overconfidence, defense shrewdness and shocking courtroom twists led to one of the most earth-shattering verdicts of all time
Dangerous minds by John N Smith( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and German and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an ex-Marine becomes a high school teacher, she is assigned to a tough class of inner-city teenagers
Office Christmas party( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the CEO tries to close her hard-partying brother's branch, he and his Chief Technical Officer must rally their co-workers and host an epic office Christmas party in an effort to impress a potential client and close a sale that will save their jobs
Nothing but the truth by John Kani( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A volatile story about a Washington, D.C. political reporter who writes an explosive story about a government scandal in which she reveals the name of a covert CIA agent. Unexpectedly finding herself behind bars, she struggles to maintain her principles and relationship with her family when she refuses to divulge her source. Inspired by true events
Law & Order, Criminal Intent( Visual )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This companion series from the Law & order franchise features detectives from the NYPD's Major Case Squad, bent on getting inside the minds of the city's worst criminals in order to bring them to justice
Friends : a love story by Angela Bassett( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What if you met your future soul mate, but were too busy living in the here and now to realize you'd found "the one?" That's what happened when Courtney B. Vance met Angela Bassett. They ran for years as friends in the same small circles. They had some hits, but mostly misses with other partners, and they shared one spectacularly dreadful first date together. And then, Courtney and Angela connected. Experience the up-close-and-personal, real-life love story of this inspirational African-American celebrity couple. Learn how they navigate the fickle tides of fame, while keeping their relationship fresh and true. See how they've carved a meaningful life together in spite of humble beginnings, family tragedy and the ups and downs of stardom with love, faith and determination.--From publisher description
Forgotten genius( Visual )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Percy Julian's scientific breakthroughs and a biography of his life with period reenactments based on newly opened family archives and interviews with dozens of colleagues and relatives
The fight by John Morgan( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary captures the anticipation that the bout between African American heavyweight Joe Louis and his German opponent Max Schmeling generated, the events leading up to it, the impact Louis's victory had on blacks and its significance for Jews
Partners of the heart( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story Vivien Thomas, an African American determined to make something of himself during the time of segregation, and his relationship with Alfred Blalock, a surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Thomas, initially hired as a janitor, was soon promoted by Blalock to learn the complexities of surgery, eventually becoming a trainer of novice surgeons and a major force in the advancement of African Americans in medicine
Race to freedom : the underground railroad( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the dramatic story of four slaves who escape from a cotton plantation in the South and travel along a clandestine network of escape routes, known as "the underground railroad", to freedom in Canada
Hurricane season by Raymond Brothers( Visual )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of basketball coach and mentor Al Collins, who led his team to victory after Hurricane Katrina ravaged their homes and destroyed their spirits
War letters : stories of courage, longing and sacrifice( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A variety of letters written by American servicemen which include accounts of combat, complaints about conditions, philosophical musings, love letters, and final thoughts
Final destination 5 by Shi ti fu kun er( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survivors of a suspension-bridge collapse find they can't escape Death
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Unchained memories : readings from the slave narratives
Alternative Names
Courtney B. Vance acteur américain

Courtney B. Vance actor estadounidense

Courtney B. Vance actor estatunidenc

Courtney B. Vance ameerika näitleja

Courtney B. Vance Amerikaans acteur

Courtney B. Vance amerikansk skådespelare

Courtney B. Vance amerikansk skodespelar

Courtney B. Vance amerikansk skuespiller

Courtney B. Vance amerikāņu aktieris

Courtney B. Vance attore statunitense

Courtney B. Vance US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Courtney B. Vance yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Vance, Courtney 1960-

Vance, Courtney Bernard 1960-

Кортни Б. Ванс

Кортни Б. Вэнс

کورتنی بی.ونس بازیگر آمریکایی

코트니 B. 밴스

コートニー・B・ヴァンス

考特尼·B·萬斯

考特尼·萬斯

Languages
English (194)

German (7)

French (2)

Covers
Unchained memories : readings from the slave narrativesNothing but the truthFriends : a love storyPartners of the heartWar letters : stories of courage, longing and sacrificeContemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black community