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Foster, Gloria 1936-2001

Works: 66 works in 142 publications in 3 languages and 8,660 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Comparative studies  Fiction  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Biography  Film adaptations  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Singer, Interviewee, Commentator, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gloria Foster
The matrix reloaded by Lana Wachowski( Visual )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and German and held by 2,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neo, Trinity, and Morpheus continue to lead the revolt against the Machine Army. In their quest to save the human race from extinction, they gain greater insight into the construction of The Matrix and Neo's pivotal role in the fate of mankind
The Matrix by Lana Wachowski( Visual )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 2,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neo (Reeves)-mild-mannered software author by day, feared hacker by night-is recruited into a cell of cyber-rebels, led by Morpheus (Fishburne) and the warrior Trinity (Moss). They have made a fundamental discovery about the world: It does not exist. It is only a seedy utopia where humanity is preserved, protected, and endlessly recycled by a mega-computer. Cypher (Pantoliano) turns traitorous for access to comforts unmatched by the drab post-apocalyptic real world, while Agent Smith (Weaving) dismisses humans as "a plague"--For which non-organic life is "the cure."
Nothing but a man( Visual )

6 editions published between 1964 and 2004 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the stirrings of the civil rights movement and a rising wave of burgeoning Black pride, this tells the story of Duff, a railroad section hand who is forced to confront racial prejudice and self-denial when he falls in love with Josie, an educated preacher's daughter. An uplifting story about a man and a woman whose love overcomes racial and class barriers
The House of Dies Drear by Virginia Hamilton( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African-American family moves into a house once used as a hiding place for runaway slaves, which they soon come to believe is possessed by the spirit of a murdered abolitionist
Christianity the first two thousand years( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracks the evolution of the Christian faith from the Crucifixion to the Crusades and from the Reformation to the sweeping changes of Vatican II. Draws on ancient texts, the Scriptures, commentary from renowned scholars, and visits to historic sites to chronicle the events and personalities that shaped the history of Christianity
A history of God( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses balanced text analysis, archaeological insights, and more to chronicle humanity's elusive quest to know the God at the heart of the world's three great monotheistic religions--Christianity, Islam, and Judaism
Christianity the second millennium( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This narration of the history of Christianity includes important persons and events involved in the shaping of a faith, utilizing historical documents, reenactments, and commentary from scholars
To all my friends on shore( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Cosby stars as Blue, an inner-city father struggling to save enough money to buy a house for his family. His obsession with money causes him to neglect his family. When his son (Dennis Hines) is diagnosed with fatal sickle-cell anemia, Blue realizes his priorities need to change
The Angel Levine( Visual )

4 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A touching, humorous film about Morris Mishkin, an elderly Jew whose life experiences have left him an embittered agnostic. Into Mishkin's life floats Alexander Levine, a black Jewish angel, who must convince the old man that life has value else Levine will never earn his wings
Christianity the second millenium( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Christianity from the Crusades and the Reformation to the sweeping changes of Vatican II
The history of Christianity( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of programs tracing the history of Christianity from the birth of Jesus to the present. Also includes a documentary covering the history of the Crusades
The matrix revolutions by Lana Wachowski( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning from where "Matrix Reloaded" ended, the technologically-gifted Neo remains unconscious in the real world, his mind caught by the devious Merovingian and placed in a mysterious subway station construct. The man known as Bane is still a servant of Agent Smith, who continues to grow in power and ability. Meanwhile, the deadly sentinels are coming dangerously close to humanity's last sanctuary, the underground city of Zion. A final battle between humans and machines becomes inevitable
On my own at 107 [reflections on life without Bessie] by Sarah Louise Delany( Recording )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sadie Delaney relates what it's been like living without her sister who died in 1995, recounting memories and loving stories of Bessie from her first year alone
Man and boy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In post-Civil War Arizona, a tough ex-union army cavalryman and his family settle down on a few acres of virgin desert to make a home, only to wind up in a showdown with a murdering robber sought by the law and bounty hunters all over the west
A Hand is on the gate by Roscoe Lee Browne( Recording )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonard, part 6 by Bill Cosby( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in French and English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cosby plays an ex-secret agent turned restaurateur who must save the world from the evil Medusa while winning back his ex-wife and saving his daughter from an unwise marriage
Selected shorts. a celebration of the short story( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Top secret( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spy and his partner are assigned to find stolen plutonium
Locations of the m/othership black women as fugitive archetype of resistance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avant-garde film incorporating music, poetry and visuals to explore aspects of Black women
The great ones( Recording )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of ten dramatized radio biographies of prominent African Americans
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Alternative Names
Gloria Foster actrice amricaine

Gloria Foster actriz estadounidense

Gloria Foster aktorka amerykańska

Gloria Foster Amerikaans acteur

Gloria Foster amerikansk skdespelare

Gloria Foster amerikansk skodespelar

Gloria Foster amerikansk skuespiller

Gloria Foster attrice statunitense

Gloria Foster US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Gloria Foster yhdysvaltalainen nyttelij

Фостер, Глория

גלוריה פוסטר

گلوریا فاستر بازیگر آمریکایی

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English (89)

German (3)

French (1)

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