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Gibbs, Marla $$d 1931-

Overview
Works: 47 works in 60 publications in 1 language and 2,722 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television programs  Television comedies  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Artist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marla Gibbs
Tyler Perry's Madea's witness protection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Wall Street banker has been involved with the mob in a Ponzi scheme, forcing him to enter witness protection with his family in Madea's house down South
The heart specialist ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Suave Harvard Medical School grad Ray Howard ... seems destined to specialize in womanizing. That is, until he heads to Florida to intern under the tutelage of chief resident Dr. Sidney Zachary... With help from his girlfriend ..., 'Dr. Z' sets out to mold Ray into a caring, responsible doctor. Along the way, he shares some important truths and a whole lot of humor in this sexy romantic comedy"--Container
The Jeffersons ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A spin-off from the seminal "All In The Family" series, the ground-breaking The Jeffersons chronicled the rise of jive-talking African-American dry cleaner king George Jefferson and his sassy, no-nonsense wife Louise "Weezy," as they left their blue-collar neighborhood, "movin' on up" to a luxury high-rise apartment in New York City."--Container
The Jeffersons ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Situation comedy revolving around George Jefferson, a successful, irascible African American businessman and his long-suffering wife Louise, who have moved to a high-rise apartment on the East Side of Manhattan. These episodes focus on the Jeffersons' housekeeper, Florence
The Jeffersons ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Jefferson is a wealthy and successful businessman in the dry-cleaning business who lives with his wife, Louise (Weezy), in a ritzy high-rise in New York City. The show also features the Jefferson's wise-cracking maid, Florence, and neighbors Tom and Helen Willis and Harry Bentley. In this season, George is bitten by the dance bug and comes down with a case of disco fever, Louise gets an eyeful when she sketches a nude model in her drawing class, Florence receives a marriage proposal from a highly devout man, and things get uncomfortable when a broken heater forces Harry, Tom and Helen to spend the evening cramped up with the Jeffersons
The Meteor Man ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A substitute teacher finds himself endowed with super powers when he is hit by a meteor. He uses his newfound power to bring peace to his neighborhood and learns a few valuable life lessons along the way
The Jeffersons ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Jeffersons was a breakthrough series - the first television show to feature a well-to-do African American family living in luxury. In its sixth season, the show remained fresh thanks to the unconventional wit of series developer Norman Lear and its very popular characters including loud-mouthed George Jefferson (Sherman Hemsley), his long-suffering wife Louise (Isabel Sanford), and their wise-cracking maid Florence (Marla Gibbs)."--Container
The visit ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Alex is sent to prison for a crime he swears he did not commit, his family - at the insistence of their strict father - abandon Alex to his fate in prison. His spirit crushed by a cramped prison cell, Alex subjects himself to a solitary existence. With the help of a young woman he thought he would never see again, Alex fights his way out of his self-imposed solitary existence
227 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hilarious look at family life in a Washington, D.C. apartment building, this series revolves around housewife Mary Jenkins and her close-knit circle of friends and neighbors
Stanley's gig ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspired by real life characters, the film tells the story of Stanley Myer, a down-on-luck musician with a lifetime of failed relationships, but one very big dream; to play his ukulele on a cruise line to Hawaii
Up against the wall ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Foolish ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fast-talking, fast-rising stand-up comedian finds himself on the wrong side of the 'hood's most ruthless drug lord, and now he and his brother, a small-time hoodlum, must find a way to survive and make their comedy dreams come true
Menu for murder ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joanne Mayfield, head of the local school board, behaves like a dictator and makes all the other women her enemies. When she suddenly falls dead at a party after having a sandwich, Detective Joe Russo investigates
227, the complete first season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hilarious look at family life in a Washington, D.C. apartment building, this series revolves around housewife Mary Jenkins and her close-knit circle of friends and neighbors
Amos and Andy anatomy of a controversy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takes a fond look at the controversial radio and television show and attempts to determine if the series was a positive first step for Blacks into the world of entertainment or not and examines the events that led to the show's expulsion from the airwaves in 1966 after complaints from civil rights activists. Highlighted with rare clips of radio show creators Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll, and hilarious clips from the Amos n' Andy TV series. Commentary by Alvin Childress, Ernestine Wade, Reverend Jesse Jackson, Redd Foxx, Marla Gibbs, and Henry Lee Moon
227, the complete first season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hilarious look at family life in a Washington, D.C. apartment building, this series revolves around housewife Mary Jenkins and her close-knit circle of friends and neighbors
227, the complete first season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hilarious look at family life in a Washington, D.C. apartment building, this series revolves around housewife Mary Jenkins and her close-knit circle of friends and neighbors
The Jeffersons ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Jefferson is a wealthy and successful businessman in the dry-cleaning business who lives with his wife, Louise (Weezy), in a ritzy high-rise in New York City. The show also features the Jefferson's wise-cracking maid, Florence, and neighbors Tom and Helen Willis and Harry Bentley. In this season, George is bitten by the dance bug and comes down with a case of disco fever, Louise gets an eyeful when she sketches a nude model in her drawing class, Florence receives a marriage proposal from a highly devout man, and things get uncomfortable when a broken heater forces Harry, Tom and Helen to spend the evening cramped up with the Jeffersons
The Jeffersons ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rich African-American family moves into a luxury apartment building and develops close, if occasionally fractious, relationships with other tenants. Disc 1 includes 9 episodes
The Jeffersons ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Jefferson is a wealthy and successful businessman in the dry-cleaning business who lives with his wife, Louise (Weezy), in a ritzy high-rise in New York City. The show also features the Jefferson's wise-cracking maid, Florence, and neighbors Tom and Helen Willis and Harry Bentley. In this season, George is bitten by the dance bug and comes down with a case of disco fever, Louise gets an eyeful when she sketches a nude model in her drawing class, Florence receives a marriage proposal from a highly devout man, and things get uncomfortable when a broken heater forces Harry, Tom and Helen to spend the evening cramped up with the Jeffersons
 
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English (34)
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