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Tyson, Cicely

Works: 200 works in 619 publications in 4 languages and 36,201 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television mini-series  Comedy films  Biographical television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Historical television programs  Television adaptations  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Speaker, Host, Interviewee, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2,
Publication Timeline
Publications about Cicely Tyson
Publications by Cicely Tyson
Most widely held works by Cicely Tyson
The Help by Tate Taylor( visu )
24 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and German and held by 3,382 libraries worldwide
In 1960s Mississippi, Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer but turns her friends' lives and a small Mississippi town upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community
Roots by John Erman( visu )
21 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 3,268 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continues throughout the generations that follow
Because of Winn-Dixie by Jeff Daniels( visu )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,679 libraries worldwide
The heartwarming 'tail' of a young girl whose life is changed by a scruffy, fun-loving pooch she names Winn-Dixie. The special bond between them works magic on her reserved dad and the eccentric townspeople they meet during one unforgettable summer
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( visu )
20 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,526 libraries worldwide
Evelyn Couch, a woman caught in the slump of middle age, gains a new outlook on life when she befriends Ninny Threadgood, an eighty-year-old woman who tells her the story of the Whistle Stop Cafe and the two women who ran it in the 1930s
The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman ( visu )
36 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,518 libraries worldwide
The history of blacks in the south as seen through the eyes of a 110-year-old former slave. Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines
Sounder by Martin Ritt( visu )
42 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,214 libraries worldwide
Sounder is the heartwarming story of a Black sharecropper family in Louisiana during the Depression. A father steals food for his family, his wife provides love, security and strength while he is in prison, and their oldest son bravely becomes the man of the house until his father returns. Together they love and laugh, struggle and survive, and dream and hope of a more promising future
Alex Cross by Rob Cohen Movie( visu )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,607 libraries worldwide
Follows the young homicide detective/psychologist as he meets his match in a serial killer. The two face off in a high-stakes game of cat and mouse, but when the mission gets personal, Cross is pushed to the edge of his moral and psychological limits in this taut and exciting action thriller
The Rosa Parks story ( visu )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,312 libraries worldwide
Dramatic biography of Rosa McCauley Parks, who in 1955 created the spark that began the modern Civil Rights Movement
A lesson before dying ( visu )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,274 libraries worldwide
A frustrated teacher in a southern town finds his own purpose in helping to bring meaning to the last days of a young man due to be executed. In teaching one person to die with dignity, he redeems himself
Tyler Perry's Why did I get married too? by Tyler Perry( visu )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,165 libraries worldwide
Gathered together in the Bahamas for their annual one-week reunion, four close couples eagerly reconnect, sharing news about their lives and relationships. But their intimate week in paradise is disrupted by the unexpected arrival of Sheila's ex-husband, Mike, who hopes to break up her new marriage with Troy and win her back. With their relationships hanging in the balance when they return home, each couple must choose between blame and forgiveness
Tyler Perry's Madea's family reunion the movie ( visu )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,108 libraries worldwide
In addition to being saddled with an unruly foster teen, Madea has two troubled nieces to deal with. Lisa is engaged to an abusive and controlling investment banker and Vanessa is finding it difficult to open herself to the affection of a bus driver/artist Frankie because of childhood abuse. Wreaking havoc on both of the girls' lives is their mother Victoria
The heart is a lonely hunter by Robert Ellis Miller( visu )
6 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and held by 1,045 libraries worldwide
"John Singer, who is deaf ... moves from a small town in order to be close to his institutionalized friend Antonapoulos, who is deaf and mentally impaired. Singer rents a room with a family whose father, Mr. Kelly, is unable to earn a living due to a serious injury. His teen-aged daughter Mick is at first resentful of Singer's presence, but he ingratiates himself by introducing her to classical music (which he can "feel," if not hear). Singer likewise tries to brighten the lives of such unfortunates as alcoholic Blount, dying black doctor Copeland, and Copeland's poverty-stricken daughter."--Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide
Diary of a mad black woman by Darren Grant( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 787 libraries worldwide
Helen and Charles McCarter had everything: fine home, beautiful clothes, and success. In public, they were the perfect match. But behind the scenes was another matter. On what should have been the end of the happiest day of their lives, Charles evicts Helen, his wife of 18 years, out of their house in the presence of his mistress. Helen then goes from meek and mild to mad, starts a diary and a new life
A woman called Moses ( visu )
5 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 728 libraries worldwide
This is the story of Harriet Ross Tubman, founder of the Underground Railroad, who led hundreds of slaves to freedom in the North before the Civil War. To those she helped get to the Promised Land, she became known as Moses
An introduction to A lesson before dying by Ernest J. Gaines audio guide by Dan Stone( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 645 libraries worldwide
Discusses the theme and characters in Gaines's novel and includes excerpts from the book and background information on the author
The women of Brewster Place ( visu )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 642 libraries worldwide
Mattie Michael, whose life has been plagued by misfortunes, is alone in a ghetto tenement on Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life
Mama Flora's family ( visu )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 609 libraries worldwide
Follow the chronicle of one family's journey through the 20th century in the American south
Idlewild by Brian. K Barber( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 591 libraries worldwide
In the Prohibition-era American South, speakeasy performer and club manager Rooster must contend not only with gangsters who have their eyes on the club, but also his piano player and partner Percival. Percival, meanwhile, must choose between his love for Angel and his obligations to his father
Horton Foote's The trip to Bountiful ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 582 libraries worldwide
Carrie Watts begrudgingly lives with her busy, overprotective son, Ludie, and pretentious daughter-in-law, Jessie Mae. No longer able to drive and forbidden to travel alone, she wishes for freedom from the confines of the house and begs her son to take her on a visit to her hometown of Bountiful. When he refuses, Mrs. Watts is undeterred and makes an escape to the local bus station, where she befriends Thelma, a young woman traveling home
King ( visu )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 570 libraries worldwide
A powerful portrayal of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and events of the Civil Rights Movement leading up to his assassination
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Cicely Tyson actrice américaine
Cicely Tyson actriz estadounidense
Cicely Tyson aktorka amerykańska
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Cicely Tyson amerikansk skådespelare
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Cicely Tyson amerikansk skuespiller
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Cicely Tyson Skuespillerinne fra USA
Cicely Tyson US-amerikanische Schauspielerin, ehemaliges Fotomodel
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