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Davis, Ossie

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Publications about Ossie Davis
Publications by Ossie Davis
Publications by Ossie Davis, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Ossie Davis
Do the right thing by Spike Lee( visu )
123 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 3,577 libraries worldwide
Traces the course of a single day on a block in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn. It's the hottest day of the year, a scorching 24-hour period that will change the lives of its residents forever
Thomas Jefferson by Ken Burns( visu )
31 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,487 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life and achievements of Thomas Jefferson by examining portraits, paintings, original architectural drawings, and excerpts from Jefferson's journals, letters, scientific papers, and political writings
Dr. Dolittle by Hugh Lofting( visu )
55 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,824 libraries worldwide
A successful doctor reawakens a childhood talent for talking with animals. When the animals find out, his world is turned upside down
The autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X( Book )
11 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and held by 1,740 libraries worldwide
Written by Alex Haley from conversations with the Negro leader over a period of two years before his death
Anger, and beyond: the Negro writer in the United States by Herbert Hill( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 1,381 libraries worldwide
Escape to freedom : a play about young Frederick Douglass by Ossie Davis( Book )
12 editions published between 1976 and 1992 in English and held by 1,266 libraries worldwide
Born a slave, young Frederick Douglass endures many years of cruelty before escaping to the North to claim his freedom
Unchained memories : readings from the slave narratives by Whoopi Goldberg( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,250 libraries worldwide
Presents narratives by more than forty former slaves, collected by the Works Progress Administration in the 1930's, and includes sixty photos
The Tuskegee airmen ( visu )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,120 libraries worldwide
The story of an experiment -- "to see if Blacks had the intellectual and physical ability to fly an aircraft in combat." These pilots, trained in the "deep South," became the Tuskegee Airmen, flying combat aircraft during World War II for their country. They battled on two fronts: against the Axis powers in Europe and North Africa, and the racism at home
The client by John Grisham( visu )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,112 libraries worldwide
Mark Sway (Renfro), an 11-year-old torn between what he knows and what he can never tell. A hitman will snuff him in half a heartbeat if Mark reveals what he learned about a Mob murder. An ambitious federal prosecutor (Jones) will keep the pressure on until Mark tells all. Suddenly, Mark isn't a boy playing air guitar anymore. He's a pawn in a deadly game. And his only ally is a courageous but unseasoned attorney (Sarandon) who risks her career for him ... but never imagines she'll also risk her life
Miss Evers' boys by Alfre Wood( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,038 libraries worldwide
"It is 1932 when loyal, devoted Nurse Eunice Evers is invited to work with Dr. Brodus and Dr. Douglas on a federally funded program to treat syphilis patients in Alabama. Free treatment is offered to those who test positive for the disease, including Caleb Humphries and Willie Johnson. But when the government withdraws its support, money is offered for what will become known as 'The Tuskegee Experiment'; a study of the effects of syphilis on patients who don't receive treatment. Now the men must be led to believe they are being cared for, when in fact they are being denied the medicine that could cure them. Miss Evers is faced with a terrible dilemma - to abandon the experiment and tell her patients or to remain silent and offer only comfort"--Container
Just like Martin by Ossie Davis( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 988 libraries worldwide
Following the deaths of two classmates in a bomb explosion at his Alabama church, fourteen-year-old Stone organizes a children's march for civil rights in the autumn of 1963
Get on the bus by Spike Lee( visu )
21 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 760 libraries worldwide
Follows a group of different men traveling from Los Angeles to the Million Man March in Washington, D.C. They board the bus as strangers but emerge three days and thousands of miles later as brothers
Jungle fever by Spike Lee( visu )
24 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 711 libraries worldwide
An Afro-American architect begins an affair with his working class Italian secretary. Their relationship causes them to be scrutinised by their friends, cast out from their families and shunned by their neighbours in this view of inner-city life
A raisin in the sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 688 libraries worldwide
A play about a black family's struggle to buy a house in a white neighborhood, after the father dies. An insurance check can allow the Youngers to escape their frustrating life in a crowded Chicago apartment, but escape means different things to each family member. It deals with their attempt to maintain dignity, self-respect, and a sense of humanity
Proudly we served : the men of the USS Mason ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
This is the thrilling true story of the USS MASON (DE 529) and its crew, the only African-American sailors to take a U.S. Navy warship into battle during World War II. They challenged the segregation of the U.S. Military, fought the Nazi U-boats, and won. The film interweaves the personal stories of individual crew members with archival footage of the ship and crew produced by the Navy. As a result of the media attention created by this documentary and its companion book, the crew members of the USS Mason were finally awarded the Letters of Commendation which they were recommended for in 1944, but had not received for 50 years
Stephen King's the stand by Stephen King( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
In a heavily guarded research lab in California, something has gone hideously wrong. At first, the government denies there's a problem. Then, the horrorifying deaths begin. First, it's a few victims here and there. Then, it's entire families. Then, entire nations. Within a few days, only one percent of the world's population is left alive. Gathering in isolated groups, the few remaining survivors think the worst is over. But the real terror is yet to come, as the shattered remnants of humanity face the end of civilization--and the beginning of the ultimate battle between good and evil begins!
Bubba Ho-Tep : ¡el rey ha vuelto, muñeca! ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 1 library worldwide
Elvis Presley vive y reside en una vieja residencia al este de Texas. Años antes de su "muerte", Elvis cambió su identidad por uno de sus imitadores, pero perdió la oportunidad de dar marcha atrás en el trato. Elvis formará equipo con Jack, un compañero de la residencia que dice ser el presidente John F. Kennedy, para luchar contra una maligna entidad egipcia que absorbe el alma de los indefensos ancianos del asilo. (FILMAFFINITY)
With Ossie & Ruby : in this life together by Ossie Davis( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Two stars of American stage, film, and television recount their stories from childhood to the present, including their careers, family, and involvement in civil rights and other social issues. Provides a unique historical perspective of the American entertainment industry and offers a picture of the twentieth-century African-American experience in the rural South and the urban North
With Ossie and Ruby : in this life together by Ossie Davis( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"In a joint memoir that celebrates half a century of successful marriage, they look back on the extraordinary careers that earned each a Presidential Medal for Lifetime Achievement."--Jacket
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Davis, Raiford Chatman
Ossie Davis Amerikaans acteur
Ossie Davis attore, regista e sceneggiatore statunitense
Ossie Davis cinéaste américain
Ossie Davis US-amerikanischer Schauspieler
Дэвис, Осси
أوسي ديفيس
اوسی دیویس بازیگر، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی
오시 데이비스
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