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Caesar, Adolph 1933-1986

Overview
Works: 62 works in 204 publications in 6 languages and 5,391 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Motion pictures  Domestic fiction  Study guides  Documentary films  Martial arts films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PS3573.A425, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Adolph Caesar
Publications by Adolph Caesar
Publications by Adolph Caesar, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Adolph Caesar
The color purple by Alice Walker( visu )
55 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,497 libraries worldwide
The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister
A soldier's story by Norman Jewison( visu )
25 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,265 libraries worldwide
Captain Davenport, a proud black army attorney, is sent to Fort Neal, Louisiana, to investigate the ruthless shooting death of Sergeant Waters. Through interviews with Sarge's men, Davenport learns that he was a vicious man who served the white world and despised his own roots. Was the killer a bigoted white officer? Or could he have been a black soldier embittered by Waters' constant race baiting?
Men of bronze ( visu )
4 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Valor and pride in the midst of prejudice is the theme of this film about an all-black combat regiment in World War I. Although relegated to non-combat duty, the 369th was sent to France and spent 191 days in front line trenches - longer than any other U.S. infantry unit. The 369th distinguished themselves at the campaigns of Champagne, Marne and Meuse-Argonne, fighting alongside French, Moroccan and Senegalese soldiers. Their story is told through the use of photographs, interviews with regiment veterans, and film from the French and American national archives. It was these men as well who brought American jazz to Paris and Europe
Fist of fear, touch of death ( visu )
20 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Fist of fear, touch of death: During a martial arts tournament at Madison Square Garden, a reporter interviews various subjects about the life of marial arts legend Bruce Lee. Includes documentary footage and clips from Lee's films
Club Paradise ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
An ex-Chicago fireman uses a sizable disability settlement to transform a remote island watering hole into a lucrative tourist waterland
Dragon and the cobra ( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Recounts the martial arts competition at Madison Square Garden to find a successor to the title of World Karate Champion. Includes interviews of many famous martial arts greats, rare footage of Bruce Lee, along with opinions as to the mysterious cause of his death
The early years, 1600-1930 ( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Looks at Harlem's early days, first as a native American fishing village, then as a Dutch farming community and an English colony. Traces the community's growth as a wealthy New York City suburb and finally as a burgeoning black neighborhood. Uses rare film footage, still photographs, and interviews to discuss the 369th Infantry's return home after World War I, the nationalist Marcus Garvey movement, and the Harlem renaissance of the 1920's
The Depression years, 1930-1940 ( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Explores Harlem's ethnic heritages, looking at the area's development against the background of the Depression. Uses rare film footage, still photographs, and interviews to examine the effect of the Work Progress Administration movement, the numbers' game ritual, and the heroic reputation of such figures as boxer Joe Louis
Toward a new day 1965-1980 ( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Charts Harlem's decline, rebirth, and attempts at redevelopment; the influence and stability of its churches; and some predictions for the future from its famous as well as its obscure citizens
Toward freedom, 1940-1965 ( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Examines Harlem's politics of protest along with some of its noted political leaders including Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Uses newsreel footage, still photographs, and interviews to explore the effects of World War II, the emergence of uptown gangs, and the community's social growth in the 1960's
The torture of mothers ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"This film explores the universally pertinent story of a brave group of mothers forced to defend their falsely accused sons. The young men, who became known to millions as "The Harlem Six", soon became the force which united a community in the name of justice."--Container
La couleur pourpre by Steven Spielberg( visu )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 13 libraries worldwide
"L'histoire de deux soeurs, Celie et Nettie, dans le cadre du Sud profond des Etats-Unis. Elles ont été séparées dès leur adolescence à cause de la brutalité de "Monsieur", un fermier qui a acheté Celie plus qu'il ne l'a épousée. Au fil des années longues et difficiles qui passent, Celie endure les pires vexations et subit l'humeur intolérante de son maître
Die Farbe Lila by Alice Walker( visu )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in German and Turkish and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Der amerikanische Süden um die Jahrhundertwende. Celie, ein farbiges Mädchen, wird hineingeboren in ein Leben voller Hass und Gewalt. Ihr Stiefvater verkauft sie als Ehefrau an einen Mann, den sie nicht kennt. Sie wird unterdrückt und gedemütigt - getrennt von den Menschen, die sie liebt. Bis sie dieses Leben eines Tages radikal verändert
Historia de un soldado ( visu )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Finales de la Segunda Guerra Mundial. En un recóndito campamento estadounidense, el cruel sargento de una compañía de negros es asesinado. Un abogado militar, negro también, es enviado allí para investigar el caso
I remember Harlem by William Miles( visu )
2 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
A documentary on the 300 year history of Harlem, with many personal interviews of civic leaders and residents
Die Farbe Lila The color purple ( visu )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in German and Multiple languages and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Anfang des 19. Jahrhunderts im amerikanischen Süden. Celie, ein farbiges Mädchen, wird hineingeboren in ein Leben voller Hass und Gewalt. Ihr Stiefvater verkauft sie als Ehefrau an einen Mann, den sie nicht kennt. Sie wird unterdrückt und gedemütigt - getrennt von den Menschen, die sie liebt. Bis sie dieses Leben eines Tages radikal verändert: nach jahrelangem Opferdasein nimmt sie mit Hilfe der Geliebten ihres Mannes ihr Leben selbst in die Hand. (DVD-Hülle / www.kino.de, 30.3.11)
El color purpura ( visu )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in Spanish and English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
This is the story of a black family's growth and flowering as told through the life of Celie. Set in the rural South about 1909, it tells of the loving relationship between Celie and her sister Nettie. At the center of everything is Celie, who as a young girl gives birth to two children who are both taken away from her. She and her sister are also separated. Celie then marries into a life of virtual servitude to a brutal man causing her life to be filled with oppression and grinding disappointments. Her joys are few until, after 40 years, she is reunited with her family
Die Farbe Lila über das Leben, über die Liebe, über uns ; [inklusive: interaktive Menüs, Szenenanwahl, Zusatzinformationen zum Film, USA-Kinotrailer, Sprachen: Englisch (Dolby Digitial 5.1), Deutsch, Spanisch (Dolby Surround Stereo), Untertitel: Deutsch, Englisch, Spanisch, Französisch, Italienisch, Türkisch, Holländisch, Schwedisch, Norwegisch, Dänisch, Finnisch, Portugiesisch, Hebräisch, Polnisch, Griechisch, Tschechisch, Ungarisch, Isländisch, Kroatisch, Deutsch für Hörgeschädigte, Englisch für Hörgeschädigte] ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Undetermined and German and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Die Farbe Lila erzählt die bewegende Lebensgeschichte von Celie, einer schwarzen Frau im armen, ländlichen Süden Amerikas. Zur Heirat mit ihrem gewalttätigen Ehemann gezwungen, verschliesst sie sich mehr und mehr gegenüber der Welt. Nur ihr Glaube an Gott lässt sie ihr Leid und ihre Verzweiflung ertragen - bis sie durch die Freundschaft zu zwei aussergewöhnlichen Frauen ihre Selbstachtung und damit den Weg ins Leben zurückfindet. (Quelle: Umschlag)
Die Farbe Lila nach dem Roman von Pulitzer-Preisträgerin Alice Walker ; über das Leben, über die Liebe, über uns ( file )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in German and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The color purple, Alice Walker : notes by Alice Walker( Book )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in Spanish and German and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Een jonge zwarte vrouw uit het zuiden van de Verenigde Staten wordt zich, na een periode van vernederingen zonder verzet, met behulp van andere vrouwen bewust van eigen kracht en van haar recht op een eigen leven
 
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Alternative Names
Caesar, Adolph d. 1986
Languages
English (115)
German (12)
Spanish (11)
French (7)
Multiple languages (3)
Turkish (2)
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