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Cambridge, Godfrey 1933-1976

Overview
Works: 65 works in 120 publications in 1 language and 2,021 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Blaxploitation films  Spy films  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Police films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Host, Narrator, Other, Producer, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Godfrey Cambridge
Publications by Godfrey Cambridge
Publications by Godfrey Cambridge, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Godfrey Cambridge
Cotton comes to Harlem by Ossie Davis( visu )
11 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
St. Jacques is Coffin Ed Johnson and Cambridge is Gravedigger Jones, black cops who suspect preacher Lockhart's back-to-Africa campaign is a swindle. Neatly combines action and comedy
The biscuit eater ( visu )
6 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
Two friends are determined to turn a misfit hound into a hero. Featuring valuable lessons about honesty, friendship and fair play
Watermelon man ( visu )
7 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
A comedy concerning a bigoted white man who is permanently turned black and must now contend with a shocked wife, his kids, angry neighbors, cold shoulders at the office and a back seat on the bus
The president's analyst by Theodore J Flicker( visu )
10 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 268 libraries worldwide
When the President's top-secret psychiatrist quits, he has to go on the run when spies from all sides want to know his secrets
Purlie Victorious ( visu )
4 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
In this film version of a successful stage play, a black preacher returns home to rural Georgia to claim an inheritance and bring down the ruthless plantation owner that he once served. He finds a surprise ally in the plantation owner's son. Religious hypocrisy, racial bigotry, civil rights issues and the changing Southern society backed by forced integraton are subjects in this film (1963) that coincided with the turbulent social issues of the time
Friday Foster ( visu )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Friday Foster, ace photographer for "Glance" magazine, and Colt Hawkins, private eye, team up to solve an international plot to assassinate leaders from around the world
Cotton comes to Harlem ; Hell up in Harlem ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Contains two feature films including "Cotton Comes to Harlem," about a couple of detectives who investigate a minister's charity campaign; and "Hell Up in Harlem," about a man who is hunted by the mob after he discovers a ledger with the names of every crooked police officer and public official on the mob's payroll
Bye bye Braverman ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Comedic car adventure as four Jewish intellectuals drive to the funeral of their friend, Leslie Braverman
Coffy ; Friday Foster ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Come back Charleston Blue ( visu )
3 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones are two Harlem plains clothesmen, investigating drug dealing in Harlem by a prominent drug king
Scott Joplin by Amelia Anderson( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
"Billy Dee Williams stars with Art Carney and Clifton Davis in Scott Joplin, the fascinating story about the life of the ragtime great. Best known for his song, 'The Entertainer', Joplin began his career touring as a piano player in bordellos around the country. When he is discovered during a piano competition by the famous music publisher John Stark (Carney), Joplin turns into an instant success, composing songs so popular that he becomes the first black composer to be allowed to play at the World's Fair"--Container
Ready or not here's Godfrey Cambridge by Godfrey Cambridge( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Dead is dead ( visu )
4 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Deals with the effects of narcotics addiction
The Godfrey Cambridge show by Godfrey Cambridge( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The Blob : plus Son of Blob ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The Blob: An extra-terrestrial carnivorous slime mould invades a small U.S. town and proceeds to consume its inhabitants
Put-ons & put-downs by Godfrey Cambridge( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Them cotton pickin' days is over by Godfrey Cambridge( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Godfrey Cambridge toys with the world by Godfrey Cambridge( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Gone are the days ( visu )
2 editions published between 1963 and 1983 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A heart-warming and humorous treatment of integration in the South
Watermelon man by Melvin Van Peebles( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Cambridge, Godfrey MacArthur 1933-1976
Godfrey Cambridge American stand-up comedian
Godfrey Cambridge Amerikaans acteur (1933-1976)
MacArthur Cambridge, Goddrey 1933-1976
Годфри Кэмбридж
Languages
English (84)
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