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Williams, Billy Dee 1937-

Overview
Works: 275 works in 733 publications in 4 languages and 24,261 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film adaptations  Psychological fiction  Biography  Radio plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Computer games  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Star Wars ( visu )
30 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 1,704 libraries worldwide
Luke Skywalker rescues his friends, Han Solo and Princess Lela, from Jabba the Hutt, and wages his own battle against Darth Vader
Star Wars by Leigh Brackett( visu )
37 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 1,641 libraries worldwide
Luke Skywalker seeks out the mysterious Yoda while Han Solo and Princess Leia outrun the Imperial fleet enroute of Cloud City
Batman by Tim Burton( visu )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,574 libraries worldwide
Batman faces the Joker for the first time
Star Wars trilogy ( visu )
20 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,462 libraries worldwide
Includes 'Empire of Dreams', the definitive story of the making of all the Star Wars films: documentary and features, video games, still galleries, trailers, TV spots, Episode III preview (The Return of Darth Vader) and more
The Empire strikes back by George Lucas( visu )
29 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,456 libraries worldwide
The rebels suffer a devastating attack by an Imperial army using AT-AT Walkers. Han Solo, Princess Leia and Chewbacca survive, and fight a running space battle against Imperial ships while Luke Skywalker seeks out Yoda, the ancient Jedi Master, to be trained as a true Jedi Knight. Meanwhile Darth Vader is scheming to lure Luke to the Dark Side of the Force, or kill him in their final showdown in this 5th episode
Brian's song ( visu )
22 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in English and held by 1,380 libraries worldwide
A drama about the deep friendship between Gale Sayers, black halfback for the Chicago Bears, and his white teammate, Brian Piccolo, who died of cancer in 1970
Star wars by George Lucas( visu )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,192 libraries worldwide
Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and two robots (R2-D2 and C-3PO) work together to rescue the princess and restore justice in the Empire
Return of the Jedi by George Lucas( visu )
28 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 1,176 libraries worldwide
Lightsabers sparkle, the Millennium Falcon flashes through hyperspace and creatures from all over the galaxy defy the Imperial Empire, in this stunning third chapter of the "Star Wars" saga. As the rebels prepare to attack the Emperor's awesome new Death Star, Han Solo remains imprisioned by the loathsome outlaw Jabba the Hutt, who has also captured Princess Leia
Lady sings the blues ( visu )
23 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,078 libraries worldwide
Diana Ross stars in this musical drama charting the life of Billie Holiday, a life tormented by racism and drug abuse
Star wars ( visu )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 834 libraries worldwide
Fleeing the evil Galactic Empire, the rebels abandon their new base on Hoth. Princess Leia, Han Solo, R2-D2 and C-3P0 escape in the damaged Millenium Falcon. Later, on Bespin, they are captured by Lord Darth Vader. Luke Skywalker, meanwhile, follows Ben Kenobi's posthumous command and receives Jedi training by Yoda on Dagobah
Star wars ( visu )
16 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 782 libraries worldwide
Darth Vader and the Empire are building a new, indestructible Death Star. Meanwhile, Han Solo has been imprisoned, and Luke Skywalker has sent R2D2 and C3PO to try and free him. Princess Leia, disguised as a bounty hunter, and Chewbacca go along as well. The final battle takes place on the moon of Endor, with its natural inhabitants, the Ewoks, lending a hand to the rebels
Undercover brother ( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 669 libraries worldwide
Undercover Brother uses gadgets and disguises to steal from the rich and give to the poor. His activities are discovered by the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., a spy organization devoted to subverting The Man and his henchman, Mr. Feather, who use their power over the media to demean black people and destroy racial unity. The spy organization is run by The Chief. When a popular black political figure calls a press conference, presumably to announce his presidential candidacy, he instead announces that he's opening a chain of fried chicken restaurants. The agency rightly suspects foul play
Fanboys ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 511 libraries worldwide
Four diehard Star Wars fans take a road trip to break into the ranch owned by George Lucas to steal a copy of Star Wars: Episode I before it's released, in order to fulfill a dying friend's wish
Martin's big words the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. --and more stories from the African-American tradition ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
Martin's big words: Using quotes from some of his beloved speeches, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. comes to life in this profound and important biography about beliefs and dreams and following one's heart. John Henry: Based on the famous African-American folk ballad, this story tells of the legendary contest between a spirited man with a hammer and a steam drill to build a tunnel through the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia. Seven candles for Kwanzaa: This unique African-American holiday commemorates the strength of family ties, respect for ancestors, commitment to the growth of community and gratitude for life's bounties
Star wars by George Lucas( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) is held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to quell the rebellion against the Galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and Captain Han Solo (Harrison Ford) team together with the lovable droid duo, R2-D2 and C-3PO, to rescue the beautiful princess and restore justice in the galaxy
Giraffes can't dance by Giles Andreae( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
Gerald the giraffe is too clumsy to dance with all the other animals at the Jungle Dance, until he finds the right music
The Empire strikes back the original motion picture soundtrack by John Williams( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
From the makers of Star Wars: The Radio Drama comes another breathtaking fable for the mind's eye. This extended version of The Empire Strikes Back sweeps you once more into a dazzling realm of imagination that is beyond the reach of cinema for an adventure you'll never forget
PSI/Net by Billy Dee Williams( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
"Former Air Force Major Trent Calloway just wants to forget about his past, especially the tragedy that changed his life when he was involved in a government remote-viewing project. With his marriage ruined in the aftermath of his psychic spying, he wanders the Southwest, occasionally guiding river-rafting tours. And then suddenly his painful past returns and threatens to damage him again."--BOOK JACKET. "It seems that he was being drugged during his remote-viewing sessions years ago. Now the drug is causing ever-increasing side effects in him and in the other government psychic spies he worked with - their psychic abilities are still expanding at frightening rates."--BOOK JACKET. "The unknown drug he and the other psychic spies unwittingly took has bound them together in a deadly psychic nexus: a "PSI net." Calloway must fight for his life - and his sanity - as he battles for the security of the United States and its people."--Jacket
Mahogany ( visu )
11 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
A poor girl is a success when she becomes a world-famous fashion model and designer. But at the same time, she yearns for her boyfriend back home
The Bingo Long traveling all-stars & motor kings ( visu )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
A group of independent renegade players travel around the Midwest looking for that big home run while playing baseball in the 1930's Negro League
 
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Alternative Names
Williams, William H.
Languages
English (304)
Spanish (3)
French (3)
German (3)
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