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McKee, Lonette

Overview
Works: 73 works in 162 publications in 3 languages and 7,699 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Lonette McKee
Publications by Lonette McKee
Most widely held works by Lonette McKee
The Cotton Club by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
19 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 813 libraries worldwide
In 1928 New York, spirits are high and jazz, dancing and gangsters rule supreme. Harlem's Cotton Club is in the center of it all, where rich upper-eastsiders mix with dressed-up mobsters. On stage is gifted coronet player Dixie Dwyer, who dreams of the big time, and tap sensation Sandman Williams who can't touch his girl, the lovely singer Lila Rose Oliver, because of strict club rules. As tension rises, so do tempers, and the nightclub becomes a pressure-cooker of jilted loves and mob jobs
Honey by Bille Woodruff( visu )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 776 libraries worldwide
Honey is a girl from the streets who works in a record store, teaches the occasional dance class at a community center, and treks downtown every weekend to hit the clubs and try out some new hip-hop dance moves. There, she meets a music video producer who offers her a chance to be a choreographer. But Honey decides that she is unwilling to pay his price. Determined to pick herself back up, Honey goes back to the inner-city of her youth with plans of starting a dance school
He got game by Spike Lee( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 646 libraries worldwide
A prisoner is granted a furlough in hopes of persuading his estranged son, the country's top high school basketball player, to attend the governor's alma mater
'Round midnight by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 624 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the friendship between an aging alcoholic jazz musician and a young French jazz fan. Inspired by the real-life friendship between jazz pianist Bud Powell and Francis Paudras
Jungle fever by Spike Lee( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 615 libraries worldwide
A black architect begins an affair with his working class Italian secretary. Their relationship causes them to be scrutinized by their friends, cast out from their families and shunned by their neighbors in this moving view of inner-city life
Sparkle ( visu )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
Set in Harlem in 1958, this musical tells the story of three sisters struggling to find stardom as a singing group. But they learn that wishing on a star is one thing, and that being the star can be a one-way ticket to self-destruction
The women of Brewster Place ( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 471 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
Luv ( visu )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Woody dreams of a better life, as well as his absent mother. He looks to his uncle, Vincent, as the father he never had. A street hustler and former drug dealer, Vincent's fresh off an eight-year stint in prison and wants a new direction. When Vincent passes his nephew's Baltimore school one day, he offers to show the boy how a man handles his business. Woody jumps at the chance, but soon his uncle's past life comes back to the forefront
Brewster's millions by Walter Hill( visu )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
"Montgomery Brewster is a down-and-out baseball player who discovers that he is the only living relative of an eccentric multimillionaire. Monty stands to inherit $300 million, but only if he can spend $30 million in a single month without acquiring any assets. If he fails, it's back to zero again."--Container
The Spike Lee joint collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
Crooklyn: The Carmichael family struggles to get by in 1970s Brooklyn
Round midnight original motion picture soundtrack by Dexter Gordon( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and German and held by 273 libraries worldwide
She hate me by Spike Lee( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
Executive John Henry "Jack" Armstrong gets fired when he blows the whistle on his bosses' business dealings. Desperate to make a living, he accepts his lesbian ex-girlfriend's offer for cash to impregnate her and soon he has a line seeking his services
Show boat world premiere cast recording by Jerome Kern( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Illusions by Julie Dash( visu )
15 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
An exploration of Hollywood's role as a purveyor of illusion. Two black women, one a studio executive who passes for white, and one who provides the singing voice for a famous white actress, struggle to find happiness and acceptance in WWII-era Hollywood
Men of honor by George Tillman( visu )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
La valiente historia de Carl M. Brashear, un marinero afroamericano, que se atrevió a soñar con convertirse en un gran experto submarinista de la Marina de los Estados Unidos
Alex Haley's Queen by Alex Haley( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Haley traces his father's family roots and develops a personal saga played out against the broad canvas of American history. Central to the story is Queen, Haley's grandmother, who embodies the divisive forces that brought a country to war even as she struggles to get by in a profoundly changed world
Having our say the Delany sisters' first one hundred years ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Holding dear to their family and faith, Sadie and Bessie survive and surmount segregation. Sadie's quiet determination leads her to become the first African-American home-ec teacher in New York City. The outspoken Bessie becomes the city's second black dentist. An interview with Sadie (103 years old) and Bessie Delaney (101 years old)
Which way is up? ( visu )
2 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
The story of an orange picker who accidentally becomes a union hero and leaves his wife and family at home while he seeks work in Los Angeles where he finds a new woman and starts a second family
Fast food, fast women by Amos Kollek( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
On her 35th birthday, Bella, an overworked waitress, is set up on a date with Bruno, an irresponsible cab driver and father of two. One of Bella's regulars, a long time widow, responds to an ad and meets Emily. Soon, however, a random encounter changes Bella's life in a way she could never have imagined
The Richard Pryor 4-movie collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Which way is up? (R): The story of an orange picker who accidentally becomes a union hero and leaves his wife and family at home while he seeks work in Los Angeles where he finds a new woman and starts a second family. Brewster's millions (PG): Montgomery Brewster is a down-and-out baseball player who discovers that he is the only living relative of an eccentric multimillionaire. Monty stands to inherit $300 million, but only if he can spend $30 million in a single month without acquiring any assets. If he fails, it's back to zero again. Car Wash (PG): An irreverent but affectionate look at a typical day in a Los Angeles car wash. Bustin' loose (R): A misanthropic ex-con helps the director of a bankrupt school for emotionally disturbed children transport 8 of the students from Philadelphia to Oregon, despite the law, the Ku Klux Klan and each other
 
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Mac Kee Lonette 1954-....
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McKee, Lonett
Languages
English (88)
German (6)
Italian (1)
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