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McKee, Lonette

Overview
Works: 63 works in 178 publications in 6 languages and 7,900 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  History  Coming-of-age films  Sports films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Gangster films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997,
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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 )
26 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 804 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 )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 766 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 )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 668 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 )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 667 libraries worldwide
"Inside the Blue Note nightclub one night in 1959 Paris, an aged ailing jazzman coaxes an eloquent wail from his tenor sax. Outside, a young Parisian too broke to buy a glass of wine strains to hear those notes. Soon they form a friendship that sparks a final burst of genius in the fading musician."
Jungle fever by Spike Lee( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 633 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 515 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 466 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 )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 388 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 )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Richard Pryor is Montgomery Brewster, a minor league baseball pitcher who discovers he has to blow $30 million in 30 days as a condition to inherit a much greater fortune. Here's the catch: He will forfeit everything if he reveals to a soul the real reason he seems to be throwing away all that cash. With the help of his pal Spike (John Candy), they set off on a frantic spending spree the likes of which would bring any self-respecting accountant to his knees
The Spike Lee joint collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Spike Lee is one of the most acclaimed and controversial directors of all time. Now five of his most provocative, thought-provoking films are available in one collection. From the breakout hit dramedy "Do the right thing" to the gritty, urban "Clockers," Lee peels away life's layers, exposing the ironies, brutalities, rhythms and prejudices of the naked city in this powerful collector's set
Round midnight original motion picture soundtrack by Dexter Gordon( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
She hate me by Spike Lee( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 271 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 )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Illusions by Julie Dash( visu )
16 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 255 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 233 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 168 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 147 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 136 libraries worldwide
Richard Pryor plays three roles - a beleaguered, sex-starved farm worker named Leroy Jones; the farm worker's randy old father Rufus; and the hypocritical town preacher Reverend Lenox Thomas - and Pryor has never been so outrageously funny. The lives of these three men cross and crisscross as Leroy tries to get his life back on track. The fun kicks into high gear when Leroy moves from labor to management. He tries to juggle his wife and his girlfriend, but the only peace he can find is in the arms of the Reverend's wife! It's a case of too many women and too little time. No wonder he doesn't know Which Way Is Up
Fast food, fast women by Amos Kollek( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 123 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
Lift ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Niecy is a talented department store display designer with a sideline - she steals credit cards and passes bogus checks. Now, she's teaming up with a dangerous gang to pull a big-time jewelry heist, but she may get more than she bargained for
 
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Alternative Names
Lonette McKee actrice américaine
Lonette McKee American actor
Lonette McKee Amerikaans acteur
Lonette McKee Amerikaans actrice
Lonette McKee amerikansk skådespelare
Lonette McKee amerikansk skodespelar
Lonette McKee amerikansk skuespiller
Lonette McKee attrice, regista e sceneggiatrice statunitense
Lonette McKee US-amerikanische Schauspielerin
Mac Kee Lonette 1954-....
MacKee Lonette 1954-....
Mc Kee Lonette 1954-....
McKee, Lonett
Лонетт МакКи
لونت مک‌کی بازیگر آمریکایی
Languages
English (110)
German (8)
Italian (3)
French (2)
Chinese (1)
Spanish (1)
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