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McKee, Lonette

Overview
Works: 73 works in 145 publications in 3 languages and 6,862 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, 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 )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and German and held by 805 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 768 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
'Round midnight by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 620 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 )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 594 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
Sparkle ( visu )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 491 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 467 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 )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 335 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 )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 319 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 284 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 held by 274 libraries worldwide
She hate me by Spike Lee( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 265 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 )
14 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 226 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
Alex Haley's Queen by Alex Haley( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 188 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
Men of honor by George Tillman( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
The courageous story of an African-American sailor who dared to dream of becoming a U.S. Navy Master Diver. Despite a ruthless training officer and a tragic shipboard accident, Carl's iron will is never broken. Against all odds, he pushes on to achieve the impossible
Having our say the Delany sisters' first one hundred years ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 181 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)
Fast food, fast women by Amos Kollek( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 127 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
Which way is up? ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 118 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
The Richard Pryor 4-movie collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 106 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
Lift ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 78 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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Languages
English (82)
German (3)
French (1)
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