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Tyson, Cathy

Overview
Works: 13 works in 130 publications in 6 languages and 3,113 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Biographical television programs  History  Documentary television programs  Gangster films  Horror films  Nonfiction television programs  Zombie films  Historical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Cathy Tyson
Publications by Cathy Tyson
Most widely held works by Cathy Tyson
Mona Lisa by Neil Jordan( visu )
64 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 841 libraries worldwide
An ex-con and a call girl are thrown together when he becomes her chauffeur. Initially he detests her but winds up under her spell
Mother Teresa : a life of devotion ( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
A portrait of Mother Teresa highlighted by interviews with those who knew her and featuring extensive footage from her long life of service
A son of Africa : the slave narrative of Olaudah Equiano ( visu )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 539 libraries worldwide
A docudrama based on the book, The interesting narrative of the life of Oloudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vaasa the African, which was the first influential slave autobiography. When it was published in 1789, it fueled a growing anti-slavery movement in the U.S. and England. This production employs dramatic reconstruction, archival material and interviews with scholars. Equiano's narrative begins in the West African village where he was kidnapped into slavery in 1756. He was shipped to a Virginia plantation and then later sold again to a British naval officer. Here he learned to read and write, became a skilled trader, eventually bought his freedom and married into English society where he became a leading abolitionist
Priest by Antonia Bird( visu )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 428 libraries worldwide
A young Roman Catholic priest in a Liverpool parish must learn to deal with the issues of homosexuality and incest, as well as conflicts between his vows and his conscience
The serpent and the rainbow by Wes Craven( visu )
15 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
"A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest to find the miracle drug, the cynical scienist enters the rarely seen netherworld of walking zombies, blood rites and ancient curses"--Container
Delta force ( visu )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Delta Force reveals fresh evidence of the Nigerian's government's campaign of terror, much of it based on footage shot secretly by Ogoni people. Picking up where 'Drilling Fields' left off- this powerful documentary follows the Ogoni campaign against the pollution caused by Shell and other companies exploiting the region's rich oil reserves. With Ken Saro-Wiwa imprisoned and soon to be executed, the campaign takes on a new force. Thousands of Nigerians relentlessly investigate where the blame really lies
The Wes Craven horror collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
The serpent and the rainbow: An anthropologist finds himself face-to-face with zombies, blood-rites and ancient curses
Chocky by John Wyndham( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
When young Matthew starts talking to himself, and introduces his invisible friend Chocky to the family, his parents decide it's just a phase he is going through. But when Matthew starts explaining binary maths and anti-gravity propulsion, they begin to worry. Is Chocky really just the product of an over-inactive imagination, or something more? Based on a novel by John Wyndham, this full-cast radio drama was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998
Band of gold ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Follow the lives of four women caught up in a gritty, contemporary lifestyle that suddenly explodes with menace as a vicious killer stalks them. Knowing that they are outcasts to the society, they must depend on their loyalty to each other to survive
The old man who read love stories by Eurimages (Organization)( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
In the tiny village of El Idilio, deep in the Amazon jungle, lives Antonio Bolivar, a recluse who has discovered a passion for romantic tales which he shares with a servant girl, Josefina. But outsiders have intruded into the jungle, killing a jaguar's cubs. The enraged mother jaguar begins killing humans. El Idilio's mayor organizes a hunting party. Too old for this ludicrous expedition, Antonio knows that only he has the skills to carry out the mission. So begins a trek, an adventure, a dangerous duel
The drilling fields ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Looks at the land rights dispute in the Niger delta area between the Nigerian government, the indigenous Ogoni people and the Shell Oil Company
The old man who read love stories ( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Portuguese and English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
In the town of El Idilio, buried deep in the jungle on the bank of a small Amazon tributary, lives 60 year old Antonio Bolivar (Richard Dreyfuss). Antonio has lived most of his life in the jungle and knows it intimately. A recluse, he has discovered a quiet passion for romantic tales, which he reads with great appetite. He shares this preoccupation with a local servant girl, Josefina (Cathy Tyson), and together, through their common interest, they are falling in love
BUSINESS AS USUAL ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"After seeing her husband fail in fighting a battle to keep his factory open, a manageress loses her job in a disagreement with the manager over sexual harassment of her staff. She accepts the advice of her father and joins his son, a left-wing organizer, and takes her plight to the union"--Www.imdb.com
 
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Languages
English (115)
Spanish (5)
German (3)
Portuguese (1)
Italian (1)
Catalan (1)
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