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Hicks, Tommy

Overview
Works: 29 works in 154 publications in 3 languages and 3,491 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comedy films  Historical films  Romantic comedy films  Art  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Tommy Hicks
Publications by Tommy Hicks
Most widely held works by Tommy Hicks
Daughters of the dust by Julie Dash( visu )
29 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 1,506 libraries worldwide
Story of a large African-American family as they prepare to move North from the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia at the dawn of the 20th century
She's Gotta Have It by Spike Lee( visu )
47 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 876 libraries worldwide
A statuesque and charismatic woman is trying to figure out what she wants in life. She has a good job as a commercial artist and designer, a spacious Brooklyn apartment, and three boyfriends. Each of them is far from her ideal man, but each fulfills a different need for her. Between her juggling act--accompanied by total honesty about who she is and what she's doing--and the childish squabbling of the three men, she makes some rather nebulous points about gender relations and the double standard
Warming by the devil's fire by Charles Burnett( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
Explores the evolution of blues music; presents rare archival footage of blues musicians
Nat Turner : a troublesome property ( visu )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
Evaluates the authenticity of the earliest source, "The Confessions of Nat Turner", assembled by a white Virginia lawyer from jailhouse interviews. It then follows the controvery over the Nat Turner story played out through history. Alvin Poussaint and Ossie Davis recall how Nat Turner became a hero in the Black community. Religious scholar Vincent Harding and legal scholar Martha Minow reflect on America's attitudes toward terrorism. One of the most bitter race battles of the 1960s is reexamined, when William Styron published his novel, The Confessions of Nat Turner
Jump at the sun by Kathleen McGhee-Anderson( file )
18 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
As the twenties roared and the Harlem renaissance thrived, a young woman from rural Florida became the toast of literary New York. "Jump at the sun" chronicles the passionate life of Zora Neale Hurston (author of "Their Eyes Are Watching God") who went from spinning tales on the front porch of a country store, to writing prize-winning stories, novels and plays. Imbued with the rhymes and rhythms of the Jazz Age, Hurston's story reveals a woman's ferocious appetite for life, literature and love
Mr. Rickey calls a meeting by Ed Schmidt( file )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
"On a spring day in 1947, Mr. Rickey, the powerful General Manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, summons heavy weight champion, Joe Louis, tap star Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson, and actor Paul Robeson to his hotel room in Manhattan. Rickey wants their support when he taps Jackie Robinson to be the Major League's first black ball player. But a powerful struggle ensues when the eloquent Robeson raises questions about Rickey's motivations to integrate white baseball."--Leaf A. Theatre Works, Audio Theatre Collection
Guns by Doris Baizley( file )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
"The year is 2076, the nation's Tri-Centennial. Guns are outlawed, but the last "seven surviving weapons" are in captivity and on display in your city zoo. Billy the Kid's Colt.45, Andrew Jackson's Dueling Pistol, a retired Military Rifle, a backwoods Hunting Rifle, a playful plastic Toy Gun, an unfinished Nuclear Handgun, and the flashy Saturday Night Special. In plotting and executing their escape they see for the first time what they were really made for and why they can never be free"--Publisher's description
The death of a prophet by Morgan Freeman( visu )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Gold: A South African mining engineer exposes a plot to control the price of gold on the world market. He also falls in love with the boss's granddaughter
The ghost of spoon river ( visu )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Farmer Jesse Henson is drawn into a trap after he becomes the FBI's prime suspect in the murder of a local game warden. His sister-in-law Emma, a big city attorney, returns to defend him despite a flood of painful memories and brutal interrogation. When the murders increase, Emma is unwillingly lead down the path to truth. How far must a woman go to seek justice?
Joe's Bed-Stuy barbershop : we cut heads ( visu )
4 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
This tale of murder, suspense, and the dream of making the big "hit" in the numbers game is set against the graffiti-covered concrete of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn's inner-city community. Featuring an all black cast, Spike Lee's film centers on the world of the neighborhood barbershop, the local meeting place, where people talk, put nickels and dimes on their numbers, and sometimes get a haircut
The confidence man ( visu )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and Turkish and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Een agent neemt de schuld op zich, voor het neerschieten van een jongen door zijn collega. Deze besluit om door afpersing hem de mond te snoeren
Death of a prophet : Get Christie Love! ( visu )
1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
You're under arrest, sugah! Former Laugh-In star Teresa Graves stars as a charming police detective in this exciting television drama from Emmy-nominated director William A. Graham (Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones). Get Christie Love!, which also stars Harry Guardino and Ron Rifkin, was done in the flavor of the Blaxploitation movies that were popular at the time and kicked off a weekly ABC series of the same name. In what was the character's debut, Christie goes undercover to bring down a huge drug empire
She's gotta have it : original motion picture soundtrack by Bill Lee( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Dusky Dailey (1937-1939) : complete recordings in chronological order by Duskey Dailey( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Devil's fire by Charles Burnett( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Dans "Devil's fire", Charles Burnett explore son propre passé. Enfant, il a vécu entre Los Angeles et le Mississippi, et a découvert le blues, adoré de sa mère et déclaré "musique du diable" par sa grand-mère. Son film réunit fiction et images documentaires. Un conte sur la rencontre d'un jeune garçon avec sa famille dans le Mississipi en 1955 qui révèlent les tensions entre les accords célestes du gospel et les plaintes "diaboliques" du blues
Memorable Games in Alabama Football History by Tommy Hicks( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Providing detailed tales and anecdotes from the players and coaches responsible for some of the school's greatest victories, Glory Days focuses on pivotal moments in Crimson Tide history. From the 1969 game against Ole Miss to the 1979 Sugar Bowl victory over Penn State during the team's perfect season, up through the 2012 BCS national championship game, this book takes the reader on a journey through the last forty-plus years of the Alabama football team in all its glory. With stories covering everyone from legendary coach Paul "Bear" Bryant, to the Miami Dolphins' two-time Player of the Year Don McNeal, to current NFL phenomenon Julio Jones, and many more, columnist Tommy Hicks builds on the insight from Alabama players and coaches alike to provide the color and emotion surrounding the best games. Crimson Days is sure to captivate and enlighten Crimson Tide football fans past and present
Hank Aaron Childhood Home & Museum : commemorative program by Tommy Hicks( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
She's gotta have it (1986) by Spike Lee( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The story of Nola Darling's simultaneous sexual relationships with three different men is told by her and by her partners and other friends. All three men wanted her to commit solely to them; Nola resists being "owned" by a single partner
Mystery of spoon river ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Farmer Jesse Henson is drawn into a trap after he becomes the FBI's prime suspect in the heinous murder of a local game warden. His sister-in-law Emma, a big city attorney, returns to defend him despite a flood of painful memories and brutal interrogation. When the murders increase, Emma is unwillingly lead down the path to truth. How far must a woman go to seek justice?
Nat Turner : le poids de l'héritage ( visu )
1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
USA 1831. Nat Turner esclave noir de Virginie mène une rébellion sanglante qui aboutit au meurtre de maîtres blancs et de leurs familles. Capturé, il est exécuté par pendaison avant que son corps ne soit écorché puis démembré. En complément, un livret de 8 pages
 
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Hicks, Redmon 1962-
Hicks, Redmond
Hicks Redmond 1962-....
Hicks, Redmond Tommy 1962-
Hicks, Tommie
Hicks, Tommie 1962-
Hicks, Tommy 1962-
Hicks, Tommy R. 1962-
Hicks Tommy Redmond 1962-....
Nagai, Noriko 1962-
Languages
English (138)
French (2)
Turkish (1)
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