WorldCat Identities

Roundtree, Richard 1942-

Works: 294 works in 665 publications in 6 languages and 16,557 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Detective and mystery films  Television mini-series  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Blaxploitation films  Film noir  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Richard Roundtree
Roots by John Erman( Visual )

31 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and held by 2,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil War, when Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation
Shaft by Gordon Parks( Visual )

57 editions published between 1970 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaft is hired by a Harlem mobster to find his kidnapped teenage daughter and finds himself up against some Mafia chieftains who want to take over a chunk of the Black Underworld's uptown territory
George of the jungle by Sam Weisman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George is a buff and lovable klutz who saves his animal friends from poachers
Brick by Rian Johnson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brendan Frye es un solitario que conoce todos todos los ángulos de la sociedad y decide quedarse al margen. Cuando la chica que ama aparece muerta, Brendan decide investigar cómo y quién lo hizo. Brendan se introduce en diferentes círculos sociales desconociendo en quien puede confiar
Speed Racer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the support of his family and his loyal girlfriend Trixie, Speed teams with his one-time rival, the mysterious Racer X, to win the race that took his brother's life: the death-defying, cross-country rally known as the Crucible
Shaft by John Singleton( Visual )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To stop a racist killer Shaft's got to track down the only eyewitness that can put him behind bars
The rise and fall of Jim Crow by Bill Jersey( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise and fall of Jim Crow offers the first comprehensive look at race relations in America between the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement. This definitive four-part series documents the context in which the laws of segregation known as the "Jim Crow" system originated and developed
Se7en by David Fincher( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological thriller about two detectives on the trail of a serial killer who chooses his victims according to the seven deadly sins
Roots( Visual )

5 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Boat trip by Cuba Gooding( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry and Nick are two best buddies whose love lives have hit rock bottom. Especially Jerry, whose girlfriend has turned down his marriage proposal. To escape their troubles and find women, they book a trip on board a cruise ship. Nick offends the travel agent and as a trick the two get booked on a gay cruise
Corky Romano by Touchstone( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The outcast son of a Mafia boss is recruited by his family to infiltrate the FBI and steal any evidence that will put his father in jail
Once upon a time-- when we were colored( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program chronicles the author's coming-of-age in the segregated South in a time when the Ku Klux Klan terrorized the streets and "White Only" were among the first words learned by African American children. Clifton was encouraged by the love and kinship of the tightly knit community to overcome the bigotry and intolerance of the South, allowing him to embark on an extraordinary journey
Earthquake by Mark Robson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the most catastrophic earthquake of all time rips through Southern California, it levels Los Angeles and sends shock waves through the lives of all who live there
All the days before tomorrow( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joey Kern and Alexandra Holden play pals who ought to be lovers, but their timing has never been right. When Alison makes a late-night visit to Wes on the eve of leaving for Tokyo to rejoin her beau, the two chums travel down an emotional memory lane, discovering truths about their relationship in the process
Having our say : the Delany sisters' first one hundred years( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member 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)
Shaft in Africa by John Guillermin( Visual )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective John Shaft is persuaded by diplomats at the United Nations to track down a slave-trading operation. This is the third film in the Shaft series
Shaft's big score by Gordon Parks( Visual )

16 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and Multiple languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye John Shaft runs afoul of the underworld as he investigates a friend's murder
Christmas in Connecticut( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth is the star of a successful cooking show and author of several cookbooks, but when she has to cook Christmas dinner on live t.v., trouble ensues. Elizabeth can't cook
Theodore Rex( Visual )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A futuristic family comedy about an ambitious cop and a clumsy dinosaur on a mission to save the world from an evil billionaire who plans to start another ice age, cause the extinction of mankind, and build his own version of paradise
Joe and Max( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and German and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe and Max: As African-American Joe Louis fights to become boxing's heavyweight champion, the top German boxer, pacifist Max Schmeling, is heralded by the Nazis as the perfect athlete. The world watched as their bouts took on epic proporations, but outside of public view, they forged a friendship that would transcend enemy lines
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