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Turman, Glynn

Overview
Works: 108 works in 236 publications in 3 languages and 10,907 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Sports films  Historical films  Television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Television comedies  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Interviewee, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Glynn Turman
Race by Stephen Hopkins( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history launches him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy
Buffalo soldiers( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fact-based story about the all-black U.S. Cavalry Troop H, which protected the Western territories in post-Civil War times. The story focuses on the troops' attempts to capture an Apache warrior, Victorio, who slaughters the settlers in New Mexico. The film examines the racial tensions that existed between the black soldiers and some of the white soldiers, and the truths about the Indian invaders
Sahara by Breck Eisner( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dirk Pitt is searching for a treasure on the River Niger. Pitt, along with his buddy Al Giordino have to thwart the attempted assassination of a beautiful U.N. scientist who is investigating a disease that is driving thousands of North Africans to death. The suspected cause of the raging epidemic is a vast, fast spreading pollution that threatens to extinguish all life in the world's seas. Racing to save the world from environmental catastrophe, Pitt and his team run a gauntlet between a billionaire French industrialist and a bloodthirsty West African tyrant. In the scorching Sahara desert, Pitt uncovers the truth behind the fate of a long-lost Civil War ironclad. Now, Dirk and Al will have to make a desperate stand and fight a battle the world cannot afford for them to lose
Cooley High( Visual )

18 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fun-loving and warm movie about high school life in the 1960's. Preach, a serious-minded writer and Cochise, a basketball hero headed for college, are best friends at Cooley High in Chicago. Together, they cut classes to go to the zoo, crash parties, put the hustle on some hustlers, and dream of getting out of their impoverished, rough neighborhood
How Stella got her groove back by Angela Bassett( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heartwarming comedy about a woman who resists falling in love with a 20-year-old man, until her best friend urges her to rediscover herself and get in the groove
John dies at the end by Don Coscarelli( Visual )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's all about the Soy Sauce, a drug that promises an out-of-body experience with each hit. But some who come back are no longer human. Suddenly a silent otherworldly invasion is underway, and mankind needs a hero. What it gets instead is John and David, a pair of college dropouts who can barely hold down jobs. Can these two stop the oncoming horror in time to save humanity? No. No, they can't
House of lies by Don Cheadle( Visual )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Corporate America-skewering comedy about a self-loathing management consultant from a top tier firm who is never above using any means, or anyone, necessary to get his way with and for his clients
House of lies by Don Cheadle( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is a scathing, Corporate America-skewering comedy about a self-loathing management consultant from a top-tier firm who is never above using any means (or anyone) necessary to get his way with and for his clients
House of lies( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In season four of this viciously funny take on high-stakes business, failure is not an option. Fresh from a stint in prison, brilliantly manipulative management consultant Marty Kaan is driven to rebuild his faltering firm. Nothing's going to distract him, even if that means booting his extremely pregnant off-and-on partner Jeannie
Hou$e of lie$( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is a scathing, Corporate America-skewering comedy about a self-loathing management consultant from a top-tier firm who is never above using any means (or anyone) necessary to get his way with and for his clients
Race to freedom : the underground railroad( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the dramatic story of four slaves who escape from a cotton plantation in the South and travel along a clandestine network of escape routes, known as "the underground railroad", to freedom in Canada
House of lies( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now that Kaan & Associates is back on top, their biggest mission is staying there. In the fifth and final season of House of Lies, the tight-knit, profit-seeking pod launches life-changing moves with some gamechanging tactics
The serpent's egg by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans l'Allemagne de 1923, c'est l'inflation galopante, le chômage, la misère et le désespoir. Ancien artiste de cirque d'origine juive, Abel Rosenberg est interrogé par la police à propos du suicide de son frère Max. Dans l'après-midi, Abel se rend dans un cabaret où se produit sa belle-soeur Manuela, pour lui annoncer la mauvaise nouvelle. Le jour suivant, l'inspecteur Bauer emmène Abel à la morgue pour identifier plusieurs cadavres. Se sentant injustement soupçonné, Abel essaie en vain de s'échapper. Après une visite de Manuela, il est autorisé à quitter la prison. Un jour, en rentrant dans son appartement, Abel découvre le cadavre de Manuela. En brisant l'un des miroirs de la pièce, il constate la présence d'un réseau de caméras clandestines
Freedom song( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stirring account of the civil rights struggle in the early 1960s, based on first-hand recollections of veteran activists, burning with realism, commitment, and the urgency of the lives in crisis
Men of honor by Robert De Niro( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member 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
A Hero ain't nothin' but a sandwich( Visual )

6 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a mother, stepfather and 13-year-old boy, facing the pressures of drugs and crime in the ghetto. The boy is bright and faces a struggle, but with the help of real, loving heroes like his mom and stepdad he's on his way to becoming somebody really special
Kings of the evening( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After two years in jail, Homer Hobbs returns to his bleak urban home during the depths of the Great Depression. With no job, no prospects, and no hope, Homer finds a kinship with four strangers. On Sunday nights, in a dingy hall, the men of the neighborhood piece together the finest attire their meager lives can beg, borrow, or steal to compete in an unusual fashion contest. The big winner will go home with the five dollar prize. The real prize is the chance to feel like a king for an evening
The River Niger ; Death of a prophet by Louis Gossett( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The River Niger: Based on Joseph A. Walker's Tony Award winning play "The River Niger" as presented on stage by the Negro Ensemble Company. Story of a ghetto family torn apart by a revolution, but held together through misfortune. Examines what might happen, and how people will react, when the tension of city life turns to violent revolution
Rebound : the legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault by Rebound( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Earl Manigault is dramatized, telling the story of his basketball career, his drug problems that ended his career prematurely, and the basketball program he started for Harlem kids to keep them away from drugs
Black theatre : the making of a movement( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recaptures the birth of a new theatre from the Civil Rights activism of the 1950's, '60s, and '70s. Presents an encyclopedia of the leading figures, institutions and events. Clips from historic productions include the first all-black production of Genet's The Blacks, along with A Raisin in the sun, Black girl, Dutchman, and For Colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf
 
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A Hero ain't nothin' but a sandwich
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A Hero ain't nothin' but a sandwich
Alternative Names
Glynn Turman acteur américain

Glynn Turman Amerikaans acteur

Glynn Turman amerikansk manusforfattar og skodespelar

Glynn Turman amerikansk manusförfattare och skådespelare

Glynn Turman amerikansk manusforfatter og skuespiller

Glynn Turman amerikansk manuskriptforfatter og skuespiller

Glynn Turman attore, regista e produttore statunitense

Glynn Turman US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Тёрмен, Глинн

Գլին Թուրման

גלין טורמן שחקן אמריקאי

غلين تورمان

قلین ترمن

گلین تورمان بازیگر و فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

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格林·特曼

Languages
English (103)

Spanish (1)

Swedish (1)