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Nicholas, Denise 1944-

Overview
Works: 72 works in 149 publications in 2 languages and 4,739 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Historical fiction  Bildungsromans  Comedy films  Film adaptations  War films  Blaxploitation films  Vampire films  Horror films 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer, Narrator, Commentator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Denise Nicholas
Publications by Denise Nicholas
Most widely held works about Denise Nicholas
 
Most widely held works by Denise Nicholas
Freshwater road by Denise Nicholas( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 928 libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1964, 19-year-old Celeste Tyree, straddling the strong race consciousness of her father and the race aversion of her estranged mother, takes time off from college and her white boyfriend, traveling from Michigan to Mississippi to lend her efforts to Freedom Summer
And the children shall lead by Emma Pullen( visu )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
In 1964 segregation is a reality in Catesville, Mississippi, but 12-year-old Rachel doesn't notice because she has many white friends. When a group of civil rights activists comes to town, the tension between black and white citizens grows. It's now up to Rachel and her friends to persuade the adults to overcome the racial barriers that divide them
Blacula by William Crain( visu )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 355 libraries worldwide
An African vampire prince stalks the city streets to satisfy his desire for blood
Ghost dad by MCA Universal Home Video( visu )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and French and held by 339 libraries worldwide
A father returns from the dead as a ghost and must learn how to be seen and heard so he can take care of his family
Proud ( visu )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
The USS Mason entered WWII on a presumably doomed mission. The all African-American crew overcame the harsh realities of war abroad and segregation at home ... and was finally honored for its heroism in 1994
An American daughter by Wendy Wasserstein( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
"On the eve of Dr. Lyssa Dent Hughes' nomination as Surgeon General, a witty and dangerous cast of characters stir the calm waters of her Georgetown home."
Let's do it again ( visu )
4 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Working class brothers swindle big time gamblers to save their fraternal lodge in the second pairing of Poitier and Cosby (Uptown Saturday Night)
A piece of the action by Sidney Poitier( visu )
3 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
"Manny and Dave are two Chicago crooks skilled at rippiing off rip-off-artists who exploit the poor. They don't intend to give to the poor until a sly detective anonymously pulls a con of his own: they must donate time to the Community Center ... or do time in the federal pen"--Back container cover
Freshwater road by Denise Nicholas( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
A young, privileged black woman from Detroit, Celeste has begun to realize she knows as little about her race as her white ex-boyfriend. So she heads to the South "to shore up her own Negro-ness" by volunteering during the Freedom Summer
Room 222 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
A black teacher, "Mr. Pete Dixon," at a multiracial Los Angeles high school, "Walt Whitman High," explores with his students socially relevant issues such as prejudice and drugs
Blue collar blues by Rosalyn McMillan( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
People and Passions collide, pitting white-collar against blue-collar! Champion Motors, one of Detroit's biggest auto manufactures and ruled by the law of overtime, is shutting down plants and laying off their workers. Tensions are mounting and violence is erupting. The lack of overtime to go around and a fatal attraction between employees at the plant ends in murder. Against this backdrop four very different people are about to collide, Thyme Tyler, educated and ambitious, the industry's only female African-American plant manager struggles to gain complete professional parity, revealing the bitterest of betrayals; Ron Davis, the plant's fiery union leader, protects his people and stays cool even at ground zero of red-hot labor unrest, yet refuses to confront his failings, throwing his private life into turmoil; khan Davis, Ron's brilliant, feisty niece, is pulled by the lure of big money and the temptations of an irresistibly sensual older lover; and R.C. Richardson, Champion's biggest car dealer, who built his fortune through breathtaking risks and long-shot schemes, is dangerously close to losing it all in his lust for khan's body and the big win. Sizzling with scandal, bold true-to-life drama, passion between and beyond the sheets-humor, and piercing insight, Blue Collar Blues is Rosalyn McMillan's best novel yet
In the heat of the night ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
"Set in fictional southern towns, the show centers on Bill Gillespie (Caroll O'Connor), a sheriff who tries to solve crimes and catch criminals while navigating through tricky small-town politics where racial tensions often run high."--Container
In the heat of the night ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
"Set in fictional southern towns, the show centers on Bill Gillespie (Carroll O'Connor) as a small town sheriff who tries to solve crimes and catch criminals while navigating through tricky small-town politics where racial tensions often run high"--Container
Room 222 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
"Room 222 chronicles the lives of teachers and students at Walt Whitman High School, in Los Angeles. The main character is Pete Dixon, an easy-going American History teacher who attempts to help out his colleagues and students. Besides his girlfriend and school counselor Liz McIntyre, he has the help of fellow teacher Alice Johnson, and the occasional interference of cynical principal Seymour Kaufman. Pete deals primarily with the racial tensions of 1960s L.A., but also the various other teenage social issues of the day."--TV Rage website
Marvin & Tige ( visu )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
An alcoholic and a street-smart kid gradually form a relationship based on respect and trust
Ritual by Pamela S Belding( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Leon Becker is a successful, wealthy Malibu attorney who sees his seemingly perfect family as an example of the Great American Dream, even if you are black. But underneath the surface, the Beckers are a family in crisis
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Denise Nicholas ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Actress Denise Nicholas was born Donna Denise Nicholas on July 12, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan. In 1964, married to Gilbert Moses, the couple became involved in the Free Southern Theater Company. Nicholas moved to New York City, and in 1967 became one of the first members of the Negro Ensemble Company. She was also cast as a character on the ABC-TV series It Takes a Thief that year. In 1969, she was cast on the popular television series Room 222 as “Liz McIntyre”. Throughout the 1970s, she worked in films with Sidney Poitier and Bill Cosby. In 1987, Nicholas earned her B.A. degree in drama from the University of Southern California. She returned to television with In the Heat of the Night in 1988. In 2005, Nicholas wrote her first novel, Freshwater Road, launching her career as a novelist. She received four NAACP Image Awards
The Denise Nicholas beauty book by Denise Nicholas( Book )
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Pure luck : King Ralph ; Ghost dad ; For richer or poorer ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Pure luck: Eugene Proctor, an unlucky, mishap-prone man, is sent on a mission with a no-nonsense detective, to rescue the equally unlucky daughter of his boss
 
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Alternative Names
Denise Nicholas actrice américaine
Denise Nicholas Actrita
Denise Nicholas Amerikaans actrice
Denise Nicholas amerikansk skådespelare
Denise Nicholas amerikansk skodespelar
Denise Nicholas amerikansk skuespiller
Denise Nicholas attrice statunitense
Nicholas Hill, Denise
Дениз Николас
دنیس نیکولاس بازیگر آمریکایی
Languages
English (88)
French (1)
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