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Finch, Peter 1916-1977

Works: 198 works in 582 publications in 5 languages and 11,304 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  History  Religious films  War films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Commentator, Author, Contributor, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Peter Finch
Network by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

77 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satirical look at the politics and power struggles of television executives as a network news anchorman turns the tables on the "ratings."
Far from the madding crowd by Thomas Hardy( Visual )

26 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bathsheba Everdene is a willful, passionate girl who is never satisfied with anything less than a man's complete and helpless adoration. She captures the lives and loves of three very different men. Gabriel Oak is a sheep farmer who is captivated by her beauty and proposes marriage. William Boldwood is an older, prosperous man who had been a confirmed bachelor. Sergeant Frank Troy is a handsome, but reckless swordsman who's given to sudden fits of violence
The flight of the Phoenix by Dennis Quaid( Visual )

19 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cargo plane on a routine flight suddenly hits a high-turbulence storm, forcing a crash landing hundreds of miles off course in the barren Gobi desert. Among the survivors, one eccentric passenger leads the crew to build a new plane - against all odds, against all hope, and sometimes - against each other
The nun's story by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

21 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audrey Hepburn portrays a nun whose life journey takes her from the staff of a mental asylum to a surgical nurse in the Belgian Congo. She returns to Belgium as World War II breaks out and is torn between the needs of the Resistance and the church's neutrality
Sunday bloody Sunday by John Schlesinger( Visual )

40 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young designer shares his sexual favors equally between lovers of different sexes, a Jewish gentleman doctor and a lady executive
Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1960 and 1997 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Louis Stevenson's exciting saga of a young man's quest for his rightful inheritance
Elephant Walk by William Dieterle( Visual )

8 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young bride accompanies her husband to his plantation called Elephant Walk, and falls for the overseer. This love triangle is soon dwarfed by a cholera epidemic and a drought that brings herds of elephants to the plantation in a thundering stampede
The red tent( Visual )

6 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the saga of explorer General Nobile whose 1928 Arctic expedition turns into disaster
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of Shakespeare's tragedy of two lovers
The story of Robin Hood( Visual )

5 editions published between 1952 and 1991 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Hood, the handsome and courageous champion of the poor, leads his gallant Merrie Men in a crusade intent on undermining the oppressive reign of evil Prince John
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains William Shakespeare's history play in which the Duke of Gloucester plots and schemes to obtain power and is eventually haunted by those he harmed in the process; includes essays on aspects of the play in performance; and presents twenty-one scenes on an audio CD
Girl with green eyes by Edna O'Brien( Visual )

4 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate and Baba move to the big city in search of fun, excitement, and men, but then Kate falls for an older, educated man and finds herself escaping into a world she's always dreamed of
A town like Alice by Jack Lee( Visual )

27 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nurse Jean Paget is one of a small band of women trekking through the Japanese-occupied Malayan jungle, where they are befriended by Joe Harman, a tough Australian P.O.W. Later each learns that the other has survived the horrors of the war, and they set out separately to find each other
The pumpkin eater( Visual )

9 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told in a series of episodic flashbacks, the film is the story of a British housewife's emotional breakdown in the face of impending middle age. Jo, a beutiful woman with many children from several marriages, has a comfortable and seemingly stable marriage to a famous writer. But her husband lusts after other women and Jo becomes painfully aware that she is defined by the trappings of her bourgeois existence. Her realization sends her into a spiral of depression and rage
Raid on Entebbe by Irvin Kershner( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It was June 1976 that an Air France plane carrying 244 passengers and a crew of 12 on a flight from Athens to Paris was hijacked by terrorists who forced the captain to alter course and eventually land at Uganda's Entebbe Airport. With the tacit approval of president Idi Amin, the passengers were held hostage and threatened with death if the Israeli government didn't comply with their captor's demand to release 53 Palestinian so-called freedom fighters held in Israeli prisons"--Container
The battle of the River Plate by Michael Powell( Visual )

11 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two weeks after the start of WWII, a powerful German pocket battleship, the Graf Spee, sails the South Atlantic, destroying Allied merchant ships at will. Captained by one of Germany's most brilliant naval officers, the Graf Spee, with her superior speed and artillery, appears and disappears, sinking ship after ship. When the Allies are finally able to pinpoint its location a trap is set, pitting British Intelligence against a wily and powerful military opponent"--Container
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Recording )

4 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man born to rule the world is destroyed by his weaknesses and lusts
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published in 1962 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a triumphal parade celebrates Julius Caesar and his defeat of the Roman general Pompey, Cassius schemes with Brutus to bring an end to Caesar before he becomes king and destroys the republic. Meanwhile, a soothsayer warns Caesar to "beware the Ides of March".--Container
Detective( Visual )

4 editions published between 1954 and 1990 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alec Guinness stars as Father Brown, an eccentric priest who spends his spare time working as an amateur private-eye to capture and reform criminals
Operation Amsterdam( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three British agents are sent into WWII Amsterdam to take as many of the city's industrial diamonds as they can before the impending Nazi invasion
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Alternative Names
Finch, Frederick George Peter Ingle-.

Finch, George Frederick Ingle- 1916-1977

Finch-Ingle, Frederick George Peter.

Ingle-Finch, Frederick Peter 1916-1977

Ingle-Finch, George Frederick 1916-1977

Ingle, Frederick George Peter Finch-.

Mitchell, William 1916-1977

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