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Graves, Peter 1926-2010

Works: 429 works in 920 publications in 4 languages and 23,640 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Biographical television programs  History  Comedy films  Spy television programs  Documentary television programs  Action and adventure television programs  Film adaptations  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Host, Interviewee, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Peter Graves
Most widely held works by Peter Graves
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

30 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this spoof of disaster movies, Ted Striker, an ex-Navy pilot, just got dumped by his long-time girlfriend Elaine Dickinson, who works as a stewardess. In his wish to get her back, he follows her aboard a plane, although he has had a deep aversion against anything winged since he lost several men in the war. During flight, he tries to make up with her again and again, but a crisis looms as the crew and many passengers get seriously ill due to a bad fish meal. Now, it is up to him to land the airplane safely, before the poisoning starts causing casualties. But Ted Striker's aversion to piloting is a serious psychosis, which breaks open and needs to be cured--right now
Mission: impossible( Visual )

75 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Phelps, new head of the IMF (Impossible Mission Force), starts a tape recorder each morning and learns his latest assignment. He picks his team of skilled agents for the next covert mission: Cinnamon Carter is the female seductress, Rollin Hand is the master of disguise, Willie Armitage is the muscle, and Barney Collier is the electronics whiz. With tight, clockwork-precision plots and an array of neat gadgetry, television's coolest spies take us around the world and beyond
The mystery of Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an in-depth look at the tragic life of one the last century's most mysterious writers
William Shakespeare a life of drama( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare
Michelangelo artist and man by A. & E. Television Network( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows Michelangelo's life and his time, and his works
Winds of war by Robert Mitchum( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells an epic story of military strategy, politics, romance, and family conflict set against the backdrop of world events from 1938 through the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. Follows naval officer Victor ʺPugʺ Henry as he is sent to Berlin as the U.S. Naval attaché. Shows how ʺPugʺ and his family are drawn into the center of the conflicts that lead to America's involvement in World War II as Germany expands and proceeds to seize several border countries, Italy attempts to establish a Fascist colonial empire under Mussolini, and Japan prepares for a major battle with China
The Night of the Hunter by Charles Laughton( Visual )

19 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychotic self-styled preacher marries and murders a young widow for her money. He then pursues her children to get his hands on the money, only to meet his match in the form of a saintly farm woman, who becomes the children's protector
Susan B. Anthony rebel for the cause( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life of Susan B. Anthony who fought for women's rights, especially the right to vote. Combining archival photographs with dramatic recreations and interviews, shows how Anthony endured threats and ridicule for her efforts to reform unfair laws that governed women
Jackie Robinson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Graves reviews the life of Jackie Robinson, the American hero whose accomplishments went far beyond the ballpark and who personified a new definition of the phrase All-Star
Lewis & Clark explorers of the new frontier( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exciting adventure of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, who risked their lives and journeyed over 8,000 miles to chart the overland route to Oregon. Commissioned for the job by President Jefferson, they headed into the wilderness with about 50 men. Along the way, they encountered Indians, collected new plant specimens and minerals, and kept a sharp lookout for grizzly bears. Two years later they returned in triumph
Henry Ford( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story behind the automobile giant whose foresight and vision ushered America into a period of epic change
These old broads( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three aging divas and their agent all hate each other, but since they are all desperate for money they agree to reunite for a television special
Pioneers of television( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each episode melds interviews with archival clips to offer a fresh take on televisions founding celebrities. Season two profiles science fiction, crime dramas, kids' shows, and westerns. The Science fiction episode features clips from The twilight zone, Lost in space, Star trek, The lieutenant and Time tunnel. The Western episode features clips from Gunsmoke, Bonanza, The rifleman, The big valley, Daniel Boone, The wild wild west, Maverick, Support your local sheriff, Lady of burlesque, and High chaparral. The Crime dramas episode features clips from Columbo, Dragnet, Freedom highway, Hawaii five-o, I spy, Mannix, Mission impossible, Police woman, Rockford files, Sunset range, Unsolved and Untouchables. The Local kids' TV episode features clips from Wallace and Ladmo show, Bozo's circus, Garfield Goose and friends, Fat Albert and the Cosby kids, Muppet commercials, Sam and friends, Time for Beany, Chuck McCann show, Children's corner, Mr. Rogers' neighborhood, Whizzo the clown, Axel and his dog, Terry tell time, Porky Pig, Romper room and Sesame Street
Benjamin Franklin citizen of the world by Adam Friedman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the American Renaissance man, Benjamin Franklin. An inventor and civic leader, he became a revolutionary at age 70. As a statesman, he was appointed as America's first ambassador to France and became the chief architect of the Treaty of Paris
Moses and the Ten Commandments( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He was a complex man and a reluctant prophet. But when called upon to save his people, he overcame his doubts and fears and defeated the most powerful empire on earth. Abundant location footage, rare paintings and artifacts are used
Benedict Arnold triumph and treason( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with the life of Benedict Arnold. Focuses on Arnold's boyhood, early life in business, and entrance into the service. Also covers his marriage to Peggy Shippen, his heroism in 1777, his eventual treason, his life in England, and his death
Genghis Khan terror and conquest by Edward Bazalgette( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life and conquests of Genghis Khan
Thomas Jefferson philosopher of freedom by Adam Friedman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statesman, scientist, architect and President, he was America's dashing Renaissance man. More than anyone else, Thomas Jefferson defined the principles and ideals of a young nation. Learn why he was chosen to write the Declaration of Independence in spite of his initial misgivings and more
George Armstrong Custer America's golden cavalier( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of George Armstrong Custer, a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army who perished along with more than 200 men who followed him into the Battle of the Little Bighorn
Savannah smiles( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Savannah is an imaginative six-year-old whose wealthy politician parents have little time for her. When Savannah runs away from home and hides in the broken-down getaway car of two bumbling felons, the small-time crooks are mistaken for kidnappers
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Alternative Names
Aurness, Peter

Aurness, Peter 1926-2010

Graves, Peter Aurness 1926-2010

Peter Graves acteur américain

Peter Graves actor estadounidense

Peter Graves Amerikaans filmacteur

Peter Graves attore statunitense

Peter Graves US-amerikanischer Schauspieler (1926-2010)

Petrus Graves

Грейвс, Питер

פיטר גרייבס

پیتر گراوس

피터 그레이브스



English (206)

French (15)

Spanish (7)

German (3)

William Shakespeare a life of dramaThese old broadsMoses and the Ten Commandments