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Graves, Peter 1926-2010

Works: 545 works in 991 publications in 4 languages and 25,416 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Biographical television programs  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Film noir  Documentary television programs  Parody films  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Interviewee, Host, Performer, Costume designer, Contributor, Moderator
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 )

31 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Top secret!: Parody film that pits American rock star Nick Rivers against the dreaded East German High Command. It's a race against time as Nick teams up with Hillary Flammond to find her father before he can create the ultimate super weapon-- the Polaris Mine
The mystery of Edgar Allan Poe by Peter Graves( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the writer Edgar Allan Poe
Winds of war by Robert Mitchum( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 835 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 "Pug" Henry as he is sent to Berlin as the U.S. Naval attaché. Shows how "Pug" 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
William Shakespeare : a life of drama( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare
The Night of the Hunter by Charles Laughton( Visual )

13 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A self-styled preacher marries and murders the widow of an executed convict with whom he once shared a cell. He then terrorizes her two young children to force them to tell him the whereabouts of the $10,000 he knows their father hid before his imprisonment
Henry Ford by Bert Cunnington( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He made the automobile accessible to the common man. This is the fascinating story of the driven man who changed the way we all live. Henry Ford was one of the great innovators of his time. When the car he invented became so popular he couldn't build them fast enough, he came up with the modern assembly plant to meet demand. Profiles the life of the industrial giant who earned notoriety for his intolerance as well as his inventiveness. Traces his monumental career, from his first handbuilt car to saving his company with the introduction of the V-8 at an age when most men are long retired
Susan B. Anthony : rebel for the cause( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 595 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
Thomas Jefferson : philosopher of freedom by Adam Friedman( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The public life of Jefferson was exemplary, but his private life was flawed
Lewis & Clark : explorers of the new frontier( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 408 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
These old broads( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 385 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 354 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
Benedict Arnold : triumph and treason( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 347 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode of Biography offers insight into Genghis Khan, the savage military and political genius who founded Mongolia and went on to subjugate much of Eurasia
Mission: impossible( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original classic television series. Your mission, should you choose to accept it.... This is the original EMmy Award-winning TV series - with its iconic, Grammy-winning theme song and packed with innovative plot twists that made this Cold-War spy series so famous
Victory at sea( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The epic story of the greatest sea battles of World War II
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.14 for Airplane! ... to 0.95 for [Interview ...)

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

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Peter Graves US-amerikanischer Schauspieler (1926-2010)

Petrus Graves

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Пітер Грейвс

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English (112)

French (7)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)

William Shakespeare : a life of dramaThese old broads