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Graves, Peter 1926-2010

Overview
Works: 538 works in 975 publications in 4 languages and 24,732 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Documentary television programs  Biographical television programs  History  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Horror films  Parody films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Interviewee, Host, Performer, Costume designer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Peter Graves
Publications by Peter Graves
Publications by Peter Graves, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Peter Graves
 
Most widely held works by Peter Graves
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams( visu )
28 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,162 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 ( visu )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 1,013 libraries worldwide
A biography of the writer Edgar Allan Poe
William Shakespeare : a life of drama ( visu )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 858 libraries worldwide
A biography of the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare
Winds of war by Robert Mitchum( visu )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 839 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
Michelangelo : artist and man by A. & E. Television Network( visu )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 831 libraries worldwide
Biography examines the broad canvas of Michelangelo's life and legacy to probe the very soul of the artist who in his own lifetime was called genius
The Night of the Hunter by Charles Laughton( visu )
23 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 821 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
Henry Ford by Bert Cunnington( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 680 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 ( visu )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 611 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
The American Revolution : one nation's rise to independence ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 573 libraries worldwide
Documents the American Revolution using reenactments, commentaries by historical and military experts, and archival materials featuring the people, places and events from 1773 to the end of the war
Jackie Robinson ( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 440 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 ( visu )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 411 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
Thomas Jefferson : philosopher of freedom by Adam Friedman( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
Statesman, scientist, architect, President - he was America's dashing Renaissance man. But outside of public life, Jefferson was a different man. Was he involved in a messy affair while serving as Mister to France? Why did he die with debts of over $100.000?
These old broads ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 383 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 354 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
Victory at Sea : the Legendary World War II Documentary ( visu )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
"Arguably the most influential documentary in television history, VICTORY AT SEA, in the words of Harper's Weekly, "created a new art form." The 26 half-hour episodes were culled from over 13,000 hours of footage shot by the U.S., British, German and Japanese navies during World War II. Narrated by Leonard Graves and set to a score by Richard Rodgers, the program offered a remarkable look at the realities of naval warfare and the extraordinary challenges faced by the Allies."--Container
Mission: impossible ( visu )
13 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
The "Impossible Missions Force" consists of a team of extraordinary spies who are experts in their fields: The Leader, The Tech Expert, The Muscle, The Master of Disguise and The Femme Fatale. Every day, this elite force risks failure, capture and death ... but nothing is more important than their mission
The adventures of Daniel Boone by George O'Brien( visu )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Gives the true life of Daniel Boone and separates it from the legend
Benedict Arnold : triumph and treason ( visu )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 341 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
House on Haunted Hill by William Castle( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
Theme park mogul Steven Price is throwing a strange birthday party for his wife, a scary night in an abandoned insane asylum. He invites five strangers to join them with the promise of a million dollars for those who make it through the night without being scared to death, literally
Alaska by James A Michener( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
Epic novel of the growth of Alaska from unexplored territory through the gold rush of the 1890's and into the 20th century
 
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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 שחקן אמריקאי
پیتر گراوس
피터 그레이브스
ピーター・グレイブス
彼得·格雷夫斯
Languages
English (165)
French (7)
Dutch (1)
German (1)
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