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Graves, Peter 1926-2010

Works: 509 works in 876 publications in 2 languages and 23,772 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Drama  Comedy films  Parody films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Fiction  Disaster films  Television programs  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Actor, Host, Narrator, Interviewee, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 )
15 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 1,980 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
The mystery of Edgar Allan Poe ( visu )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 1,074 libraries worldwide
Presents an in-depth look at the tragic life of one of the last century's most mysterious writers
William Shakespeare a life of drama ( visu )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 972 libraries worldwide
A biography of the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare
Michelangelo artist and man by A. & E. Television Network( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 917 libraries worldwide
He is one of the greatest artists of all time, a man whose name has become synonymous with the word masterpiece: Michelangelo Buonarotti. Creator of unparalleled works of art painted on canvas and plaster, carved in marble and built from stone, Michelangelo created a legacy of art treasured by the world: The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the heroic marble sculpture of David, and the central plan for Saint Peter's Cathedral in Rome. Was he the tortured and lonely man who suffered agonies in pursuit of his art, as he is often portrayed?
Winds of war by Robert Mitchum( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 821 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
Susan B. Anthony rebel for the cause ( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 658 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
Lewis & Clark explorers of the new frontier ( visu )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 483 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
Jackie Robinson ( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 420 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
Henry Ford ( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 394 libraries worldwide
The story behind the automobile giant whose foresight and vision ushered America into a period of epic change
Alaska by James A Michener( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 384 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
These old broads ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 368 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
Benjamin Franklin citizen of the world by Adam Friedman( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Presents the life of the eccentric American statesman, Benjamin Franklin
Pioneers of television ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 349 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
Moses and the Ten Commandments ( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 340 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 ( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 330 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
Texas by James A Michener( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
A novel about the birth, the rise, and the history of Texas. Follows the turbulent lives of Texans from the first daring settlers of the rugged Mexican territory to the oil riggers, tycoons, and power players of today
Mission: impossible ( visu )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and French and held by 309 libraries worldwide
A team of government spies and specialists carries out impossible missions assigned to them by the unseen "Secretary."
Genghis Khan terror and conquest ( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Recounts the life and conquests of Genghis Khan
Thomas Jefferson philosopher of freedom by Adam Friedman( visu )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 303 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
Savannah smiles ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 285 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 Amerikaans filmacteur
Peter Graves attore statunitense
Peter Graves US-amerikanischer Schauspieler (1926-2010)
Petrus Graves
Грейвс, Питер
פיטר גרייבס
پیتر گراوس
피터 그레이브스
English (127)
French (1)
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