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Graves, Peter 1926-2010

Works: 463 works in 752 publications in 2 languages and 22,275 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  History  Film adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Fiction  Television programs  Television series  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Host, Narrator, Interviewee, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Peter Graves
Publications by Peter Graves
Publications by Peter Graves, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Peter Graves
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams( visu )
15 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 1,976 libraries worldwide
The passengers and crew of an airplane suffer every catastrophe in the book in this spoof of disaster movies
William Shakespeare a life of drama ( visu )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 994 libraries worldwide
A biography of the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare
Michelangelo artist and man by A. & E. Television Network( visu )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 933 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 760 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( visu )
9 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 651 libraries worldwide
"The Night of the Hunter -- incredibly, the only film the great actor Charles Laughton ever directed -- is truly a stand-alone masterwork. A horror movie with qualities of a Grimm fairy tale, it stars a sublimely sinister Robert Mitchum as a traveling preacher named Harry Powell (he of the tattooed knuckles), whose nefarious motives for marrying a fragile widow, played by Shelley Winters, are uncovered by her terrified young children. Graced by images of eerie beauty and a sneaky sense of humor, this ethereal, expressionistic American classic -- also featuring the contributions of actress Lillian Gish and writer James Agee -- is cinema's most eccentric rendering of the battle between good and evil." -- Publisher
The mystery of Edgar Allan Poe ( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 605 libraries worldwide
Presents an in-depth look at the tragic life of one the last century's most mysterious writers
Susan B. Anthony rebel for the cause ( visu )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 561 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 )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the Lewis and Clark expedition to chart the unknown territories of the United States
The mystery of Edgar Allan Poe ( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
Presents an in-depth look at the tragic life of one of the last century's most mysterious writers
Henry Ford ( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 373 libraries worldwide
The story behind the automobile giant whose foresight and vision ushered America into a period of epic change
Jackie Robinson ( visu )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 369 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
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
Pioneers of television ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 351 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
Texas by James A Michener( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 317 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 317 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
Thomas Jefferson philosopher of freedom by Adam Friedman( visu )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 311 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 292 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
Henry Ford ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 287 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
Benjamin Franklin citizen of the world by Adam Friedman( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
Presents the life of the eccentric American statesman, Benjamin Franklin
House on Haunted Hill by William Malone( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 252 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
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Alternative Names
Aurness, Peter
Aurness, Peter 1926-2010
Graves, Peter Aurness 1926-2010
English (98)
French (1)
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