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Graves, Peter 1926-2010

Works: 424 works in 944 publications in 5 languages and 24,264 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Biographical television programs  Documentary television programs  History  Comedy films  Nonfiction television programs  Film adaptations  Television series  Spy television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Interviewee, Host, Performer, Costume designer, nar
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 about Peter Graves
Most widely held works by Peter Graves
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams( visu )
36 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,123 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
Mission: impossible by Brian De Palma( visu )
99 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,389 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 ( visu )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 1,084 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 ( visu )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 917 libraries worldwide
A biography of the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare
Winds of war by Robert Mitchum( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 896 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
Michelangelo artist and man by Creighton Gilbert( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 876 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?
The Night of the Hunter by Charles Laughton( visu )
20 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 759 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( visu )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 682 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 )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 635 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 ( visu )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 466 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
Victory at sea by Digiview Entertainment( visu )
13 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 466 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
Lewis & Clark explorers of the new frontier ( visu )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the Lewis and Clark expedition to chart the unknown territories of the United States
Alaska by James A Michener( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 365 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 364 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 353 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
Thomas Jefferson by Ken Burns( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 347 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
Benjamin Franklin citizen of the world by Adam Friedman( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 336 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 ( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 328 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 325 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
George Armstrong Custer America's golden cavalier ( visu )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 310 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
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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 (245)
French (15)
Spanish (14)
German (2)
Multiple languages (1)
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