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Peters, Brock

Overview
Works: 285 works in 627 publications in 4 languages and 19,577 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Legal films  Musical films  Fiction  History  Science fiction television programs  Television series  Interviews 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, vac, Singer, Author, Interviewee, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee( visu )
86 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 5,208 libraries worldwide
In a small Alabama town in the thirties, a softly-spoken lawyer defends a black sharecropper against a charge of raping a white woman
Soylent Green by Richard Fleischer( visu )
19 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,438 libraries worldwide
Hideous truth about the secret ingredient of "Soylent Green."
The Pawnbroker by Sidney Lumet( visu )
26 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,217 libraries worldwide
A long time ago, Sol Nazerman was a professor. He had a wife, children. Then the Germans came. Sol survived the concentration camp, his family did not. Now, as the pawnbroker in a shop owned by a racketeer, he grows increasingly bitter and callous, withdrawing still further from the world around him. His eager assistant Jesus looks to him as both a teacher and a father figure, but Sol eschews involvement or compassion. This detachment leads to a tragedy, which awakens Sol's humanity, wherein he can finally acknowledge his burden of grief and guilt
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones by Otto Preminger( visu )
12 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,083 libraries worldwide
This is a familiar archetypal story, which is exactly where its appeal lies. Relocated to a Southern military base, Joe is a soldier about to leave for flying school, planning to marry his longtime sweetheart Cindy Lou before he goes. But free-spirited parachute packer Carmen interferes, when Joe is tasked with delivering her to jail after she gets into a vicious fight with another woman. This begins their stormy romance, and ends with Joe AWOL, the pair on the run in Chicago, and Carmen deserting Joe for professional boxer Husky Miller. Undone by her fickleness, Joe's passion for Carmen has tragic consequences
The voyage of La Amistad : a quest for freedom ( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
This documentary tells the story of the revolt aboard the slave ship La Amistad, in which Africans abducted from Sierra Leone in violation of international law took over the ship on which they were held, only to end up in the American court system. They took their case all the way to the Supreme Court, with various abolitionists and former president John Quincy Adams leading the way. Based on court documents and transcripts, letters written by the Africans and their lawyers, newspaper articles, and testimony from present-day scholars
Lost in the stars ( visu )
13 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 529 libraries worldwide
Stephen Kumalo, a black South African minister searches the unfamiliar back alleys and shanty towns of Johannesburg for his son, Absalom. But Kumalo's unwavering faith is put to the test when he finds Absalom in jail facing a capital murder charge. Courage, dignity and sacrifice fall prey to the whirlwind of racist hypocrisy and hollow justice in Absalom's trial. Absalom's reunion and reconciliation with this father, his jailhouse marriage to his pregnant sweetheart, and his heroic determination to tell the truth set the stage for a tragic climax
The locket by Rufus E Hallmark( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 523 libraries worldwide
The story of a wise woman who teaches a troubled young man an invaluable lesson about not giving up easily in the quest for both real love and a fulfilling life
Faerie tale theatre ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 480 libraries worldwide
This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered
Major Dundee by Sam Peckinpah( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 474 libraries worldwide
A Union major late in the Civil War takes it upon himself to punish a band of Apaches who murdered a ranch family and fled into Mexico. Being short of troops he uses Confederate prisoners, ex-slaves and criminals to accomplish his goal
Star trek IV : the voyage home by Leonard Nimoy( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
Branded as fugitives by the very Federation they swore to protect, the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise dutifully returns to Earth to face charges for crimes committed in the course of rescuing a resurrected Spock. But en route, it is learned that the Earth is being ravaged by a strange alien probe demanding a response from a life form that no longer exists
Star wars : the radio drama by Brian Daley( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
Experience Star Wars again with radio adaptations of the original movie. Performed by a full cast, including Mark Hamill, Star Wars: The Original Radio Dramas will take listeners beyond the film and into the wilds of their imaginations
Batman, the animated series ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Fight crime day and night alongside the Dark Knight with 28 heroic adventures from the acclaimed series
Fall River legend by Morton Gould( file )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 356 libraries worldwide
Batman, the animated series ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Millionaire Bruce Wayne's alter-ego Batman protects the streets of Gotham City from various villains and arch-enemies
Black boy by Richard Wright( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1969 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 318 libraries worldwide
An abridgement of the author's autobiography which tells of his struggle to educate himself, and how this led him, while still a teenager, to leave the South behind to live in Chicago and fulfill himself by becoming a writer
Star trek, Deep Space Nine ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Orbiting the liberated planet of Bajor, a Federation space station guards the opening of a stable wormhole to the far side of the Galaxy
Star trek, Deep Space Nine ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
Orbiting the liberated planet of Bajor, a Federation space station guards the opening of a stable wormhole to the far side of the Galaxy
10,000 black men named George ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
The true story of the formation of the first black-controlled union, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. Asa Philip Randolph, a black journalist establishes a voice for the forgotten workers of the Pullman Rail Company, were all black porters were simply named "George", after George Pullman, the first person to employ emancipated slaves
Shelley Duvall's Faerie tale theatre ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
"Evil magicians, cursed princes, fierce ogres, wicked queens and more fill this 4-episode collection from the award-winning series. Some of the most treasured tales of magic and enchantment are brought to life with glorious productions and magnificent costumes that will leave you spellbound ... happily ever after."--Container
The African-American audio experience ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
One of the most significant occurrances in America during the 20th century was the rise of African-American writers to the forefront of literature. Documenting their views on American culture and its tragic and glorious history, African-American writers' contributions reflected their struggle for equality and pave the way into a brighter future for their country. This collection includes selections of some of the best of those works, with an original introduction by Nikki Giovanni
 
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Alternative Names
Brock Peters acteur de cinéma et chanteur
Brock Peters Amerikaans filmacteur
Brock Peters attore statunitense
Brock Peters US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Sänger (* 1927; † 2005)
Fisher, Brock
Fisher, George
Fisher, George 1927-2005
Peters, Broc
Peters, Broc 1927-2005
Peters, Brock G.
Брок Питерс
براک پیترس بازیگر آمریکایی
ブロック・ピーターズ
布罗克·彼得斯
Languages
English (201)
German (7)
French (2)
Italian (2)
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