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Peters, Brock

Overview
Works: 239 works in 609 publications in 4 languages and 19,440 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Animated television programs  Musical films  Superhero television programs  Juvenile works  Children's television programs  History  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, vac, Singer, Author, Interviewee, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Brock Peters
Publications by Brock Peters
Publications by Brock Peters, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Brock Peters
Soylent Green by Richard Fleischer( visu )
20 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,427 libraries worldwide
A tale of Earth in despair in 2022. Natural food like fruits, vegetables, and meat among others are now extinct. Earth is overpopulated and New York City has 40 million starving, poverty stricken people. The only way they survive is with water rations and eating a mysterious food called Soylent. A detective investigates the murder of the president of the Soylent company. The truth he uncovers is more disturbing than the Earth in turmoil when he learns the secret ingredient of Soylent green
The Pawnbroker by Sidney Lumet( visu )
30 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,216 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
Batman, the animated series ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
Millionaire Bruce Wayne's alter-ego Batman protects the streets of Gotham City from various villains and arch-enemies
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones by Otto Preminger( visu )
9 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and held by 684 libraries worldwide
Dorothy Dandridge delivers a star-making performance in the title role, as a femme fatale who seduces a handsome soldier, setting in motion a classic tale of betrayal and jealousy. With the music of Georges Bizet and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, this musical feast sets the screen on fire with passion
The voyage of La Amistad a quest for freedom ( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 578 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
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
Lost in the stars by Kurt Weill( visu )
14 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 516 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
Faerie tale theatre ( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 499 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 469 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 )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
While Captain Kirk and Spock vacation, a renegade Vulcan hijacks the Enterprise and pilots it on a journey to uncover the universe's innermost secrets
Star wars the radio drama by Brian Daley( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 395 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
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 386 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
Fall River legend by Morton Gould( file )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Black boy by Richard Wright( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1969 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 323 libraries worldwide
An abridgement of the author's autobiography which tells of his mental and emotional struggle to educate himself and led him to leave the South behind while still a teenager 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 295 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 by Not Available( 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 emply emancipated slaves
Shelley Duvall's Faerie tale theatre ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 244 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
Star Wars by Geof Smith( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
"The Rebellion faces its darkest hour"--Page 4 of cover
To kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
When a Southern white woman accuses a black man of rape, the outcome of the trial is a foregone conclusion and no lawyer except Peck will defend him. Peck's defense costs him friendships but earns him the respect of his two children. Includes extra interview footage. This is a descriptive video
 
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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
Брок Питерс
براک پیترس بازیگر آمریکایی
ブロック・ピーターズ
布罗克·彼得斯
Languages
English (121)
German (8)
Spanish (2)
French (1)
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