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Peters, Brock

Works: 231 works in 497 publications in 3 languages and 15,798 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Interviews  Radio plays  Television programs  Poetry 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Vocalist, Singer, Costume designer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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To kill a mockingbird by Robert Mulligan( visu )
68 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 5,025 libraries worldwide
Two children in a small southern town are thrust into an adult world of racial bigotry and hatred when their lawyer father chooses to defend a black man unjustly accused of raping a white girl. Gregory Peck is a southern small town lawyer who defends a black man falsely accused of rape. His compassionate, but doomed defense costs him many friends, but earns him the admiration of his two children
Soylent green by Richard Fleischer( visu )
12 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and held by 1,309 libraries worldwide
Hideous truth about the secret ingredient of "Soylent Green."
The pawnbroker by Sidney Lumet( visu )
15 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 1,002 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 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 957 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 )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 609 libraries worldwide
Chronicle of the story of the abducted Africans and their battles for freedom, first on the Amistad and then as they stood trial in a strange land, taking their case all the way to the Supreme Court with various abolitionists and former president John Quincy Adams leading the way
The locket ( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 523 libraries worldwide
Michael Keddington, a poor young man whose relationship with the rich, beautiful Faye is causing consternation in her family, learns the value of standing up for love when he befriends Esther, a resident of the nursing home where he is employed
Lost in the stars by Maxwell Anderson( visu )
12 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 469 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 459 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 418 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 wars the radio drama by Brian Daley( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Thirteen episodes, building on the original story as seen in the film Star wars, using the motion picture score and sound effects
Black boy by Richard Wright( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1969 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 364 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
The Empire strikes back the original motion picture soundtrack by John Williams( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
From the makers of Star Wars: The Radio Drama comes another breathtaking fable for the mind's eye. This extended version of The Empire Strikes Back sweeps you once more into a dazzling realm of imagination that is beyond the reach of cinema for an adventure you'll never forget
The African-American audio experience by Caedmon( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 262 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
Shelley Duvall's Faerie tale theatre ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 255 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
Fall River legend by Morton Gould( Computer File )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
From these roots a review of the "Harlem Renaissance" by William Greaves( visu )
9 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Uses still photographs and filmed sequences to recreate the social and political climate of the Harlem renaissance--a period of great artistic and cultural activity in the 1920's which had, and still has, a profound influence on black American art and self-awareness and life-style
Heavens above! ( visu )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
An idealistic clergyman is accidentally assigned to a wealthy parish where he insists on ministering to the rich and poor alike, infuriating the town, the religious hierarchy, and the government
Puss in boots ( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
A talking cat wins fame and fortune for his poor young master, but must conquer an ogre before everything can have a happy ending
Bahia, Africa in the Americas ( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Elements of African culture are powerfully expressed in the food, art, dance, and most importantly, the Candomblé (Umbanda) religion of the Afro-Brazilian majority of the state of Bahía
Return of the Jedi the radio drama by Brian Daley( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Never before broadcast on radio, this production features a greatly expanded script with many scenes and characters not found in the motion picture
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Alternative Names
Fisher, Brock
Fisher, George
Fisher, George, 1927-2005
Fisher, George 1927-2005 Pseudonym
Peters, Broc
English (177)
Italian (2)
French (2)
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