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Yates, Peter 1929-2011

Overview
Works: 123 works in 524 publications in 6 languages and 10,048 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Television adaptations  Humor 
Roles: Director, Actor, Producer, Production personnel, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Peter Yates
Publications by Peter Yates
Publications by Peter Yates, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Peter Yates
Bullitt by Peter Yates( visu )
93 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,088 libraries worldwide
A star witness in a controversial court case is murdered, and the police detective assigned to guard him goes after the killers himself
Breaking away by Peter Yates( visu )
29 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,610 libraries worldwide
The Academy Award winning comedy about an idealistic young man and his friends and their pursuit to find jobs and a purpose to life in their hometown of Bloomington, Indiana
Suspect by Peter Yates( visu )
21 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 636 libraries worldwide
"Bizarre evidence leads Kathleen on a dangerous trail from Washington's seamy underbelly to the highest levels of government. And the closer she gets to the answers, the more her life is in danger. Cher and Dennis Quaid take the law into their own hands in this daring suspense thriller where everything is revealed in court--except the truth."
The friends of Eddie Coyle by Peter Yates( visu )
9 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 514 libraries worldwide
World-weary and living hand to mouth, Coyle works on the sidelines of the seedy Boston underworld just to make ends meet. But when he finds himself facing a second stretch of hard time, he's forced to weigh loyalty to his criminal colleagues against snitching to stay free
The deep by Peter Yates( visu )
20 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 512 libraries worldwide
Nick Nolte and Jacqueline Bisset star as a vacationing American couple who quickly find themselves involved in a modern-day pirate tale, complete with sunken treasure and sadistic voodoo terror
The dresser by Peter Yates( visu )
24 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 510 libraries worldwide
Film adaptation of Harwood's play about an aging English actor/manager, his dresser, and their theatre company touring England during WWII
A separate peace by Peter Yates( visu )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 413 libraries worldwide
World War II rages overseas, the prestigious Devon prep school holds a summer session for boys trying to graduate before they are drafted. Among the students are two unlikely new roommates - Gene, a quiet, introspective bookworm; and Finny, a carefree and wildly popular athlete. Charmed by Finny, Gene joins him for a series of exciting escapades. But when Gene's grades decline, he suspects that Finny secretly wants him to fail. Fueled by anger and envy, Gene and Finny's relationship reaches a breaking point - exploding in a stunning dramatic moment that changes their lives forever
Don Quixote ( visu )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 398 libraries worldwide
"The classic tale of a man's dream, an epic journey and one true love."--Container
Roommates by Peter Yates( visu )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Evicted from his home, gruff-but-lovable old Rocky goes to live with his grandson Michael in the young man's crampted one-room apartment. When Michael brings home a new girlfriend ... things really heat up!
Krull ( visu )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Prepare to travel beyond our time, beyond our universe, to the planet of Krull - the once peaceful homeworld of Prince Colwyn and Princess Lyssa that now lays besieged by the evil beast and his marauding army
An innocent man ( visu )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Jimmie Rainwood is an average citizen whose life becomes a living nightmare when he's framed by a pair of crooked cops and imprisoned for a crime he did not commit. With his life torn apart, Rainwood swears revenge, vowing to fight back and deliver justice to the dishonest cops who set him up, no matter what the price! Ultimately, Rainwood risks everything, even his freedom to prove, once and for all, that he is an innocent man!
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( visu )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 226 libraries worldwide
A star witness in a controversial court case is murdered and the police detective assigned to guard him goes after the killers himself
Murphy's war ( visu )
12 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Irish merchant seaman Murphy (Peter O'Toole) is the sole survivor of a World War II German U-boat attack in tropical waters. Picked up by a French oil engineer, he is taken to a native village hospital. Upon recovering, he learns about a downed seaplane which he repairs and learns to fly. His plan: a personal vengeance on the submarine by destroying it with homemade Molotov cocktails. Murphy is drawn into a relentless struggle against the German boat; it is his private war
Hot rock by Peter Yates( visu )
6 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 207 libraries worldwide
A hilarious comedy about jewel thieves out to score the biggest heist of their lives
Eleni by Peter Yates( visu )
25 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 206 libraries worldwide
A true story of a mother's love and a son's revenge. Eleni Gatzoyiannis defies the communist uprising and arranges for the escape of her three daughters and son Nicola. Years later her son, Nicholas Gage, a reporter, seeks to find out the truth of his mother's death
For Pete's sake by Peter Yates( visu )
9 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and Multiple languages and held by 191 libraries worldwide
A woman borrows money from a loan shark after receiving a hot stock tip. When the stock tumbles, she has to resort to more and more outlandish means to pay the debt off before her husband finds out
The house on Carroll Street ( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Set in 1951 in New York City. Emily Crane appears before the U.S. Committee on Un-American Activities because she is in a group considered a threat. Subsequently she is fired from her job at Life Magazine and gets a job reading to an elderly woman that lives on Carroll Street. She notices odd things happening in the house next door and uncovers a plot to smuggle Nazi war criminals into the U.S. of 1951. Together with a maverick federal agent she tracks the plot to the highest levels of government
Curtain call ( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Stevenson Lowe is head of the book acquisitions department of a publishing company founded by his grandfather, but now in the hands of a big corporation. Stevenson's girlfriend is tired of waiting for a marriage proposal. Hoping to inspire him, she convinces him to purchase a New York City brownstone. However, the brownstone is currently inhabited by two early 20th Century Broadway star ghosts, who have a marriage from hell. They have no intention of leaving to make room for Stevenson and his girlfriend
Mother, Jugs & Speed by Peter Yates( visu )
5 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Comic and tragic events in the lives of Los Angeles drivers of private commercial ambulances [c.f. Halliwell's]
Eyewitness by Peter Yates( visu )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 150 libraries worldwide
A night janitor becomes totally mesmerized by a beautiful newscaster. Being from a completely different world, the night janitor never expects her to be anything more than a figment of his dreams. But a fantasy becomes a harsh reality when the two unexpectedly meet, and their subsequent love affair ends up gravely endangering both of their lives
 
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Languages
English (273)
German (13)
French (11)
Spanish (11)
Multiple languages (7)
Italian (1)
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