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Yates, Peter 1929-2011

Works: 136 works in 674 publications in 6 languages and 10,666 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Biography  Car-chase films 
Roles: Director, Actor, Producer, Production personnel, Author, Restager, Film editor, Performer, Other, fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( visu )
109 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,524 libraries worldwide
Bullitt (McQueen) needs to keep a trial's star witness, Johnny Ross, out of sight and out of danger for 48 hours. However, before the night is out, the witness is dying of gunshot wounds in a San Francisco hospital
Breaking Away by Peter Yates( visu )
40 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,583 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 )
39 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 644 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 )
17 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 608 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 dresser by Peter Yates( visu )
33 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 597 libraries worldwide
Film adaptation of Harwood's play about an aging English actor/manager, his dresser, and their theatre company touring England during WWII
The deep by Baltasar Kormákur( visu )
26 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 587 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
A separate peace by John Knowles( visu )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 429 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
Krull by Marshall( visu )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 311 libraries worldwide
Journey into a mystical time and place that belongs to neither the past nor the present, where extraordinary creatures of myth work their incredible magic, and where a horrific, beast is the ruler. This is the planet of Krull!
Roommates by Peter Yates( visu )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 294 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!
The hot rock by Peter Yates( visu )
6 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
A hilarious comedy about jewel thieves out to score the biggest heist of their lives
Murphy's war by Peter Yates( visu )
15 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Irish merchant seaman Murphy is the only survivor of a WWII German U-boat attack in tropical waters. He is rescued by a French oil engineer, and after recovering, decides to mend a plane and wreck vengeance on the submarine
Eleni by Peter Yates( visu )
31 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 216 libraries worldwide
When her children are kidnapped and sent to communist camps inside the Iron Curtain, Eleni arranges for the escape of her three daughters and her son. For this act, Eleni is imprisoned, tortured, and executed in cold blood. Several years later, her son, now a New York Time reporter, returns to his homeland to discover the facts surrounding his mother's death and to hunt down the man who murdered her
For Pete's sake by Erik Estrada( visu )
12 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 190 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 )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 186 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
Mother, Jugs & Speed by Peter Yates( visu )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Meet an ambulance crew funny enough to cause their own medical emergency. "Mother," "Jugs" and "Speed" are part of F&B, an L.A. ambulance service whose condition is even more critical than its clients
John and Mary by Peter Yates( visu )
16 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 143 libraries worldwide
A furniture designer and an art gallery assistant meet in an upscale New York singles bar and go home together. The next day, they individually wander around the city, wondering what their night together might have meant-- if anything. Even though both carry over-the-limit baggage from unsuccessful earlier affairs, and both are stocked with enough hang-ups to fill volumes of psychological textbooks, there's still a chance that they'll wind up together at least one more time-- and, if nothing else, learn each other's names for the first time
Eyewitness by Steve Tesich( visu )
5 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 125 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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Alternative Names
Peter Yates anglický filmový režisér, producent a scenárista
Peter Yates britischer Regisseur
Peter Yates cinéaste
Peter Yates regisseur
Peter Yates regista e produttore cinematografico inglese
Peter Yates reżyser brytyjski
Πίτερ Γέιτς
Йетс, Питер
Пітер Єтс британський кінорежисер, продюсер
Պիտեր Յեթս
פיטר ייטס
پیتر یاتز فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان بریتانیایی
პიტერ იეტსი
예이츠, 피터 1929-2011
English (308)
German (30)
Spanish (15)
French (8)
Multiple languages (8)
Italian (2)
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