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Graves, Peter 1926-2010

Works: 583 works in 1,035 publications in 4 languages and 24,393 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Biographical television programs  Documentary television programs  History  Nonfiction television programs  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Interviewee, Host, Performer, Costume designer, Moderator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Peter Graves
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

33 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Top secret!: Parody film that pits American rock star Nick Rivers against the dreaded East German High Command. It's a race against time as Nick teams up with Hillary Flammond to find her father before he can create the ultimate super weapon-- the Polaris Mine
The mystery of Edgar Allan Poe by Peter Graves( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an in-depth look at the tragic life of one the last century's most mysterious writers
Winds of war by Robert Mitchum( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells an epic story of military strategy, politics, romance, and family conflict set against the backdrop of world events from 1938 through the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. Follows naval officer Victor "Pug" Henry as he is sent to Berlin as the U.S. Naval attaché. Shows how "Pug" and his family are drawn into the center of the conflicts that lead to America's involvement in World War II as Germany expands and proceeds to seize several border countries, Italy attempts to establish a Fascist colonial empire under Mussolini, and Japan prepares for a major battle with China
Michelangelo : artist and man( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He is one of the greatest artists of all time, a man whose name has become synonymous with the word masterpiece: Michelangelo Buonarotti. Creator of unparalleled works of art painted on canvas and plaster, carved in marble and built from stone, Michelangelo created a legacy of art treasured by the world: The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the heroic marble sculpture of David, and the central plan for Saint Peter's Cathedral in Rome. Was he the tortured and lonely man who suffered agonies in pursuit of his art, as he is often portrayed?
William Shakespeare : a life of drama( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare
The Night of the Hunter by Charles Laughton( Visual )

13 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychotic self-styled preacher marries and murders a young widow for her money. He then pursues her children to get his hands on the money, only to meet his match in the form of a saintly farm woman
Henry Ford by Bert Cunnington( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He made the automobile accessible to the common man. This is the fascinating story of the driven man who changed the way we all live. Henry Ford was one of the great innovators of his time. When the car he invented became so popular he couldn't build them fast enough, he came up with the modern assembly plant to meet demand. Profiles the life of the industrial giant who earned notoriety for his intolerance as well as his inventiveness. Traces his monumental career, from his first handbuilt car to saving his company with the introduction of the V-8 at an age when most men are long retired
Susan B. Anthony : rebel for the cause( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life of Susan B. Anthony who fought for women's rights, especially the right to vote. Combining archival photographs with dramatic recreations and interviews, shows how Anthony endured threats and ridicule for her efforts to reform unfair laws that governed women
The American Revolution : one nation's rise to independence( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the American Revolution using reenactments, commentaries by historical and military experts, and archival materials featuring the people, places and events from 1773 to the end of the war
Thomas Jefferson : philosopher of freedom by Adam Friedman( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statesman, scientist, architect, President - he was America's dashing Renaissance man. But outside of public life, Jefferson was a different man. Was he involved in a messy affair while serving as Mister to France? Why did he die with debts of over $100.000?
Jackie Robinson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Graves reviews the life of Jackie Robinson, the American hero whose accomplishments went far beyond the ballpark and who personified a new definition of the phrase All-Star
Lewis & Clark : explorers of the new frontier( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exciting adventure of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, who risked their lives and journeyed over 8,000 miles to chart the overland route to Oregon. Commissioned for the job by President Jefferson, they headed into the wilderness with about 50 men. Along the way, they encountered Indians, collected new plant specimens and minerals, and kept a sharp lookout for grizzly bears. Two years later they returned in triumph
Pioneers of television( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each episode melds interviews with archival clips to offer a fresh take on televisions founding celebrities. Season two profiles science fiction, crime dramas, kids' shows, and westerns. The Science fiction episode features clips from The twilight zone, Lost in space, Star trek, The lieutenant and Time tunnel. The Western episode features clips from Gunsmoke, Bonanza, The rifleman, The big valley, Daniel Boone, The wild wild west, Maverick, Support your local sheriff, Lady of burlesque, and High chaparral. The Crime dramas episode features clips from Columbo, Dragnet, Freedom highway, Hawaii five-o, I spy, Mannix, Mission impossible, Police woman, Rockford files, Sunset range, Unsolved and Untouchables. The Local kids' TV episode features clips from Wallace and Ladmo show, Bozo's circus, Garfield Goose and friends, Fat Albert and the Cosby kids, Muppet commercials, Sam and friends, Time for Beany, Chuck McCann show, Children's corner, Mr. Rogers' neighborhood, Whizzo the clown, Axel and his dog, Terry tell time, Porky Pig, Romper room and Sesame Street
These old broads( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three aging divas and their agent all hate each other, but since they are all desperate for money they agree to reunite for a television special
Mission: impossible( Visual )

14 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Phelps, the head of the IMF, starts a tape recorder each morning and learns his latest assignment. Tight clockwork-precision plots and a neat array of gadgetry all set to jazzy music. Television's coolest spies take us around the world
The adventures of Daniel Boone by George O'Brien( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives the true life of Daniel Boone and separates it from the legend
Benedict Arnold : triumph and treason( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with the life of Benedict Arnold. Focuses on Arnold's boyhood, early life in business, and entrance into the service. Also covers his marriage to Peggy Shippen, his heroism in 1777, his eventual treason, his life in England, and his death
George Armstrong Custer : America's golden cavalier( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of George Armstrong Custer, a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army who perished along with more than 200 men who followed him into the Battle of the Little Bighorn
House on Haunted Hill by William Castle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theme park mogul Steven Price is throwing a strange birthday party for his wife, a scary night in an abandoned insane asylum. He invites five strangers to join them with the promise of a million dollars for those who make it through the night without being scared to death, literally
Benjamin Franklin : citizen of the world by Adam Friedman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of the eccentric American statesman, Benjamin Franklin
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.12 for The Americ ... to 0.92 for [Interview ...)

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William Shakespeare : a life of dramaThe American Revolution : one nation's rise to independenceThese old broads
Alternative Names
Aurness, Peter

Aurness, Peter 1926-2010

Graves, Peter, 1926-

Graves, Peter Aurness 1926-2010

Peter Graves acteur américain

Peter Graves actor estadounidense

Peter Graves Amerikaans filmacteur

Peter Graves attore statunitense

Peter Graves pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Peter Graves US-amerikanischer Schauspieler (1926-2010)

Petrus Graves

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Пітер Грейвс

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English (168)

French (7)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)