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Petrie, Daniel

Works: 100 works in 345 publications in 9 languages and 10,793 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Police films  Biographical television programs  Television mini-series  Science fiction films  Made-for-TV movies  Detective and mystery films  Biographical films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Narrator, Author of screenplay, Creator, dir, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Daniel Petrie
Most widely held works by Daniel Petrie
A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Visual )

52 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film of the award-winning play about a struggling black family living on Chicago's South Side and the impact of an unexpected insurance bequest. Each family member sees the bequest as the means of realizing dreams and of escape from grinding frustrations
Sybil( Visual )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in English and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A landmark, classic drama depicting the extraordinary real life of a young woman suffering from multiple personality disorder. Includes the full 3-hour broadcast version (aired over two nights), along with over an hour of new exclusive special features
Lassie by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

37 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Turner's family leaves the city for rural Virginia. Matt feels lost and alone, until he befriends a collie he names Lassie
My Name is Bill W. by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bill Wilson appeared to have it all--a promising Wall Street career; a beautiful, loving wife; and good friends to share a few drinks with after work. Then came the Depression and a dizzying downward spiral into a state of almost perpetual drunkenness. In 1935, Bill met Dr. Bob Smith and they became "buddies on the stormy sea of booze" and their "shaky little fellowship" developed into Alcoholics Anonymous
Fort Apache, the Bronx by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Policemen of the 41st Precinct in the Bronx face murders, riots, and drugs on the outside, and corruption and indifference on the inside
The golden age of television( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays" constituted an artistic high for the medium, bringing Broadway-quality drama to all of America
Cocoon by Ron Howard( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A follow-up to 'Cocoon', this second film has the elderly earthlings return for a visit to their home planet
The gunfighters &, the gun and the pulpit( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gunfighters: The Everett brothers and hard-working ranchers forced into defending themselves from a jealous neighbor. The Gun and the pulpit: A gunslinger on the run assumes the identity of a minister killed in ambush
Eleanor and Franklin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Great Depression to the impact of world politics on World War II, the story of Franklin's 12-year presidency
Resurrection by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and French and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman who experiences clinical death as the result of a car accident returns to life with the amazing ability to heal others. Attributing her powers to human love rather than divine intervention, she begins to aid the residents of her childhood town
Beverly Hills cop by Martin Brest( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Axel Foley is a brash, street smart Detroit detective who follows the trail of a friend's murderer to the posh surroundings of Beverly Hills. And before Axel gets his man, he gets up to his neck in an international network of smugglers and drug peddlers
Inherit the wind( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the real-life Scopes trial in which a teacher was jailed in 1925 for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution
Rocket Gibraltar by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man's four children and eight grandchildren return to his home on the shores of Saggaponack, N.Y. to celebrate his 77th birthday
The Betsy by Harold Robbins( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from a Harold Robbins potboiler, "The Betsy" offers power struggles, incest, adultery, gold digging, and car racing. Laurence Olivier plays a ruthless but fallible auto tycoon with a tortured family history including a weakling son (Paul Rudd), a daughter-in-law he loves too much (Katharine Ross), a resentful grandson (Robert Duvall), and a devoted great-granddaughter (Kathleen Beller) to whom he bequeaths most of his fortune. In the midst of all these family squabbles is racing enthusiast Angelo Perino (a very young Tommy Lee Jones) whom the old man hires to build a revolutionary, ecologically advanced car which will be called The Betsy after his great-granddaughter. Angelo builds The Betsy (the car), seduces Betsy (the great-granddaughter), and even has a fling with Duvall's mistress, played by the haughty Lesley-Anne Down
Grumpy old men collection Grumpy old men & Grumpier old men( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two old men, rivals for fifty years, put new energy into their squabbles when a beautiful widow, and then another beautiful woman comes to town
Six pack( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brewster Baker is a stock car racer who has been away from the circuit for two years. He gets involved with six larcenous orphans, who despite their criminal tendencies, are extremely personable. With their mechanical knowledge, the sprited youths prove invaluable as Brewster's pit crew. During the preparation for his comeback, Brewster realizes that he has become hopelessly attached to his rambunctious SIX PACK
Mark Twain and me( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in Undetermined and English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a transatlantic voyage, the famous author Mark Twain and a shy young girl become close friends
10 movie western pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against a crooked sky: A young boy journeys into a harsh, unforgiving land to save his kidnapped sister
Stingiest man in town by Basil Rathbone( Visual )

3 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As every fan knows, one of the great joys of encountering a new version, or of catchin up with an old one, comes with the discovery of a fresh approach to making a familiar thematic point or the recognition of a totally original idea that will not be found elsewhere. In this regard, Stingiest man does not disappoint. While the production does not skimp on the warmth, charm and sheer joy found in Dickens's original text, neither does it skimp on the serious social criticism that will also be found there
Lifeguard( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man approaching middle-age who works as a lifeguard can't seem to decide whether to keep his job or to try to find a more substantial career for himself
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Alternative Names
Daniel Petrie Canadees filmregisseur (1920-2004)

Daniel Petrie Canadian film director

Daniel Petrie kanadischer Regisseur

Daniel Petrie regista canadese

Petrie, Dan

Petrie, Dan 1920-2004

Petrie, Daniel M. 1920-2004

Petrie, Daniel Sr.

Дэниел Питри

페트리, 다니엘 1920-2004


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SybilLassieMy Name is Bill W.Fort Apache, the BronxEleanor and FranklinResurrectionSix packLifeguard