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Petrie, Daniel

Works: 237 works in 489 publications in 4 languages and 11,123 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Biographical television programs  History  Television adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Fishing stories 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Narrator, Performer, Creator, dir
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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A raisin in the sun by Lorraine Hansberry ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,122 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 )
12 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 1,274 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 ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this updated version of the classic story, teenage Matt and his family leave the city to start a new life in rural Virginia, where they adopt a stray collie, who helps them learn about life and love
My name is Bill W ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
World War I veteran William Wilson has everything: loving wife, good health, Wall Street career --and a "drinking problem." Penniless overnight when the stock market crashes, Bill quickly descends into a stormy sea of booze. Then he meets Bob Smith, an Ohio surgeon with the same "problem." Together they discover a way to stay sober --one day at a time, and their mutual triumph would soon become the world's
The golden age of television ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 468 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
Fort Apache, the Bronx by Daniel Petrie ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 448 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
Cocoon the return by Daniel Petrie ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A follow-up to 'Cocoon', this second film has the elderly earthlings return for a visit to their home planet
Eleanor and Franklin ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This original television mini-series dramatizes the personal lives of the two cousins who were to become one of the most powerful couples of the twentieth century. Shows Eleanor, the "ugly ducking" of the clan, whose achievements made her an inspiration for the world, and FDR, from his early years to his polio-crippled leadership of the country out of the Depression and through the turbulent years of World War II
The gunfighters &, the gun and the pulpit ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 263 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
Inherit the wind ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 235 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
Resurrection by Daniel Petrie ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and French and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een vrouw die na een auto-ongeluk oog in oog met de dood heeft gestaan blijkt een bovennatuurlijk vermogen te hebben om mensen te genezen
The Betsy by Harold Robbins ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and French and held by 176 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
Mark Twain and me ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During a transatlantic voyage, a shy 11-year-old is thrilled to meet the man she most admires in all the world
Grumpy old men collection Grumpy old men & Grumpier old men ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 158 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
Walter and Henry ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Walter Adams' deepest passion is for his music but his greatest love is for his son. A lifelong free spirit, Walter teaches his gifted son Henry, to always think with his head-- but to play music with his heart. The two are an unstoppable team until Walter suffers a nervous breakdown. Suddenly forced to reunite with their estranged family, Walter and Henry will have to find a way to keep their special bond and their music intact
Six pack ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 129 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 diligent preparation for his comeback, Brewster realizes that he has become hopelessly attached to his rambunctious SIX PACK
Square dance ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bitter-sweet love story about a young girl, Gemma, discovering the realities of life, love and family. When her long-lost mother shows up for a brief reunion, Gemma decides to run away to Fort Worth to live with her. Gemma learns the painful answers to why her mother abandoned her as a baby, and the true identity of a father she has never known
10 movie western pack ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ned Blessing: a haggard cowboy reflects upon his life while awaiting his death
Cocoon Cocoon : the return ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cocoon : the return: In this sequel to Cocoon, the senior citizens who left for Antarea return to Earth. After their experiences on Antarea, where life is free of sickness and pain, they find it hard to face such human realities as age, illness and personal loss, but come to realize that, even with its frailties, life on Earth may not be so bad after all
Calm at sunset by Daniel Petrie ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Pfeiffer will do almost anything to have his own boat, even if it means dropping out of college, disappointing his family, and submitting to the hard, often cruel world on a scallop trawler. He is willing to pay the price
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Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.08 for Lassie ... to 1.00 for Lucy Kroll ...)
Alternative Names
Petrie, Dan
Petrie, Dan 1920-2004
Petrie, Daniel M. 1920-2004
Petrie, Daniel Sr.