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Petrie, Daniel

Works: 117 works in 403 publications in 8 languages and 10,737 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Made-for-TV movies  History  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery plays  Biographical films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Narrator, Author of screenplay, Film editor, dir, fmd, Creator, Other
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 )

49 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,081 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 2016 in English and held by 1,341 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 )

41 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,147 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. by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 886 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 between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 485 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 )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 484 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 by Ron Howard( Visual )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 442 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 )

5 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 319 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 287 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
The gunfighters ; &, the gun and the pulpit( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 283 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
Grumpy old men collection : Grumpy old men & Grumpier old men( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 210 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
The Betsy by Harold Robbins( Visual )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 208 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
Rocket Gibraltar by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging writer's extended family gathers at his seaside home to celebrate his 77th birthday
Six pack by Kenny Rogers( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 155 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 spirited 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."
Mark Twain and me( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a transatlantic voyage, a shy 11-year-old is thrilled to meet Mark Twain, the man she most admires in all the world
10 movie western pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against a crooked sky: A young boy journeys into a harsh, unforgiving land to save his kidnapped sister
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
The golden age of TV drama( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This remarkable and entertaining collection of 16 rare television dramas, broadcast both live and filmed from 1951 to 1960, features up-and-coming performers just as they're starting their careers, as well as seasoned pros from the big screen, and represents such classic TV anthologies as Playhouse 90, The U.S. Steel Hour, Telephone Time, Four Star Playhouse, and DuPont Theater."
Prisoner in the middle ; Moon of the wolf by David Janssen( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prisoner in the middle: Arab terrorists face off with Israeli soldiers for the possession of a nuclear warhead which is accidentally made available. The only person who may be able to disarm the bomb and keep it out of terrorist hands is a lone nuclear expert
Beverly Hills cop by Martin Brest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 49 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
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Alternative Names
Daniel Petrie Canadees filmregisseur (1920-2004)

Daniel Petrie Canadian film director

Daniel Petrie director de cine canadiense

Daniel Petrie kanadischer Regisseur

Daniel Petrie regista canadese

Petrie, Dan

Petrie, Dan 1920-2004

Petrie, Daniel 1920-2004

Petrie, Daniel M. 1920-2004

Petrie, Daniel Sr.

Дэниел Питри

דניאל פטרי במאי קולנוע קנדי

페트리, 다니엘 1920-2004


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