WorldCat Identities

Petrie, Daniel

Overview
Works: 78 works in 257 publications in 7 languages and 8,034 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Biographical television programs  Fiction  Juvenile works  Animal films  Film and video adaptations  History  Children's films 
Roles: Director, Author, Author of screenplay, fmd, Creator, Film editor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Daniel Petrie
 
Most widely held works by Daniel Petrie
A raisin in the sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Visual )

38 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,097 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 )

14 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 1,298 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 1,064 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
The golden age of television( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 474 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 465 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 )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A follow-up to 'Cocoon', this second film has the elderly earthlings return for a visit to their home planet
Resurrection by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and French and held by 212 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
Rocket Gibraltar by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and French and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging writer's extended family gathers at his seaside home to celebrate his 77th birthday
The Betsy by Harold Robbins( Visual )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and French and held by 180 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
Six pack( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stopping briefly in a small Texas town, an itinerant race car driver finds that his stock car, on a trailer behind his motor home, has just been quickly and expertly stripped"--IMDb
Lifeguard( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 77 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 Bay boy by Daniel Petrie( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead silence( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three convicts hijack a busload of children and their teacher
Lassie by Thomas Guiry( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 43 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
Love on the land( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic drama spanning forty years in the lives of a couple, who raised their family during the times of the Civil War, rising from poverty to wealth and facing many challenges
Wild Iris( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Following the suicide of her feckless husband Ronnie, 'wild' Iris Brevard (Academy Award nominee Laura Linney) and her son have no option but to move in with her critical and domineering mother Minnie (Academy Award nominee Gena Rowlands) whom Iris blames for driving Ronnie to his death. Eight years pass and Iris is still there, sewing bridal gowns for pregnant teenagers at her mother's Bluebell Bridal shop and taking refuge in vodka and self recriminations: the surrounding paraphenalia of weddings a constant reminder of her own failed marriage. Her son Lonnie meanwhile has grown up into a shy and lonely teenager who tries to avoid the constant bickering of his mother and grandmoter by retreating into a fantasy world of cowboy movies and Zane Gray novels, which he hopes will help him understand the death of his father. To Iris there is no escape, until a second brush with tragedy forces her to act before history can repeat itself"--Container
The Bay boy by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donald Campbell is growing up in a Nova Scotia mining town in 1937 in a family hard hit by the Depression. Donald has a secret ... and it's about a murder
The assistant( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Alpine is a drifter, struggling for work during the Great Depression. He joins forces with a rough and seedy Ward Minogue and together they rob a small neighborhood grocery store. Plagued with remorse, Frank goes to work for the grocer. Keeping his part in the robbery a dark secret, Frank dedicates himself to his job. Living in the store, working long, grueling hours, he is drawn to grocer's daughter, Helen
Stolen hours( Visual )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With this film, Susan Hayward joins Bette Davis and Tallulah Bankhead as part of a most select triad of leading ladies. Stolen hours, originally titled Dark Victory, starred Bankhead on Broadway, Davis in the 1939 rendering, and Hayward in this version. Hayward portrays Laura Pember, a rich Texas playgirl living in England. Aimless and idle, she passes the time with parties and diversions of the country gentry. She finally meets a young Welsh doctor, John Carmody (British leading man Michael Craig), who sees the despair beneath her insouciance--and the illness she's trying to ignore
Distrito Apache( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En el marco de un árido paisaje urbano, subsiste una comisaría de policía, dentro de cuyas paredes, entre la corrupción y la indiferencia, cada uno hace lo que puede para sobrevivir
 
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Alternative Names
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.

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