Graves, Peter 1926-
Most widely held works about Peter Graves
Most widely held works by Peter Graves
William Shakespeare a life of drama ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,002 libraries worldwide
A biography of the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare.
Michelangelo artist and man ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 966 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?
The mystery of Edgar Allan Poe ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 817 libraries worldwide
Presents an in-depth look at the tragic life of one the last century's most mysterious writers.
Susan B. Anthony rebel for the cause ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 692 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.
Herman Wouk's the winds of war ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 600 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.
Airplane ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 592 libraries worldwide
In this spoof of disaster movies, Ted Striker, an ex-Navy pilot, just got dumped by his long-time girlfriend Elaine Dickinson, who works as a stewardess. In his wish to get her back, he follows her aboard a plane, although he has had a deep aversion against anything winged since he lost several men in the war. During flight, he tries to make up with her again and again, but a crisis looms as the crew and many passengers get seriously ill due to a bad fish meal. Now, it is up to him to land the airplane safely, before the poisoning starts causing casualties. But Ted Striker's aversion to piloting is a serious psychosis, which breaks open and needs to be cured--right now.
Jackie Robinson ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 582 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 545 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.
Benjamin Franklin citizen of the world ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Biography of the American Renaissance man, Benjamin Franklin. An inventor and civic leader, he became a revolutionary at age 70. As a statesman, he was appointed as America's first ambassador to France and became the chief architect of the Treaty of Paris.
Henry Ford ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 389 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.
Texas by James A Michener ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
A novel about the birth, the rise, and the history of Texas. Follows the turbulent lives of Texans from the first daring settlers of the rugged Mexican territory to the oil riggers, tycoons, and power players of today.
Moses and the Ten Commandments ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
This program tells the story of Moses and the Exodus of the Israelites out of Egypt, using interviews with experts and historians, film footage from the region and rare paintings and artifacts.
The night of the hunter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
A self-styled preacher marries and murders the widow of an executed convict with whom he once shared a cell. He then terrorizes her two young children to force them to tell him the whereabouts of the $10,000 he knows their father hid before his imprisonment.
These old broads ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 301 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.
Crusade the life of Billy Graham ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Billy Graham has preached to more people than any other person in history. His powerful sermons have elevated him in the eyes of his followers, to a spiritual level attained on by the Pope himself. Who is this holy icon who has been spreading the word of God for more than 40 years? In a revealing look at the man behind the faith, Graham's career is brought down to Earth. Take an enlightening trip into Graham's crusade, and discover for yourself how he has remained golden in the eyes of the public.
Savannah smiles ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
Savannah is an imaginative six-year-old whose wealthy politician parents have little time for her. When Savannah runs away from home and hides in the broken-down getaway car of two bumbling felons, the small-time crooks are mistaken for kidnappers.
Bob Hope America's entertainer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
A review of Bob Hope's eight-decade career in vaudeville, stand-up comedy, movies and television, as well as his support for U.S. armed forces abroad. Includes newsreel footage, family photographs, clips of Hope's greatest performances, comments by friends and colleagues and commentary by Hope himself.
Joseph McCarthy an American inquisitor ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1965 and 1996 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
Presents the tale of Senator Joseph McCarthy who made his name by ruining the reputations of others during the Communist "witch hunts" of the 1950s.
Mission: impossible. The second TV season ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Jim Phelps, new head of the IMF (Impossible Mission Force), starts a tape recorder each morning and learns his latest assignment. He picks his team of skilled agents for the next covert mission: Cinnamon Carter is the female seductress, Rollin Hand is the master of disguise, Willie Armitage is the muscle, and Barney Collier is the electronics whiz. With tight, clockwork-precision plots and an array of neat gadgetry, television's coolest spies take us around the world and beyond.
Biography. Humphrey Bogart behind the legend ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
A biography of Humphrey Bogart who played tough guys in the motion pictures and became a Hollywood legend.
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Aurness, Peter, 1926-2010
Graves, Peter Aurness 1925-2010
Aurness, Peter 1926-2010
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