WorldCat Identities

Graves, Peter 1926-2010

Overview
Works: 638 works in 1,125 publications in 3 languages and 24,755 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Documentary television programs  Biographical television programs  History  Comedy films  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Parody films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Interviewee, Host, Performer, Speaker, Costume designer, Other, Moderator, Contributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Peter Graves
 
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Airplane!( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this spoof of disaster movies, an ex-Navy pilot with a deep aversion to planes finds himself on a flight with an ex-girlfriend he wants to win back. He becomes embroiled in a crisis where the crew and many of the passengers have fallen seriously ill. Now, it is up to him to overcome his fear of flying and land the airplane safely before the poisonings become fatal
The mystery of Edgar Allan Poe by Peter Graves( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the writer Edgar Allan Poe
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

29 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and French and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Top secret!: Parody film that pits American rock star Nick Rivers against the dreaded East German High Command. It's a race against time as Nick teams up with Hillary Flammond to find her father before he can create the ultimate super weapon-- the Polaris Mine
Michelangelo : artist and man( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member 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?
Winds of war by Robert Mitchum( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member 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
The night of the hunter by Charles Laughton( Visual )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member 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
William Shakespeare : a life of drama( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare
Victory at sea : the legendary World War II documentary( Visual )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home use only
Susan B. Anthony : rebel for the cause( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member 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
The American Revolution : one nation's rise to independence( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the American Revolution using reenactments, commentaries by historical and military experts, and archival materials featuring the people, places and events from 1773 to the end of the war
Thomas Jefferson : philosopher of freedom by Adam Friedman( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statesman, scientist, architect and President, he was America's dashing Renaissance man. More than anyone else, Thomas Jefferson defined the principles and ideals of a young nation. Learn why he was chosen to write the Declaration of Independence in spite of his initial misgivings and more
Henry Ford : Tin Lizzy tycoon( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story behind the automobile giant whose foresight and vision ushered America into a period of epic change
Jackie Robinson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member 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 )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member 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
Pioneers of television( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each episode melds interviews with archival clips to offer a fresh take on televisions founding celebrities. Season two profiles science fiction, crime dramas, kids' shows, and westerns. The Science fiction episode features clips from The twilight zone, Lost in space, Star trek, The lieutenant and Time tunnel. The Western episode features clips from Gunsmoke, Bonanza, The rifleman, The big valley, Daniel Boone, The wild wild west, Maverick, Support your local sheriff, Lady of burlesque, and High chaparral. The Crime dramas episode features clips from Columbo, Dragnet, Freedom highway, Hawaii five-o, I spy, Mannix, Mission impossible, Police woman, Rockford files, Sunset range, Unsolved and Untouchables. The Local kids' TV episode features clips from Wallace and Ladmo show, Bozo's circus, Garfield Goose and friends, Fat Albert and the Cosby kids, Muppet commercials, Sam and friends, Time for Beany, Chuck McCann show, Children's corner, Mr. Rogers' neighborhood, Whizzo the clown, Axel and his dog, Terry tell time, Porky Pig, Romper room and Sesame Street
These old broads( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member 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
Benedict Arnold : triumph and treason( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with the life of Benedict Arnold. Focuses on Arnold's boyhood, early life in business, and entrance into the service. Also covers his marriage to Peggy Shippen, his heroism in 1777, his eventual treason, his life in England, and his death
George Armstrong Custer : America's golden cavalier( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of George Armstrong Custer. A lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army who perished along with more then 200 men who followed him into the Battle of the Little Bighorn
The adventures of Daniel Boone( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives the true life of Daniel Boone and separates it from the legend
House on Haunted Hill by William Malone( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theme park mogul Steven Price is throwing a strange birthday party for his wife, a scary night in an abandoned insane asylum. He invites five strangers to join them with the promise of a million dollars for those who make it through the night without being scared to death, literally
 
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Airplane!William Shakespeare : a life of dramaVictory at sea : the legendary World War II documentaryThe American Revolution : one nation's rise to independenceThese old broads
Alternative Names
Aurness, Peter

Aurness, Peter 1926-2010

Graves, Peter, 1926-

Graves, Peter Aurness 1926-2010

Peter Graves acteur américain

Peter Graves actor estadounidense

Peter Graves americký herec a režisér

Peter Graves Amerikaans filmacteur

Peter Graves attore statunitense

Peter Graves pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Peter Graves US-amerikanischer Schauspieler (1926-2010)

Petrus Graves

Грейвс, Питер

Пітер Грейвс

פיטר גרייבס שחקן אמריקאי

بيتر غرافز ممثل أمريكي

پیتر قریوز

پیتر گراوس

피터 그레이브스

ピーター・グレイブス

彼得·格雷夫斯

Languages
English (160)

French (7)

Dutch (1)