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Peters, Brock

Overview
Works: 250 works in 554 publications in 3 languages and 17,926 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Interviews  Biography  Juvenile works  Musical films  Prison films  Superhero television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Author, Costume designer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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To kill a mockingbird by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

76 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and French and held by 5,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two children in a small southern town are thrust into an adult world of racial bigotry and hatred when their lawyer father chooses to defend a black man unjustly accused of raping a white girl
Soylent green by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and held by 1,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hideous truth about the secret ingredient of "Soylent Green."
The pawnbroker by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

24 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long time ago, Sol Nazerman was a professor. He had a wife, children. Then the Germans came. Sol survived the concentration camp, his family did not. Now, as the pawnbroker in a shop owned by a racketeer, he grows increasingly bitter and callous, withdrawing still further from the world around him. His eager assistant Jesus looks to him as both a teacher and a father figure, but Sol eschews involvement or compassion. This detachment leads to a tragedy, which awakens Sol's humanity, wherein he can finally acknowledge his burden of grief and guilt
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones( Visual )

3 editions published between 1954 and 2001 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe, a military policeman about to make officer, is infatuated with the flirtatious and sexy Carmen Jones. Their ill-fated romance comes to a grisly end by the conclusion of the drama but not before their liaison has wreaked havoc with their lives and all who cross their paths
The voyage of La Amistad a quest for freedom( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary tells the story of the revolt aboard the slave ship La Amistad, in which Africans abducted from Sierra Leone in violation of international law took over the ship on which they were held, only to end up in the American court system. They took their case all the way to the Supreme Court, with various abolitionists and former president John Quincy Adams leading the way. Based on court documents and transcripts, letters written by the Africans and their lawyers, newspaper articles, and testimony from present-day scholars
The locket by Karen Arthur( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Keddington, a poor young man whose relationship with the rich, beautiful Faye is causing consternation in her family, learns the value of standing up for love when he befriends Esther, a resident of the nursing home where he is employed
Lost in the stars( Visual )

12 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Kumalo, a black South African minister, searches the unfamiliar back alleys and shanty towns of Johannesburg for his son, Absalom. But Kumalo's unwavering faith is put to the test when he finds Absalom in jail facing a capital murder charge. Courage, dignity, and sacrifice fall prey to the whirlwind of racist hypocrisy and hollow justice in Absalom's trial. Absalom's reunion and reconciliation with this father, his jail house marriage to his pregnant sweetheart, and his heroic determination to tell the truth set the stage for a tragic climax
Faerie tale theatre( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered
Major Dundee by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Union major late in the Civil War takes it upon himself to punish a band of Apaches who murdered a ranch family and fled into Mexico. Being short of troops he uses Confederate prisoners, ex-slaves and criminals to accomplish his goal
Star trek IV the voyage home by Leonard Nimoy( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Branded as fugitives by the Federation they swore to protect, the crew dutifully returns to Earth to face charges for crimes committed in the course of rescuing a resurrected Spock, but while en route, they learn that Earth is being ravaged by a strange alien probe demanding a response from a life form that no longer exists
Star wars the radio drama by Brian Daley( Recording )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen episodes, building on the original story as seen in the film Star wars, using the motion picture score and sound effects
Batman, the animated series( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fight crime day and night alongside The Dark Knight as he encounters the Catwoman, duel with the Penguin, contests with The Riddler and battles wit with the Joker
Black boy by Richard Wright( Recording )

12 editions published between 1969 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An abridgement of the author's autobiography which tells of his struggle to educate himself, and how this led him, while still a teenager, to leave the South behind to live in Chicago and fulfill himself by becoming a writer
Batman, the animated series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millionare Bruce Wayne's alter-ego Batman protects the streets of Gotham City from various villains and arch-enemies
Fall River legend by Morton Gould( )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

10,000 black men named George( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the formation of the first black-controlled union, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. Asa Philip Randolph, a black journalist establishes a voice for the forgotten workers of the Pullman Rail Company, were all black porters were simply named "George", after George Pullman, the first person to emply emancipated slaves
The empire strikes back the radio drama by Brian Daley( Recording )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the makers of Star Wars: The Radio Drama comes another breathtaking fable for the mind's eye. This extended version of The Empire Strikes Back sweeps you once more into a dazzling realm of imagination that is beyond the reach of cinema for an adventure you'll never forget
Shelley Duvall's Faerie tale theatre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Evil magicians, cursed princes, fierce ogres, wicked queens and more fill this 4-episode collection from the award-winning series. Some of the most treasured tales of magic and enchantment are brought to life with glorious productions and magnificent costumes that will leave you spellbound ... happily ever after."--Container
The African-American audio experience( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most significant occurrances in America during the 20th century was the rise of African-American writers to the forefront of literature. Documenting their views on American culture and its tragic and glorious history, African-American writers' contributions reflected their struggle for equality and pave the way into a brighter future for their country. This collection includes selections of some of the best of those works, with an original introduction by Nikki Giovanni
Heavens above!( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An idealistic clergyman is accidentally assigned to a wealthy parish where he insists on ministering to the rich and poor alike, infuriating the town, the religious hierarchy, and the government
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Brock Peters Amerikaans filmacteur

Brock Peters US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Sänger (* 1927; † 2005)

Fisher, Brock

Fisher, George

Fisher, George 1927-2005

Peters, Broc

Peters, Broc 1927-2005

براک پیترس بازیگر آمریکایی

ブロック・ピーターズ

布罗克·彼得斯

Languages
English (184)

German (7)

French (1)

Covers
Faerie tale theatreStar wars the radio dramaBlack boyThe empire strikes back the radio dramaThe African-American audio experience