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Peters, Brock

Overview
Works: 252 works in 599 publications in 6 languages and 19,045 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Children's television programs  Legal films  Musical films  Television series  Juvenile works  Fiction  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Author, Interviewee, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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To Kill a Mockingbird by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

96 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 5,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a racially divided Alabama town in the 1930s, widowed lawyer Atticus Finch agrees to defend a young black man accused of raping a white woman, teaching his children valuable lessons about prejudice and empathy
Soylent Green by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of Earth in despair in 2022. Natural food like fruits, vegetables, and meat among others are now extinct. Earth is overpopulated and New York City has 40 million starving, poverty stricken people. The only way they survive is with water rations and eating a mysterious food called Soylent. A detective investigates the murder of the president of the Soylent company. The truth he uncovers is more disturbing than the Earth in turmoil when he learns the secret ingredient of Soylent green
The Pawnbroker by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

29 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,217 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 by Otto Preminger( Visual )

10 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a familiar archetypal story, which is exactly where its appeal lies. Relocated to a Southern military base, Joe is a soldier about to leave for flying school, planning to marry his longtime sweetheart Cindy Lou before he goes. But free-spirited parachute packer Carmen interferes, when Joe is tasked with delivering her to jail after she gets into a vicious fight with another woman. This begins their stormy romance, and ends with Joe AWOL, the pair on the run in Chicago, and Carmen deserting Joe for professional boxer Husky Miller. Undone by her fickleness, Joe's passion for Carmen has tragic consequences
The voyage of La Amistad a quest for freedom( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 583 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 517 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 )

13 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 512 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 jailhouse marriage to his pregnant sweetheart, and his heroic determination to tell the truth set the stage for a tragic climax
Faerie tale theatre by Matthew Broderick( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales from 1982-1985, now digitally remastered. Special features include the special best-of episode never before on DVD, Grimm Party; interactive trivia; memory games; and more!
Major Dundee by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 460 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 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kirk and his crew time travel back to 1986 San Francisco where they encounter the alien life of punk, pizza and exact-change buses while trying to capture two almost-extinct humpback whales to take back with them to the 23rd century
Star wars the radio drama by Brian Daley( Recording )

10 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experience Star Wars again with radio adaptations of the original movie. Performed by a full cast, including Mark Hamill, Star Wars: The Original Radio Dramas will take listeners beyond the film and into the wilds of their imaginations
Batman, the animated series( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fight crime day and night alongside the Dark Knight with 28 heroic adventures from the acclaimed series
Batman, the animated series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millionaire Bruce Wayne's alter-ego Batman protects the streets of Gotham City from various villains and arch-enemies
Black boy by Richard Wright( Recording )

13 editions published between 1969 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 327 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
Fall River legend by Morton Gould( )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star trek, Deep Space Nine( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orbiting the liberated planet of Bajor, a Federation space station guards the opening of a stable wormhole to the far side of the Galaxy
Star trek, Deep Space Nine( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orbiting the liberated planet of Bajor, a Federation space station guards the opening of a stable wormhole to the far side of the Galaxy
10,000 black men named George( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the formation of the first black-controlled union, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. Based on the novel, 'A Long Hard Journey' by Frederick McKissack
The empire strikes back the radio drama by Brian Daley( Recording )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 280 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 245 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
 
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To Kill a Mockingbird
Alternative Names
Brock Peters acteur de cinéma et chanteur

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

Брок Питерс

براک پیترس بازیگر آمریکایی

ブロック・ピーターズ

布罗克·彼得斯

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Faerie tale theatreStar wars the radio dramaBlack boyThe empire strikes back the radio drama