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Peters, Brock

Overview
Works: 484 works in 861 publications in 3 languages and 17,974 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Biography  Juvenile works  Interviews  Radio plays  Poetry  Audio adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Instrumentalist, Editor, Singer, Translator, Costume designer, Composer, Thesis advisor, Illustrator, Honoree, Interviewer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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To kill a mockingbird by Robert Mulligan ( Visual )
67 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 4,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gregory Peck plays a southern lawyer who defends a black man accused of rape in this film version of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. The way in which it captures a time, a place, and above all, a mood, makes this film a masterpiece
Soylent green by Richard Fleischer ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlton Heston plays a cop in this 21st century science-fiction horror story. The setting is New York, teeming with 40 million citizens, most of whom are out of work. Environmental erosion is almost complete and voluntary death is encouraged by government-sponsored clinics. For their food, the people have grown to rely almost totally on a greenish, wafer-like substance called soylent. As Heston investigates the murder of a magnate in the dictatorial Soylent Company, he comes face to face with the
The pawnbroker by Sidney Lumet ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 1,101 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 )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 974 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 )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 599 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 520 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 by Maxwell Anderson ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 472 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 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 469 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 428 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 wars the radio drama by Brian Daley ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Radio version of the science fiction film trilogy, featuring original movie sound effects and music, with scripts by noted science fiction writer Brian Daley. Includes bonus tracks of commentary during the recording sessions by the director and some of the actors
Star trek IV the voyage home by Leonard Nimoy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mysterious alien power is threatening Earth in the 23rd century by evaporating oceans and destroying the atmosphere. Kirk and his crew must time travel back to 1986 San Francisco where they encounter the alien life of punk, pizza, and exact-change busses while trying to capture two almost-extinct humpback whales to take back with them
Black boy by Richard Wright ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1969 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An abridgement of the author's autobiography which tells of his mental and emotional struggle to educate himself and led him to leave the South behind while still a teenager to live in Chicago and fulfill himself by becoming a writer
The empire strikes back the radio drama by Brian Daley ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 292 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
The African-American audio experience ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 254 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
Shelley Duvall's Faerie tale theatre ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 253 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
Fall River legend by Morton Gould ( )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vuci Siculani by Marc-Antonio Consoli ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in Italian and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From these roots a review of the "Harlem Renaissance" by William Greaves ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses still photographs and filmed sequences to recreate the social and political climate of the Harlem renaissance--a period of great artistic and cultural activity in the 1920's which had, and still has, a profound influence on black American art and self-awareness and life-style
Heavens above! ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 179 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
Puss in boots ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A talking cat wins fame and fortune for his poor young master, but must conquer an ogre before everything can have a happy ending
 
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Alternative Names
Fisher, Brock
Fisher, George
Fisher, George 1927-2005
Peters, Broc
Languages
English (195)
Spanish (3)
Italian (2)
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