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Firth, Peter 1953-

Works: 241 works in 919 publications in 9 languages and 20,953 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Fiction  Spy television programs  Television programs  War films  Action and adventure television programs  Sports films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Peter Firth
Most widely held works by Peter Firth
MI-5( Visual )

151 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and French and held by 5,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The group was left reeling after the shocking death of Danny at the hands of hostage-takers as the last season concluded. Now Adam, Harry, Ruth, Fiona and rising star Zafar set out to become even stronger in their battle to safeguard the nation
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, the movie chronicles the incredible journey of a group of enslaved Africans who overtake their captor's ship and attempt to return to their beloved homeland. When the ship, La Amistad, is seized, these captives are brought to the United States where they are charged with murder and await their fate in prison. A battle ensues that captures the attention of the entire nation, confronting the very foundation of the American justice system. But for the men and women on trial, it is simply a fight for the basic right of all mankind... freedom
Pearl Harbor by Michael Bay( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood best friends, Rafe and Danny, grow up wanting to fly planes. When Rafe gets the chance to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he takes it, leaving his new love, Evelyn, a dedicated Navy nurse, and Danny, also a pilot, behind. Danny and Evelyn are transferred separately to the idyllic paradise of Hawaii, where they eventually meet through a connection to Rafe, who has been declared missing. But just as the love triangle begins to get complicated, Dec. 7, 1941 arrives, changing all of their lives forever
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen( Visual )

53 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 18th century Bath, a girl bursting with freshness and passion for macabre Gothic novels experiences intrigue, adventure, and romance, especially when the romantic Henry Tilney invites her to his ancestral home
Tess by Roman Polanski( Visual )

85 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic romance, Tess Darbeyville, a beautiful young peasant in late 19th century England, seeks her fortune with the wealthy D'Urbervilles, whom her family believes to be distant relatives. Although Tess rejects the advances of the D'Urberville's son Alex, he forcibly seduces her, leaving her pregnant and alone. After her sickly baby dies, Tess falls in love with Angel, a parson's son, who abandons her on their wedding night after she confesses her past "sin." This forces Tess to return to Alex, a fateful decision with tragic consequences
The greatest game ever played by Shia LaBeouf( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the 1913 U.S. Open golf championship-at which two equally sympathetic young men, both of whom grew up economically and socially disadvantaged, go club to club in one of the most exciting and dramatic athletic events of the 20th century
Equus by Richard Rodney Bennett( Visual )

45 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged psychiatrist tries to find out why a young man has blinded six horses entrusted to his care
The Oscar Wilde collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ideal husband: "Set during the London season of 1895, An ideal Husband is a dazzling blend of farce and morality that explores human frailty and social hypocrisy. Sir Robert Chilton's secret is discovered and exposed. He is accused of having exploited government secrets for his own gain early in his political career. With this revelation from Mrs. Cheveley comes the threat of blackmail and the ruin of Sir Robert's career. Yet in order to be a successful blackmailer, one's own reputation must be beyond reproach." Lady Windermere's Fan: "Centering around the arrival of a mysterious woman hoping to break into London's society, Lady Windermere's Fan was Wilde's first great stage success. Lady Windermere learns from a friend that Lord Windermere is spending a great deal of time with a Mrs. Erlynne, and fearing that he is being unfaithful to her, she decides that their marriage is at an end. Then, in an act of striking generosity, Mrs. Erlynne protects Lady Windermere's reputation and truths about trust and loyalty are ironically revealed."
South Riding by Anna Maxwell Martin( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sarah Burton returns to her hometown as headmistress she is full of ambition, determined to create a great school and to inspire her girls to take all they can from life. But in the aftermath of the First World War, the country is in depression and ideals are hard won. Lydia Holly, the scholarship girl from the shacks, is the most brilliant student Sarah has ever taught, but when her mother's health fails, her education must be sacrificed - there is nobody else to care for the children
Country matters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptations of short stories by A.E. Coppard and H.E. Bates. Set against the English countryside during the post-World War I period. Reveals the timeless and constant qualities of the British landscape and its people
Me & Mrs Jones( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A snooping columnist, who writes under the pseudonym Mrs. Jones, secretly infiltrates 10 Downing Street in an effort to reveal the Prime Minister's intimate personal details and deflate her re-election campaing. Once inside, he finds not scandal, but true love
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy( Recording )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betrayed by the two men in her life--Alec D'Urberville, her seducer/rapist and father of her fated child; and Angel, her intellectual and pious husband--Tess takes justice, and her own destiny, into her delicate hands
Lifeforce( Visual )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a space exploration team travels to examine Halley's Comet, they find an alien spacecraft whose occupants carry a deadly secret. Spacelings take over the bodies of the humans and return to earth
Great white shark a living legend( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get up close and personal with one of the most vicious predators of our oceans, the Great White Shark! Special Features: Swimming with Roboshark; Swim with the sharks in this unbelievable program
The Jane Austen collection by Jane Austen( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Persuasion: Eight years after Anne Elliot turned down Captain Wentworth's proposal of marriage, they meet again. Anne now recognizes the false values that persuaded her to reject Captain Wentworth, but his heart seems set upon the youth and beauty of the impetuous Louisa Musgrove
Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks( Recording )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set before and during the great war, BIRDSONG captures the drama of that era on both a national and a personal scale. It is the story of Stephen, a young Englishman, who arrives in Amiens in 1910. His life goes through a series of traumatic experiences, from the clandestine love affair that tears apart the family with whom he lives, to the unprecedented experiences of the war itself
Joseph Andrews by Henry Fielding( Visual )

18 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor but virtuous 18th century English country servant struggles to remain faithful to his true love, an innocent servant girl, amid the comically scandalous and debauched behaviour of all around him
Brave new world by Aldous Huxley( Recording )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Far in the future, the World Controllers have finally created the ideal society. In laboratories world-wide, genetic science has brought the human race to perfection. Man is bred and educated to be blissfully content with a pre-destined world. But in the Central London Hatchery and Conditioning Centre, Bernard Marx is unhappy. Bernard has an ill-defined longing to be free ..."--Container
Prisoner of honor( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of the Dreyfus Affair, one of the most notorious cases of criminal injustice in history
An awfully big adventure by Beryl Bainbridge( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and German and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An engaging comedy about a star-struck young girl lured into the grown-up world of the theater. Young Stella Bradshaw quickly discovers what it takes to make it in the theater
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Alternative Names
Peter Firth acteur britannique

Peter Firth attore inglese

Peter Firth britischer Schauspieler

Peter Firth britisk skodespelar

Peter Firth britisk skuespiller

Peter Firth Brits acteur

Peter Firth brittisk skådespelare

Peter Firth brytyjski aktor filmowy i telewizyjny

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Фёрт, Питер

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פיטר פירת'

بيتر فيرث

پیتر فیرث بازیگر بریتانیایی

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AmistadNorthanger AbbeyThe greatest game ever playedEquusMe & Mrs JonesTess of the d'UrbervillesLifeforceBirdsong