WorldCat Identities

Peters, Brock

Works: 250 works in 610 publications in 3 languages and 19,454 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Musical films  History  Children's television programs  Interviews  Juvenile works  Children's films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, vac, Singer, Author, Interviewee, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Brock Peters
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Most widely held works by Brock Peters
Soylent Green by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,431 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 )

25 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,216 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 1,077 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 575 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
Lost in the stars( Visual )

13 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 525 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 )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 480 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 473 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 )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 437 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 )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 394 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
Fall River legend by Morton Gould( )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black boy by Richard Wright( Recording )

13 editions published between 1969 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 319 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
Star trek, Deep Space Nine( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 305 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
Shelley Duvall's Faerie tale theatre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 241 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 232 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
Return of the Jedi the radio drama by Brian Daley( Recording )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luke Skywalker and his friends in the Rebel Alliance formulate a daring plan to battle with the Empire and its evil leaders, Darth Vader and the Emperor
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Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.07 for The Conver ... to 0.99 for [Porgy and ...)

Faerie tale theatre
Alternative Names
Brock Peters acteur de cinéma et chanteur

Brock Peters Amerikaans filmacteur

Brock Peters attore statunitense

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

Fisher, Brock

Fisher, George

Fisher, George 1927-2005

Peters, Broc

Peters, Broc 1927-2005

Peters, Brock G.

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English (108)

German (5)

French (1)

Star wars the radio dramaBlack boyThe African-American audio experienceReturn of the Jedi the radio drama