WorldCat Identities

Peters, Brock

Overview
Works: 323 works in 860 publications in 3 languages and 19,574 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Legal films  Science fiction films  Musical films  Juvenile works  Fiction  Children's television programs  Animated television programs  History 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, vac, Singer, Author, Interviewee, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brock Peters
To kill a mockingbird by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

121 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 5,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gregory Peck plays a southern lawyer who defends a black man accused of rape in this film version of the novel
Soylent green by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

30 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 1,498 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 )

31 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,180 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
Carmen Jones( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 589 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 )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 529 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
Major Dundee by SAM PECKINPAH( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 506 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
The locket by Rufus E Hallmark( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 498 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
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones( Visual )

4 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and held by 433 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
Lost in the stars( Visual )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2019 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 423 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
Fall River legend by Morton Gould( )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faerie tale theatre( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 402 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
Star trek, IV, the voyage home by Leonard Nimoy( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Branded as fugitives by the very Federation they swore to protect, the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise dutifully returns to Earth to face charges for crimes committed in the course of rescuing a resurrected Spock. But en route, it is learned that the Earth is being ravaged by a strange alien probe demanding a response from a life form that no longer exists
Batman, the animated series( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fight crime day and night alongside the Dark Knight with 28 heroic adventures from the acclaimed series
Star trek, Deep Space Nine by Avery Brooks( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 363 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
Batman, the animated series by Warner Home Video( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millionare Bruce Wayne's alter-ego Batman protects the streets of Gotham City from various villains and arch-enemies
Star wars : the radio drama by Brian Daley( Recording )

10 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 344 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
10,000 black men named George by Not Available( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 277 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 employ emancipated slaves
Black boy by Richard Wright( Recording )

17 editions published between 1969 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 276 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
Return of the Jedi : the radio drama by Brian Daley( Recording )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six episodes of Return of the Jedi building on the original story as seen in the film, using the motion picture score and sound effects
Say Brother( Visual )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program examines the topic of African Americans in the film industry via a group discussion among industry professionals as directed by Producer Topper Carew. Program guests actress Lee Chamberlin, actor/producer Brock Peters, and New York Amsterdam News, New York Times, and Encore film critic James Murray discuss the differences between theater and film, the recent marketing interest in African American audiences, and what Black audiences want to watch. Films discussed include Sounder, Uptown Saturday Night, Five on the Black Hand Side, Superfly, Nothing But a Man, and Save the Children, of which clips from Five on the Black Hand Side and Uptown Saturday Night appear. James Murray's book Black Films: From Uncle Tom to Superfly factors into the discussion, as does the controversy over the impact on the viewer of drugs, violence, and sex in films. Original air date not estimated, though assumed to be spring 1974
 
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Star wars : the radio drama
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Return of the Jedi : the radio drama
Alternative Names
Brock G. Peters

Brock Peters

Brock Peters acteur de cinéma et chanteur

Brock Peters aisteoir

Brock Peters aktor

Brock Peters Amerikaans filmacteur

Brock Peters Amerikaanse akteur

Brock Peters amerikai színész; 1927-2005

Brock Peters attore statunitense

Brock Peters pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

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

Fisher, Brock

Fisher George

Fisher, George, 1927-

Fisher, George 1927-2005

Fisher, George Brock

George Brock Fisher

Peters, Broc

Peters, Broc 1927-2005

Peters, Brock

Peters, Brock G.

Μπρόκ Πίτερς

Брок Питерс

Брок Пітерс актор

Брок Пітэрс

ברוק פיטרס שחקן אמריקאי

براک پیترس

براک پیترس بازیگر آمریکایی

جورج فيشر

브록 피터스

ブロック・ピーターズ

布羅克·彼得斯

Languages
English (272)

German (5)

French (1)