WorldCat Identities

Peters, Brock

Overview
Works: 261 works in 658 publications in 4 languages and 19,750 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Musical films  Fiction  History  Science fiction television programs  Television series  Legal films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, vac, Singer, Author, Interviewee, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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To Kill a Mockingbird by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

98 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 5,222 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 )

20 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hideous truth about the secret ingredient of "Soylent Green."
The Pawnbroker by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

28 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,221 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 )

12 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,093 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 )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 578 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 )

14 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 526 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
The locket by Rufus E Hallmark( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 523 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
Major Dundee by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 481 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
Faerie tale theatre( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 476 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 )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 457 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 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fight crime day and night alongside The Dark Knight as he encounters the Catwoman, duel with the Penguin, contests with The Riddler and battles wit with the Joker
Star wars : the radio drama by Brian Daley( Recording )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 396 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 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Batman, the animated series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 361 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 )

14 editions published between 1969 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 313 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
Star trek, Deep Space Nine( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 310 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 304 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 by Not Available( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 295 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
Shelley Duvall's Faerie tale theatre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 235 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 228 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
To Kill a Mockingbird
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.

Брок Питерс

براک پیترس بازیگر آمریکایی

جورج فيشر

ブロック・ピーターズ

布罗克·彼得斯

Languages
English (224)

German (7)

French (2)

Italian (2)

Covers
Faerie tale theatreStar wars : the radio dramaBlack boyThe African-American audio experience