Peters, Jean 1926-2000
Most widely held works about Jean Peters
Most widely held works by Jean Peters
Pickup on South Street ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 711 libraries worldwide
Petty crook Skip McCoy has his eye set on the big score. When the three-time convict picks the pocketbook of unsuspecting Candy, he finds a haul bigger than he ever could have imagined: a strip of microfilm bearing confidential U.S. secrets. Tailed by the Feds and the unwitting courier's Communist puppeteers, Skip and Candy find themselves in a precarious gambit that pits greed against redemption.
Three coins in the fountain ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 675 libraries worldwide
Three American women in Rome, throw money into a fountain and wish for love.
Niagara ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and French and held by 623 libraries worldwide
A faithless wife plots to kill her husband, a disturbed war veteran.
A man called Peter ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 556 libraries worldwide
The Scottish-born minister who became Chaplain of the U.S. Senate.
Viva Zapata ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 445 libraries worldwide
Emiliano Zapata, an ally of Pancho Villa, leads the Mexican peasants in a bloody revolt against an oppressive government and overthrows President Diaz.
Broken lance ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
The only compassion cattle baron Matt Devereaux shows is for his Native American wife, and their son Joe. So after Joe agrees to take a three-year jail term for a crime his father commits, and his father then dies, Joe's three half-brothers take over the land - with a vengeance.
Captain from Castile ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Forced to flee his home during the Spanish Inquisition, nobleman Pedro De Vargas escapes with a beautiful peasant girl and joins Cortez on his dangerous expedition to conquer Mexico.
Apache ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
The story of Massai, the last of the fierce Apache warriors, and his single-handed, bloody war against the entire U.S. Army. The former pacifist learns "might makes right" from the oppressive soldiers, and seeks to defend the rights of his tribe after the 1886 humiliating surrender by their chief Geronimo.
It happens every spring ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Story of a mild-mannered chemistry professor in love with the daughter of a college president but earning a meagre salary that won't support the two. He invents a solution that repels any kind of wood and joins a major league baseball team to be able to afford to marry. Includes original trailer.
O. Henry's full house ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
John Steinbeck introduces dramatizations of five of O. Henry's short stories.
As young as you feel ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
John Hodges works a hand press at a ACME Printing Company and is forced to retire when he turns sixty-five. When it is discovered that no one at the company knows the parent company's president, John decides to dye his hair and mustache, and gives a convincing impersonation to the executive officers to ignore the mandatory retirement clause. John soon finds himself giving a creditable speech on the dignity of man and gaining national attention to an outmoded retirement policy.
Vicki ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Supermodel Vicki Lynn is murdered, and ace homicide cop Ed Cornell cuts his vacation short to take the case personally.
The Day the earth stood still ; [and] Exploring tomorrow ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
The Day the earth stood still: Lux Radio Theatre presents this great science fiction story about a visitor from another planet. He lands in Washington, D.C. with his robot, Gork, and wants to meet with all the leaders of the world before the planet Earth is destroyed. This is an unsponsored re-broadcast (45 min.)
A blueprint for murder ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Blueprint for murder: When his niece dies of the same mysterious symptoms that killed her father, no one suspects the little girl may have been poisoned. No one, that is, except her uncle, Whitney Cameron. He believes the child's stepmother may be her killer. Discovering that she intends to inherit her husband's estate by eliminating both her stepchildren, Whitney proceeds with a perilous plan to prevent his greedy sister-in-law from getting away with murder.
Viva Zapata by Elia Kazan ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Indiqué sur la jaquette : La vie du légendaire révolutionnaire mexicain Emiliano Zapata dan sune production de Darryl F. Zanuck.
The Day the earth stood still ( Recording )
in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Captain from Castile ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
In the sixteenth century, a young nobleman Pedro De Vargas, forced to flee Spain during the Inquisition, joins Cortez' first expedition to Mexico. Arriving in the New World, Cortez decides to switch from exploration to conquest. Pedro becomes embroiled in continuous adventures and a romantic interlude.
Viva Zapata ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Action drama about Mexico's famed rebel who rallied an army of peasants to overthrow a cruel dictator, Diaz. His revolt triumphs, but each successive leader is no better than Diaz. Even Zapata himself ultimately fails as he tragically experiences the corruption of power, the deceit of politicians, and the consuming greed that can bring down the best of men.
Pick up on south street = Le port de la drogue ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Un pickpocket se retrouve en possession d'un microfilm contenant des plans ultra-secrets, filé par la police, avec une bande d'espions à ses trousses. Au départ, une série B "anti-rouges" comme il s'en tournait beaucoup à l'époque. A l'arrivée un polar sulfureux filmé comme un uppercut.
Hollywood couples. Disc two a revealing look at Hollywood's most famous couples ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A romantic set of hour-long profiles spotlighting the personal lives and amazing careers of 25 legendary Hollywood twosomes, from Gable & Lombard to more contemporary heartthrobs such as Tom Cruise & Nicole Kidman.
Adultery Apache Indians Aristocracy (Social class) Biographical films Conquerors Conquest of Mexico (1519-1540) Cortés, Hernán,--1485-1547 Drama Espionage Ex-convicts Fathers and sons Feature films Feature films Film adaptations Film noir Film noir Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Gangster films Historical films History Honeymoons Inquisition Italy--Rome Loyalty Man-woman relationships Marshall, Peter,--1902-1949 Mexico Microfilms Murder North America--Niagara Falls Pickpockets Political science Revenge Revolution (Mexico : 1910-1920) Romantic comedy films Security classification (Government documents) Shellabarger, Samuel,--1888-1954 Spain Spy films Spy films Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Western films Western films Wishes Women Zapata, Emiliano,--1879-1919
Multiple languages (14)