WorldCat Identities

Strauss, Peter 1947-

Works: 143 works in 358 publications in 5 languages and 11,582 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Short films  History  Television mini-series  Historical films  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Peter Strauss
The Secret of NIMH by Robert O'Brien( Visual )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faced with the need to move her family from a farmer's field while her Timothy is seriously ill, a widowed mouse seeks help from a group of rats whose unwilling participation in experiments at a place called NIMH has made them wise and long lived
License to wed by Ken Kwapis( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly engaged couple, Ben Murphy and Sadie Jones can't wait to be married and live their life together. The problem is that Sadie's family church, St. Augustine's, is run by Reverend Frank, who won't bless them until they pass his patented, "fool-proof" marriage-prep course. The course consists of outrageous classes, outlandish homework assignments and some outright invasion of privacy. Reverend Frank's rigorous curriculum puts Ben and Sadie's relationship to the test
Joan of Arc by Christian Duguay( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born to a peasant family, young Joan hears the voices of saints telling her to unite her beseiged nation. At seventeen, she leads one of the greatest campaigns for freedom the world has ever witnessed
Masada by Boris Sagal( Visual )

28 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first century A.D., Flavius Silva, commander of the Roman Tenth Legion in Palestine, leads his forces in combat against the remaining Jewish Zealots who have taken refuge in the seemingly impregnable fortress of Masada. There, the engineering and military might of Rome faces the passion and ingenuity of Eleazer ben Yair and his people
XXX by Lee Tamahori( Visual )

10 editions published in 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new criminal bad boy on the verge of prosecution is recruited by Senior Agent Gibbons. In a new XXX program, our anti-hero rallies his buddies on the street to prevent an overthrow of our government
Nick of time( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No sooner does accountant Gene Watson arrive at L.A.'s Union Station with his six-year-old daughter than he's plunged into a nightmare. Two shadowy strangers separate Watson from his little girl, slap a gun into his hand and present a devil's bargain: kill a top government official before she leaves a nearby political rally-- or never again see his beloved child
Le ballon rouge = The Red Balloon by Albert Lamorisse( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the south of France, in a vast plain region called the Camargue, lives White Mane, a magnificent stallion and the leader of a herd of wild horses too proud to be broken by humans. Only Folco, a young fisherman, can tame him. A strong friendship grows between the boy and the horse, as the two go looking for the freedom that the world of men won't allow them
Rich man, poor man( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first-ever dramatic miniseries to appear on American television spans decades and generations to trace the epic story of the Jordache family from 1945 to the late 1960s
Batman, the animated series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millionaire Bruce Wayne's alter-ego Batman protects the streets of Gotham City from various villains and arch-enemies
The yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new version of the classic novel about a boy and the orphaned fawn who becomes his best friend
Soldier blue by Ralph Nelson( Visual )

25 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A paymaster's detachment of the U.S. cavalry is attacked by Indians seeking gold, and two white survivors trek through the desert
Beautiful gardens made easy by Elvin McDonald( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

39 quick projects and simple techniques to make the home sensational with big effects outdoing little effort. Covers gardens that enclose, transform, display, entertain, produce, and support
Pioneers of television( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly 100 stars from television's formative years bring their stories to PBS in a revealing documentary series. Featuring sitcoms, late-night, variety and game shows -- the film melds compelling new HD interviews with archival clips to offer a fresh take on television's first celebrities, with fascinating stories, never-before-seen images and timeless clips that still entertain decades later
Kids' Ten Commandments : the complete collection( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kids learn biblical values as they discover the truth about God's love for every person
A father's choice by Feature Films for Families( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the tragic death of their mother, Chris and Kelly find themselves in the care of the cowboy dad they have never really known. They must all make big adjustments and tough choices if they are to realize the support and love they can share as a family
The rest is yet to come( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Seth's mother is away, he works for the greedy old man Jeshanah, who takes the name of the Lord in vain and works on the Sabbath
Stolen jewels, stolen hearts( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trouble comes to the Israelites' camp when Simeon, a handsome singer, literally turns the tents upside down with his lively songs and pocket-picking monkey, Martel. "Anything goes" is Simeon's rule as he unsuccessfully tries to steal the heart of another man's wife. Meanwhile, Amos the rat becomes the "fall guy" for Martel as he steals valuables from people in the camp
Toying with the truth( Visual )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The finest clothes, the best toys, the coolest pet ... Seth becomes jealous of his best friend, Ephraim, and longs to be "the boy who has everything." When he accidentally breaks Ephraim's amazing one-of-a-kind toy, Seth keeps quiet and lets his friend take the blame until wise Ben-Ami, the toy maker, helps guide him to do what's right
A life and Seth situation( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Seth and Ephraim's quest for excitement, the boys head into the desert against their parents' better advice. Dangerous journeys through a wild sandstorm and encounters with a menacing bandit and his wild jackal named Odiferous turn the boys' overnight camp out into an adventure of a lifetime
Proud men( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The untamed West belongs to the man who can rope it in, the American cowboy. Rancher Charlie McCloud is one of the best, and he's proud of everything he's given to the land. Proud of everything except his son. Charlie Jr. shamed his father years ago, and McCloud can't, and won't, forgive him. But now McCloud is dying and Charlie Jr. must try to make peace. Although they ride the land together, neither man will give in, and their pride soon turns into an explosion of rage
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License to wed
Alternative Names
Peter Strauss acteur américain

Peter Strauss aktor amerykański

Peter Strauss Amerikaans acteur

Peter Strauss amerikansk skådespelare

Peter Strauss amerikansk skodespelar

Peter Strauss amerikansk skuespiller

Peter Strauss attore statunitense

Peter Strauss US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Peter Strauss yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Питер Страусс

פיטר שטראוס שחקן אמריקאי

پیتر اشتراوس بازیگر آمریکایی

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English (142)

French (7)

Spanish (3)

Italian (2)

German (1)

Joan of ArcMasadaNick of timeRich man, poor manBeautiful gardens made easyThe rest is yet to comeStolen jewels, stolen heartsToying with the truthA life and Seth situation