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Kirby, Peter (Peter William)

Overview
Works: 61 works in 111 publications in 1 language and 3,429 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television mini-series  History  Biographical television programs  Historical television programs  Television adaptations  Television programs  Film adaptations  Biography  Interviews 
Roles: Actor, Editor, Director, Interviewer
Classifications: E185.97.H24, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Kirby
Roots by John Erman( Visual )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and held by 2,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Chris Burden( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this documentary Chris Burden talks about his works of the past twenty years, from the performances of the seventies to the sculpture and installations of the eighties."--Container
Roots( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continues throughout the generations that follow
The Case study house program, 1945-1966 : an anecdotal history & commentary by Elizabeth A. T Smith( Visual )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the Case Study House Program initiated by John Entenza of Arts & Architecture magazine in 1945, through interviews with key participants. The Program was an attempt to shape the course of the post-World War II building boom away from traditional housing and toward progressive modern design by using new technologies to produce well-designed affordable housing. Includes film of ten of the houses built in the Program, and commentary by the architects and original clients
John Baldessari : some stories( Visual )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented without commentary, this film reveals the thinking behind the work of John Baldessari over the course of his career, and provides clues to the understanding of the artist's paintings, photographic work and books. What emerges is a portrait of a thoughtful, quietly rebellious artist who has influenced a large number of younger artists over the last twenty years, and who has clearly followed his own path in the exploration of the territory which he embarked upon in the late 60's
Roots( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Louis I. Kahn : an offering to architecture( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This film presents Louis Kahn's mature work, and the qualities of talent and character that made him such an outstanding architect. The voice of Kahn himself provides narration for the film, using excerpts from audio recordings of the many talks he gave around the world."--Container
Roots( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Roots( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Roots( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Alexis Smith : life in America by Alexis Smith( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the working methods and intentions of Alexis Smith through interviews with her in her Venice, California, studio and at other work sites
Binary lives = : Vies binaires by Steina Vasulka( Visual )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using examples of their work as illustration, the Vasulkas discuss their ideas and techniques in creating their art
John Baldessari : some stories : a portrait by John Baldessari( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with the artist John Baldessari
Roots( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continues throughout the generations that follow
Roots( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continues throughout the generations that follow
Roots( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continues throughout the generations that follow
Roots( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Roots( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Holy image, hallowed ground( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains images of the Monastery of St. Catherine in Sinai and its traditions, which have drawn pilgrims from around the world for over a thousand years
Roots( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
 
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Kirby, Peter William

Languages
English (66)