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Peter Davis (II)

Peter Davis was born on January 2, 1937 in Los Angeles, California. His parents were the screenwriters Frank Davis and Tess Slesinger (who was also a short story writer and novelist). Davis is a producer and director, known for Hearts and Minds (1974), The Selling of the Pentagon (1971) and "JACK" (1993). Davis has also written three nonfiction ... See full bio »

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Known For

Hearts and Minds Producer
(1974)
Middletown Producer
(1982)

Filmography

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 1993 In Darkest Hollywood: Cinema and Apartheid (Documentary) (producer)
 1993 Jack: The Last Kennedy Film (executive producer) / (producer)
 1990 The Best Hotel on Skid Row (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1986 Rise and Fall of the Borscht Belt (Documentary) (producer)
 1982 Middletown (TV Series documentary) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Second Time Around (1982) ... (producer)
- The Campaign (1982) ... (producer)
 1980 Generations of Resistance (Documentary) (producer)
 1978 Family Business (producer)
 1977 South Africa: The White Laager (Documentary) (producer)
 1975 This Bloody, Blundering Business (Documentary short) (producer)
 1974 Hearts and Minds (Documentary) (producer)
 1971 The Selling of the Pentagon (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1968 Of Black America (TV Mini Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
- The Heritage of Slavery (1968) ... (producer)
 1967-1968 CBS Reports (TV Series documentary) (associate producer - 2 episodes)
- Hunger in America (1968) ... (associate producer)
- The Homosexuals (1967) ... (associate producer)
 1967 Anatomy of Violence (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1966 Pub (Short) (producer)
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Other Works:

Author of Where is Nicaragua?, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1987

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His mother is the novelist and screenwriter Tess Slesinger. His father is the screenwriter Frank Davis. See more »

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