WorldCat Identities

Cosell, Howard 1918-1995

Overview
Works: 92 works in 164 publications in 2 languages and 8,860 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Comedy films  Sports films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Short films  Television comedies  Variety shows (Television programs)  Anthology television programs 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Actor, Interviewer, Host
Classifications: GV742.42.C67, B
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Most widely held works about Howard Cosell
 
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What's wrong with sports by Howard Cosell( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the full spectrum of sports in America
Shelley Duvall's Tall tales & legends( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A down-on-his luck baseball player follows his dreams to become the biggest star in the game. But even when striking out, the mighty Casey remains a hero for his legendary sportsmanship and good-natured play. This expansion of the famous poem by Ernest Lawrence Thayer provides possible humorous origins of many baseball traditions
Casey at the bat( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1888, with baseball in its infancy, Boss Undercrawl, who rules Mudville, wants to use the local stadium as his factory's dump site. Just before a crucial game, a fan gives down-on-his-luck player Casey a magic potion to rub on his bat
Bananas by Woody Allen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and German and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When product-tester Fielding Mellish goes to the country of San Marcos to try and win back his girlfriend, he is kidnapped by a group of rebels. When their leader goes insane, the rebels elect Mellish to replace him, thinking he can save the country
Shelley Duvall's tall tales & legends( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete collection of the 9 episodes of the Tall tales & legends series highlighting American folk heroes
Muhammad and Larry( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the poetic lens of visionary filmmaker Albert Maysles, Muhammad and Larry explores the unique and poignant relationship between two great boxers and two remarkable men who were more than just competitors. They were once teacher and student, and remain close friends. Combines one-of-a-kind, never-before-seen archival footage with newly-produced reflective conversations with boxing experts, luminaries, and those who were at the fight. Maysles intimately documented both Muhammad Ali and Larry Holmes, from sparring matches to private moments at home, as they prepared for their upcoming fight in 1980. Muhammad and Larry takes a closer look at the connection that evolved, inside and out of the ring, between these two amazing athletes
Renée( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Renee Richard's battle to enter the 1977 US Open as the first transsexual tennis player. Simultaneously, it follows her today as she struggles to cope with a life of contradictions and personal conflict. Through interviews with tennis legends, family, friends and experts from the transsexual field; a story of perseverance, breakthrough and hardship unfolds
What's wrong with sports? by Howard Cosell( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author relates his opinion of how that when it comes to sports, our priorities are "out of whack."
The New York Yankees 1977 World Series( Visual )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1977 World Series matched the New York Yankees against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers, guided by first-year manager Tommy Lasorda, had upset the Reds in the NL West and bowled over the Phillies for the pennant. They had a talented pitching staff headed by Tommy John and a potent offense that featured Steve Garvey, Reggie Smith, Ron Cey, and Dusty Baker. The Yankees had Reggie Jackson, who made his 18th World Series game one of the most memorable in history, as the second player to smash three home runs in one Series game (following Babe Ruth, in 1926 and 1928). The Yankees won in six, to capture their first title since 1962 and their 21st overall. Once again, the month of October belonged to the Yankees, and to Reggie Jackson
The Pittsburgh Pirates 1979 World Series( Visual )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1979 World Series was a rematch of sorts: in 1971, the Orioles won the first two games only to lose to the Pirates in seven. The 'Oriole Magic' of '79 was a team with intelligence, strong fundamentals, and guile who pitched well, made key plays, hit in the clutch, came from behind, and won games in unusual ways. The Pirates key ingredient was 38-year-old Willie "Pops" Stargell, whose clubhouse demeanor, simple good-heartedness, and friendly manner helped keep the Pirates loose. His three home runs led to his becoming the oldest player to win both the regular season and World Series MVP. Adopting "We Are Family" by the Philadelphia disco group Sister Sledge as a theme song, Pirates vs. Orioles history would repeat itself, as the Bucs came back from a three games to one deficit to win the 1979 Series in seven
Sinatra : the main event( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Sinatra gives a live performance of some of his hits in Madison Square Garden
Great moments in sport; A SPORT magazine anthology by Howard Cosell( Book )

3 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sugar Ray Leonard retires by Sugar Ray Leonard( Recording )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an interview with Howard Cosell one of the world's great boxing champions announces his retirement following an eye injury
Frank Sinatra, Sinatra the main event( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shelley Duvall's tall tales & legends. Disc 1( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tall tales & legends series highlighting American folk heroes
The best of the Dean Martin variety show( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Footage from the Dean Martin Show, broadcast 1965-1974
The best of the Dean Martin Variety Show( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dean Martin hosts celebrity guests including: George Burns, Red Buttons, Bing Crosby, Dom DeLuise, Buddy Ebsen, Duke Ellington, Lorne Green, Florence Henderson, Bob Newhart, Frank Sinatra, Ann-Margaret, Victor Borge, Howard Cosell, Buddy Ebsen, Marty Feldman, Lena Horne, Gene Kelly, Kate Smith, Lawrence Welk, Orson Welles, Bill Cosby, Vince Edwards, Judy Garland, Rocky Graziano, Ethel Merman, Peter Sellers, Dionne Warwick, Jonathan Winters
Shelley Duvall's Tall tales & legends( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A down-on-his luck baseball player follows his dreams to become the biggest star in the game. But even when striking out, the mighty Casey remains a hero for his legendary sportsmanship and good-natured play
Howard Cosell at the National Press Club by Howard Cosell( Recording )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veteran sports broadcaster Cosell condemns the commercialization of college sports and says this "big business" trend has created overpriced, exploited athletes and has caused a decline in the integrity of American sports. Concludes with a question-and-answer question
NFL Matchup of the Millennium( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matchup of the millennium combines the latest in computer-generated special effects with historic archival footage to create a mythical series in which four legendary dynasties meet head to head. Witness the San Francisco 49ers of the 1980's battle the Green Bay Packers of the 1960's and the Pittsburgh Steelers of the 1970's square off against the Dallas Cowboys of the 1990's, with the two winners facing each other in the Millennium Bowl
 
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Shelley Duvall's Tall tales & legends
Alternative Names
Cohen, Howard William 1918-1995

Howard Cosell Amerikaans sportjournalist (1918-1995)

Howard Cosell giornalista statunitense

Howard Cosell US-amerikanischer Sportkommentator und Sportreporter

Говард Коселл

הווארד קוסל

ハワード・コセル

霍華德·科賽爾

Languages
English (104)

German (1)

Covers
Casey at the batShelley Duvall's Tall tales & legendsHoward Cosell : the man, the myth, and the transformation of American sportsSound and fury : two powerful lives, one fateful friendshipThere you have it : the life, legacy, and legend of Howard CosellSound and fury [two powerful lives, one fateful friendship]The Playboy interviews : larger than life