Most widely held works about Robert Chartoff
Most widely held works by Robert Chartoff
The right stuff ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 1,365 libraries worldwide
The story of the Air Force test flights by Chuck Yeager that would lead to Project Mercury, which pioneered America's launch into the space race-- and of the seven men chosen to launch the U.S. into space: Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Walter Schirra, Gordon Cooper, and Deke Slayton.
Rocky ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,259 libraries worldwide
Rocky Balboa, a club fighter seemingly going nowhere, gets his once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to go the distance and come out a winner when fate puts him in the ring with the world heavyweight champion.
Raging bull ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 995 libraries worldwide
Jake La Motta is a boxer whose psychological and sexual complexities erupt into violence both in and out of the ring. His brother Joey falls prey to Jake's mounting paranoia and jealousy, while fifteen-year-old Vickie, becomes Jake's wife and most prized trophy. The same anger that drives Jake in the ring, ultimately drives him to beat his wife and brother, and sends Jake down a self-destructive spiral of paranoia and rage.
Rocky II ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 836 libraries worldwide
Rocky, having sustained massive injuries in his win against heavyweight champion, Apollo Creed, announces his retirement. But he soon realizes he can't escape his true calling, and prepares for the fight of his life.
Raging bull ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 785 libraries worldwide
De Niro stars as champion boxer Jake La Motta, who rose from the streets of the Bronx to the heights of his sport, only to find disillusionment and corruption as well as fame.
Rocky ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 741 libraries worldwide
Rocky Balboa, the underdog, gets his million-to-one shot at love, self-respect and the world heavyweight boxing crown and comes out a winner.
The right stuff ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 564 libraries worldwide
The true story of Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Walter Schirra, Gordon Cooper, and Deke Slayton - the seven men chosen for the Mercury Project manned space flight program in the U.S.
They shoot horses don't they ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 509 libraries worldwide
In the midst of the Depression, an entire generation sought out the dance marathon as a means of survival. Gig Young won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor as the contest promoter.
Rocky V ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 485 libraries worldwide
Rocky and his family must move to their old, low-rent neighborhood after all their money is lost by an an unscrupulous financial advisor and injuries force his retirement from the ring. As Rocky tries to resolve the resentment held by his son, a young boxer Rocky trained publicly taunts his mentor, and Rocky realizes he must fight once more.
Rocky III ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Rocky becomes world famous, scoring ten consecutive wins. But after suffering a humiliating defeat against Clubber Lang, he considers hanging up his gloves. With encouragement from his old nemesis, Apollo Creed, Rocky strives to regain the "eye of the tiger" before confronting Lang in a rematch.
Point blank ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 424 libraries worldwide
A professional criminal helps pull off an underworld heist, then is gunned down and left for dead. He resurfaces to track down his share of the loot.
Rocky IV ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 337 libraries worldwide
Rocky's training regimen takes him to icy Siberia, where he prepares for a globally televised match against a vicious Soviet fighter, Drago, who literally killed his last opponent.
New York, New York ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
A musician meets and falls in love with a lounge singer at the end of World War II. The couple struggles to balance their passions for music and each other under the pressures of show biz.
True confessions ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
A 1940s Los Angeles detective hounds his monsignor brother about a pious pimp's tie to grisly murder.
Straight talk ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Honest Shirlee chucks her boyfriend and heads for Chicago where she ends up hosting a radio show for callers with problems.
The gambler ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
"The story of a compulsive gambler who can't quit or win. He falls into debt to the mob for $40,000 but seems to relish the thrill of gambling against the long shot."--Container.
The new centurions ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
While attending law school, a young man decides to join the Los Angeles Police Department, changing his life forever.
The mechanic ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
A clever hired assassin suffering from remorse & anxiety finds himself the object of another assassin; he must try to outsmart his hunter.
Sylvester Stallone Rocky anthology ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Nickelodeon ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Nickelodeon: A heartfelt valentine to the early days of moviemaking, featuring a film director who literally stumbles into his job and an actor who becomes an overnight screen hero.
Action and adventure films Astronautics Astronauts Balboa, Rocky (Fictitious character) Big band music Biographical films Biographical films Biography Boxers (Sports) Boxing Boxing films Boxing injuries Boxing managers Boxing matches Boxing--Training California--Los Angeles Dance marathons Depressions Drama Family violence Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired La Motta, Jake Manned space flight Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Married people Meat industry and trade Melodrama Murder--Investigation Musical films New York (State)--New York Paranoia Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Project Mercury (U.S.) Russia (Federation)--Siberia Saxophonists Short, Elizabeth,--1924-1947 Singers Sports films Sports films Test pilots United States United States.--National Aeronautics and Space Administration Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Wolfe, Tom
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