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Gunton, Bob

Overview
Works: 126 works in 343 publications in 4 languages and 23,919 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Personal narratives  Biography  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Music  Sports films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Vocalist, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bob Gunton
The Shawshank redemption by Frank Darabont ( Visual )
62 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 4,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Red" Redding is a lifer who knows the ropes at Maine's Shawshank State Prison. New inmate Andy Dufresne is a quiet banker, unjustly convicted of murder. Andy's indomitable will earns Red's friendship and his resourcefulness brings hope and change to the entire prison. Andy is full of surprises--and he saves his best surprise for last
Argo by Ben Affleck ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants storm the American embassy in Tehran and capture dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal. There's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escape and a mid-level CIA agent named Antonio Mendez devises an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them
Iron jawed angels ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dramatized story of Alice Paul and Lucy Burns, leaders of the suffragist women who fought for the passage of the 19th Amendment. They broke from the mainstream women's rights movement to create a more activist wing, daring to push the boundaries to secure women's voting rights in 1920
The Lincoln lawyer by Brad Furman ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael 'Mick' Haller is a slick, charismatic Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who operates out of the back of his Lincoln Town Car. Having spent most of his career defending petty, gutter-variety criminals, Mick unexpectedly lands the case of a lifetime. However, what initially appears to be a straightforward case with a big money payoff swiftly develops into a deadly match between two masters of manipulation and a crisis of conscience for Haller
Patch Adams by Tom Shadyac ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meet Patch Adams, a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like any doctor you've met before. For Patch, humor is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just about anything to make his patients laugh-- even if it means risking his own career. Based on a true story
Fracture ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ted Crawford (Anthony Hopkins) shoots his wife and calmly waits for the police to arrest him. With the weapon and a signed confession in hand, Deputy District Attorney Willy Beachum (Ryan Gosling) believes a conviction is simple, that is, until the case completely unravels. Now, with little evidence, Beachum goes head to head with the cunning Crawford in a desperate search for the truth and the answer to one burning question: How is this guy getting away with it?
Evita premiere American recording by Andrew Lloyd Webber ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evita is based on the life of Eva Peron, the second wife of Argentine dicatator Juan Peron. She was a girl from the most ordinary of backgrounds, who became th emost powerful woman her country (and indeed Latin America) had ever seen, a woman never content to be a mere ornament at the side of her husband, the President. Her death of cancer at the age of 33 in 1952 ensured that the loved, hated, inspiring, corrupting complexity that was Eva Peron became a legend
Ace Ventura, when nature calls ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Africa's the place and Ace is on the case, setting out to rescue an animal he loathes ... a bat!
Buffalo soldiers ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fact-based story about the all-black U.S. Cavalry Troop H, which protected the Western territories in post-Civil War times. The story focuses on the troops' attempts to capture an Apache warrior, Vittorio, who slaughters the settlers in New Mexico. The film examines the racial tensions that existed between the black soldiers and some of the white soldiers, and the truths about the Indian invaders
The Perfect storm by Wolfgang Petersen ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Andrea Gail is a sword fishing boat out of Gloucester, Massachusetts. Billy Tyne is her captain, down-on-his-luck from a recent losing streak, looking to bring back one big score so he and his crew will have the money to stay ashore during the coming winter. So out they go, and they hit it big, hauling in what the crew estimates is a quarter-million-dollars worth of fish. Unfortunately, they haven't paid attention to the weather forecasts or the radio, and the boat is right in the path of what will become one of the most terrifying and fantastic storms of the century. The always-beating heart of the adventure are the men (and women) who go down to the sea in ships and are oft-times lost at sea, doing battle with the unpredictable, sometimes vicious forces of Nature. Based on a true story, and dedicated to the ten thousand Gloucestermen who have died at sea since 1623
Believe in me ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Coach Clay Driscoll is a small town basketball coach who seems to have everything going against him. A team he doesn't want. A town that doesn't support girl's sports and small town politics that threaten to undermine any chance he has of winning. But his pride and his "girls" refuse to let him quit. Both the young women and their hard-headed coach fight for equality and a share of the dream, taking on the town prejudice and their own self-doubt. Based on the true story of Jim Keith and the Lady Cyclones
Broken arrow by John Woo ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two military pilots engage in a no-holds-barred battle against time and each other in a race to recover two stolen nuclear warheads
24 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After sacrificing everything for his country, Jack Bauer is wanted by the U.S. government and now stands to lose the only thing he has left: his freedom. Working as a missionary in Africa, Bauer is called upon to stop a ruthless warlord from drafting innocent children into his murderous militia. First, Bauer must confront his own torturous past and face an impossible decision that will change his life forever"--Publisher
Glory by Edward Zwick ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in Undetermined and English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of the first black regiment to fight for the North in the Civil War. Robert Gould Shaw and Cabot Forbes are two idealistic young Bostonians that lead the regiment; Sgt. Maj. John Rawlins is the inspiration who unites the troops; Pvt. Trip is a runaway slave who joins the regiment
Dead silence ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and French and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After receiving a strange package with the doll named Billy, Jamie's wife is murdered. Destined to find out the truth, Jamie goes to the town of Raven's Fair where the ventriloquist Mary Shaw used to perform and is buried. After she went mad in the 1940s, Mary was accused of kidnapping a young boy who yelled out in one of her performances that she was a fraud. Because of this she was hunted down by townspeople, who in the ultimate act of revenge, cut out her tongue and then killed her. They buried her along with her "children," a handmade collection of vaudeville dolls, and assumed they had silenced her forever
Boat trip ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jerry and Nick are two best buddies whose love lives have hit rock bottom. Especially Jerry, whose girlfriend has turned down his marriage proposal. To escape their troubles and find women, they book a trip on board a cruise ship. Nick offends the travel agent and as a trick the two get booked on a gay cruise
The glimmer man ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The desperate hunt for a serial killer has just gotten rougher for LAPD homicide detectives Jack Cole and Jim Campbell. They've become partners. Wearing Buddhist prayer beads, relying on ancient potions and living by Eastern philosophies, ex-New Yorker Cole is unlike any partner the street savvy Campbell has ever seen. The way Campbell sees it, secretive Cole is also something else: suspect #1 in their murder investigation
WW II behind closed doors Stalin, the Nazis and the West ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joseph Stalin - the supreme leader of the Soviet Union - was a tyrant responsible for the death of millions. He also had some unlikely relationships during the Second World War. This ambitious series uses exclusive evidence gained from the actual conversations and secret meetings Stalin conducted. Dramatic reconstructions carefully sourced from archive material, reveal how the great leaders decided the future shape of the post-war world. These decisions had immediate and often harrowing effects for those on the ground. Their story is told through documentary footage, dramatic reconstructions and illuminating interviews
The Lazarus project ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben can't believe how much he has to be thankful for: a wife, a daughter and a steady paycheck. But when he unexpectedly loses his job, Ben foolishly turns back to crime, joining his ex-con brother in a robberty that has deadly consequences. Facing lethal injection, Ben must say goodbye to his family. Ben regains consciousness near a psychiatric ward. He is told he's been hired as the groundskeeper. Now he must determine if his previous life was only a dream or if he is part of something more sinister
Numb ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hudson Milbank is convinced that he's going insane. But he's just met the perfect girl and struggles to be his most charming self. Meanwhile, he frantically seeks a cure for his anxieties and goes through a string of therapists who turns out to be crazier than he is
 
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Alternative Names
Gunton, Robert Jr.
Gunton, Robert Patrick.
Gunton, Robert Patrick, 1945-
Gunton, Robert Patrick, Jr.
Languages
English (159)
Spanish (10)
French (4)
German (2)
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