Meredith, Burgess 1907-1997
Most widely held works about Burgess Meredith
Most widely held works by Burgess Meredith
Rocky ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,693 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.
Grumpy old men ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 1,228 libraries worldwide
The story of neighborhood curmudgeons whose long-running feud becomes an all-out rivalry when an attractive widow moves into the house across the street.
Clash of the Titans ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,055 libraries worldwide
Perseus (Hamlin), the mortal son of Zeus (Olivier), faces the monsters of Greek mythology as he battles to save Andromeda (Bowker) from a primeval sea beast.
Rocky II ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and French and held by 916 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.
Of mice and men ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in English and held by 814 libraries worldwide
Tells the story about the strange relationship of two migrant workers who are able to realize their dreams of an easy life until one of them succumbs to his weakness for soft, helpless creatures and strangles the farmer's wife.
Rocky V ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 774 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.
Grumpier old men ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 752 libraries worldwide
Grumpy Old Men become grumpier in this sequel, as a newcomer (Sophia Loren) plans to change the town's bait shop into a ristorante.
Rocky ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 743 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.
So far, so good : a memoir by Burgess Meredith ( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 734 libraries worldwide
30 years of National Geographic Specials ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 670 libraries worldwide
A compilation of highlights and clips from past programs of the National Geographic televised documentaries, marking the 30-year anniversary of the Society's documentary production. From the very first National Geographic special in 1963, which followed a team of Americans as they ascended Mt. Everest, content ranges from wilderness to cultural exploration. Through these programs, National Geographic offered a broad variety of sights and perspectives which were previously unknown to the average viewing public. Still bearing historical value, examples include segments from the films that helped promote and popularize such issues as species and habitat protection and the works of Dr. Louis Leakey, Jacques Cousteau, Dian Fossey, and Jane Goodall.
Advise & consent ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 653 libraries worldwide
Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well.
Batman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 638 libraries worldwide
When Batman and Robin get a tip that Commodore Schmidlapp is in danger aboard his yacht, they launch a rescue mission. But the tip is a set-up by four of the most powerful villains ever, who seek to defeat the Dynamic Duo once and for all.
When we left Earth the NASA missions ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 638 libraries worldwide
3, 2, 1, Lift-off! This six-part series chronicles the inside story of NASA's most epic endeavors. In "Ordinary Supermen" NASA and America's first astronauts, the Mercury Seven, are on a journey into the unknown. "Friends and Rivals" recounts the story of the nine astronauts on the Gemini mission, which rehearsed procedures important to future launches. "Landing the Eagle" details the Apollo program, the Apollo 1 disaster, the flights of Apollo 8, 9, and 10, and the tense lunar descent of Apollo 11. "The Explorers" features five successful moon landings - Apollo missions 12, 14, 15, 16, and 17, the 'successful failure' of Apollo 13, and Skylab. "The Shuttle" looks at that program, including the maiden voyage, the Challenger disaster, and the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope. "A Home In Space" centers on repairing the Hubble Space Telescope, construction of the International Space Station, and the Columbia re-entry disaster of 2003. Told by the astronauts and engineers who were there, this series celebrates NASA's triumphs and tragedies, and the history of American space exploration.
Foul play ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 582 libraries worldwide
A shy San Francsico librarian and a clumsy detective fall in love as they attempt to solve a crime that involves drawfs, albinos, and the Catholic church in a plot to kill the Pope.
Rocky III ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 572 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.
Puff the magic dragon ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 545 libraries worldwide
Jackie is a shy and withdrawn boy, but with the help of Puff, the magic dragon, he learns to help himself face new situations without fear. Puff and Jackie embark on an amazing adventure to the magical land of Honah Lee.
Thumbelina ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
Tiny Thumbelina--so small she sleeps in a match box--is almost forced to marry a toad or a crotchety mole before she finds her true love.
Creatures of the Namib desert ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1977 and 1998 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
Presents a documentary on the animals' of Africa's Namib Desert.
The day of the locust ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 412 libraries worldwide
A naive young set designer seeks work in Tinseltown and falls in love with a wannabe actress who lives with her alcoholic father, a former vaudevillian entertainer.
Clash of the Titans ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Perseus is the mortal son of Zeus, who sets out to fulfill his destiny by rescuing beloved Andromeda from the wrath the goddess Thetis. Perils await Perseus time and again. In order to fufill his destiny, Perseus must complete various tasks including taming Pegasus, capturing Medusa, and answering riddles.
Action and adventure films Actors Andromeda (Greek mythology) Astronautics Balboa, Rocky (Fictitious character) Biography Boxers (Sports) Boxing Boxing injuries California--Salinas River Valley Comedy films Comedy films Depressions Detective and mystery films Documentary films Drama Fairy tales Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films Film sequels Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired History Juvenile works Male friendship Man-woman relationships Married people Meredith, Burgess,--1907-1997 Moon Nonfiction films Older men Outer space Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Perseus (Greek mythology) Project Apollo (U.S.) Project Gemini (U.S.) Project Mercury (U.S.) Science fiction television programs Skylab Program Space flight Sports films Steinbeck, John,--1902-1968 Television programs Theatrical producers and directors United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Zeus (Greek deity)
Meredith, Oliver Burgess, 1907-1997
Multiple languages (21)
No Linguistic content (18)