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Meredith, Burgess 1907-1997

Works: 589 works in 1,315 publications in 7 languages and 31,234 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Television programs  Fiction  Motion pictures  Film sequels  Sports films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Director, Vocalist, Production personnel, Scribe, Author of screenplay, Adapter, Interviewee, Host, Honoree, Commentator, Speaker, Producer, Interviewer, Reporter, pmn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Burgess Meredith
Rocky by John G Avildsen ( Visual )
57 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 3,378 WorldCat member 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
Grumpier old men by Donald Petrie ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 2,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Neighborhood curmudgeons' long-running feud becomes an all-out rivalry when an attractive widow moves into the house across the street
Clash of the Titans by Desmond Davis ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Perseus goes on a quest to battle both Medusa and the Kraken monster to save the Princess Andromeda
Rocky II by Sylvester Stallone ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,229 WorldCat member 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
Rocky III by Sylvester Stallone ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 1,076 WorldCat member 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
Of mice and men by John Steinbeck ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,022 WorldCat member 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 by John G Avildsen ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,003 WorldCat member 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
Advise & consent by Otto Preminger ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 761 WorldCat member 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
When we left Earth the NASA missions ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member 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
Batman by Adam West ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member 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
Foul play ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A shy San Francisco 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
Puff the magic dragon by Peter Yarrow ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member 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
The day of the locust by John Schlesinger ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 586 WorldCat member 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
30 years of National Geographic specials by National Geographic Society ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member 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
Thumbelina ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member 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
Faerie tale theatre ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered
Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abandoning sequential action, excluding everything in the nature of plot and creating an atmosphere of non-logic, Beckett brings the theatre of the absurd to its apogee
The twilight zone ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists
Everyman, a moral play by Burgess Meredith ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1954 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Everyman is one of the most important accomplishments of English drama. A great morality play, it is captured with austere dramatic power. Directed by Howard Sackler
Creatures of the Namib desert ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1977 and 1998 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a documentary on the animals of Africa's Namib Desert
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Alternative Names
Meredith, Oliver Burgess, 1907-1997