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Benton, Robert

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Most widely held works by Robert Benton
Bonnie and Clyde by Arthur Penn( Visual )

92 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, who robbed banks across the country during the Depression era
Kramer vs. Kramer by Robert Benton( Visual )

54 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his wife walks out, Ted Kramer and his six-year-old son have a chance to really get to know each other. Then Ted's wife returns and she wants her son back
Places in the heart( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the 1930's in Waxahachie, Texas. Against this Depression-torn background unforgettable characters meet and collide. Its emotionally gripping story centers around Edna Spalding (Sally Fields) and her unending struggle against extraordinary hardships
The human stain by Robert Benton( Visual )

29 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coleman Silk is a respected professor at a New England college who suddenly finds his life unraveling after a comment he makes about some African-American students is misinterpreted as a racial slur. As the scandal heats up, Nathan Zuckerman, a writer researching a biography of Silk, begins to dig deeply into Silk's life. Eventually, matters are made worse when Coleman's affair with a young married janitor named Faunia Farley is exposed. But amid the controversy, Silk must struggle to keep his greatest secret, a secret he's held for the majority of his life, from becoming made public
Nobody's fool( Visual )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this affectionate story of small town life in upstate New York, Sully, a fitfully employed 60-year-old construction worker, is a cheerful curmudgeon who has made a lifetime of bad decisions. He unexpectedly has a chance to make right some of them when his estranged son and grandson drop back into his life
What's up, doc? by Peter Bogdanovich( Visual )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four red plaid traveling cases-- one of each belonging to a befuddled Iowa musicologist, a strange but bright young woman, a rich matron and a suspicious fellow-- are mixed up at a San Francisco hotel, with hilarious results
Feast of love by Robert Benton( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bradley is the owner of a coffee shop in Oregon. He thinks his marriage is idyllic, that is until his wife, Kathryn, leaves him for another woman. One of Bradley's baristas falls head over heels for a girl who comes looking for a job, but his abusive father spells trouble for the relationship. Finally, a professor and his wife struggle to find purpose in life in the aftermath of a personal tragedy
The ice harvest by Harold Ramis( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and French and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wichita, Kansas, 24 décembre. Il se pourrait bien que cette année, Charlie Arglist ait une vraie raison de faire la fête. Il vient en effet de subtiliser avec son associé la coquette somme de 2 millions de dollars à un caïd de Kansas City. Mais si voler la Mafia était aussi simple, ça se saurait
Goodnight Little Bear by Robert Benton( Visual )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Ross is a burned-out private eye who's plunged into a murder mystery tied to a long-unsolved case of Hollywood dreams, schemes and cover-ups
Billy Bathgate by Robert Benton( Visual )

31 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two-time Academy Award winner Dustin Hoffman stars in the action-packed gangster epic detailing the rise and fall of notorious mobster Dutch Schultz as seen through the eyes of his young protege, Billy Bathgate. Billy, an ambitious streetwise kid seduced by the power, money and glamour of crime, soon begins to seriously question if his passport to the good life is going to come from the fiery Dutch and his gang!
Superman by Richard Donner( Visual )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and French and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child from a dying planet is sent to Earth, where he is brought up by human parents and poses as a newspaper reporter, becoming Superman when necessary to use his special powers to save others
The late show( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aging private eye Ira Wells has agreed to help a Hollywood kook named Margo locate her missing cat
There was a crooked man-- by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arizona Territorial Prison inmate Paris Pittman is a schemer, a charmer and quite popular among his fellow convicts. Especially with $500,000 in stolen loot hidden away and a plan to escape and recover it. New warden Woodward Lopeman has other ideas about Pittman. Each man will have the tables turned on him in a twisting, turning Wild West tale of brawls, chases, shootouts and wry wit
Bad company by Robert Benton( Visual )

9 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A roguish group of runaways living by their wits in the rough West of the 1860s emerge older and wiser for their journey and friendship
Nadine by Robert Benton( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an Austin, Texas woman tries to get back pictures from a sleazy photographer, she and her almost ex-husband find photos of another kind and the financial opportunity of a lifetime
Don't ever wish for a 7-foot bear by Robert Benton( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy regrets wishing for a seven-foot bear
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Superman original Broadway cast by Charles Strouse( Recording )

4 editions published between 1966 and 1992 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bonnie & Clyde book by Sandra Wake( Book )

28 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in English and German and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adrift in the Depression era Southwest, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow innocently embark on a life of crime. In brutal gun battles, our hero's become vulnerable, then dead
Still of the night by Robert Benton( Visual )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychiatrist is attracted to a woman who may or may not have murdered one of his patients
The in and out book by Robert Benton( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Places in the heartWhat's up, doc?Bad companyThe Bonnie & Clyde book