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Benton, Robert

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

118 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A likeable young couple embark on a series of increasingly violent crimes during the darkest days of the Depression
Kramer vs. Kramer by Robert Benton( Visual )

48 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ted Kramer is a young husband and father who loves his family and his job. He spends most of his time at work. When he returns home late one evening, his wife Joanna confronts and then leaves him. This forces Ted to become the sole caregiver to their six-year-old son. Now, Ted must learn to be a father while balancing the demands of his high-pressure job. Just as Ted begins to adapt to his new role, Joanna returns wanting her son back
Places in the heart by Ban dun( Visual )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the depression-torn 1930s, centres around the plight of a recently widowed woman who takes over the management of the debt-ridden family farm in order to keep her family together
The human stain by Robert Benton( Visual )

62 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,148 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 by Cécile Denjean( Visual )

49 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Nobody's fool) 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 some of them right when his estranged son and grandson drop back into his life
What's up, doc? by Peter Bogdanovich( Visual )

27 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,065 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 )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and German and held by 793 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 )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and French and held by 705 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
Billy Bathgate by Robert Benton( Visual )

38 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 443 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 )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and French and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superman battles criminals to keep the Earth safe
The late show by Leon M Lederman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 287 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 )

14 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in 3 languages 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 Joel Schumacher( Visual )

8 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 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 )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 178 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 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy regrets wishing for a seven-foot bear
Bonnie and Clyde : a love story by Bill Brooks( Book )

26 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in English and French and held by 137 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 )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychotherapist Dr. Sam Rice's life is upset by the savage murder of his client Bynum. The antique dealer is the victim of a female Jack The Ripper, and Rice may be next. The alluring Brooke Reynolds walks out of Bynum's past and quickly becomes part of Rice's life. As Rice falls in love with the deeply-troubled Brooke, the evidence points to her as the murderer
Superman 5 film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 102 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
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Superman original Broadway cast by Charles Strouse( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Kramer vs. Kramer
Alternative Names
Robert Benton Amerikaans filmregisseur

Robert Benton cinéaste américain

Robert Benton director de cine estadounidense

Robert Benton regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Robert Benton US-amerikanischer Regisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

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Роберт Бентон

Робърт Бентън

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رابرت بنتون فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان آمریکایی

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벤튼, 로버트 1932-



Places in the heartWhat's up, doc?Bad companyBonnie and Clyde : a love story