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Shelton, Ron 1945-

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Most widely held works about Ron Shelton
 
Most widely held works by Ron Shelton
Bull Durham by Ron Shelton( Visual )

46 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American romantic comedy, dealing with a very minor minor-league team and three of its current constituents, an aging baseball groupie that beds one player each season, a cocky foolish new pitcher, and the older, weary catcher brought in to wise the rookie up
Tin cup by Ron Shelton( Visual )

46 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychiatrist Molly Griswold is big city; driving-range pro Roy McAvoy is small time, and he believes only the grandest of gestures can lure her away from a slick touring golf pro and earn her love. So Roy and his dutiful caddy set out to do the impossible: win the U.S. Open
Hollywood homicide by Ron Shelton( Visual )

34 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veteran police detective Gavilan and his rookie partner Calden are no exception to the rule that in Hollywood, no one is really who they want to be. Between Gavilan's struggling real estate business and Calden's fledgling acting career and yoga instruction, they've got a major murder case to solve. With both Internal Affairs and their prime suspect on their tails, both have to infiltrate the dangerous world of the hip-hop recording industry
Bad boys II by Michael Bay( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narcotics cops Mike Lowrey (Smith) and Marcus Bennett (Lawrence) head up a task force investigating the flow of ecstasy into Miami. Their search leads to a dangerous kingpin, whose plan to control the city's drug traffic has touched off an underground war
Dark blue by Ron Shelton( Visual )

37 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two LAPD detectives investigate a high-profile quadruple-homicide in April 1992, a few weeks before the Los Angeles Riots
White men can't jump by Ron Shelton( Visual )

30 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Hoyle and Sidney Deane are an unlikely pair of basketball hustlers. They team up to con their way across the courts of Los Angeles. Together, they play a game that's fast and dangerous
Tales from the script( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screenwriters ranging from newcomers to living legends share their triumphs and hardships in a probing, insightful, and often hilarious odyssey through the world of movie storytelling. Celebrated scribes reveal the fascinating creative adventures that gave birth to beloved classics (and notorious flops). By analyzing their triumphs and recalling their failures, the participants explain how successful writers develop the skills necessary for toughing out careers in Hollywood
Cobb by Ron Shelton( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1960, "Cobb," is a series of duets between two men. Tyrus Raymond "Ty" Cobb and Al Stump. "The Georgia Peach," while perhaps the greatest baseball player who ever lived, was also a racist, a wife-beater, and probably a killer. Stump was a sportswriter with the job of a lifetime--a biography with full access to the principal. Cobb envisions the book as his way of controlling how history sees him, a piece of self-serving, glorifying hogwash. Stump wants the real story, which Cobb (who's wrangled editorial approval) insists Stump cannot include. Stump writes the book Cobb wants, while secretly making notes for his own unvarnished biography. Stump published his version in 1994, and in keeping with its conclusions, the film dares to voice a truth most people regard as unwelcome: Sometimes greatness has nothing to do with goodness
The Best of Times by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Dundee dropped the ball and because of this his football team lost the match, and he lost his self respect. 13 years later he arranges a replay, with all the original players (now overweight and out of shape) Does history repeat itself or can Jack, at last, be hero of the day
Play it to the bone by Ron Shelton( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pair of wornout, over-the-hill prizefighters who jump at one last, unexpected chance to work in the big time
Under fire by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

33 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama detailing the final days of the Somoza regime in Nicaragua that focuses on three journalists in the grip of a disintegrating society on the verge of chaos
Blaze by Ron Shelton( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True story of Louisiana governor who becomes involved with a stripper, setting off a political scandal
Becoming John Ford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becoming John Ford takes a look at the enduring impression Ford made on film and filmmaking. Focuses primarily on his years at Fox, his relationship with Darryl F. Zanuck, and the effect the second World War had on both men & their filmmaking
Blue chips by William Friedkin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the brink of a losing season, a collegiate basketball coach makes a trade for talent using under-the-table money. Now he has the best team that money can buy at the risk of betraying his conscience and the trust of his ex-wife
30 for 30( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unmatched: "No individual sports rivalry can boast the same intensity and impact as that of Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova. But even more remarkable is what happened off the court, where they formed a strong and lasting friendship, bonding them to this day."--Container
Jordan rides the bus( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After leading the Dream Team to Olympic Gold and taking the Chicago Bulls to their third consecutive NBA championship, Michael Jordan walked away from the game of basketball. Jolted by the tragic loss of his father, Jordan decided to pursue a lifelong ambition and play baseball. His brief career in the minor leagues was subject to intense media scrutiny and ridicule, but those who knew him best understood his need to honor his father by fulfilling their dream
Bad boys( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bad boys II: Wisecracking Miami narcotics officers Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett return to investigate the illegal trafficking of ecstasy into the city
The great white hype( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the champ's promoter Rev. Sultan decides something new is needed to boost the marketability of the boxing matches, he searches and finds the only man to ever beat the champ. The problem is that he isn't a boxer anymore and he's white. However, once Rev. Sultan convinces him to fight, the impending battle is set up as the fight of the century
Jordan rides the bus ; Little big men ; One night in Vegas( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jordan rides the bus: After leading the Dream Team to Olympic Gold and taking the Chicago Bulls to their third consecutive NBA championship, Michael Jordan walked away from the game of basketball. Jolted by the tragic loss of his father, Jordan decided to pursue a lifelong ambition and play baseball. His brief career in the minor leagues was subject to intense media scrutiny and ridicule, but those who knew him best understood his need to honor his father by fulfilling their dream
Blue chips : a novel by Richard Woodley( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pete Bell, a college basketball coach is under a lot of pressure. His team aren't winning and he cannot attract new players. The stars of the future are secretly being paid by other teams. This practise is forbidden in the college game, but Pete is desperate and has pressures from all around.--Rob Hartill
 
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Alternative Names
Ron Shelton Amerikaans filmregisseur

Ron Shelton cinéaste américain

Ron Shelton director de cine estadounidense

Ron Shelton regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Ron Shelton US-amerikanischer Profi-Baseball-Spieler und Drehbuchautor, Regisseur und Produzent

Shelton, Ronald.

Shelton, Ronald 1945-

Shelton, Ronald Wayne.

Рон Шелтон

רון שלטון שחקן בייסבול אמריקאי

ران شلتون بازیکن بیسبال، فیلمنامه‌نویس، و کارگردان آمریکایی

쉘튼, 론 1945-

シェルトン, ロン

ロン・シェルトン

羅恩·謝爾頓

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