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Chappell, Robert 1952-

Overview
Works: 9 works in 36 publications in 6 languages and 5,520 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Trials, litigation, etc  Interviews  Historical reenactments (Motion pictures)  Case studies  Military history  Biographical films  Personal narratives 
Roles: Cinematographer , Performer, Photographer
Classifications: E840.4.M46, 973.92
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Chappell
The fog of war : eleven lessons from the life of Robert S. McNamara by Errol Morris( Visual )

9 editions published in 2004 in English and Italian and held by 2,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense, under President Kennedy and President Johnson, Robert S. McNamara. McNamara was one of the most controversial and influential political figures of the 20th century. Now, he offers a candid and intimate journey through some of the most seminal events in contemporary American history. He offers new and often surprising insights into the 1945 bombing of Tokyo, the Cuban Missile Crisis, ad the effects of the Vietnam War
The thin blue line by Errol Morris( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1976, Randall Adams was wrongly sentenced to death for the murder of a Dallas policeman. Errol Morris' documentary exposed the truth of the case and is credited with overturning Adams' conviction
Standard operating procedure by Errol Morris( Visual )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First revealed to the world through impromptu photographs taken by U.S. soldiers stationed within the facility, this documentary investigates the story and causes behind the Abu Ghraib prison scandal. Involving apparent wide-scale abuse and torture of prisoners, the photos forced attention on the decisions and actions that turned the once-notorious Iraqi prison into an even more notorious U.S.-run detainment center. One of the most dramatic moments in recent U.S. military history is examined through interviews with participants and dramatic reenactments
Countdown to zero( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[The film] traces the history of the atomic bomb from its origins to the present state of global affairs: nine nations possessing nuclear weapons capabilities with others racing to join them, leaving the world held in a delicate balance that could be shattered by an act of terrorism, failed diplomacy, or a simple accident." -- Container
Tabloid( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late 1970s, Miss Wyoming Joyce McKinney became a tabloid staple when she kidnapped her former beau, a Mormon missionary, and tied him to a bed to 'deprogram' his religious beliefs--by having nonstop sex with him. Director Errol Morris follows the salacious adventures of this beauty queen with an IQ of 168 whose single-minded devotion to the man of her dreams led her across the globe, into jail and onto the front page
The thin blue line( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the roadside murder of a Dallas police officer, and the subsequent arrest and conviction of drifter Randall Adams, who was given a death sentence despite overwhelming evidence of his innocence
The 3-movie bold & brave collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faith of my fathers: People know John McCain as a maverick presidential candidate, but before a life in politics, he was an honored naval officer. As a freshman at the Naval Academy, young McCain takes extra razzing because he is the privileged son of a Navy captain. Made tougher by that experience, McCain is soon flying bombing missions over Vietnam. Shot down, he becomes an inmate at the infamous prison camp, the Hanoi Hilton. But beaten, starved and isolated, McCain's honor cannot be taken-- at any price. The fog of war: The story of America as seen through the eyes of Robert S. McNamara, the former Secretary of Defense under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. McNamara was one of the most controversial and influential political figures of the 20th century. Now, he offers a candid and intimate journey through some of the most seminal events in contemporary American history. He offers new and often surprising insights into the 1945 bombing of Tokyo, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the effects of the Vietnam War. Casualties of war: Based on the true story of a squad of soldiers caught in the moral quagmire of wartime Vietnam. Witness to a vile crime, Private Eriksson is forced to stand alone against his fellow soldiers and commanding officer Sergeant Meserve, a powerful and charismatic man pushed over the edge of barbarism by the terror and brutality of combat
The Sorceress of Dirah Dongeng dari Dirah( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in Indonesian and Hindi and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an experimental performance event of Balinese dances and legends, developed by the Javanese performance artist and choreographer Sardono W. Kusumo, working with his group in the village of Teges in Bali. The performance was presented widely in Europe and the US in the 1970s and this film version was produced in Bali in 1992. The film is presented in four sections, each involving myths and legends by which village communities have for generations sought to balance forces of good and evil
Mystic, an American journey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The fog of war : eleven lessons from the life of Robert S. McNamara
Alternative Names
Robert Chappell American cinematographer

Robert Chappell Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Robert Chappell regista statunitense

Robert Chappell US-amerikanischer Kameramann

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