WorldCat Identities

Chappell, Robert 1952-

Works: 9 works in 44 publications in 4 languages and 5,572 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Trials, litigation, etc  Nonfiction films  History  Historical reenactments (Motion pictures)  Case studies  Biographical films  Drama  War films  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Cinematographer , Performer, Photographer
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Robert Chappell
The Thin Blue Line by Errol Morris( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 1,048 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 )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 746 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 by Patience Agbabi( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 663 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 )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 552 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 3-movie bold & brave collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 30 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 Sorceress of Dirah = Dongeng dari Dirah( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in Indonesian and Hindi and held by 9 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
Indonesia : beyond the reefs( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The video series documents a scientific expedition to map and collect data on the state of Indonesia's corals. Episode Two features Chris Majors, an Australian environmentalist who has worked with the Banju in the Wakatobi Marine National Park making them aware of the importance of maintaining coral reefs and persuading them to abandon blast fishing in favour of sustainable methods. [source: Jakarta Post]
Mystic, an American journey( Visual )

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

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Audience level: 0.27 (from 0.18 for The 3-movi ... to 0.92 for The fog of ...)

Standard operating procedure
Alternative Names
Robert Chappell Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Robert Chappell réalisateur américain

Robert Chappell regista statunitense

Robert Chappell US-amerikanischer Kameramann

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