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Prosky, Robert 1930-2008

Overview
Works: 137 works in 479 publications in 6 languages and 20,231 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Christmas films  Sports films  Horror films  Police films  History  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Robert Prosky
 
Most widely held works by Robert Prosky
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins( Visual )

83 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Poncelet is the convicted killer of two teenage lovers, preparing to end his life on death row. In response to a letter, Sister Helen Prejean visits Matthew and finds herself face-to-face with a killer who still pleads his innocence. When the date is set for his execution death by lethal injection, Poncelet asks Sister Helen to be his spiritual advisor and she agrees, little knowing the outrage that will follow her decision
Rudy by Angelo Pizzo( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True story about a young man whose dream has always been to play football for Notre Dame University. Because of his blue-collar background, nobody believes that he can even gain admittance to the school, and his small size will rule out football. But he confounds them all by entering the school and becoming a walk-on player for the team
Miracle on 34th Street by George Seaton( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this new version of the 1947 classic film, a little girl meets a department store Santa who's convinced he's the real thing
Mrs. Doubtfire by Anne Fine( Visual )

34 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of work father Robin Williams find himself suddenly divorced without custody of his kids. To solve this problem, he disguises himself as an old Scottish nanny to get hired by his ex-wife and be closer to his kids
The Natural by Juan Gabriel( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 1,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A once-promising baseball player on his way to stardom in the big leagues, finds his dreams shattered when a mysterious woman and a silver bullet end his career prematurely. Sixteen years later, armed with his childhood bat "Wonderboy," he comes back to baseball, joins the roster of the lowly New York Knights to see if he can overcome physical pain and the nefarious forces around him to lead his team to the pennant
Broadcast news by James L Brooks( Visual )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic triangle set in the world of television news. Tom Grunick is the perfect modern anchorman. He's got the smooth charm and handsome good looks that America loves. Jane Craig is the brilliant hot-shot producer, committed to fighting the trend toward flashy, style-over-substance "personality" news, whose job it now is to make Tom look like a newsman. Aaron Altman is the dedicated reporter, utterly devoid of on-camera charisma, who's jealous and resentful of Tom's instant success both on camera with the public and off camera with Jane
Far and away by Ron Howard( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman star in this critically-acclaimed romantic adventure from director Ron Howard. This breathtaking epic opens on the west coast of Ireland, 1892. Joseph Donelly (Tom Cruise), a poor tenant farmer, is determined to bring justice to an oppressive landlord. Instead, he finds himself accompanying the landlord's daughter, Shannon (Nicole Kidman), to America in a quest for land. Arriving in Boston, Joseph finds a place for them to live while proving a natural at bare-fisted boxing. But his triumph is short-lived as he and Shannon are thrown out into the bitter cold. Joseph sets off for work on the railroad, until a passing wagon train reminds him of his original goal to possess his own land. Preparing to stake his claim in the new territory, he runs into Shannon who is unhappily reunited with her former fiance. In the excitement of the Oklahoma land rush, they realize their dreams of land and life together in this satisfying grand-scale adventure that WNCN Radio calls "Ron Howard's best film - a wondrous epic"!
Last action hero by John McTiernan( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy's movie hero comes to life in this film
Gremlins 2 : the new batch by Joe Dante( Visual )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and French and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Gremlin is captured by a mad scientist, who not only helps it multiply, but give it the ability to talk
Christine by John Carpenter( Visual )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and French and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unassuming teen gains possession of a classic auto equipped with a murderous will. The car more than returns the care and consideration its owner provides it
Thief by Michael Mann( Visual )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professional thief is caught between Chicago organized crime families and corrupt police
Dudley Do-Right by Universal Pictures( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and German and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker and Alfred Molina star in the hilarious adventures of the young, accident-prone Royal Canadian Mountie known as Dudley Do-Right. Dastardly Snidely Whiplash (Molina) launches a fake gold rush as part of his devious plan to take over the world. Thousands of would-be millionaires stream over the border and into town, and, as a result, bumbling Dudley (Fraser) loses his job. Stripped of his badge, his office and his ladylove, our mild-mannered (and somewhat dim-witted) hero sets out on a mission to defeat the villain, win the heart of the fair maiden and bring peace back to the Semi-Happy Valley
Green card by Peter Weir( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georges Fauré est serveur dans un bistrot new-yorkais. En situation illégale, il lui faut une carte de travail, la fameuse Green Card. Brontë est américaine. Son rêve depuis toujours : une Green House, un merveilleux appartement avec serre intérieure. Anton, une relation commune va leur organiser un mariage en blanc
Hoffa by Danny DeVito( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nell'America degli anni Trenta il movimento dei camionisti comincia a darsi un'organizzazione sindacale. Tra i protagonisti di questa reazione alla difficile condizione del lavoro, causato dalla depressione, c'è un personaggio ambiguo: James R. Hoffa
The best of the Tony Awards : the plays( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of dramatic scenes from various Broadway plays, as performed on the Tony Awards by the original cast members between 1969 and 2001
Thomas Jefferson : a view from the mountain( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes comments from such noted historians as Pulitzer Prize-winner Gordon Wood, former Congresswoman Barbara Jordan, noted Jefferson biographer Merrill Peterson, and others. The documentary features the voices of Edward Herrmann, Sissy Spacek, Danny Glover and Robert Prosky
Zalmen or the Madness of God by Elie Wiesel( Visual )

11 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elie Weisel, one of the most important novelists of our time, is a spokesman for the Holocaust. Written after his visit to the Soviet Union in 1965, Zalmen or the Madness of God has been described as a cry of anguish about the collective guilt of the silent and the futility of gestures. It is also a play about man's need for tradition. The story takes place in post-Stalinist Russia, in a synagogue on the eve of an appearance by a Western acting troupe
Eye see you by Ric Kidney; Ron L Brinkerhoff; Jim Gillespie; Sylvester Stallone; Tom Berenger( Visual )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brutal seral killer is targeting cops, and detective Malloy is on the trail. But now the killer is making it personal, and his dedication becomes a twisted emotional nightmare. Time is running out, and so are the options, as Malloy engages in an extreme game of cat-and-mouse with a killer who won't be stopped
The lords of discipline by Franc Roddam( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1964, Carolina Military Institute admits its first black student, and senior class member Will must protect him from a secret society of cadets dedicated to eliminating from the school those it deems unfit
Things change by David Mamet( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gino, an old Italian-American shoeshine man, is asked by the local crime chief to confess to a murder. If he agrees, he will be back on the street in three years, and the mob will give him his dream--a fishing boat of his own in Sicily. First Gino refuses, then he changes his mind. Jerry, a younger syndicate underling, is to guard him over the weekend until he can confess on Monday. The two men retire to a hotel room, where Jerry grows restless, says the hell with it, and decides to take the old guy to Tahoe for the weekend. More complications follow, of purely Mamet-ian sorts, in this combination of comedy and menace
 
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Porzuczek, Robert J.

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Languages
English (242)

French (22)

German (19)

Spanish (8)

Italian (4)

Chinese (1)

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RudyMrs. DoubtfireLast action heroChristineThiefDudley Do-RightThe best of the Tony Awards : the plays