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Prosky, Robert 1930-2008

Overview
Works: 157 works in 461 publications in 6 languages and 19,681 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Christmas films  Sports films  History  Horror films  Police films  Action and adventure films  Melodrama 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, 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 )

75 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of convicted killer Matthew Poncelet and Sister Helen Prejean, his spiritual advisor. The journey they undertake in search of the truth is powerful and profound
Rudy by Peter Timm( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 2,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although people have told Rudy all his life he's not good enough, smart enough or big enough, nothing can stop his impossible dream of playing football for Notre Dame
Miracle on 34th Street by Valentine Davies( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,806 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
The Natural by Barry Levinson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 1,714 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
Mrs. Doubtfire by Anne Fine( Visual )

31 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Hillard is no ordinary father, so when he learns his ex-wife needs a housekeeper, he applies for the job. With the perfect wig, a little makeup and a dress for all occasions, he becomes Mrs. Doubtfire, a devoted British housekeeper who is hired on the spot. Free to be the "woman" he never knew he could be, the disguised Daniel creates a whole new life with his entire family
Broadcast news by James L Brooks( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,198 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 )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 797 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 )

11 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 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new batch of the mischievous green meanies is on the loose in New York City
Christine by John Carpenter( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and French and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Body by Plymouth, soul by Satan. A macabre chiller about a teenager and his obsessively jealous '58 Plymouth Fury
Thief by Michael Mann( Visual )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the hilarious exploits of the dedicated but hapless young Mountie as he struggles to outwit the evil Snidely Whiplash
Green card by Peter Weir( Visual )

5 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 )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces Jimmy Hoffa's turbulent career from 1935, when he first solicits truck drivers to join the fledgling International Brotherhood of Teamsters, to his disappearance in 1975
The best of the Tony Awards : the plays( Visual )

1 edition 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
Eye see you( Visual )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brutal serial 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
Zalmen or the Madness of God by Elie Wiesel( Visual )

11 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a post-Stalinist Russian synagogue on the eve of an appearance by a Western acting troupe, the play has been described as a cry of anguish about the collective guilt of 'the silent'
Thomas Jefferson : a view from the mountain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of one of America's most complex and enduring figures and his personal and public struggle with an issue that would come to define our nation. Also examines the possible relationship between Jefferson and Monticello slave, Sally Hemings
The lords of discipline by Franc Roddam( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 187 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 )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 178 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.

Porzuczek, Robert Joseph 1930-2008

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Languages
English (219)

French (22)

German (15)

Spanish (6)

Italian (4)

Chinese (1)

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