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Prosky, Robert 1930-2008

Overview
Works: 131 works in 356 publications in 5 languages and 17,261 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Sports films  History  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Television plays, American  Christmas films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Prosky
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,331 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 )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 2,294 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 )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,705 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 )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 1,582 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 )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,236 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 )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jane Craig est une jeune et brillante productrice de télévision à Washington. Depuis plusieurs années, elle a pour complice et collaborateur attitré le meilleur reporter de la chaîne, Aaron Altman. Mais, en dépit d'une attraction réciproque, leurs relations n'ont jamais dépassé le stade d'une tendre amitié. Tom Grunick, transfuge d'une station locale, se joint à leur équipe. Tom est assez lucide pour se rendre compte de ses défauts : une intelligence limitée, une culture lacunaire et une faible puissance de raisonnement. Mais son physique avenant et sympathique en fait un présentateur idéal, capable de faire passer de façon convaincante n'importe quel message
Last action hero by John McTiernan ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Danny Madigan is a big fan of Jack Slater, a larger-than-life action hero played by Arnold Schwarzenegger. When his best friend Nick, the projectionist, gives him a magic ticket to the new Jack Slater film, Danny is transported into Slater's world, where the good guys always win. One of Slater's enemies, Benedict the hitman, gets hold of the ticket and ends up in Danny's world, where he realises that if he can kill Schwarzenegger, Slater will be no more. Slater and Danny must stop him
Far and away by Ron Howard ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poor but proud Irish tenant farmer accompanies the spoiled and headstrong daughter of a wealthy landlord to America in a quest for land
Gremlins 2 the new batch by Joe Dante ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and French and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A new batch of the mischievous green meanies is on the loose in New York City
Dudley Do-Right ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and German and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follow the hilarious exploits of the dedicated but hapless young Mountie as he atruggles to outwit the evil Snidely Whiplash
Christine by John Carpenter ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and French and held by 604 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 James Caan ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A professional thief is caught between Chicago organized crime families and corrupt police
The best of the Tony Awards the plays ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 265 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
Hoffa by Danny DeVito ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 264 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
Eye see you ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 258 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
Thomas Jefferson a view from the mountain ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 221 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 define our nation. The program also examines the possible relationship between Jefferson and Monticello slave, Sally Hemmings
Zalmen or the madness of God by Elie Wiesel ( )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 210 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'
Washington monuments ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An overview which captures the beauty and history of Washington, D.C.'s major landmarks and public buildings in and adjoining the Capitol Mall
The great outdoors ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mild-mannered family's summer vacation is plunged into chaos by the unexpected arrival of their least-favorite relatives
Mad city by Costa-Gavras ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sam Baily, upset over losing his job, takes a natural museum of history hostage. Max Brackett, a journalist, is in the museum when this occurs, and gets the scoop. The story spreads nation wide, and soon it is all anyone talks about
 
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Alternative Names
Porzuczek, Robert J.
Porzuczek, Robert Joseph 1930-2008
Prozuczek, Robert 1930-..
Languages
English (156)
French (5)
German (4)
Chinese (1)
Spanish (1)
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