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Prosky, Robert 1930-2008

Works: 173 works in 572 publications in 6 languages and 21,986 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Sports films  Biographical films  Christmas films  Horror films  Action and adventure films  History  Police films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Robert Prosky
Most widely held works by Robert Prosky
Rudy by Angelo Pizzo( Visual )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,489 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
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins( Visual )

61 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,374 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
Mrs. Doubtfire by Anne Fine( Visual )

40 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,860 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
The Natural by Barry Levinson( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 1,750 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," 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 and lead his team to the pennant
Miracle on 34th Street( Visual )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remake of the 1947 movie in which Kris Kringle (Attenborough), while working at Macy's, encounters an unbelieving child (Wilson) and goes on trial to prove he is Santa
Far and away by Ron Howard( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 1,054 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"!
Gremlins 2 : the new batch by Joe Dante( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and French and held by 802 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
Last action hero by John McTiernan( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy's movie hero comes to life in this film
Broadcast news by James L Brooks( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic comedy about a charming, though shallow TV anchorman, a brilliant but uncharismatic reporter and a workaholic news producer
Christine by John Carpenter( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2018 in English and French and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She was born in Detroit on an automobile assembly line--but she is no ordinary automobile. Deep within her chassis lives an unholy presence. She is Christine, a red and white 1958 Plymouth Fury whose unique standard equipment includes an evil, indestructible vengeance that will destroy anyone in her way
The great outdoors by Waldemar Januszczak( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an unannounced, uninvited and unwelcome family of fun-loving misfits converge upon a lakeside resort to join their relatives for a summer of relaxation, the result is anything but restive in this raucous comedy
Dudley Do-Right by Universal Pictures( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and German and held by 613 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 )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and French and held by 468 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
The chamber by James Foley( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An idealistic young attorny takes on the death row clemency case of his onetime Klansman grandfather
Broadcast news( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This caustic inside look at the Washington news media stars Holly Hunter in her breakout role, as a feisty television producer torn between an ambitious yet dim anchorman (William Hurt) and her closest confidant, a cynical veteran reporter (Albert Brooks). James L. Brooks' witty, gently prophetic entertainment is a captivating transmission from an era in which ideas on love and media were rapidly changing"--Container
Thief by Michael Mann( Visual )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professional thief is caught between Chicago organized crime families and corrupt police
Thief by James Caan( Visual )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professional thief is caught between Chicago organized crime families and corrupt police
Hoffa by Danny DeVito( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 296 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 )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 263 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
Zalmen or the madness of God by Elie Wiesel( Visual )

11 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 243 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'
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Alternative Names
Porzuczek, Robert J.

Porzuczek, Robert Joseph 1930-2008

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Prozuczek, Robert 1930-2008

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