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Prosky, Robert 1930-2008

Works: 142 works in 506 publications in 6 languages and 20,805 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Christmas films  Sports films  Biographical films  Horror films  History  Police films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Commentator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Robert Prosky
Most widely held works by Robert Prosky
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins( Visual )

90 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,430 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 )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,412 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 )

24 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,883 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 )

36 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,765 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 Bernard Malamud( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing was going to stop Roy Hobbs from fulfilling his boyhood dream of baseball stardom. As a 14-year old he fashions a baseball bat from an oak tree. He soon impresses major league scouts with his ability. His talent also catches the eye of a sportswriter who eventually becomes instrumental in Hobbs' career. The appearance of a mysterious woman, however, shatters his dream. Years later Hobbs reappears as a rookie for the New York Knights and has an opportunity to share in their race for the pennant
Broadcast news by James L Brooks( Visual )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,211 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
Far and away by Ron Howard( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 1,056 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 )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and French and held by 800 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 )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy's movie hero comes to life in this action film
Christine by John Carpenter( Visual )

17 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and French and held by 773 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
Thief by Michael Mann( Visual )

27 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 711 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 597 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 )

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

To stay in America, a Frenchman enters a marriage of convenience and falls in love with his wife
The chamber by John Grisham( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An idealistic young attorny takes on the death row clemency case of his onetime Klansman grandfather
Hoffa by Danny DeVito( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 295 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

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
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 248 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
Zalmen or the madness of God by Elie Wiesel( Visual )

13 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 241 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
The lords of discipline by Franc Roddam( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 195 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
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Porzuczek, Robert J.

Porzuczek, Robert Joseph 1930-2008

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English (261)

French (25)

German (23)

Spanish (8)

Italian (4)

Chinese (1)

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