WorldCat Identities

Prosky, Robert 1930-2008

Overview
Works: 137 works in 372 publications in 5 languages and 17,894 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Sports films  History  Biography  Fiction  Television plays, American  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Christmas films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Key
Publications about  Robert Prosky Publications about Robert Prosky
Publications by  Robert Prosky Publications by Robert Prosky
posthumous Publications by Robert Prosky, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Robert Prosky
 
Most widely held works by Robert Prosky
Rudy by Angelo Pizzo ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 2,342 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
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of convicted killer Matthew Poncelet and Sister Helen Prejean, his spiritual advisor, and the journey they undertake in search of the truth
Miracle on 34th Street by Edmund Gwenn ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,746 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
The natural by Barry Levinson ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 1,616 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 )
20 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,442 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
Broadcast news by James L Brooks ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 1,131 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
Last action hero by John McTiernan ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young boy's movie hero comes to life in this action film
Far and away by Ron Howard ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 731 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 )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and French and held by 690 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 )
13 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and French and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Body by Plymouth, soul by Satan. A macabre chiller about a teenager and his obsessively jealous '58 Plymouth Fury
Dudley Do-Right ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and German and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follow the hilarious exploits of the dedicated but hapless young Mountie as he struggles to outwit the evil Snidely Whiplash
Thief by James Caan ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A professional thief is caught between Chicago organized crime families and corrupt police
Hoffa by Danny DeVito ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 269 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 269 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 259 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 238 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 Hemmings
Zalmen or the madness of God by Elie Wiesel ( )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 211 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 200 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 173 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 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
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.08 for Washington ... to 0.56 for Zalmen or ...)
Alternative Names
Porzuczek, Robert J.
Porzuczek, Robert Joseph 1930-2008
Prozuczek, Robert 1930-..
Languages
English (160)
German (16)
French (5)
Chinese (1)
Spanish (1)
Covers