WorldCat Identities

Prosky, Robert 1930-2008

Overview
Works: 137 works in 390 publications in 5 languages and 18,218 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Sports films  History  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Biography  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Christmas films  Fiction  Television plays, American 
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 )

53 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of convicted killer Matthew Poncelet and Sister Helen Prejean, his spiritual advisor, as she tries to help him face his execution
Rudy by Angelo Pizzo( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 2,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although people have told Rudy all his life heś 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 George Seaton( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,730 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 1,634 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
Mrs. Doubtfire by Anne Fine( Visual )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 1,507 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 )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 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 and her closest confidant, a cynical veteran reporter. James L. Brooks' witty, gently prophetic entertainment is a captivating transmission from an era in which ideas on love and media were rapidly changing
Last action hero by John McTiernan( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 807 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 746 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 )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and French and held by 711 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 641 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 592 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 Michael Mann( Visual )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 538 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 275 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 266 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 255 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 247 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
Zalmen or the madness of God by Elie Wiesel( Visual )

10 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 222 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 193 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
Things change by David Mamet( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 174 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
The lords of discipline by Franc Roddam( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1964. Carolina Military Institute has admitted, for the first time, a young Black man into its freshman class. Will is asked to protect him from The Ten--a secret society of cadets dedicated to eliminating from the school those it deems unfit. Steeped in myth and legend, The Ten's power extends to every corner of Will's life, and he is ultimately forced to risk his career, the love of his closest friends and his own life
 
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Alternative Names
Porzuczek, Robert J.

Porzuczek, Robert Joseph 1930-2008

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Prozuczek, Robert, 1930-2008

Robert Prosky acteur amricain

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Робърт Проски

رابرت پروسکی بازیگر آمریکایی

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Languages
English (179)

German (17)

French (5)

Chinese (1)

Spanish (1)

Covers
RudyLast action heroChristineDudley Do-RightThiefThe best of the Tony Awards the plays