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Geller, Robert

Overview
Works: 42 works in 89 publications in 1 language and 2,102 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Short films  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Educational films  Internet videos  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television plays, American 
Roles: Producer, Author, Other, Adapter, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Geller
Go tell it on the mountain by Five Blind Boys of Alabama( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of violence and desire, of tenderness and compassion, so gripping and moving, which lays bare the trials and sufferings, the yearings and aspirations of three generations of an African American family. The journey of a family from the rural South to "big city" Herlem, seeking both salvation and understanding and of a young boy struggling to earn the approval of a self-righteous and often unloving stepfather
Ernest Hemingway's Soldier's Home( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold Krebs (Richard Backus) went off to fight World War I, "the war to end all wars." Then he came home ... and found himself wishing it had never ended. To Ernest Hemingway (Pulitzer Prize Winner), the hardest part of the war was coming home. This is the essence of "Soldier's Home"--A story with many similarities to the recent experience of our veterans. Harold finds he doesn't fit in anymore. He's outgrown his old life and now needs peace and quiet to work things out for himself. Yet he's pressured by his loving but misunderstanding mother (Nancy Marchand: "The Sopranos") to rejoin a community in which he feels alien. An intense a personal character study from the giant of American Literature, Harold discovers going home is never easy-and maybe it isn't even possible
Soldier's home by Ernest Hemingway( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold Krebs (Richard Backus) went off to fight World War I, "the war to end all wars." Then he came home ... and found himself wishing it had never ended. To Ernest Hemingway (Pulitzer Prize Winner), the hardest part of the war was coming home. This is the essence of "Soldier's Home"--A story with many similarities to the recent experience of our veterans. Harold finds he doesn't fit in anymore. He's outgrown his old life and now needs peace and quiet to work things out for himself. Yet he's pressured by his loving but misunderstanding mother (Nancy Marchand: "The Sopranos") to rejoin a community in which he feels alien. An intense a personal character study from the giant of American Literature, Harold discovers going home is never easy-and maybe it isn't even possible
Rappaccini's daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story is set in 18th century, Italy. A young scholar falls in love with a beautiful, yet forbidden, girl who tends her father's poison garden
Ernest J. Gaines' The sky is gray( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deceptively simple, yet emotionally complex tale of a young boy's discovery of what it's like to be black in Louisiana during the 1940's
Too far to go( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told episodically and in flashbacks, the film chronicles the good times and the hard times of Richard and Joan Maple's marriage. Love and passion, anger and heartbreak, laughter and happiness, all the complex textures woven into the fabric so many have come to know and experience in the form of marriage. This is the story of the life, love, and subsequent adjustment to the divorced life
Paul's case by Willa Cather( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young, working-class Paul, fantasizes about escaping his existence in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh and running off to glamorous New York City. Once there, Paul experiences everything he ever dreamed of ... However, when reality finally hits, he realizes the desperate course he must take
Mark Twain's The man that corrupted Hadleyburg by Mark Twain( Visual )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hadleyburg, a small town in America, has a reputation for unshakable honesty, that is, until a stranger comes to town and plots a revenge on the hypocritical residents by promising a fortune to a citizen who once showed him charity many years before. One by one the leading citizens scheme for the money
The American short story : an introduction to the American short story series( Visual )

12 editions published between 1977 and 1985 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview with Robert Geller, executive producer of the American short story series, who discusses his reasons for selecting the first nine stories of the series and the problems involved in filming a short story
James Thurber's the greatest man in the world by James Thurber( Visual )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fortified with only a gallon of gin and a salami, Jack Smurch makes the first non-stop flight around the world and becomes an instant "hero." The trouble is, he doesn't fit the image, so the press and other politicos set out to make Jack into their kind of American hero, and at any cost
Pigeon feathers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man searches through the questions of life and death
The American short story collection( Visual )

in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizations of short stories written by some of America's greatest writers
Stephen Crane's The blue hotel by Stephen Crane( Visual )

4 editions published between 1974 and 1986 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small Nebraska town in the 1880s, a paranoid Swedish immigrant turns the other hotel guests and the owner against him because he suspects hostility everywhere. When he himself becomes hostile he causes his own death. Film explores the complicity of every person in his own fate and the fate of others
I'm a fool by Sherwood Anderson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traveling from town to town during the summer of 1919, young Andy has left his Ohio home in search of adventure and romance as a horse trainer on the country fair racing circuit. racetrack one day. Ashamed of his occupation, Andy leads Lucy to believe he's wealthy. Soon one deception leads to another & ntil there is no way to tell Lucy the truth. The irony of the story is that Lucy and Andy have fallen deeply in love. As Andy dejectedly admits on his way out of town, all is lost because "I'M A FOOL."
Katherine Anne Porter's The jilting of Granny Weatherall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spunky old lady of eighty on her deathbed struggles to resolve tormenting memories of her past when she was left standing at the altar. Her indomitable will to live and act independently infuses the last day of her life
The revolt of mother by Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Father is going to build a new barn, but mother wants a new house ... Set against the beautiful rustic backdrop of farming life in 1890 New England, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman's poignant story brings us two hard working people of the land"--Container
F. Scott Fitzgerald's Bernice bobs her hair by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Visual )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bernice bobs her hair": A young flapper bobs her hair to gain peer approval. She doesn't get approval but she learns a lesson in values. "Soldier's home": Returning home after World War I to a community in which he feels alien, a soldier struggles to make sense of a past and face the uncertainty ahead
Love and Other Sorrows( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sixteen year old boy spends a summer learning lessons about love and life, while observing his sister's romantic dilemma and experiencing his own romantic awakening
[American playhouse( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This adaptation of the partly autobiographical book of the same name, tells the story of the Grimes family, who moved from the South to Harlem in the 1930's. Hoping to find happiness and opportunity in moving to Harlem, they find frustration and bitterness instead. John Grimes is the son of an overbearing preacher, and he hates and fears his father. His father does not understand John's preference for school over church. After witnessing a violent family argument, John visits the church where he undergoes a dramatic religious experience
Proceedings of the 35th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems : the Capital Hilton, Washington, D.C., August 9-12 by 1992, Washington, DC) Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (35( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Ernest Hemingway's Soldier's Home
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