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Geller, Robert

Overview
Works: 44 works in 92 publications in 1 language and 2,076 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Short films  Television adaptations  Educational films  Internet videos  Made-for-TV movies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Television plays, American 
Roles: Producer, Author, Other, Writer of accompanying material, Adapter
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 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journey of an African-American family from the rural South to "big city" Harlem seeking both salvation and understanding and of a young boy struggling to earn the approval of a self-righteous and often unloving stepfather. Based on The James Baldwin novel
Ernest Hemingway's Soldier's Home( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American soldier returning from World War I is unable to re-adjust to civilian life
Soldier's home by Ernest Hemingway( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning home after World War I to a community in which he feels alien, a soldier struggles to make sense of the past and face the uncertainty ahead
Nathaniel Hawthorne's Rappaccini's Daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 18th-century Italy, Nathaniel Hawthorne⁰́₉s Rappaccini⁰́₉s Daughter is the tale of a young scholar named Giovanni (Kristoffer Tabori) who falls in love with a beautiful yet forbidden girl who tends her father⁰́₉s poison garden. The strange and unearthly beauty of Beatrice (Kathleen Beller) masks a terrifying curse which Giovanni must tragically discover. Her father, the mysterious Dr. Rappaccini, has made her the subject of a diabolical experiment. In Giovanni⁰́₉s attempt to free Beatrice from the control of her father and to escape the poisonous effect she begins to have on him, he unwittingly destroys her. From the short story of master American novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne, two quintessential Hawthornian themes are explored: the sin of interfering with another⁰́₉s soul and the futility of trying to tamper with nature
Ernest J. Gaines' The sky is gray( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the story of the same title by Ernest Gaines, about a young Black farmboy's dawning of awareness about himself and society
Too far to go( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 166 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 )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 155 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 133 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 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview with Robert Geller, the executive producer of The American short story film series. He discusses the stories in the series and his reasons for translating them into film
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

An insufferable lout becomes a national hero after he flies nonstop around the world
Pigeon feathers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 28 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
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
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
[American playhouse( Visual )

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

"James Baldwin's first novel, Go Tell It On The Mountain, was written in 1954 and adapted 30 years later as a 97-minute drama, which aired on January 14, 1985, on 'American Playhouse' on the eve of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday. ... Despite the power and scope of Go Tell It On The Mountain, which chronicles the movement of a generation of blacks from the rural South of the early 1900's to the chaotic, urban New York ghetto of Harlem in 1935, major support and funding for this film with its luminous cast and splendid script was not initially forthcoming"--1985 Peabody Awards entry form excerpt
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
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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