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Rafelson, Bob

Overview
Works: 151 works in 466 publications in 7 languages and 6,515 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Motion pictures  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  Musical films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Conceptor, Performer, Scenarist, Composer, Actor, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Bob Rafelson
Five easy pieces by Bob Rafelson ( Visual )
53 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Character study of a talented pianist who has given up a promising career and now works on oil rigs. After 20 years he returns home to his father's deathbed perhaps to reconcile himself with his fear of failure and desire for greatness
The postman always rings twice by Tay Garnett ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Steamy tale of a drifter offered a job at a roadside diner by the owner, an easy-going older man. When the drifter and the owner's voluptuous wife fall in love, they plot to kill her husband and run away together
Mountains of the moon by Bob Rafelson ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biographical drama which follows the adventures of British explorers Richard Burton and John Henning Speke as they set out across Africa to find the source of the Nile
The King of Marvin Gardens by Bob Rafelson ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gritty story of small-time losers and big-time dreamers in Atlantic City
Head by Bob Rafelson ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An exciting kaleidoscope of surreal vignettes set to music, this fast-paced film takes a psychedelic look at the pop phenomenon called the Monkees as they shatter their pre-fab image. A technically innovative rock musical
Black widow by Bob Rafelson ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Debra Winger and Theresa Russell star in Bob Rafelson's complex psychological thriller about a beautiful serial killer whose victims are wealthy men. A lonely federal agent tracks down the alluring seductress only to be turned inside out when she falls under the killer's potent spell herself
No good deed by Bob Rafelson ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cello-playing cop Jack Friar searches for a teenage runaway on Turk Street and ends up in the home of an elderly couple. The house also turns out to be the headquarters for a gang of criminals who are planning a bank robbery, and Jack is quickly held hostage. When Jack is left alone with the leader's girlfriend, a master manipulator of the gang, he teaches her to play the cello and the two share a mutal attraction. Jack can't decide if she's for real or just manipulating him too. Especially since Erin continues to manipulate gang leader Tyrone, violent thug Hoop, and inside man David
Blood and wine by Bob Rafelson ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wealthy wine dealer has distanced himself from his wife with his philandering and from his son with his negligence. After he steals a diamond necklace with the help of a safecracker partner, things start coming apart
Man trouble by Bob Rafelson ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A singer who discovers her Hollywood Hills house was burglarized enlists the help of the owner of The House of Bliss Guard Dog Agency, a wisecracking con man who makes things worse the more he tries to help
Stay hungry by Rob Rafelson ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the modern-day world of Birmingham, Alabama, old family scions stand side-by-side with the nouveau riche--both protecting their own from the lower classes. Jeff Bridges plays a wealthy youth who falls in love with Sally Field and gets trapped between both groups
America lost and found the BBS story ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[The last picture show] A bittersweet drama of the social and sexual mores in small-town 1950s Texas
The Monkees ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Assembled in Los Angeles in 1966, The Monkees Emmy Award-winning television show spotlighted the group as they tried to make it big in the music world. The show helped promote the band's albums and singles, helping bring songs such as: I'm A Believer; Last Train To Clarksville; (I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone; and others to the upper reaches of the chart. Season 2 features the final 25 episodes
The postman always rings twice by Bob Rafelson ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jessica Lange exudes a raunchy sensuality as the beautiful and bored young Cora. Frank, the luckless Depression era drifter (Jack Nicholson) comes to work for Cora and her middle-aged Greek husband in their California roadside cafe. Frank and Cora become lovers, murder the old man and get away scott free
Monkees Season 1 by Monkees (Musical group) ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The music and the humorous adventures of the Monkees are gathered together in this first season collection
The Monkees ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In "Here come the Monkees" the band must help a a girl pass a history test when her grades suffer because she has fallen for Davy. Episode includes the songs "I wanna be free," (ballad and fast versions) and "Let's dance on." In "The picture frame" Peter must save the other Monkees after they unwittingly rob a bank. Songs include "Pleasant Valley Sunday" and "Randy Scouse git."
The Monkees our favorite episodes ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The madcap adventures of a a fictional rock and roll band
Class action Man trouble ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Man trouble: Harry is a wisecracking con man who owns a guard dog agency. When a singer seeks his aid after she is burglarized, Harry inadvertently makes them a target of hit men, an underworld mob boss and the singer's own sister
Tales of erotica ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Dutch master features a woman who escapes into a living painting to fufil her secret desires. The insatiable Mrs. Kirsch features a beautiful woman who is followed by a stranger who is lured into her world by the noises he hears coming from her chamber. Vroom, vroom, vroom is a fantasy that takes you on a road trip to ecstasy. Wet features a hot tub salesman who is seduced by a beautiful woman in a hot tub
Poodle Springs ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"It's 1963 and the middle-aged [detective, Philip] Marlowe has gained some weight, lost some hair, and found himself a young bride. . . . Her rich daddy sets them up in the desert town of Poodle Springs, Cal., where Marlowe is hired to find a gambler who's welshed on a $100,000 marker. His investigation turns up blackmail, a land scheme, and murder"--TV guide, July 25, 1998
The Monkees ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Situation comedy about four guys trying to make it as a pop band
 
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