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Thompson, Robert J. 1959-

Overview
Works: 17 works in 59 publications in 2 languages and 3,225 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Suspense fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery stories 
Classifications: PS3566.U9, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert J Thompson
Prime time, prime movers : from I love Lucy to L.A. law--America's greatest tv shows and the people who created them by David Marc ( Book )
8 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
medium. Red Skelton was the classic clown from the heartland. Paul Henning, who created, wrote, and produced The Beverly Hillbillies, was himself a kid from Missouri who grew up to become a millionaire in Los Angeles. Norman Lear modeled Archie Bunker after his own cantankerous father. Steven Bochco productions, such as Hill Street Blues and L.A. Law, made TV watching respectable for yuppies. Authors David Marc and Robert J. Thompson are the most outspoken proponents of
Television in the antenna age : a concise history by David Marc ( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Television in the Antenna Age is an overview of the medium's history and development in the United States. Integrating three major concerns - television as technology, industry, and art - the book introduces the complex, and often overlooked story of television and its impact on American life. It ends with a provocative mediation on the effect since the 1980s of competing technologies, the consolidation of media ownership, and the emerging aesthetics of twenty-first-century programming."--BOOK JACKET
Television studies : textual analysis ( Book )
5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Making television : authorship and the production process ( Book )
6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adventures on prime time : the television programs of Stephen J. Cannell by Robert J Thompson ( Book )
4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The godfather by Mario Puzo ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Novel delves into the operation of the Cosa Nostre by focusing on Mafia leader Vito Corteleone and his underworld domain
The dynamics of power and creativity in American commercial television : the case of Stephen J. Cannell by Robert J Thompson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Honey I'm home! breadwinners and homemakers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The second episode in a six-part series chronicling how comedy has defined the nation's character with commentary by film historians, comedians, writers and producers, spotlighting comedians through the generations who broke the rules to advance the genre. Episode two focusing on television sitcoms starts with George Burns and Gracie Allen, the married couple who moved their popular radio program to television, then continues with clips from The Goldbergs (the first American sit-com), I Love Lucy, The Honeymooners, The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, All in the Family, The Cosby Show, Roseanne, Seinfeld and The Simpsons
Sock it to me? Satire and parody ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The final episode in a six-part series chronicling how comedy has defined the nation's character with commentary by film historians, comedians, writers and producers, spotlighting comedians through the generations who broke the rules to advance the genre. Episode six includes clips and discussions of Will Rogers, Abbot and Costello, Sid Caesar, Johnny Carson, Tom Hehrer, Alan Sherman, song lyrics by Tom Lehrer and Allan Sherman, Carol Burnett, Mel Brooks, Laugh In, Saturday Night Live, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. Includes commentary on the current practice of politicians using appearances on talk shows to promote their political careers
Performing the self by Carolyn Davis Hedges ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Slip on a banana peel the knockabouts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The third episode in a six-part series chronicling how comedy has defined the nation's character with commentary by film historians, comedians, writers and producers, spotlighting comedians through the generations who broke the rules to advance the genre. Episode three looks at physical comedy, with Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, the Marx Brothers, Laurel and Hardy, the Three Stooges, Martin and Lewis, Lucille Ball and Jim Carrey
Making television ( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The television series ( )
in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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English (58)
French (1)
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