WorldCat Identities

Chappell, Robert 1952-

Works: 7 works in 31 publications in 4 languages and 5,358 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Interviews  Trials, litigation, etc  Nonfiction films  Case studies  Military history  Biographical films  Personal narratives  Biography 
Roles: Cinematographer , Performer, Photographer
Classifications: E840.4.M46, 973.92
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Robert Chappell
The fog of war eleven lessons from the life of Robert S. McNamara by Errol Morris( Visual )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of American politics and military policies as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense, under President Kennedy and President Johnson, Robert S. McNamara. McNamara is a controversial and influential political figure. He offers a candid journey through some of the most seminal events in contemporary American history. He offers insights into the 1945 fire bombing of Tokyo, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the effects of the Vietnam War
The thin blue line by Errol Morris( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1976, Randall Adams was wrongly sentenced to death for the murder of a Dallas policeman. Errol Morris' documentary exposed the truth of the case and is credited with overturning Adams' conviction
Standard operating procedure by Errol Morris( Visual )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First revealed to the world through impromptu photographs taken by U.S. soldiers stationed within the facility, this documentary investigates the story and causes behind the Abu Ghraib prison scandal. Involving apparent wide-scale abuse and torture of prisoners, the photos forced attention on the decisions and actions that turned the once-notorious Iraqi prison into an even more notorious U.S.-run detainment center. One of the most dramatic moments in recent U.S. military history is examined through interviews with participants and dramatic reenactments
Countdown to zero( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[The film] traces the history of the atomic bomb from its origins to the present state of global affairs: nine nations possessing nuclear weapons capabilities with others racing to join them, leaving the world held in a delicate balance that could be shattered by an act of terrorism, failed diplomacy, or a simple accident."--Container
Tabloid( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late 1970s, Miss Wyoming Joyce McKinney became a tabloid staple when she kidnapped her former beau, a Mormon missionary, and tied him to a bed to 'deprogram' his religious beliefs--by having nonstop sex with him. Director Errol Morris follows the salacious adventures of this beauty queen with an IQ of 168 whose single-minded devotion to the man of her dreams led her across the globe, into jail and onto the front page
The Sorceress of Dirah Dongeng dari Dirah( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in Indonesian and Hindi and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an experimental performance event of Balinese dances and legends, developed by the Javanese performance artist and choreographer Sardono W. Kusumo, working with his group in the village of Teges in Bali. The performance was presented widely in Europe and the US in the 1970s and this film version was produced in Bali in 1992. The film is presented in four sections, each involving myths and legends by which village communities have for generations sought to balance forces of good and evil
Mystic, an American journey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.20 for The fog of ... to 0.75 for Mystic, an ...)

The fog of war eleven lessons from the life of Robert S. McNamara
Alternative Names
Robert Chappell American cinematographer, writer, and director

Robert Chappell regista statunitense

Standard operating procedure