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Meredith, Burgess 1907-1997

Works: 626 works in 1,384 publications in 5 languages and 32,439 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Fiction  Motion pictures  Film sequels  Television adaptations  Sports films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Director, Singer, Scribe, Production personnel, Author of screenplay, Author, Adapter, Interviewee, Honoree, Commentator, Host, Speaker, Interviewer, Producer, Reporter, pmn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Rocky by John G Avildsen( visu )
62 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,432 libraries worldwide
Rocky Balboa, a club fighter seemingly going nowhere, gets his once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to go the distance and come out a winner when fate puts him in the ring with the world heavyweight champion
Grumpier old men by Donald Petrie( visu )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 2,285 libraries worldwide
Grumpy Old Men become grumpier in this sequel, as a newcomer (Sophia Loren) plans to change the town's bait shop into a ristorante
Clash of the titans by Desmond Davis( visu )
27 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,826 libraries worldwide
Perseus goes on a quest to battle both Medusa and the Kraken monster to save the Princess Andromeda
Rocky II by Sylvester Stallone( visu )
30 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,268 libraries worldwide
Rocky, having sustained massive injuries in his win against heavyweight champion, Apollo Creed, announces his retirement. But he soon realizes he can't escape his true calling, and prepares for the fight of his life
Rocky III by Sylvester Stallone( visu )
25 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 1,134 libraries worldwide
Rocky becomes world famous, scoring ten consecutive wins. But after suffering a humiliating defeat against Clubber Lang, he considers hanging up his gloves. With encouragement from his old nemesis, Apollo Creed, Rocky strives to regain the "eye of the tiger" before confronting Lang in a rematch
Of mice and men by Lewis Milestone( visu )
21 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 1,049 libraries worldwide
Tells the story about the strange relationship of two migrant workers who are able to realize their dreams of an easy life until one of them succumbs to his weakness for soft, helpless creatures and strangles the farmer's wife
Rocky V by John G Avildsen( visu )
21 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,046 libraries worldwide
Rocky and his family must move to their old, low-rent neighborhood after all their money is lost by an an unscrupulous financial advisor and injuries force his retirement from the ring. As Rocky tries to resolve the resentment held by his son, a young boxer Rocky trained publicly taunts his mentor, and Rocky realizes he must fight once more
Advise & consent by Otto Preminger( visu )
6 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 782 libraries worldwide
Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well
When we left Earth the NASA missions ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 717 libraries worldwide
3, 2, 1, Lift-off! This six-part series chronicles the inside story of NASA's most epic endeavors. In "Ordinary Supermen" NASA and America's first astronauts, the Mercury Seven, are on a journey into the unknown. "Friends and Rivals" recounts the story of the nine astronauts on the Gemini mission, which rehearsed procedures important to future launches. "Landing the Eagle" details the Apollo program, the Apollo 1 disaster, the flights of Apollo 8, 9, and 10, and the tense lunar descent of Apollo 11. "The Explorers" features five successful moon landings - Apollo missions 12, 14, 15, 16, and 17, the 'successful failure' of Apollo 13, and Skylab. "The Shuttle" looks at that program, including the maiden voyage, the Challenger disaster, and the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope. "A Home In Space" centers on repairing the Hubble Space Telescope, construction of the International Space Station, and the Columbia re-entry disaster of 2003. Told by the astronauts and engineers who were there, this series celebrates NASA's triumphs and tragedies, and the history of American space exploration
Batman by Tim Burton( visu )
9 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and held by 705 libraries worldwide
The caped crusaders battle the Penguin, the Joker, the Riddler and the Catwoman who threaten to take over the world with a secret invention
Foul play ( visu )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 691 libraries worldwide
A shy San Francisco librarian and a clumsy detective fall in love as they attempt to solve a crime that involves drawfs, albinos, and the Catholic church in a plot to kill the Pope
The twilight zone ( visu )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 660 libraries worldwide
Complete second season, 1960-1961, of Rod Serling's classic, groundbreaking series exploring the fantastic and frightening
The day of the locust by John Schlesinger( visu )
14 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and held by 587 libraries worldwide
A naive young set designer seeks work in Tinseltown and falls in love with a wannabe actress who lives with her alcoholic father, a former vaudevillian entertainer
Puff the magic dragon ( visu )
7 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
Jackie Draper is a shy boy who learns the value of courage from his beloved companion, Puff. Then, Puff helps a young girl deal with her parents' divorce. Lastly, Puff teaches a gifted boy to believe in his own creative abilities
30 years of National Geographic specials ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 544 libraries worldwide
A compilation of highlights and clips from past programs of the National Geographic televised documentaries, marking the 30-year anniversary of the Society's documentary production. From the very first National Geographic special in 1963, which followed a team of Americans as they ascended Mt. Everest, content ranges from wilderness to cultural exploration. Through these programs, National Geographic offered a broad variety of sights and perspectives which were previously unknown to the average viewing public. Still bearing historical value, examples include segments from the films that helped promote and popularize such issues as species and habitat protection and the works of Dr. Louis Leakey, Jacques Cousteau, Dian Fossey, and Jane Goodall
In harm's way ( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 543 libraries worldwide
Home use only
Faerie tale theatre ( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered
Thumbelina by H. C Andersen( visu )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
Tiny Thumbelina--so small she sleeps in a match box--is almost forced to marry a toad or a crotchety mole before she finds her true love
The twilight zone by Rod Serling( visu )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 454 libraries worldwide
The fourth season of this classic groundbreaking series saw the beginning of one-hour episodes. This allowed for more elaborate and detailed stories which plunged viewers even further into The Twilight Zone. Special features included
The twilight zone ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists
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Alternative Names
Meredith, Oliver Burgess 1907-1997
English (308)
French (3)
Turkish (2)
Spanish (2)
German (1)
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