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Robertson, Cliff 1923-2011

Works: 455 works in 982 publications in 7 languages and 23,703 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Television adaptations  Musical films  Science fiction films  Science fiction television programs  Fantasy television programs  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Host, Performer, Director, Interviewee, Speaker, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Spider-Man by Sam Raimi( visu )
30 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,746 libraries worldwide
After being bitten by a radioactive spider on a school field trip, Peter Parker finds himself gaining spider-like qualities. Adopting the name Spider-Man, Peter first uses his new skills to make money, but when the Green Goblin, another altered super-human, kills Peter's uncle, he swears to use his "spider-skills" to fight evil. Along the way he has to juggle a new job as a local reporter, and a budding romance with a beautiful former-classmate, MJ
Charly by Ralph Nelson( visu )
25 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,514 libraries worldwide
A mentally retarded man becomes a genius after experimental brain surgery, developing a romance with his former special-education teacher before lapsing back into retardation
Midway ( visu )
10 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and held by 1,198 libraries worldwide
"This is the way it was--the story of the battle that was the turning point of the war in the Pacific, told wherever possible with actual film shot during combat. It exemplifies the combination of planning, courage, error and pure chance by which great events are often decided."--Title screens. In June of 1942, quite possibly the most important naval encounter of WWII took place in the middle of the Pacific, at Midway Island. While fictional, the film uses a great deal of documentary footage of the actual battle, featuring hundreds of ships of all sizes, from patrol boats to battleships and multiple carriers with hundreds of aircraft. US forces get wind of an imminent Japanese action and tries to sort fact from fiction, while the Japanese plan and execute their own attack plans. An epic on a grand scale that incorporates a huge cast, the film emphasizes the sheer scale of battles fought in the Pacific theater, which even when victorious, cost hundreds of lives
Three days of the Condor by Sydney Pollack( visu )
35 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,192 libraries worldwide
A CIA agent who is on the run from a mass slaughter in his research office suddenly finds himself the target of both his employers and the unknown killers of his associates
Wild hearts can't be broken by Matt Williams( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 1,014 libraries worldwide
True story of an orphan who is about to become a star diving girl when an accident threatens to destroy her dream
The band wagon by Howard Dietz( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 910 libraries worldwide
Fading movie musical star Tony Hunter, down and out in Hollywood, decides to try his luck on the Broadway stage
Picnic by Joshua Logan( visu )
12 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and held by 762 libraries worldwide
On Labor Day, drifter Hal Carter arrives in a sleepy Kansas town in hope of landing a job with his fraternity brother's family business. He quickly attracts the women in town, and his plans go awry when he falls for his friend's girl
Renaissance man by Penny Marshall( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 592 libraries worldwide
An unemployed advertising executive takes a job teaching Army recruits English
The golden age of television ( visu )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 468 libraries worldwide
The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays" constituted an artistic high for the medium, bringing Broadway-quality drama to all of America
The twilight zone ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Complete second season, 1960-1961, of Rod Serling's classic, groundbreaking series exploring the fantastic and frightening
John Carpenter's Escape from L.A by John Carpenter( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
"Into the 9.6-quaked Los Angeles of 2013 comes Snake Plissken (Russell). His job: wade through L.A.'s ruined landmarks to retrieve a doomsday device"--Container
The Devil's Brigade by Cliff Robertson, Vince Edwards William Holden( visu )
6 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
Misfit American GIs join efficient Canadian troops for commando tactics against the Nazis in Italy during World War II
Sacred ground ( visu )
7 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
The story of the American Indian and his relationship to the land
Stephen King's Riding the bullet ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in German and English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
Alan is a young college student who is trying to get home to see his mother. She has just had a stroke and is in the hospital, and Alan has this underlying fear that he needs to get to her in case she passes away. So, Alan embarks on a 100 mile hitchhike. Along the way, he must confront his many demons - both living and dead - and in the end Alan must make the ultimate choice that will mean life or death for him and his mother
PT 109 ( visu )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and French and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Retelling of John F. Kennedy's wartime exploits as skipper of a battle-scarred PT boat
Brainstorm by Douglas Trumbull( visu )
15 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and French and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Virtual reality researchers invent a machine that downloads one person's thoughts and sensations to another, then must keep their high-tech invention from the wrong hands
Obsession by Brian De Palma( visu )
32 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 268 libraries worldwide
A tenth wedding anniversary celebration ends tragically when Michael Courtland discovers that his wife and 9-year-old daughter have been kidnapped. In an attempt to trap the criminals, counterfeit money is used to pay the ransom, but the plan fails and the wife and child are never recovered. Ten years later he meets the double of his dead wife and on the eve of their wedding, she disappears and he is drawn into a strange plot to recreate the past
Robert Aldrich's Too late the hero ( visu )
5 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
The U.S. is launching a major naval operation in the South Pacific, and to ensure the battle plans remain secret, a Japanese radio installation must be destroyed. To accomplish this task, an American officer is ordered by his commander to join a squad of British misfits on a suicide mission against the facility
The great Northfield Minnesota raid by Philip Kaufman( visu )
7 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
The gangs of Jesse James and Cole Younger join forces for a bungled robbery of the bank in Northfield, Minnesota
Gidget ( visu )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Gidget goes to the beach over her summer vacation and finds herself adopted as the mascot of a group of college boys who surf at Malibu. Romance and fun follow the group in all their beach shenanigans
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Alternative Names
Robertson, Cliff
Robertson, Cliff 1925-
Robertson, Clifford Parker.
Robertson, Clifford Parker 1923-2011
Robertson, Clifford Parker 1925-
Robertson, Clifford Parker 1925-2011
English (221)
French (11)
German (4)
Spanish (3)
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