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Benton, Robert

Works: 121 works in 628 publications in 8 languages and 15,224 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Juvenile works  Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Adapter, Librettist, Scenarist, Conceptor, Film editor, Performer, Author of dialog, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Robert Benton
Publications by Robert Benton
Most widely held works about Robert Benton
Most widely held works by Robert Benton
Bonnie and Clyde by Arthur Penn( visu )
90 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,574 libraries worldwide
The story of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, who robbed banks across the country during the Depression era
Kramer vs. Kramer by Robert Benton( visu )
94 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 2,504 libraries worldwide
When his wife walks out, Ted Kramer and his six-year-old son have a chance to really get to know each other. Then Ted's wife returns and she wants her son back
The human stain by Philip Roth( visu )
32 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,110 libraries worldwide
Coleman Silk is a respected professor at a New England college who suddenly finds his life unraveling after a comment he makes about some African-American students is misinterpreted as a racial slur. As the scandal heats up, Nathan Zuckerman, a writer researching a biography of Silk, begins to dig deeply into Silk's life. Eventually, matters are made worse when Coleman's affair with a young married janitor named Faunia Farley is exposed. But amid the controversy, Silk must struggle to keep his greatest secret, a secret he's held for the majority of his life, from becoming made public
Places in the heart ( visu )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,065 libraries worldwide
It's the 1930's in Waxahachie, Texas. Against this Depression-torn background unforgettable characters meet and collide. Its emotionally gripping story centers around Edna Spalding and her unending struggle against extraordinary hardships
Nobody's fool ( visu )
20 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,060 libraries worldwide
In this affectionate story of small town life in upstate New York, Sully, a fitfully employed 60-year-old construction worker, is a cheerful curmudgeon who seems to have missed all his chances and made nothing of his life. However, it becomes apparent that Sully, despite his best efforts to be a n'er-do-well, is an important and beloved member of his family and his community. He is, as he says, somebody's father, somebody's grandfather, somebody's friend
What's up, doc? by Peter Bogdanovich( visu )
16 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,013 libraries worldwide
Four red plaid traveling cases-- one of each belonging to a befuddled Iowa musicologist, a strange but bright young woman, a rich matron and a suspicious fellow-- are mixed up at a San Francisco hotel, with hilarious results
Feast of love by Robert Benton( visu )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 828 libraries worldwide
Bradley is the owner of a coffee shop in Oregon. He thinks his marriage is idyllic, that is until his wife, Kathryn, leaves him for another woman. One of Bradley's baristas falls head over heels for a girl who comes looking for a job, but his abusive father spells trouble for the relationship. Finally, a professor and his wife struggle to find purpose in life in the aftermath of a personal tragedy
The ice harvest by Harold Ramis( visu )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and French and held by 689 libraries worldwide
It's Christmas Eve in icebound Wichita, Kansas, and this year Charlie Arglist just might have something to celebrate. Charlie is an attorney for the sleazy businesses of Wichita, along with his unsavory associate, the steely Vic Cavanaugh, the two have just successfully embezzled $2 million from Kansas City boss Bill Guerrard. But the real prize for Charlie is the stunning Renata, who runs the Sweet Cage strip club. Charlie hopes to slip out of town with Renata. But as daylight fades and an ice storm whirls, everyone from Charlie's drinking buddy Pete Van Heuten to the local police begin to wonder just what exactly is in Charlie's Christmas stocking
Goodnight Little Bear by Robert Benton( visu )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 616 libraries worldwide
Harry Ross is a burned-out private eye who's plunged into a murder mystery tied to a long-unsolved case of Hollywood dreams, schemes and cover-ups
Billy Bathgate by Robert Benton( visu )
29 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 451 libraries worldwide
Two-time Academy Award winner Dustin Hoffman stars in the action-packed gangster epic detailing the rise and fall of notorious mobster Dutch Schultz as seen through the eyes of his young protege, Billy Bathgate. Billy, an ambitious streetwise kid seduced by the power, money and glamour of crime, soon begins to seriously question if his passport to the good life is going to come from the fiery Dutch and his gang!
Superman by Richard Donner( visu )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and French and held by 295 libraries worldwide
The famous superhero from the planet Krypton comes alive in this classic comic book adventure
The late show ( visu )
9 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Aging private eye Ira Wells has agreed to help a Hollywood kook named Margo locate her missing cat
There was a crooked man-- by Joseph L Mankiewicz( visu )
9 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Arizona Territorial Prison inmate Paris Pittman is a schemer, a charmer and quite popular among his fellow convicts. Especially with $500,000 in stolen loot hidden away and a plan to escape and recover it. New warden Woodward Lopeman has other ideas about Pittman. Each man will have the tables turned on him in a twisting, turning Wild West tale of brawls, chases, shootouts and wry wit
Bad company ( visu )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 219 libraries worldwide
A roguish group of runaways living by their wits in the rough West of the 1860s emerge older and wiser for their journey and friendship
Don't ever wish for a 7-foot bear by Robert Benton( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
A little boy regrets wishing for a seven-foot bear
Nadine by Robert Benton( visu )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 182 libraries worldwide
When an Austin, Texas woman tries to get back pictures from a sleazy photographer, she and her almost ex-husband find photos of another kind and the financial opportunity of a lifetime
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Superman original Broadway cast by Charles Strouse( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1966 and 1992 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Bonnie & Clyde by Sandra Wake( Book )
27 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Adrift in the Depression era Southwest, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow innocently embark on a life of crime. In brutal gun battles, our hero's become vulnerable, then dead
Still of the night by Robert Benton( visu )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Psychotherapist Dr. Sam Rice's life is upset by the savage murder of his client Bynum. The antique dealer is the victim of a female Jack The Ripper, and Rice may be next. The alluring Brooke Reynolds walks out of Bynum's past and quickly becomes part of Rice's life. As Rice falls in love with the deeply-troubled Brooke, the evidence points to her as the murderer
The in and out book by Robert Benton( Book )
1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
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English (305)
French (34)
Spanish (33)
German (26)
Multiple languages (11)
Italian (7)
Chinese (1)
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