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Clark, Bob 1941-2007

Overview
Works: 106 works in 331 publications in 8 languages and 6,857 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Television programs  Film adaptations  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comedy films  Television adaptations  Christmas films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Production personnel, Producer, Illustrator, Scenarist, Film editor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Bob Clark
Publications by Bob Clark
Publications by Bob Clark, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Bob Clark
 
Most widely held works by Bob Clark
A Christmas story by Bob Clark( visu )
36 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,791 libraries worldwide
A young boy must convince his parents that a toy rifle is the only Christmas gift that will make Christmas worthwhile. Not only do his parents face what many other parents do during that time of the year, but their actions fit in with the All-American Christmas
Baby geniuses ( visu )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 493 libraries worldwide
Baby geniuses form a super commando rescue squad to squash the evil Dr. Kinder's plot to dominate the world
Superbabies baby geniuses 2 ( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 410 libraries worldwide
A group of smart-talking, wise-cracking toddlers find themselves at the center of a media mogul's experiment to crack the code to baby talk. Now, the toddlers must race against time for the sake of babies everywhere to prevent Biscane from controlling the minds of the world's toddler population with his state-of-the-art satellite system
My summer story ( visu )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
It's business as usual in the summer at the Parkers'. Ralphie is looking for a top to beat the school bully, Old Man is fighting with the neighbors, and Mother is collecting a glass china set at the local movie theater. Sequel to A Christmas Story
Porky's by Dan Monahan( visu )
24 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 406 libraries worldwide
A group of teenage boys--the terrors of Angel Beach High School--sets out for a notorious honky-tonk strip joint in search of some action
Murder by decree by Bob Clark( visu )
22 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 384 libraries worldwide
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson conduct a gruesome and dangerous search through London's squalid East End for the legendary Jack the Ripper. They soon discover that he is no ordinary murderer, but one with influential and determined friends
The Dukes of Hazzard ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Good ol' boys, Bo and Luke Duke and their beautiful cousin, Daisy, battle the law and fight for the good guys. Includes all 13 episodes from season one, audio commentaries, a reunion documentary, and much more
The ransom of Red Chief ( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Tells the story (adapted from the short story by O. Henry) about two men who kidnap a mischievous boy and request a large ransom for his return, but the boy turns the tables on his captors
Black Christmas by Bob Clark( visu )
21 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 247 libraries worldwide
The college town of Bedford is receiving an unwelcome guest this Christmas. As the residents of sorority house Pi Kappa Sig prepare for the festive season, a demonic stranger begins to stalk the house. A series of grisly obscene phone calls begins to plague the residents and soon they will each meet their fate at the hands of the psychotic intruder. As the police trace the calls, they soon discover that nothing is as it seems. "Black Christmas predates Halloween by four years and its director, Bob Clark, is now widely acknowledged as the inventor of the modern slasher film"--Container
I'll remember April by Bob Clark( visu )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 235 libraries worldwide
Loosely based on actual reports of Japanese submarines patrolling the Pacific during WWII, it depicts events that transpire following the bombing of Pearl Harbor. In the tradition of "October Sky" and "Stand By Me", drama here follows the life of four ten year old California boys and their perilous journey to self-discovery
From the hip by Bob Clark( visu )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Robin "Stormy" Weathers is a brash young lawyer with a reputation for breaking the rules and some wild ways of practicing criminal defense. But when Stormy takes on the case of a brilliant professor accused of a brutal murder, he finds himself questioning his client's innocence as well as his own abilities as an attorney
Now & forever ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
From the moment they meet, despite their clashing cultures, John and Angela form an unbreakable bond. One fateful night, John rescues Angela from a wicked act of betrayal. Soon Angela flees town setting in motion a chain of life changing events
Rhinestone ( visu )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 81 libraries worldwide
"Jake" Ferris (Parton) bets her boss (Leibman) that she can turn anyone into a successful country singer, and sets out to prove it with Nick Martinelli (Stallone), a street-wise cabby who hates country music
Porky's II the next day by Bob Clark( visu )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 72 libraries worldwide
"The gang is back in another quest for vengeance! When Ms. Balbricker, aided by Reverend Bubba Flavel, pressures the school to shut down the teen troupe's Shakespearean production for being too "obscene," the boys don't just get mad, they get even!"--Container
Children shouldn't play with dead things! ( visu )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
"A group of five young actors, led by their decidedly bizarre director, Alan, go to an abandoned burial island to act out a satanic ritual with a freshly exhumed corpse."
Loose cannons ( visu )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 50 libraries worldwide
"Aykroyd is a brilliant police detective who always hides his true identity. But he's not undercover, he's schizophrenic!Together, Hackman, Aykroyd and Aykroyd's personal cast of thousands tackle a baffling murder with a trail that leads all the way back to Adolph Hitler" --Container
Porky's revenge ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
"Since the original "Porky's" club has been demolished, the gang has successfully stayed out of Porky's way. But all that changes when Porky threatens their basketball coach, insisting the team throw the championship game. Now it's an all-out war as the "Dirty Half Dozen" pit themselves against Porky in a battle that leads to an outrageous confrontation of hilarious proportions!"--Container
Deathdream ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
An American soldier (Backus) is killed in Vietnam. His parents and sister are then shocked to find him standing at their front door in his dress uniform, apparently alive and well. Their initial joy is replaced by creeping terror as local people are found murdered with their bodies drained of all blood. The boy's father (Marley) eventually comes to believe his son to be a murdering vampire setting the scene for the film's climax. The script is a reworking of the tale "The monkey's paw" and relies on mood and tension to convey the terror. It uses the horror genre to explore the difficulty of post-Vietnam adjustment and the disintegration of the American family in the 1960s
Turk 182 ( visu )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and French and held by 35 libraries worldwide
The younger brother of a fireman who has been hurt while saving a child in a fire battles the city and the mayor in a graffiti war in order to get his brother recognized
How to be a good soccer player : tips on kicking the ball, heading and trapping, and playing defense by Clare Gault( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Clark, Benjamin
Clark, Benjamin 1939-2007
Clark, Benjamin, 1941-2007
Clark, Robert
Clark, Robert 1939-2007
Clark, Robert, 1941-2007
Languages
English (168)
Spanish (13)
French (10)
Multiple languages (1)
Japanese (1)
Italian (1)
German (1)
Dutch (1)
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