Robinson, Edward G. 1893-1973
Most widely held works about Edward G Robinson
Most widely held works by Edward G Robinson
The Ten Commandments ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and held by 2,054 libraries worldwide
The story of the life of Moses from the Pharaoh's household through his life of leading his people to freedom.
Double indemnity ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 1,658 libraries worldwide
"A calculating wife encourages her wealthy husband to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by smitten insurance agent Walter Neff. As the would-be lovers plot the unsuspecting husband's murder, they are pursued by a suspicious claims manager. It's a race against time to get away with the perfect crime in this heart-pounding Academy Award-nominated masterpiece"--Container.
Key Largo by John Huston ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,595 libraries worldwide
A disillusioned returning World War II veteran has lost the will to fight ... until he arrives at a rundown hotel in Key Largo. There a mobster holes up against a raging storm, holding the veteran, the hotel owner and the owner's widowed daughter-in-law at gunpoint.
Little Caesar ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1930 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,104 libraries worldwide
A small-time hood rises to criminal fame and power. Adapted from W.R. Burnett's novel.
All my yesterdays; an autobiography by Edward G Robinson ( Book )
12 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 986 libraries worldwide
Soylent green ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and held by 916 libraries worldwide
Charlton Heston plays a cop in this 21st century science-fiction horror story. The setting is New York, teeming with 40 million citizens, most of whom are out of work. Environmental erosion is almost complete and voluntary death is encouraged by government-sponsored clinics. For their food, the people have grown to rely almost totally on a greenish, wafer-like substance called soylent. As Heston investigates the murder of a magnate in the dictatorial Soylent Company, he comes face to face with the hideous truth about the secret ingredient of "Soylent Green."
Scarlet Street ( Visual )
65 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and Russian and held by 787 libraries worldwide
Chris Cross, 25 years a cashier, has a gold watch and little else. One rainy night, he rescues the delectable Kitty from her abusive boyfriend Johnny. Smitten, amateur painter Chris lets Kitty think he's a wealthy artist. At Johnny's urging, Kitty lets Chris establish her in an apartment (with his shrewish wife's money). There, Chris paints masterpieces; but Johnny sells them under Kitty's name, with disastrous and ironic results.
Double indemnity ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 730 libraries worldwide
An insurance man and a suburban wife conspire to trick her husband into signing a policy that pays double for accidental death-- then push him from a train. It's an almost perfect crime.
The stranger ( Visual )
80 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 690 libraries worldwide
An ex-Nazi is allowed to escape from a German war crimes prison after WWII to lead the Allies to a notorious spy planning to revive the Third Reich. The trail leads to a small Connecticut town where intrigue and murder combine for a tense situation.
The Cincinnati Kid ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 542 libraries worldwide
The Kid thinks he's the best 5-card stud player in town, but The Man has never been beaten. It is therefore inevitable that they go head-on, and what a game it will be: a non-stop, stud poker duel-to-the-death to decide who will be the reigning king of the New Orleans gambling world.
The ten commandments ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
Lavish Biblical epic that tells the life story of Moses from the time he was discovered in the bulrushes as an infant by the pharaoh's daughter. As an adult, he turns his back on his privileged life in Egypt to lead his true people, the Hebrews, to freedom outside Egypt.
Cheyenne autumn ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
Three-hundred starving Cheyenne men, women and children, forcibly resettled in the barren wastelands of Oklahoma, set out on a desperate 1500-mile trek back to their Yellowstone homeland. A true-life story.
The woman in the window ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
A professor of criminology is the pawn in a shocking crime thriller with a surprising twist.
Soylent green ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 331 libraries worldwide
Charlton Heston plays a cop in this science-fiction horror story. The setting is New York in the year 2022, teeming with 40 million citizens, most of whom are out of work. Environmental erosion is almost complete and voluntary death is encouraged by government-sponsored clinics. For their food, the people have grown to rely on a wafer-like substance called soylent. As Heston investigates the murder of a magnate in the dictatorial Soylent Company, he comes face to face with the hideous truth about the secret ingredient of "Soylent Green."
Double indemnity ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1944 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 287 libraries worldwide
When a widow tries to collect on the double indemnity clause in her husband's insurance policy, an investigator becomes suspicious of what seems to be the perfect crime, and begins to doubt that her husband's death was an accident.
Bullets or ballots ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 262 libraries worldwide
A disgraced New York detective joins a racketeer's payroll and sets the syndicate up for a fall.
House of strangers ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
"When Max Monetti first gets out of prison, life seems good. The bank founded by his father and now run by his brothers is thriving. The society woman he loves has waited seven long years for him. But for Max, every day of those seven years was filled with hatred. And when he learns that his father died because he was squeezed out of the bank by the brothers after Max took a rap for him, that hatred bubbles to the surface, obliterating everything, even the love of his woman."--Booklet.
The Red house ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
A moody farmer has a guilty obsession with an old house in the woods.
Illegal ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Illegal: Ambitious D.A. Victor Scott zealously prosecutes Ed Clary for a woman's murder. But as Clary walks to the electric chair, Scott receives evidence that exonerates the condemned man. Realizing that he's made a terrible mistake he tries to stop the execution, but is too late. Scott resigns as a prosecutor and enters private practice. He draws the attention of mob kingpin Frank Garland. Scott represents one of Garland's stooges on a murder rap and Scott, in a grand display of courtroom theatrics, wins the case. Embroiled in dirty mob politics, the situation becomes intolerable when his former protege is charged with a murder that seems to implicate her as an informant to the Garland mob.
Brother Orchid ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
Racketeer Little John Sarto poses as Brother Orchid and lays low at a monastery when a turf war gets hot.
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Goldberg, Emanuel, 1893-1973
Goldenberg, Emanuel, 1893-1973
Goldenberg, Manny, 1893-1973
Irene Bowen Robinson 1891-1973
Robinson, E.G., 1893-1973
Robinson, E. G. (Edward G.), 1893-1973
Robinson, Eddie, 1893-1973
Robinson, Edward 1893-1973
Robinson, Irene Margaret Bowen 1891-1973
Robinson, Manny, 1893-1973
Goldenberg, Emmanuel 1893-1973
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