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Stack, Robert 1919-2003

Overview
Works: 512 works in 904 publications in 4 languages and 14,801 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Parodies, imitations, etc  Fiction  Biography  Western films  Comedy films  Humor  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Producer, Costume designer, Interviewee, Contributor, Commentator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Robert Stack Publications by Robert Stack
posthumous Publications by Robert Stack, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Robert Stack
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 1,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this spoof of disaster movies, Ted Striker, an ex-Navy pilot, just got dumped by his long-time girlfriend Elaine Dickinson, who works as a stewardess. In his wish to get her back, he follows her aboard a plane, although he has had a deep aversion against anything winged since he lost several men in the war. During flight, he tries to make up with her again and again, but a crisis looms as the crew and many passengers get seriously ill due to a bad fish meal. Now, it is up to him to land the airplane safely, before the poisoning starts causing casualties. But Ted Striker's aversion to piloting is a serious psychosis, which breaks open and needs to be cured--right now
To be or not to be by Ernst Lubitsch ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The world is on the brink of war-- but the show must go on. So Joseph Tura, the Polish actor who put the ham in Hamlet, stare beyond the footlights and says, "To be or not to be ..."--Container
Written on the wind by Douglas Sirk ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Bathed in lurid Technicolor, melodrama maestro Douglas Sirk's Written on the Wind is the stylishly debauched tale of a Texas oil magnate brought down by the excesses of his spoiled offspring. Features an all-star quartet that includes Robert Stack as a pistol-packin' alcoholic playboy; Lauren Bacall as his long-suffering wife; Rock Hudson as his earthy best friend; and Dorothy Malone as his nymphomaniac sister."--Container
Joe versus the volcano by John Patrick Shanley ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and French and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the follies of a stressed-out guy in a dead-end job who is told he has a terminal "brain cloud." A zany jillionaire then makes him an offer that gives him a fleeting taste of the good life. In exchange, he must journey to a Pacific Island and leap into a volcano. Is Joe doomed to be the last of the red-hot lovers? Not if the forces of imagination, romantic comedy, and the charm of Ryan in 3 roles as the women in Joe's life have their way
William A. Wellman's The high and the mighty by William A Wellman ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Soar into the skies on a thrilling airborne adventure in this meticulously restored John Wayne classic
1941 by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This zany comedy spectacular from Steven Spielberg is set in Los Angeles just days after the attack on Pearl Harbor when the fear of a Japanese invasion threw the city into a state of pandemonium
Is Paris burning? by René Clément ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1966 and 2003 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the Nazis march through Europe in 1944, the freedom fighters of Paris mount a brave resistance. Hitler sends a top general to determine if the city can be held. If not, Paris will be burned
Uncommon valor by Ted Kotcheff ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"For over ten years, [Colonel Jason] Rhodes has been living a nightmare searching for his son who is listed as "missing in action" in Vietnam. After useless appeals to the government for information, Rhodes takes matters into his own hands. With financial backing of a Texas oil tycoon ... and the help of his son's five Marine buddies, Rhodes prepares to carry out a daring mission. After weeks of grueling training, the courageous veterans leave for Laos. The final battle of the Vietnam conflict is about to begin."--Container
Caddyshack II ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The members of the Bushwood Country Club still insist that only a privileged few are permitted to walk miles in the sun while wearing silly pants and whacking a little ball from hole to hole. Blue-collar millionaire Jack Hartounian is concerned more with the way people treat each other than whether they use the right words in polite society or raise the proper finger to drink a glass of beer
The trail to Peach Meadow Canyon by Louis L'Amour ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Young Mike Bastian was raised to be an outlaw. Now it is time for him to take over a crooked empire from his adoptive father, Ben Curry. But Basian isn't sure he wants to be a cow rustler, especially after he meets the enchanting Drusilla Ragan. Can he defy Curry's legacy of crime? Bastian finds out the surest test of a man is whether he can walk alone."--Container
20 great westerns heroes & bandits ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains some of the greatest western films and legendary stars of the 20th Century
Korea the forgotten war ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and French and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
June 25, 1950, the 38th Parallel marked the beginning of a war that was to be like no other. Witness the non-stop action from the Pusan Perimeter conflict and General MacArthur's brilliant invasion at Inchon, to the offensive at Yalu River and the Chosin Reservoir battle. Experience the greatest moments of heroism as recorded on rare, archival footage, from the horrific battles to the final truce negotiations, through this overdue salute to America's valiant Armed Forces
Murder on flight 502 ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A routine transatlantic flight ... becomes more terrifying than any passenger could have imagined ... [with] one passenger brutally murdered and a psychotic mechanic threatening to blow the 747 right out of the sky"--Container
House of bamboo by Samuel Fuller ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Sandy Dawson has assembled a platoon of ex-Army thugs to run pachinko parlors while pulling off bloody heists and armed robbery. The murder of a friend brings Eddie Spanier into the group, along with his beautiful mistress. But Spanier's behavior grows treacherous, and his loyalties become questionable, leading to a breathless, murderous conclusion high above the ancient city of Tokyo."--Container
The untouchables ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Special Agent Eliot Ness and his elite team of incorruptable agents battle organized crime in 1930s Chicago
The untouchables ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This vintage series, set in Prohibition-era Chicago, pits the maverick lawmen known as "The untouchables" against mobsters holding court against any and all challengers. Federal agent Eliot Ness and his men, who were responsible for Al Capone's downfall, now go after Frank Nitti, Capone's main enforcer, as well as a slew of other mobsters and incorrigibles
A date with Judy ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the late 1940's, a young girl leaves her boy friend for an older man but finds she must compete for him with a classmate. Meanwhile, the girl and her friends mistakenly believe her father is dating a rhumba instructor and attempt to bring the romance to an end before her mother finds out. All this plays out during preparations for the big school dance
The tarnished angels by Douglas Sirk ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Racing Pilot Roger Shuman is more in love with flying than with his wife. When his plane cracks up, he forces his wife to get him another plane in a way that brings tragedy to them and others
The untouchables ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A realistic look at the violence that shook America's past, this gritty series pays tribute to stoic gangbuster Eliot Ness and his incorruptible treasury agents as they battle organized crime in Chicago during the 1930s
The untouchables ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A realistic look at the violence that shook America's past, this gritty series pays tribute to stoic gangbuster Eliot Ness and his incorruptible treasury agents as they battle organized crime. In this volume, with narcotics the new vice and a major racketeering bill passed in Washington, D.C., Ness and his men are given more power, even in cities other than Chicago
 
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Alternative Names
Langford Modini, Robert
Modini, Robert Langford
Modini, Robert Langford 1919-2003
Stack, Charles Lanford Modini 1919-2003
Languages
English (220)
French (5)
Spanish (2)
German (1)
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