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Aldrich, Robert 1918-1983

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The dirty dozen by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

68 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A World War II drama in which an army major selects 12 men convicted for crimes of violence and offers them their freedom if they will complete a dangerous mission behind Nazi lines
What ever happened to baby Jane? by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

65 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a decaying Hollywood mansion, Jane Hudson, a former child star, initiates a psychotic reign of terror over her sister Blanche, a movie queen forced into retirement after a crippling accident
Mickey Spillane's Kiss me deadly by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

50 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detective gives a ride to a half-naked girl, who is abruptly killed by thugs. Almost killed himself, the detective tries to solve the murder. Along the way, he is told to back off by the Feds, a bomb is placed in his car, a friend is killed, and he himself is beaten, drugged, and held hostage
Hush-- hush, sweet Charlotte by Bette Davis( Visual )

37 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A southern belle finds out the truth about her husband's murder when her cousin reopens the case
Who the devil made it : conversations with Robert Aldrich, George Cukor, Allan Dwan, Howard Hawks, Alfred Hitchcock, Chuck Jones, Fritz Lang, Joseph H. Lewis, Sidney Lumet, Leo McCarey, Otto Preminger, Don Siegel, Josef von Sternberg, Frank Tashlin, Edgar G. Ulmer, Raoul Walsh by Peter Bogdanovich( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Bogdanovich, director, screenwriter, actor and critic, interviews sixteen legendary directors of the first hundred years of film - from Allan Dwan and Raoul Walsh to Leo McCarey, Alfred Hitchcock and Sidney Lumet. The conversations brought together in this book give us a history of the movies. They are the stories of pioneers who came to the picture business from many worlds. Some were adventurers (running away to sea; joining Pancho Villa) before finding their
The flight of the Phoenix by Dennis Quaid( Visual )

20 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cargo plane makes a forced landing in the Sahara. The challenge: survival. The tiny band from the plane fights off thirst, Arabs, treachery, declining morale and despair. Incredibly, the plane, like the legendary phoenix that rises from its own ashes, flies again
The longest yard by Peter Segal( Visual )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albert plays a sadistic warden who would make any sacrifice to push his prison guards' semi-pro football team to a national championship. Reynolds plays a one time pro quarterback behind bars for "borrrowing" a car
Vera Cruz by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

70 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Mexican Revolution of 1866, two American adventurers sign up to escort a carriage from the palace of Emperor Maximilian I in Mexico City to the seaport of Vera Cruz. Aboard the carriage is a beautiful French countess and a treasure of three million dollars in gold coins
The Frisco Kid by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Polish rabbi sets out to lead a synagogue in California and must make it through the Wild West to get there
Emperor of the North( Visual )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A legendary depression-era hobo and his young accomplice battle a sadistic railroad worker in a determined bid to hitch a ride
Robert Aldrich's Too late the hero( Visual )

5 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. is launching a major naval operation in the South Pacific in the spring of 1942, 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
Ulzana's raid by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

25 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scout, assigned to aid the cavalry in tracking down a band of renegade Indians, attempts to teach an idealistic young lieutenant that the only way to fight brutality is with stronger force
The killing of Sister George by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

24 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard drinking lesbian soap opera star Joan learns that the network is planning to kill off her character and that a BBC executive is out to seduce her lover Childie
Apache by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

29 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Massai, the last of the fierce Apache warriors, and his single-handed, bloody war against the entire U.S. Army. The former pacifist learns "might makes right" from the oppressive soldiers, and seeks to defend the rights of his tribe after the 1886 humiliating surrender by their chief Geronimo
4 for Texas( Visual )

15 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two gamblers vie for supremacy at the card tables of 1870s Galveston
Attack!( Visual )

16 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lieutenant Joe Costa learns that his men died because the commander, Captain Cooney was too much of a coward to join the fight, Costa issues a serious warning: Don't let it happen again! But Cooney's cowardice forces Costa into a fateful choice: continue to risk to lives of his men...or take the life of the captain
The big knife by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

19 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hollywood superstar Charlie Castle has it all ... except a way out. When he tries to leave show business, his tyrannical studio boss Stanley Hoff blackmails him with a lethal, covered-up secret that could land him in jail. A loose-lipped starlet also knows too much, and when she starts talking, Hoff plans murder."--Container
Twilight's last gleaming by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Colonel in the United States Air Force, and three other convicts, escapes from a military prison. The four men take cover at a nuclear base and proceed to hold America hostage
Kelly's heroes by Brian G Hutton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dirty dozen: Twelve tough criminals are offered absolution if they undertake a suicide mission into Nazi Germany
Rock Hudson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spiral road: When an opportunistic physician (Rock Hudson) travels to the jungles of Java, a shocking meeting with a black magic witch doctor forces him to re-evaluate his selfish past
 
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Aldrich, Bob 1918-1983

Aldrich, Robert B. 1918-1983

Aldrich, Robert Burgess 1918-1983

Robert Aldrich Amerikaans filmregisseur

Robert Aldrich amerikai filmrendező, filmproducer

Robert Aldrich amerykański reżyser i producent filmowy

Robert Aldrich cinéaste américain

Robert Aldrich director de cine estadounidense

Robert Aldrich regista statunitense

Robert Aldrich US-amerikanischer Regisseur

Олдрич, Роберт

Роберт Олдрич

Роберт Олдріч

Робърт Олдрич

رابرت آلدریچ فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

アルドリッチ, ロバート

ロバート・アルドリッチ

罗伯特·奥尔德里奇

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What ever happened to baby Jane?Mickey Spillane's Kiss me deadlyWho the devil made it : conversations with Robert Aldrich, George Cukor, Allan Dwan, Howard Hawks, Alfred Hitchcock, Chuck Jones, Fritz Lang, Joseph H. Lewis, Sidney Lumet, Leo McCarey, Otto Preminger, Don Siegel, Josef von Sternberg, Frank Tashlin, Edgar G. Ulmer, Raoul WalshThe longest yardVera CruzThe Frisco KidRobert Aldrich's Too late the heroThe killing of Sister GeorgeKelly's heroes