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Aldrich, Robert 1918-1983

Overview
Works: 409 works in 1,373 publications in 8 languages and 15,885 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Interviews  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Disaster films  Horror films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Restager , Performer, Film editor, fmd, Actor, Scenarist, Interviewee, Honoree, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Robert Aldrich
The dirty dozen by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

72 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,113 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 )

90 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging ex-vaudeville child star initiates a psychotic reign of terror over her crippled sister, a former movie-queen of the 1930's
Mickey Spillane's Kiss me deadly by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

63 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detective gives a ride to a half-naked young woman who has escaped from a mental hospital. She is shortly afterward killed in a pre-arranged accident, which almost kills him too. That sets him to going about solving that murder, and having further encounters with other young women in the process
Hush...hush, sweet Charlotte by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

49 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,084 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 )

10 editions published between 1977 and 1998 in English and held by 1,013 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 Robert Aldrich( Visual )

34 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small passenger plane is forced to land in the Sahara. The tiny band from the plane are forced to fight off thirst, Arabs, treachery, declining morals and despair before the plane is able to fly again
The longest yard by Peter Segal( Visual )

24 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sadistic prison warden will make any sacrifice to push his prison guards' semi-pro football team to a national championship
Vera Cruz by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

63 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 546 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
Emperor of the North by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 336 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
Ulzana's raid by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

30 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 267 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 )

31 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 258 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
Robert Aldrich's Too late the hero by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

15 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 254 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
Attack! by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

23 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 250 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
4 for Texas by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

11 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two professional gamblers compete in cards and love in 1870s Galveston, Texas
Apache by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

39 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 247 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
The big knife by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

26 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 206 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 held by 155 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 139 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 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very special favor: The war of the sexes heats up when a sleek businessman (Rock Hudson) attempts to seduce an attractive psychiatrist (Leslie Caron) who seems immune to his charms
Hustle( Visual )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a hard-boiled detective, Lt. Phil Gaines, tries to solve a case involving the death of a teenage call girl, he soon finds himself wrapped in a dark, complicated riddle of urban corruption and vice
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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
Alternative Names
Aldrich, Bob

Aldrich, Bob 1918-1983

Aldrich, Robert B

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

רוברט אלדריץ'

رابرت آلدریچ فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

알드리치, 로버트 1918-1983

アルドリッチ, ロバート

オルドリッチ, 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 killing of Sister GeorgeRobert Aldrich's Too late the heroKelly's heroesHustle