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Armstrong, Robert 1890-1973

Overview
Works: 123 works in 336 publications in 6 languages and 7,225 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Horror films  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1995.9.A3, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Robert Armstrong
 
Most widely held works by Robert Armstrong
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( Visual )
116 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A moviemaking expedition to a fantastic island is filled with dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. A giant simian becomes lovestruck with the film's blonde starlet. King Kong is captured and is brought to Manhattan, where he goes on a rampage, culminating in the fateful finale atop the Empire State Building where he cradles his beloved and swats at machine-gunning airplanes
The most dangerous game by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )
21 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A madman on his island fortress, tired of pursuing game, becomes obsessed with the idea of hunting the most dangerous game of all-- man
Mighty Joe Young by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )
7 editions published between 1949 and 2005 in English and French and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mighty Joe Young is a 15-foot African gorilla. His best friend and protector is Jill Young. Against her better judgment, Jill allows Joe to be brought to the States as a nightclub attraction. He later breaks loose and goes on a rampage
"G" men ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Cagney plays a FBI agent in this punchy hot-off-the-presses account of the pursuit and capture of John Dillinger
The paleface ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A timid frontier dentist finds himself gunslinging alongside the fearless Calamity Jane as she fights off outlaws and Indians
Pre-code Hollywood collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hot Saturday: A small-town girl spends the night with a family friend in defiance of her mother, who has accused her of sleeping with the town playboy. The Code forbade seduction scenes and disapproved of the scenes in which a group of young people drive to the playboy's lakeside lodge for a drinking party that leads to worse
Son of Kong ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1933 and 2005 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
King Kong's descendant is discovered on an island amid the prehistoric creatures in this sequel to the immensely popular King Kong
Dive bomber by Frank W Wead( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A new flight surgeon and a Navy pilot overcome personal differences to work on solving the problem of altitude sickness which causes blackouts at high altitude. The real stars of the film are the pre-World War II Navy aircraft as well as the USS Enterprise featured in full color
Film noir classic collection double feature ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Decoy: A drop-dead femme fatale revives her hunk from the dead because he knows where the $400,000 in loot is buried
As I lay dying ( )
1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatization of part of William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying, about the death of the mother of a rural Mississippi family
Bob Hope thanks for the memories collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
(The paleface) "Timid correspondence school dentist 'Painless' Peter Potter unwittingly marries sharpshooter Calamity Jane who is hot on the trial of a dangerous renegade gang in the Wild West."--Container
Sorrowful Jones ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sorrowful Jones: A rotten gambler learns a lesson about parenthood. The Paleface: "Painless Peter Potter" (Hope) runs into Calamity Jane (Russell)
Greatest gangster films collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"G" men: It's the early days of the F.B.I. - federal agents working for the Department of Justice. Though they've got limited powers - they don't carry weapons and have to get local police approval for arrests - that doesn't stop fresh Law School grad Eddie Buchanan from joining up, and he encourages his former roommate James "Brick" Davis (James Cagney) to do so as well. But Davis wants to be an honest lawyer, not a shyster, despite his ties to mobster boss McKay, and he's intent on doing so, until Buchanan is gunned down trying to arrest career criminal Danny Leggett. Davis soon joins the "G-Men" as they hunt down Leggett (soon-to-be Public Enemy Number One) and his cronies Collins and Durfee, who are engaged in a crime and murder spree from New York to the midwest--www.imdb.com
Be yourself ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1930 and 2007 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A nightclub singer falls in love with a boxer and becomes his trainer. When he becomes successful, will it be the beginning of the end for this lovestruck pair?
Crime wave by André De Toth( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crime wave: Three San Quentin escapees kill a cop in a gas-station holdup. Wounded, one of the escapees flees through black-shadowed streets to the handiest refuge: with former cellmate Steve Lacey. Steve is paroled, with a new life and lovely wife, and can't afford to be caught associating with old cronies. But homicide detective Sims wants to use Steve to help him catch the other 2 escapees, who in turn extort his help in a bank job
Palooka ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mayme walks out on her husband, Pete Palooka, after he wins the middleweight championship and shows his proclivity for life in the fast lane. She raises son Joe on a farm, by herself. When slippery fight manager Knobby Walsh happens to discover Joe's surprising punching power, he signs him. Now it's Joe's turn to live in the fast lane, winning fights and drinking hard with vamp Nina. However, when McSwatt and his manager trick Joe into a rematch, it's time to test his real boxing talent
The ex-Mrs. Bradford by Stephen Roberts( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amateur sleuth Dr. Bradford teams up with his ex-wife to solve the race track murders
Blood on the sun ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American newspaper editor working in pre-World War II Japan tries to expose the menace of a Japanese militarist plan for world conquest
A girl in every port ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sea-faring Romeo finds himself a step behind the competition when he visits his girlfriends in various ports of call
Paid ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Among the harridans and hard-timers in a women's prison, one inmate stands out like a diamond in a box of tarnished costume jewelry. She's Mary Turner, convicted of a crime she didn't commit. Once an innocent shop girl, now embittered by three years in the pen. Mary has big plans after her release. First she'll make a fortune running scams that stay just within the law. Then she'll seek revenge on the man who put her behind bars by marrying his guileless son."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Armstrong, Robert 1890-1973
Armstrong, Robert 1896-1973
Armstrong, Robert (Robert William), 1890-1973
Smith, Donald Robert 1890-1973
Languages
English (183)
Spanish (12)
French (3)
Catalan (3)
German (1)
Italian (1)
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