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Stack, Robert 1919-2003

Overview
Works: 304 works in 1,012 publications in 7 languages and 15,349 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  War films  Parody films  History  Parodies, imitations, etc  Gangster television programs  Television crime shows  Disaster films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Producer, Costume designer, Interviewee, Contributor, Commentator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Robert Stack
Publications by Robert Stack
Publications by Robert Stack, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Robert Stack
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams( visu )
21 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,000 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( visu )
150 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,662 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( visu )
57 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,160 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
The untouchables ( visu )
68 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 963 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
Joe versus the volcano by John Patrick Shanley( visu )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and French and held by 948 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 Warner Bros. Pictures( visu )
9 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and held by 881 libraries worldwide
Soar into the skies on a thrilling airborne adventure in this meticulously restored John Wayne classic
1941 by Steven Spielberg( visu )
10 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 597 libraries worldwide
Spielberg presents a surprisingly comic look at the panic gripping Los Angeles in the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The zany comedy--set in L.A. just days after the attack-- portrays how the fear of an imminent Japanese invasion threw the city into a state of pandemonium
Uncommon valor by Ted Kotcheff( visu )
16 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 521 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
Is Paris burning? by René Clément( visu )
3 editions published between 1966 and 2003 in English and held by 494 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
Caddyshack II ( visu )
10 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 481 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
20 great westerns heroes & bandits ( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
Contains some of the greatest western films and legendary stars of the 20th Century
The trail to Peach Meadow Canyon by Louis L'Amour( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 384 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 Bastian 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
Murder on flight 502 ( visu )
23 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 303 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( visu )
24 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 300 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."--OCLC, April 25, 2013
Korea the forgotten war ( visu )
8 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 267 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
The tarnished angels by Douglas Sirk( visu )
29 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and German and held by 188 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 180 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 ( visu )
5 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and held by 166 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 untouchables ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 155 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 ( visu )
125 editions published between 1959 and 1963 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
"Nitti's been spending a lot of time at the movies. He wants to make sure that theater operators pay his protection price. But Ness has been attending a few flicks himself--he wants the owners to cooperate with the law"--TV guide
 
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Alternative Names
Langford Modini, Robert
Modini, Robert Langford
Modini, Robert Langford 1919-2003
Robert Stack acteur américain
Robert Stack aktor amerykański
Robert Stack Amerikaans acteur
Robert Stack amerikansk skådespelare
Robert Stack amerikansk skodespelar
Robert Stack amerikansk skuespiller
Robert Stack attore statunitense
Robert Stack US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler
Stack, Charles Lanford Modini 1919-2003
Stack, Robert Langford 1919-2003
Роберт Стек
Робърт Стак
Стэк, Роберт
רוברט סטאק
رابرت استاک بازیگر آمریکایی
ロバート・スタック
羅拔史德
Languages
English (452)
Spanish (55)
German (49)
French (17)
Italian (6)
Esperanto (4)
Multiple languages (3)
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