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Armstrong, Robert 1890-1973

Overview
Works: 128 works in 453 publications in 7 languages and 7,747 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Monster films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Children's films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Robert Armstrong
Publications by Robert Armstrong
Publications by Robert Armstrong, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Robert Armstrong
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( visu )
152 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,281 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( visu )
30 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 824 libraries worldwide
Evil Russian game hunter, Count Zoroff traps unsuspecting shipwreck survivors on his remote island. Bored with hunting animals, the count decides his new sport is hunting humans. Upon meeting shipwreck survivors Robert Rainsford and Eve Trowbridge, he decides they shall be his next prey. The survivors are sent off on the mysterious island and must now find a way to outsmart Zoroff to survive through the night
Go Diego go! by Ernest B Schoedsack( visu )
24 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 409 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 by William Keighley( visu )
8 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in English and held by 367 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 ( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 326 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 ( visu )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Murder at the Vanities: This film is an elaborate showcase for the female form. It violated almost every section of the Code
Son of Kong ( visu )
14 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 288 libraries worldwide
King Kong's descendant is discovered on an island amid the prehistoric creatures in this sequel to the immensely popular King Kong
Film noir classic collection double feature by André De Toth( visu )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 250 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
Dive bomber by Frank W Wead( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 214 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
As I lay dying by James Franco( visu )
1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the death of Addie Bundren and her family's mission to honor her desire to be buried in the nearby town of Jefferson, Mississippi
Sorrowful Jones by Damon Runyon( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 106 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
City for conquest: Cagney is Danny Kenny, a truck driver who enters "the fight game" and Sheridan plays his girlfriend, Peggy. Danny realizes success in the ring and uses his income to pay for his brother Eddie's music composition career, while Peggy goes on to become a professional dancer. When Peggy turns down Danny's marriage proposal for her dancing career, Danny, who wanted to quit the fight game, continues on & is blinded. His former manager finances a newsstand for the now semi-blind Danny. The movie ends with brother Eddie becoming a successful composer and dedicates a symphony at Carnegie Hall to his brother who listens to the concert on the radio from his newsstand. Peggy, now down on her luck, but in the audience at Carnegie, rushes to Danny at his newsstand where they reunite--www.imdb.com
Mobster movies ( visu )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Features 4 films: Baby face Morgan - Boss of big town -- Gangs, Inc. -- Lady Gangster
Be yourself ( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 72 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?
Palooka ( visu )
5 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in English and held by 68 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( visu )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Amateur sleuth Dr. Bradford teams up with his ex-wife to solve the race track murders
Time of Your Life by William Saroyan( visu )
11 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 53 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
Joseph M. Schenck presents Fannie Brice in Be yourself ( visu )
1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Ethnic comedy of a nightclub entertainer trying to train a boxer
Bob Hope : classic comedy collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
The cat and the canary: "Wally vows to protect an heiress who must spend the night in the haunted mansion of her late eccentric, millionaire uncle in order to inherit his fortune."--Container
 
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Armstrong Bob 1890-1973
Armstrong, Robert 1890-1973
Armstrong, Robert 1896-1973
Armstrong, Robert (Robert William), 1890-1973
Robert Armstrong acteur américain
Robert Armstrong actor estadounidense
Robert Armstrong Amerikaans acteur
Robert Armstrong amerikansk skådespelare
Robert Armstrong amerikansk skodespelar
Robert Armstrong amerikansk skuespiller
Robert Armstrong attore statunitense
Robert Armstrong US-amerikanischer Schauspieler
Smith, Donald Robert 1890-1973
Роберт Армстронг
רוברט ארמסטרונג
رابرت آرمسترانگ بازیگر آمریکایی
ロバート・アームストロング (俳優)
Languages
English (219)
German (24)
Spanish (16)
French (4)
Catalan (3)
Multiple languages (1)
Italian (1)
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