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Armstrong, Robert 1890-1973

Overview
Works: 160 works in 431 publications in 6 languages and 7,832 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Monster films  Film remakes  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Animal films  Fiction  Film adaptations  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other
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 )
144 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,035 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 )
27 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 784 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( visu )
13 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and French and held by 400 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 )
7 editions published between 1992 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 )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
A meek frontier dentist finds himself gunslinging alongside the fearless Calamity Jane as she fights off outlaws and Indians
Son of Kong ( visu )
10 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
King Kong's descendant is discovered on an island amid the prehistoric creatures in this sequel to the immensely popular King Kong
Pre-code Hollywood collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Torch singer: Claudette Colbert plays a sexy radio chanteuse who passes her time with an entourage of drunken debauched friends while raising her child born out of wedlock. The Code prohibited stories of illicit love and drunkenness
Dive bomber by Frank W Wead( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 216 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
King Kong ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Carl Denham is a filmmaker and entrepreneur who leads an expedition to Skull Island. The island is a place where time has stood still. The natives pay homage to the one whom they revere as "Kong", and who is, indeed, king of the island. Denham, together with his beautiful starlet, Ann Darrow, and the crew of the ship, investigate the strange ritual being performed on the island by its native population. Ann finds herself captured by the natives and is to become the bride of the mysterious "Kong." The ship's first mate, Jack Driscoll, who is in love with Ann, manages to rescue her from the clutches of "Kong". Denham then arranges to capture the creature, whom he calls "King Kong" and takes him back to New York
As I lay dying by James Franco( visu )
1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 198 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
Film noir classic collection double feature ( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 176 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
Bob Hope thanks for the memories collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 115 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 105 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 91 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
Crime wave ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 73 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 ( visu )
5 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in English and held by 72 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
Mobster movies ( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 71 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 71 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?
The ex-Mrs. Bradford by Stephen Roberts( visu )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Amateur sleuth Dr. Bradford teams up with his ex-wife to solve the race track murders
Joseph M. Schenck presents Fannie Brice in Be yourself ( visu )
1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Ethnic comedy of a nightclub entertainer trying to train a boxer
 
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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
Ռոբերտ Արմստրոնգ ամերիկացի դերասան
רוברט ארמסטרונג
רוברט ארמסטרונג שחקן אמריקאי
رابرت آرمسترانگ بازیگر آمریکایی
ロバート・アームストロング (俳優)
Languages
English (201)
Spanish (14)
German (7)
French (5)
Catalan (2)
Italian (2)
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