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Rossen, Robert 1908-1966

Overview
Works: 233 works in 716 publications in 8 languages and 10,976 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Motion picture plays  History  Biography  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Motion pictures 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Adapter, Actor, Scenarist, Restager, Film editor, Writer of accompanying material, Performer, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Robert Rossen
Publications by Robert Rossen
Publications by Robert Rossen, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Robert Rossen
The hustler by Robert Rossen( visu )
77 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,150 libraries worldwide
Itinerant pool shark challenges the top man for the championship, sacrificing everything until he realizes the stakes are too high
All the king's men by Columbia Pictures( visu )
40 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,928 libraries worldwide
A political demagogue governor of a Southern State believes that every man has his price and that the end justifies the means
Alexander the Great by Robert Rossen( visu )
35 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 890 libraries worldwide
The story of Alexander the Great, Greek hero and world-conqueror
The roaring twenties by Raoul Walsh( visu )
17 editions published between 1939 and 2005 in English and held by 711 libraries worldwide
A World War I veteran becomes involved in bootlegging. Set in New York City during the 1920s
Body and soul by Robert Rossen( visu )
36 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 665 libraries worldwide
Charley has become the middleweight champion of the world by winning a "fixed" fight. In his devious climb to the top, Charley has become hard and arrogant, and has estranged both his mother and the girl he loves
Marked woman by Lloyd Bacon( visu )
10 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 374 libraries worldwide
A crusading prosecutor uses a prostitute to indict mobster Johnny Vanning. Inspired by the real-life saga of prostitutes whose testimony put Lucky Luciano behind bars
Three screenplays: All the king's men, the Hustler, Lilith by Robert Rossen( Book )
11 editions published between 1972 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Island in the sun by Robert Rossen( visu )
10 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 333 libraries worldwide
Four different love affairs simultaneously wreak havoc in the lives of the inhabitants of a tropical paradise. A wealthy plantation owner plots murder when he suspects his wife of having an adulterous relationship. At the same time, his sister-in-law is drawn to his enemy, a dedicated black labor leader, and a governor's aide is torn over his scandalous affair with a native woman
The strange love of Martha Ivers by Lewis Milestone( visu )
30 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 298 libraries worldwide
A small-town ice queen grows suspicious when an old flame appears, so she and her district attorney husband hatch a plot to run him out of town
A walk in the sun by Lewis Milestone( visu )
25 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 277 libraries worldwide
During World War II, American soldiers of the Fighting 36th hit the beach at Salerno and begin their trek across the countryside toward the Nazi-occupied farmhouse they've been ordered to destroy. One of the ranking officers is killed after the platoon lands on the beach. Now Sgt. Tyne must take over and lead the troop. But the rest of these men are infantrymen who aren't thinking about fighting bravely enough to become officers, but to live long enough to become civilians
Lilith by Robert Rossen( visu )
19 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 240 libraries worldwide
A mysterious young woman in an elite sanitarium in New England seems to weave a magical spell on a young man with an equally obscure past. Their relationship deepens leading to a shocking conclusion
Jack London's The sea wolf : a screenplay by Robert Rossen( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
They came to Cordura by Robert Rossen( visu )
12 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Set against the backdrop of the 1916 war against Pancho Villa, Thomas Thorn, a career Army officer, is given the task of leading five Medal of Honor candidates to the military base of Cordura, Texas. Branded a coward during battle, Thorn hopes to learn what these men possess which he lacks. As the journey through the desert progresses, the "heroes" panic, attempting murder, mutiny and rape as the quest for survival reveals their true characters
Edge of darkness ( visu )
5 editions published between 1943 and 2010 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
The common people in a small Norwegian village take up arms against the Nazi invaders. Each individual confronts his or her own human frailty in the face of awesome power
Greatest gangster films collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
The roaring twenties: After the WWI Armistice Lloyd Hart goes back to practice law, former saloon keeper George Hally turns to bootlegging, and out-of-work Eddie Bartlett becomes a cab driver. Eddie builds a fleet of cabs through delivery of bootleg liquor and hires Lloyd as his lawyer. George becomes Eddie's partner and the rackets flourish until love and rivalry interfere--www.imdb.com
Blues in the night ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
A neurotic bandleader and a carefree clarinettist, along with their jazz band, travel from one small-time gig to another, always hoping for their big break but always denied fame thanks to their own personal demons
Errol Flynn adventures ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Special features included in each movie
All the king's men (1949) shooting script by Robert Rossen( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
They won't forget ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Based on the infamous Leo Frank case. Despite circumstantial evidence, a Southern prosecutor tries to pin a murder on an African American man. The film is an explosive indictment of bigotry that's rich in deceptive motives, sudden violence and courtroom suspense
The strange love of Martha Ivers (1946) shooting script by Robert Rossen( file )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Rosen, Robert
Rosen, Robert 1908-1966
Rossen, Robert
Languages
English (317)
Italian (5)
Spanish (4)
French (4)
Multiple languages (4)
German (1)
Catalan (1)
Dutch (1)
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