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Cummings, Robert 1908-1990

Overview
Works: 473 works in 720 publications in 3 languages and 9,026 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Science fiction television programs  Fantasy television programs  Humor 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Producer, Author of screenplay, Costume designer, Other, Interviewee, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Robert Cummings
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Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for murder by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
38 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,357 libraries worldwide
A man devises a plan to murder his wife, not only because he wants her money, but because she is in love with another man
Saboteur by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
26 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,308 libraries worldwide
Barry Kane is a Los Angeles aircraft factory worker who witnesses a Nazi agent firebombing his plant. However, it is Barry who is accused of the fiery sabotage, and to clear his name he sets off on a desperate, action-packed cross-country chase that takes him from Boulder Dam to New York's Radio City Music Hall to the top of the Statue of Liberty. Hitchcock's first film with an all-American cast moves with breakneck speed toward its final heart-pounding confrontation, and remains a suspense classic
Kings Row ( visu )
8 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in English and held by 583 libraries worldwide
When an aspiring doctor loses the one woman in his life to a tragic and untimely death, he goes off to Europe to forget. While he's gone, his friend Drake loses his inherited fortune and his fiance. He takes up with a woman "from the wrong side of the tracks" and an ensuing accident leaves him a cripple. When Cummings, now a full-fledged doctor returns home, it takes everything he has ever learned and experienced to put things right again
Beach party ( visu )
8 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
Bikini beach: Millionaire Harvey Huntington Honeywagon III tries to prove to his colleague Vivian Clements that his chimp, Clyde, is more intelligent than the average American teenagers. Meanwhile Dee Dee is torn between Frankie and British recording star, the Potato Bug. Eric Von Zipper shows up to aid Harvey's anti-teen campaign
The twilight zone ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
Complete second season, 1960-1961, of Rod Serling's classic, groundbreaking series exploring the fantastic and frightening
Moon over Miami ( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Two sisters and their aunt come into a small inheritance. Kay poses as a wealthy woman and they head for Miami and romance
The devil and Miss Jones by Sam Wood( visu )
7 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
John P. Merrick, the world's richest man, gets word that someone is trying to unionize a department store he owns. To thwart this blatant act of democracy, Merrick changes his name and takes a menial job at the store to catch the union activists without detection. Once he himself is subjected to the humiliating treatment by the department supervisor, Hooper, Merrick starts to wise up-and soften up
Lucky me by Jack Donohue( visu )
9 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
"Candy, Hap, Duke, and Flo are four small-time performers who find themselves stranded in Miami. Forced to take domestic jobs in a fancy hotel, the foursomes's spirits are lifted when songwriter Dick checks in. On the verge of writing a big-time Broadway show, Dick invites the four entertainers to participate. The hitch: In order to bankroll the show, Dick must woo and win the daughter of a Texas oil magnate-- and Candy has fallen in love with Dick."--Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide
Greatest classic films collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Disc 1: The Maltese falcon: Some high-living lowlifes want to get their hands on a bejeweled falcon. Detective Sam Spade wants to find out why and find out who will take the fall for his partner's murder. The big sleep: L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and ends up wearing out his gumshoes trailing murderers, nightclub rogues, the spoiled rich and more
The carpetbaggers by Edward Dmytryk( visu )
8 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
A depiction of the wild life in Tinseltown's early days. A story about the ruthless tycoon who built a multi-million dollar empire. Includes a striptease performance atop a glittering chandelier that helped to break the Production Code
What a way to go! ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Shirley MacLaine is Louisa May Foster ; she keeps meeting and marrying men with a desire to strike it rich -- all of whom die!
Origins of the gangster film D.W. Griffith's The narrow road (1912) and Maurice Tourneur's Alias Jimmy Valentine (1915) ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
The narrow road: The story of Elmer Booth, a criminal who was pursued by a suspicious detective, Alfred Paget. Alias Jimmy Valentine takes up all the familiar elements of the crime drama with suspense and wit. It is the visual style, however, that remains the most stunning
Classic Western round-up ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
The man from the Alamo: A soldier delegated to escape the Alamo, the famous besieged fort, is labeled a coward and a deserter, and instead of defending himself, he sets out to gain revenge on a band of renegades
The Barbara Stanwyck collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Internes can't take money: Bullets fly and tensions rise when a desperate woman must turn to Dr. Kildare for help getting her child back from gangsters. The great man's lady: A reflective 100-year old woman looks back on her extraordinary sacrifice helped her husband become one of the nation's greatest men. The bride wore boots: It's a comedy of errors when a bookish husband tries to win back the affections of his horse-breeding wife. The lady gambles : When novice gambler Joan Booth bets it all, and loses, she is thrust into a downward spiral from which only her devoted husband can save her. All I desire: New scandals erupt and old ones resurface when an aging stage actress returns to her small hometown and the family she abandoned ten years earlier. There's always tomorrow : An unlucky-in-love fashion designer must decide if she should succumb to her feelings for a married man
My geisha by Jack Cardiff( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
An American actress disguises herself as a geisha and tries to convince her husband-director that she is right for the part in his film version of Madame Butterfly
The chase ( visu )
12 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
When a World War II veteran does a good deed by returning a wallet he finds on the street, he becomes tangled in a web of intrigue and mystery
The Twilight zone ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Perchance to dream: a man is terrified of falling asleep for fear he might die. He is pursuit by a mysterious women he meets in his dreams. The Hitch-hiker: a woman on alone on a cross-country trip sees the same hitch-hiker everywhere she looks. King Nine will not return: a World War II captain finds himself next to crashed plane in a vast desert. He cannot find his crew and he spots futuristic jet planes flying overhead. Shadow play: a man trapped in a recurring nightmare tries to persuade those who are sentencing him to death that the whole scenario is not real
The Bob Cummings show ( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Three episodes of the Bob Cummings Show
It started with Eve ( visu )
7 editions published between 1941 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Charles Laughton plays a grumpy old millionaire whose dying wish is to meet the young lady his son is to wed. Unfortunately, the future bride in question is unavailable. Believing his father is not long for this world, the dutiful son (Robert Cummings) finds a quick replacement in hat-check girl Deanna Durbin. When presented to the father, she steals his heart and perks up the proud papa. Now Cummings must juggle the phoney bride-to-be with the newly arrived true bride of his heart
The black book ( visu )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
In the late 18th century, Maximilen Robespierre threatens to seize power as France's new dictator during the French Revolution. Meanwhile, a freedom fighter, posing as a prosecutor, seeks to maintain his trust while secretly trying to destroy him and his allies
 
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Alternative Names
Conway, Blade Stanhope, 1908-1990
Cummings, Bob, 1908-1990
Cummings, Clarence Robert Orville
Cummings, Clarence Robert Orville, 1908-1990
Hutchens, Brice, 1908-1990
Hutchens, Bruce 1908-1990
Stanhope Conway, Blade, 1908-1990
Languages
English (163)
French (2)
German (1)
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