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Cummings, Robert 1908-1990

Overview
Works: 522 works in 958 publications in 6 languages and 10,570 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Musical films  Film noir  Romantic comedy films  Spy films  Science fiction television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Producer, Costume designer, Author of screenplay, Contributor, Other, Narrator, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Robert Cummings
Publications by Robert Cummings
Publications by Robert Cummings, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Robert Cummings
Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for Murder by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
65 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,384 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 )
68 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,417 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 )
15 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 587 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 fiancée. He takes up with a woman from the wrong side of the tracks, and an ensuing accident leaves him a cripple. It is up to the doctor on his return home to put things right again
The twilight zone ( visu )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 446 libraries worldwide
Complete second season, 1960-1961, of Rod Serling's classic, groundbreaking series exploring the fantastic and frightening
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 352 libraries worldwide
Contains 14 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
Moon over Miami ( visu )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 321 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
Beach party ; Bikini beach ( visu )
12 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 289 libraries worldwide
A college professor nearly blows his credentials when one of his gorgeous students decides the subject she wants to study is romance
The devil and Miss Jones by Sam Wood( visu )
10 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
A hard-hearted department store tycoon goes undercover as a shoe salesman to root out labor discontent in one of his stores, with humorous results
Lucky me by Jack Donohue( visu )
10 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and held by 246 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
The carpetbaggers by Harold Robbins( visu )
16 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 240 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
Greatest classic films collection ( visu )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Dial M for murder: Ex-tennis pro Tony Wendice decides to murder his wife for her money and because she had an affair the year before. He blackmails an old college associate to strangle her, but when he dials a Mayfair exchange to set the plot in motion, his right number gets the wrong answer
What a way to go! ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 185 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!
My geisha by Jack Cardiff( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
An American actress disguises herself as a geisha girl and tries the hard way to convince her husband-director that she's right for the part in his film version of Madame Butterfly
Beach party by Orion Pictures Corporation( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 164 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 chase by Arthur Ripley( visu )
16 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in English and held by 147 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
Classic Western round-up ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
The Cimarron Kid: After being falsely accused of a payroll heist, the Kid heads for the high country, where he joins the outlaw Dalton gang. When the Daltons are decimated during a daring daylight bank robbery, the Kid takes over what is left of the gang and hides out at a local ranch. Here he is reformed by the love of rancher's daughter Carrie Roberts, but not so reformed that he doesn't embark upon one last robbery
The black book ( visu )
17 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and German and held by 132 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
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 125 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
The Barbara Stanwyck collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 110 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
Lost Moment ( visu )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
An energetic American publisher is in search of the lost love letters of an early ninteenth century poet. Under a false name, Lewis rents a room in a mansion from Juliana Borderau, a former lover of the dead writer. Overseeing the eerie mansion is Juliana's near-psychotic niece, Tina, who mistrusts the publisher from the very onset. It soon becomes clear to Lewis that the mansion harbors horrible secrets, however, he intends to collect the lost letters at any cost
 
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Blade Stanhope Conway 1910-1990
Conway, Blade Stanhope 1908-1990
Conway, Blade Stanhope, 1910-1990
Cummings Bob 1908-1990
Cummings, Bob 1910-1990
Cummings, Charles Clarence 1908-1990
Cummings, Clarence Robert Orville
Cummings, Clarence Robert Orville 1908-1990
Cummings, Clarence Robert Orville, 1910-1990
Cummings, Robert 1908-1990
Hutchens, Brice, 1908-1990
Hutchens, Brice, 1910-1990
Hutchens, Bruce 1908-1990
Hutchens, Bruce 1910-1990
Robert Cummings acteur américain
Robert Cummings Amerikaans filmacteur
Robert Cummings amerykański aktor
Robert Cummings attore statunitense
Robert Cummings US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler
Stanhope Conway, Blade, 1908-1990
Stanhope Conway, Blade, 1910-1990
Ρόμπερτ Κάμινγκς Αμερικανός ηθοποιός
Каммингс, Роберт
Роберт Каммінгс
رابرت کامینگز بازیگر آمریکایی
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