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Blees, Robert

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Publications by Robert Blees
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Most widely held works about Robert Blees
Most widely held works by Robert Blees
Magnificent obsession by Douglas Sirk( visu )
35 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 695 libraries worldwide
Reckless playboy Bob Merrick crashes his speedboat, requiring emergency attention from a rescue team. They have to use the town's only resuscitator. At that same moment the beloved, local doctor has a heart attack and dies while waiting for the life-saving device. When Bob learns about the doctor's secret - to give selflessley and in secret - he decides to give it a try. He alienates the doctor's widow, Helen, with whom Bob has now fallen in love. His persistence causes another tragedy, and he must remake his life
Combat! ( visu )
22 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 487 libraries worldwide
"One of television's most popular series, the groundbreaking Combat! offers a gritty, unflinching look at American soldiers battling in Europe during World War II, confronting imposing odds and demonstrating remarkable levels of ingenuity and courage"--Container
Young and innocent by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
[Young and innocent] When a woman's body is discovered on the beach by one of her former lovers, he races off to call the police. Two witnesses see him run and think he is the escaping killer. After being arrested, he manages to escape in the confusion at the courthouse. With the assistance of the constable's daughter, he tries to prove his innocence while avoiding pursing the police
Frogs ( visu )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 235 libraries worldwide
Jason Crockett invites his family to his island estate to celebrate his birthday. Crockett has poisoned anything that crawls on his island. Nature pays him back on the night of his celebration when thousands of frogs and every bug and slimy thing go into a toxic frenzy and try to kill every human on the island
High school confidential! ( visu )
7 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
A tough kid comes to a new high school and begins muscling his way into the drug scene, and the local crime syndicate. Featuring the music of Jerry Lee Lewis and Ray Anthony
The abominable Dr. Phibes by Robert Fuest( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Abominable Dr. Phibes: "After a team of surgeons botches his beloved wife's operation, the distraught Dr. Phibes unleashes a score of Old-Testament atrocities -- from a plague of locusts to an attack of rats--on his enemies."--Container
Cattle queen of Montana by Barbara Stanwyck( visu )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Sierra Nevada Jones, a feisty young woman, attempts to stake her claim in the cattle business despite threats from greedy land grabbers and their hired killers. Undercover agent Farrell comes to her rescue, even though he is in the midst of a separate investigation to find out who's been provoking the local Indian tribes into attacking the whites
Dr. Phibes rises again ( visu )
11 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Dr. Phibes returns from hibernation, hoping to bring his late wife back to life. His search for the elixer of life leads him into mortal combat with the invincible Biederback
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
All I desire by Douglas Sirk( visu )
23 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and German and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Ten years ago, a turn-of-the-century scandal over a lover forced Naomi Murdoch to desert her husband and their children for a stage career. Now, returning to their small Wisconsin town to see her daughter in a play, she has hopes of a reconciliation. Her appearence is a shock. The town is curious but unforgiving; her high school principle husband is involved with one of his teachers, and her children have mixed feelings about her. When an unexpected turn of events leads to more scandal, Naomi's hopes of starting over are dashed -- until some surprising changes occur
Slightly scarlet by Allan Dwan( visu )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Publicity man Ben Grace plans on smearing the reputation of mayoral candidate Frank Jensen by exposing his girlfriend June and her kleptomaniac sister. Plans go awry when Ben begins to fall in love with June
The black scorpion ( visu )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Giant scorpions released from underground caverns by a series of volcanic eruptions demolish Mexico City, and it's up to Hank, an American geologist, to stop them
Vincent Price MGM scream legends collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Witchfinder General: during the Middle Ages, a self-proclaimed "witchfinder" goes from town to town, offering his services to superstitious villagers who pay him to wrench confessions from innocent women. Based on the novel by Ronald Bassett, an adaptation of "The conqueror worm" by Edgar Allan Poe
Combat! ( visu )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Features four episodes of the World War II television drama
Cattle queen of Montana Tennessee's partner ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Tennessee's partner: "An intriguing friendship forged between high-stakes gambler, Tennessee (John Payne) and quick draw Cowpoke (Ronald Reagan) is tested when temptress gold-digger Goldie (Coleen Gray) bewitches Cowpoke into marrying her."
Screaming Mimi ( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Anita Ekberg plays the gorgeous and tortured dancer with the Great Dane named Devil, who, after being nearly attacked by a man with a knife, is put into an asylum under the obsessive care of psychiatrist Dr. Greenwood (Harry Townes). When the girl begins to show signs of improvement, the psychiatrist assumes her care on the outside so she can resume her dancing career. The proprietor (Gypsy Rose Lee) of El Madhouse, a tawdry nightclub, hires the girl but then a series of murders by "The Ripper" attracts the attention of a newspaper reporter (Phil Carey), and the doctor and reporter face off to try to protect the girl. A sensual statue of a dancing girl called "Screaming Mimi" seems to play a part in the bizarre mystery. (from the cover)
Young & innocent The Cheney vase ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Young and Innocent: A woman's body is discovered on the beach by one of her former lovers. He is seen running away and is believed to the be killer. He must then avoid capture by the pursuing police, while trying to prove his innocence. The Cheney vase: A fired museum curator begins to manipulate an elderly woman in order to acquire her fortune--This was the 13th episode from the first season of Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Joan Crawford in the 1950s ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Showcases four fully restored and remastered melodramas starring Joan Crawford
Peter Gunn ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Peter Gunn is the perfect detective. Handsome, smart, two-fisted and a straight shooter. He has a girlfriend that can melt butter at twenty yards, a network of informants throughout the Los Angeles underworld, and a smokey jazz club to call home
The Vincent Price collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Tomb of Ligeia: A man's obsession with his dead wife drives a wedge between him and his new bride. The Last Man on Earth: When a disease turns all of humanity into the living dead, the last man on earth becomes a reluctant vampire hunter
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Alternative Names
Blees, Robert Sherwood 1918-2015
Robert Blees American screenwriter
Robert Blees Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1918-2015)
Роберт Блис
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