WorldCat Identities

Shaw, Robert 1927-1978

Overview
Works: 381 works in 1,280 publications in 11 languages and 24,892 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Comedy films  Gangster films  History  Fiction  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Editor, Translator, Scenarist, Director, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Shaw
Jaws by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

154 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 5,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 30th anniversary edition of the classic 'I'm-Never-Going-In-The-Water-Again' story of a killer shark that has taken over the waters near a seaside community, and the three men who set out to kill it
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

60 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
The sting by George Roy Hill( Visual )

86 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two con men set out to avenge the death of a mutual friend in 1930s Chicago. They swindle a powerful crime lord, pitting brain against brawn and pistol
Ian Fleming's From Russia with love by Ian Fleming( Visual )

90 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful Russian girl is used as part of an international conspiracy to kill James Bond, Agent 007. The adventure leads him through Istanbul aboard the Orient Express
Battle of the Bulge by Na jin( Visual )

20 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In December of 1944 the defeat of Nazi Germany seemed imminent after five tragic years of war. But suddenly, the Allies were faced with a ferocious surprise attack by the Germans on the Belgian front. With deadly new tanks, fresh troops and a cunning commander, the Third Reich was about to make one last vicious assault that could easily turn the tide of World War II and perhaps history. In this last encounter, there were over 700 fighting men, 52 Tiger tanks and enough authentic guns and weapons to equip a real army
The man in the glass booth : a play by Robert Shaw( Book )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millionaire Jewish entrepreneur Arthur Goldman rules a financial empire from his Manhattan penthouse. He is given to passionate and capricious ravings on a variety of subjects. His growing paranoia, dismissed by those close to him, is confirmed when he is kidnapped by Israeli agents and brought to trial in Israel for crimes against humanity. Is he Arthur Goldman or is he Adolph Dorf, former SS colonel who headed a Nazi concentration camp? As the trial progresses, the question becomes more confusing
The taking of Pelham 1 2 3 by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

27 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gang of armed men hijack a New York City subway train and threaten to kill one hostage per minute unless their demands are met
The man in the glass booth by Robert Shaw( Book )

21 editions published between 1967 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A courtroom drama of Nazi persecution of the Jews
Robin and Marian by Richard Lester( Visual )

19 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legend of Robin Hood continues when Robin and Little John return from the Crusades under the command of King Richard the Lionheart. But when Richard is accidently slain, the mad King John assumes the throne and Robin regroups the members of his old Sherwood Forest band
The deep by Peter Yates( Visual )

25 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple on a romantic holiday in Bermuda come upon the sunken wreck of a WWII freighter. In it are 1000s of ampules of morphine which a Haitian drug dealer is trying to recover
The man in the glass booth( Visual )

7 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maximilian Schel, in a tour de force performance, stars as an eccentric Jewish tycoon and a former concentration commandant who watches over his financial empire from a Manhattan penthouse
Force 10 from Navarone by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

24 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the darkest days of World War II, Hitler's armies are storming through Europe, annihilating all opposition in their path. But U.S. Colonel Barnsby (Ford) plots to strike a crippling blow to the brutal Nazi forces. To succeed, he'll need the help of the most skilled and lethal soldiers in the world: the Force 10 squad, fresh from their triumphant mission at Navarone. But when the team's plan goes awry in the firestorm of blistering battles, deceit and treachery, Barnsby and the squad's hard-driving Major Mallory (Shaw) are forced to devise a new and even more dangerous scheme to attack the Nazi war machine-- or risk losing the rest of Europe to its awesome, destructive power
The flag by Robert Shaw( Book )

16 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hiding place by Robert Shaw( Book )

23 editions published between 1959 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two British airmen are kept as prisoners in a cellar in Bonn for seven years by a gentle German psychopath, before they discover that the World War is over
Black Sunday( Visual )

5 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Black September terrorist group attempts to blow up a Goodyear blimp hovering over the Super Bowl stadium with 80,000 people and the President of the United States in attendance
A card from Morocco by Robert Shaw( Book )

7 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamlet at Elsinore( Visual )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The historic production of Hamlet filmed on location at Elsinore, Denmark, the actual location where the play is set. The only production of Shakespeare's masterpiece ever filmed at Elsinore. This truly unique and thrilling production has not been seen in North America since its original premiere in 1964 on NET, the precursor to PBS
The sun doctor, a novel by Robert Shaw( Book )

15 editions published between 1961 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Custer of the west by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

5 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the legendary General Custer, from his service in the Civil War to his command of the 7th Cavalry in the West
Cato Street by Robert Shaw( Book )

7 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A man for all seasons
Alternative Names
Robert Shaw acteur britannique

Robert Shaw aktor amerykański

Robert Shaw attore britannico

Robert Shaw brit színész

Robert Shaw britischer Schauspieler

Robert Shaw britisk skribent og skodespelar

Robert Shaw britisk skribent og skuespiller

Robert Shaw Brits acteur

Robert Shaw brittisk författare och skådespelare

Shaw, Robert 1927-

Shaw, Robert 1927-1978

Ρόμπερτ Σόου

Роберт Шоу

Роберт Шоу англійський актор і письменник

Робърт Шоу

Шоу, Роберт

רוברט שו שחקן

رابرت شاو بازیگر و نویسنده بریتانیایی

로버트 쇼

ロバート・ショウ

勞勃·蕭

罗伯特·肖

羅拔·蕭

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A man for all seasonsThe stingIan Fleming's From Russia with loveRobin and MarianThe deep