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Robinson, Edward G. 1893-1973

Works: 758 works in 1,797 publications in 12 languages and 27,474 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Fiction  Exhibition catalogs  Gangster films  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Screwball comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Former owner, Narrator, Costume designer, Speaker, Host, Conductor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The epic story of Moses, the prophet who led his people, the Israelites, out of bondage in the land of Egypt to the Promised Land
Double indemnity by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
84 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A calculating wife encourages her wealthy husband to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by smitten insurance agent Walter Neff. As the would-be lovers plot the unsuspecting husband's murder, they are pursued by a suspicious claims manager. It's a race against time to get away with the perfect crime in this heart-pounding Academy Award-nominated masterpiece"--Container
Key Largo by John Huston ( Visual )
90 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A disillusioned returning World War II veteran has lost the will to fight ... until he arrives at a rundown hotel in Key Largo. There a mobster holes up against a raging storm, holding the veteran, the hotel owner and the owner's widowed daughter-in-law at gunpoint
Soylent green by Richard Fleischer ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlton Heston plays a cop in this 21st century science-fiction horror story. The setting is New York, teeming with 40 million citizens, most of whom are out of work. Environmental erosion is almost complete and voluntary death is encouraged by government-sponsored clinics. For their food, the people have grown to rely almost totally on a greenish, wafer-like substance called soylent. As Heston investigates the murder of a magnate in the dictatorial Soylent Company, he comes face to face with the hideous truth about the secret ingredient of "Soylent Green."
Little Caesar by Mervyn LeRoy ( Visual )
54 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small-time hoodlum rises to criminal fame and power. Adapted from W.R. Burnett's novel
Scarlet Street by Fritz Lang ( Visual )
108 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chris Cross, 25 years a cashier, has a gold watch and little else. That rainy night, he rescues delectable Kitty from her abusive boyfriend Johnny. Smitten, amateur painter Chris lets Kitty think he's a wealthy artist. At Johnny's urging, she lets Chris establish her in an apartment (with his shrewish wife's money). There, Chris paints masterpieces; but Johnny sells them under Kitty's name, with disastrous and ironic results
The stranger by Edward G Robinson ( Visual )
120 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ex-Nazi is allowed to escape from a German war crimes prison after WWII to lead the Allies to a notorious spy planning to revive the Third Reich. The trail leads to a small Connecticut town where intrigue and murder combine for a tense situation
The Cincinnati Kid by Norman Jewison ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Kid thinks he's the best 5-card stud player in town, but The Man has never been beaten. It is therefore inevitable that they go head-on, and what a game it will be: a non-stop, stud poker duel-to-the-death to decide who will be the reigning king of the New Orleans gambling world
The woman in the window by Fritz Lang ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A professor of criminology is the pawn in a shocking crime thriller with a surprising twist
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and French and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A western. Follows a small, heroic band of Cheyenne Indians as they escape from a wretched Oklahoma reservation in 1878 and fight their way back to their homeland in the Yellowstone River country 1,500 miles away. [Library of Congress]
Bullets or ballots ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and German and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A disgraced New York detective joins a racketeer's payroll and sets the syndicate up for a fall
The red house by Delmer Daves ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A farmer tries to keep the curious away from a sinister decaying old house deep in the woods. Ignoring warnings that the house is haunted, two teens begin exploring the house and discover many of its dark secrets
House of strangers ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When Max Monetti first gets out of prison, life seems good. The bank founded by his father and now run by his brothers is thriving. The society woman he loves has waited seven long years for him. But for Max, every day of those seven years was filled with hatred. And when he learns that his father died because he was squeezed out of the bank by the brothers after Max took a rap for him, that hatred bubbles to the surface, obliterating everything, even the love of his woman."--Booklet
Illegal ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The big steal: Jane and Duke (alias Capt. Blake) accidently meet in Vera Cruz while chasing flim-flam man Fiske. Soon the local Inspector General (El Gato) is involved. Fiske races across Mexico, pursued by Jane and Duke, trailed by the real Capt. Blake. The crafty Inspector General is waiting for them in Tihuacan but they all give him the slip
A slight case of murder ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robinson spoofs his little person in a gleeful role of bootlegger coping with prohibition's end. And also a comedy spree based on Damon Runyon and Howard Lindsay's broadway play
Brother Orchid ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Racketeer Little John Sarto poses as Brother Orchid and lays low at a monastery when a turf war gets hot
Our vines have tender grapes by Roy Rowland ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Excellent view of American life in a Wisconsin town with uncharacteristic Robinson as O'Brien's kind understanding Norwegian father
The violent men ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A large sprawling western drama about a ruthless land baron who loses his grip on things due to violent forces opposing him
Frank Capra's a hole in the head ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about Tony Manetta, a small-time Miami Beach hotel operator barely able to make the payments on his own modest inn, who dreams of one day opening a million dollar resort. In addition to bill collectors, Tony must contend with his beatnik girlfriend and his well-meaning but conservative brother and sister-in-law. Through thick and thin, however, one thing remains constant: the love between Tony and his young son who admires him even if he isn't a big shot
Kid Galahad by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Feelings aren't part of the game, contends racketeer and fight promoter Nick Donati. Bet the house Nick's feelings of jealousy and rage will knock him flat. Turkey Morgan is a rival promoter, who likes fighters flinging kidney punches and end up swapping close-range bullets. A beauty has a soft spot for the bellhop Nick is grooming for the heavyweight titles
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Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.10 for Hollywood ... to 1.00 for Robinson k ...)
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Alternative Names
Edward G. Robinson
Goldberg, Emanuel, 1893-1973
Goldenberg, Emanuel
Goldenberg, Emanuel, 1893-1973
Goldenberg, Emmanuel 1893-1973 Wirklicher Name
Goldenberg, Manny, 1893-1973
Robinson, E.G., 1893-1973
Robinson, E. G. (Edward G.), 1893-1973
Robinson, Eddie, 1893-1973
Robinson, Edward 1893-1973
Robinson, Edward Goldenberg
Robinson, Manny, 1893-1973