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Robinson, Edward G. 1893-1973

Works: 876 works in 2,504 publications in 10 languages and 30,356 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film noir  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Bible films  Religious films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  Epic films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Former owner, Author, Narrator, Costume designer, Speaker, Host, Other, Conductor, Owner, Singer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Edward G Robinson
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Most widely held works by Edward G Robinson
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

91 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in Egypt and the Sinai with one of the biggest sets ever constructed for a motion picture, this version tells the story of the life of Moses. Once favored in the Pharaoh's bousehold, Moses turned his back on a privileged life to lead his people to freedom. Now celebrating its 55th anniversary, this film has been fully restored
Double Indemnity by Billy Wilder( Visual )

120 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,304 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 )

104 editions published between 1948 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,211 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 )

42 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,772 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."
Scarlet Street by Fritz Lang( Visual )

144 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,365 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
Little Caesar by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

57 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cesare, alias Rico, Bandello (Robinson) and his cohort Joe Massara (Fairbanks) head for the big city looking for power and quick riches. A determined man, he ruthlessly pushes his way to the top of the mob
The stranger by Orson Welles( Visual )

178 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-Nazi is allowed to escape from a German war crimes prison after World War II 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 )

42 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 749 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's 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's the reigning king of the New Orleans gambling world
The woman in the window by Fritz Lang( Visual )

50 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 558 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 )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1878 nian yi xie xia an zu ren bei jin bi zai zhi ding de ju liu di zhong sheng huo,you ya qi shang wei shuai ling de yi zhi xiao fen dui jian shou zhe di qu .dang xia an ren wei le fan hui huang shi fu jin zu xian yi liu xia lai de gu ju er kai shi shang lu jin xing man man zheng cheng shi,ta men shen hou reng gen zhu zhe zhi xiao fen dui di shi bing men,zhe ci ku nan zhi lu dao zhi zhe ge bu zu de fen lie
The red house by Delmer Daves( Visual )

67 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farmer tries to keep the curious away and protect the secret of the sinister decaying old house deep in the woods
House of strangers by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

23 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 327 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
Bullets or ballots by William Keighley( Visual )

17 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crime king is a fired police detective who goes to work for the city's top gangster. Although he soon becomes one of the underworld's most powerful figures, he is constantly stalked by a rival gangster who continues to remain suspicious of the former cop
Illegal( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 255 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 )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 249 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
Frank Capra's A hole in the head( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 244 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
Barbary Coast by Howard Hawks( Visual )

14 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ruthless gambling boss cannot win the love of the girl he made into a star attraction in his California saloon during the Gold Rush
Brother Orchid( Visual )

7 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 221 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 )

5 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes place among the Norwegian immigrants in a Wisconsin farm town. Told from the viewpoint of little Selma and explores grand childhood adventures: making friends, a pet calf, Christmas, a terrifying trip down a flood-swollen river, a barn fire and a ride on a circus elephant's trunk
The violent men( Visual )

5 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in English and held by 195 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
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The ten commandments
Alternative Names
Edvard Q. Robinson

Edvards Robinsons

Edward G. Robinson

Edward G. Robinson acteur américain

Edward G. Robinson Amerikaans acteur

Edward G. Robinson attore statunitense

Edward G. Robinson romániai zsidó származású amerikai színész

Edward G. Robinson Romanian American actor

Edward G. Robinson US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Goldberg, Emanuel 1893-1973

Goldenberg, Emanuel

Goldenberg, Emanuel 1893-1973

Goldenberg, Emmanuel 1893-1973

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 G.

Robinson, Edward Goldenberg

Robinson, Manny 1893-1973

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Едвард Г. Робинсон

Едвард Г. Робінсон

Едуард Г. Робинсън

Эдвард Г. Робинсон

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إدوارد روبنسون

إدوارد روبنسون ممثل أمريكي روماني

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Double IndemnityKey LargoScarlet StreetLittle CaesarCheyenne autumnIllegalFrank Capra's A hole in the headBarbary CoastThe violent men