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Robinson, Edward G. 1893-1973

Overview
Works: 815 works in 1,911 publications in 11 languages and 28,026 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Fiction  Film noir  Exhibition catalogs  Pictorial works  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Former owner, Author, Narrator, Costume designer, Speaker, Host, Conductor, Other, 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 )
53 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To escape the edict that condemned all first-born Hebrew males by Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri. He also gains the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt, Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him
Double indemnity by Billy Wilder( Visual )
76 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,112 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 )
70 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,192 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 )
24 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,662 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 )
38 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,355 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 )
101 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chris Cross, 25 years a cashier, has a gold watch and little else. One rainy night, he rescues the delectable Kitty from her abusive boyfriend Johnny. Smitten, amateur painter Chris lets Kitty think he's a wealthy artist. At Johnny's urging, Kitty 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 )
125 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,079 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 )
21 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 706 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 )
30 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 550 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 505 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 by William Keighley( Visual )
15 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 308 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 )
53 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 289 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 ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 289 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 )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 257 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 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prohibition's ban on booze is over and bootlegger Remy Marco must make some changes and go legit. He finds that his ties to his former colleagues are holding him back. Furthermore, his daughter has fallen in love with a cop, and he can't get over his distrust of the police
Brother Orchid ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Racketeer Little John Sarto poses as Brother Orchid and lays low at a monastery when a turf war gets hot
Barbary Coast ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1935 and 2005 in English and held by 199 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
Our vines have tender grapes by Roy Rowland( Visual )
4 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Excellent view of American life in a Wisconsin town with uncharacteristic Robinson as O'Brien's kind understanding Norwegian father
Frank Capra's a hole in the head ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 176 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
The violent men ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 176 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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Alternative Names
Edward G. Robinson
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 Goldenberg
Robinson, Manny 1893-1973
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