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Robinson, Edward G. 1893-1973

Overview
Works: 1,005 works in 2,573 publications in 8 languages and 30,518 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film noir  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Religious films  Detective and mystery films  Bible films  Epic films  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Former owner, Author, Narrator, Other, Costume designer, Speaker, Host, Conductor, Owner, Contributor, Singer
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
Double Indemnity by Billy Stanwyck, Barbara Wilder( Visual )

104 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,292 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
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

51 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in English and held by 2,775 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
Key Largo by John Huston( Visual )

80 editions published between 1948 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,125 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 )

36 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,743 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 )

29 editions published between 1930 and 2005 in English and held by 1,201 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 Edward G Robinson( Visual )

116 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,181 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
Scarlet Street by Fritz Lang( Visual )

64 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,028 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 ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

16 editions published between 1923 and 2015 in English and French and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To escape the edict that condemed all first-born Hebrew males, 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
The Cincinnati Kid by Norman Jewison( Visual )

35 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 753 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
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and French and held by 571 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 woman in the window by Fritz Lang( Visual )

41 editions published between 1944 and 2018 in 4 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
Scarlet street by Fritz Lang( Visual )

76 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When middle-aged milquetoast Chris Cross (Edward G. Robinson) rescues street-walking bad girl Kitty (Joan Bennett) from the rain slicked gutters of Greenwich Village, he plunges headlong into a whirlpool of lust, larceny, and revenge. Scarlet street is Fritz Lang's 1945 remake of Jean Renoir's 1931 La chienne
The Red House by Delmer Daves( Visual )

68 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 342 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
Bullets or ballots( Visual )

16 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disgraced New York detective joins a racketeer's payroll and sets the syndicate up for a fall
House of strangers( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 258 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
A slight case of murder( Visual )

5 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in English and held by 242 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
Barbary Coast by Howard Hawks( Visual )

14 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and held by 229 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 )

6 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racketeer Little John Sarto poses as Brother Orchid and lays low at a monastery when a turf war gets hot
Illegal /The big steal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big steal: Jane and Duke (alias Capt. Blake) accidentally 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
Frank Capra's A hole in the head( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 178 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
 
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The ten commandmentsLittle CaesarScarlet StreetThe ten commandmentsCheyenne autumnScarlet streetBarbary CoastIllegal /The big stealFrank Capra's A hole in the head
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

edward goldenberg 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 G.

Robinson, Edward Goldenberg

Robinson, Manny 1893-1973

Έντουαρντ Τζ. Ρόμπινσον

Едвард Г. Робинсон

Едвард Г. Робінсон

Едуард Г. Робинсън

Эдвард Г. Робинсон

אדוארד ג'י רובינסון

עמנואל גאָלדנבערג

ادوارد جی. رابینسون

إدوارد روبنسون

إدوارد روبنسون ممثل أمريكي روماني

এডওয়ার্ড জি. রবিনসন

เอดเวิร์ด จี. โรบินสัน

에드워드 G. 로빈슨

エドワード・G・ロビンソン

爱德华·罗宾逊

爱德华·罗宾逊 羅馬尼亞裔美國演員

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