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Stack, Robert 1919-2003

Works: 473 works in 1,111 publications in 6 languages and 16,472 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  War films  History  Parody films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Disaster films  Fiction  Gangster television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Producer, Costume designer, Interviewee, Contributor, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Robert Stack
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

24 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this spoof of disaster movies, Ted Striker, an ex-Navy pilot, just got dumped by his long-time girlfriend Elaine Dickinson, who works as a stewardess. In his wish to get her back, he follows her aboard a plane, although he has had a deep aversion against anything winged since he lost several men in the war. During flight, he tries to make up with her again and again, but a crisis looms as the crew and many passengers get seriously ill due to a bad fish meal. Now, it is up to him to land the airplane safely, before the poisoning starts causing casualties. But Ted Striker's aversion to piloting is a serious psychosis, which breaks open and needs to be cured--right now
To be or not to be by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

94 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The world is on the brink of war-- but the show must go on. So Joseph Tura, the Polish actor who put the ham in Hamlet, stares beyond the footlights and says, "To be or not to be ..."--Container
Written on the wind by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

55 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the family of a Texas oil magnate whose dynasty begins to crumble due to the activities of his pleasure-seeking brood. A lack of morality and character leads to ruin and death
Joe versus the volcano by John Patrick Shanley( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and French and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the follies of a stressed-out guy in a dead-end job who is told he has a terminal "brain cloud." A zany jillionaire then makes him an offer that gives him a fleeting taste of the good life. In exchange, he must journey to a Pacific Island and leap into a volcano. Is Joe doomed to be the last of the red-hot lovers? Not if the forces of imagination, romantic comedy, and the charm of Ryan in 3 roles as the women in Joe's life have their way
William A. Wellman's The high and the mighty( Visual )

14 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A commercial airliner develops engine trouble while flying over the Pacific Ocean. The pilot panics, so it is up to the washed-up co-pilot to get the plane down safely.
1941 by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spielberg presents a surprisingly comic look at the panic gripping Los Angeles in the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The zany comedy--set in L.A. just days after the attack-- portrays how the fear of an imminent Japanese invasion threw the city into a state of pandemonium
Korea : the forgotten war by Mill Creek Entertainment( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and French and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

June 25, 1950, the 38th Parallel marked the beginning of a war that was to be like no other. Witness the non-stop action from the Pusan Perimeter conflict and General MacArthur's brilliant invasion at Inchon, to the offensive at Yalu River and the Chosin Reservoir battle. Experience the greatest moments of heroism as recorded on rare, archival footage, from the horrific battles to the final truce negotiations, through this overdue salute to America's valiant Armed Forces
Uncommon valor by Ted Kotcheff( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For over ten years, [Colonel Jason] Rhodes has been living a nightmare searching for his son who is listed as "missing in action" in Vietnam. After useless appeals to the government for information, Rhodes takes matters into his own hands. With financial backing of a Texas oil tycoon ... and the help of his son's five Marine buddies, Rhodes prepares to carry out a daring mission. After weeks of grueling training, the courageous veterans leave for Laos. The final battle of the Vietnam conflict is about to begin."--Container
Caddyshack II( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and French and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The members of the Bushwood Country Club still insist that only a privileged few are permitted to walk miles in the sun while wearing silly pants and whacking a little ball from hole to hole. Blue-collar millionaire Jack Hartounian is concerned more with the way people treat each other than whether they use the right words in polite society or raise the proper finger to drink a glass of beer
Is Paris burning? by René Clément( Visual )

4 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The explosive, courage-filled story of the Allied resistance and Paris liberation of 1944!" -- Container
20 great westerns : heroes & bandits( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains some of the greatest western films and legendary stars of the 20th Century
The trail to Peach Meadow Canyon by Louis L'Amour( Recording )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Mike Bastian was raised to be an outlaw. Now it is time for hime to take over a crooked empire from his adoptive father, Ben Curry. But Bastian isn't sure he wants to be a cow rustler--especially after he meets the enchanting Drusilla
Murder on flight 502( Visual )

24 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A routine transatlantic flight ... becomes more terrifying than any passenger could have imagined ... [with] one passenger brutally murdered and a psychotic mechanic threatening to blow the 747 right out of the sky"--Container
House of bamboo by Samuel Fuller( Visual )

23 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sandy Dawson has assembled a platoon of ex-Army thugs to run pachinko parlors while pulling off bloody heists and armed robbery. The murder of a friend brings Eddie Spanier into the group, along with his beautiful mistress. But Spanier's behavior grows treacherous, and his loyalties become questionable, leading to a breathless, murderous conclusion high above the ancient city of Tokyo."--Container
The untouchables( Visual )

14 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Special Agent Eliot Ness and his elite team of incorruptable agents battle organized crime in 1930s Chicago
The untouchables( Visual )

6 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This vintage series, set in Prohibition-era Chicago, pits the maverick lawmen known as "The untouchables" against mobsters holding court against any and all challengers. Federal agent Eliot Ness and his men, who were responsible for Al Capone's downfall, now go after Frank Nitti, Capone's main enforcer, as well as a slew of other mobsters and incorrigibles
The tarnished angels by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

23 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racing Pilot Roger Shuman is more in love with flying than with his wife. When his plane cracks up, he forces his wife to get him another plane in a way that brings tragedy to them and others
Beavis and Butt-Head do America by Mike Judge( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our intrepid adolescent heroes wake up to find their beloved television stolen, and embark on an epic journey across America to recover it, and, who knows, maybe even score. On the way they encounter a murderous smuggler of a deadly virus and his treacherous wife, an FBI agent with a predilection for cavity searches, a couple of rather familiar looking ex-Motley Crue roadies, Mr. Van Dreesen singing "Lesbian Seagull," a little old lady and of course Mr. Anderson and his trailer
A date with Judy by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer( Visual )

7 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This MGM musical comedy, filmed in Technicolor, is typical wholesome family entertainment and is as a result, a corny and cheery story about teenagers. Based on a popular radio show, this merry outing follows the adventures of Judy Foster, a young woman determined to attend the big school dance with an impressive date. Judy and her lifelong friend Carol fall out when they both fall for a suave older man. A high-spirited teen, Judy manages to unintentionally make a hash of her friends and family's love lives. Songs include 'It's a Most Unusual Day' 'Cuanto Le Gusta', 'Strictly On the Corny Side', 'Judaline', 'I've Got a Date with Judy', 'I'm Gonna Meet My Mary' 'Love Is Where You Find It'
The untouchables( Visual )

4 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A realistic look at the violence that shook America's past, this gritty series pays tribute to stoic gangbuster Eliot Ness and his incorruptible treasury agents as they battle organized crime in Chicago during the 1930s
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Alternative Names
Langford Modini, Robert

Modini, Robert Langford

Modini, Robert Langford 1919-2003

Robert Stack acteur américain

Robert Stack aktor amerykański

Robert Stack Amerikaans acteur

Robert Stack amerikansk skådespelare

Robert Stack amerikansk skodespelar

Robert Stack amerikansk skuespiller

Robert Stack attore statunitense

Robert Stack US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler

Stack, Charles Lanford Modini 1919-2003

Stack, Robert Langford 1919-2003

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English (340)

Spanish (22)

French (13)

German (9)

Italian (3)

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Written on the windJoe versus the volcanoWilliam A. Wellman's The high and the mightyKorea : the forgotten warCaddyshack IIThe trail to Peach Meadow CanyonThe tarnished angelsBeavis and Butt-Head do America