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Stack, Robert 1919-2003

Overview
Works: 477 works in 878 publications in 5 languages and 14,367 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Parodies, imitations, etc  Biography  Fiction  Western films  Comedy films  Humor  Western stories 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Producer, Costume designer, Interviewee, Commentator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Robert Stack Publications about Robert Stack
Publications by  Robert Stack Publications by Robert Stack
posthumous Publications by Robert Stack, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Robert Stack
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 1,887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Top secret!: Parody film that pits American rock star Nick Rivers against the dreaded East German High Command. It's a race against time as Nick teams up with Hillary Flammond to find her father before he can create the ultimate super weapon-- the Polaris Mine
To be or not to be by Ernst Lubitsch ( Visual )
102 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,502 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, stare beyond the footlights and says, "To be or not to be ..."--Container
Written on the wind by Douglas Sirk ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Bathed in lurid Technicolor, melodrama maestro Douglas Sirk's Written on the Wind is the stylishly debauched tale of a Texas oil magnate brought down by the excesses of his spoiled offspring. Features an all-star quartet that includes Robert Stack as a pistol-packin' alcoholic playboy; Lauren Bacall as his long-suffering wife; Rock Hudson as his earthy best friend; and Dorothy Malone as his nymphomaniac sister."--Container
Joe versus the volcano by John Patrick Shanley ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and French and held by 932 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 by Warner Bros. Pictures ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and held by 853 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 )
7 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 571 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
Uncommon valor by Ted Kotcheff ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 472 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 )
8 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and French and held by 449 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
The trail to Peach Meadow Canyon by Louis L'Amour ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Young Mike Bastian was raised to be an outlaw. Now it is time for him to take over a crooked empire from his adoptive father, Ben Curry. But Basian isn't sure he wants to be a cow rustler, especially after he meets the enchanting Drusilla Ragan. Can he defy Curry's legacy of crime? Bastian finds out the surest test of a man is whether he can walk alone."--Container
Korea the forgotten war ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and French and held by 383 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
20 great westerns heroes & bandits ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains some of the greatest western films and legendary stars of the 20th Century
Murder on flight 502 ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and held by 279 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 )
10 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 273 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 )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 271 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 222 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
Is Paris burning? by René Clément ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1966 and 1991 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the Nazis march through Europe in 1944, the freedom fighters of Paris mount a brave resistance. Hitler sends a top general to determine if the city can be held. If not, Paris will be burned
A date with Judy by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and held by 174 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 which began in 1941, 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 tarnished angels by Douglas Sirk ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and German and held by 162 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
The untouchables ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 151 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
Papa Hemingway by A. E Hotchner ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Between 1948 and 1961, Ernest Hemingway and A.E. Hotchner traveled together, fished the waters off Cuba, hunted in Idaho, and ran with the bulls in Pamplona. Everywhere they went, they talked. For fourteen years, Hotchner and Hemingway shared their thoughts and as Hemingway reminisced about his childhood, recalled the Paris literary scene of the twenties, and recounted the real events that lay behind his fiction, Hotchner took it all down
 
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Alternative Names
Langford Modini, Robert
Modini, Robert Langford
Modini, Robert Langford 1919-2003
Stack, Charles Lanford Modini, 1919-2003
Languages
English (238)
German (34)
Spanish (23)
French (9)
Multiple languages (1)
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