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Aldrich, Robert 1918-1983

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The dirty dozen by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

85 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A World War II drama in which an army major selects 12 men convicted for crimes of violence and offers them their freedom if they will complete a dangerous mission behind Nazi lines
What ever happened to Baby Jane? by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

106 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a decaying Hollywood mansion, Jane Hudson, a former child star, and her sister Blanche, a movie queen forced into retirement after a crippling accident, live in virtual isolation
Hush ... hush, sweet Charlotte by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

57 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A southern belle finds out the truth about her husband's murder when her cousin reopens the case
The flight of the Phoenix by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

41 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small passenger plane makes a forced landing in the Sahara. The challenge: survival. The tiny band from the plane fights off thirst, Arabs, treachery, declining morale and despair. Incredibly, the plane, like the legendary phoenix that rises from its own ashes, flies again
Who the devil made it : conversations with Robert Aldrich, George Cukor, Allan Dwan, Howard Hawks, Alfred Hitchcock, Chuck Jones, Fritz Lang, Joseph H. Lewis, Sidney Lumet, Leo McCarey, Otto Preminger, Don Siegel, Josef von Sternberg, Frank Tashlin, Edgar G. Ulmer, Raoul Walsh by Peter Bogdanovich( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Bogdanovich, director, screenwriter, actor and critic, interviews sixteen legendary directors of the first hundred years of film - from Allan Dwan and Raoul Walsh to Leo McCarey, Alfred Hitchcock and Sidney Lumet. The conversations brought together in this book give us a history of the movies. They are the stories of pioneers who came to the picture business from many worlds. Some were adventurers (running away to sea; joining Pancho Villa) before finding their
Mickey Spillane's Kiss me deadly by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

75 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detective gives a ride to a half-naked young woman who has escaped from a mental hospital. She is shortly afterward killed in a pre-arranged accident, which almost kills him too. That sets him to going about solving that murder, and having further encounters with other young women in the process
The longest yard by Peter Segal( Visual )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sadistic prison warden will make any sacrifice to push his prison guards' semi-pro football team to a national championship
Vera Cruz by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

70 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Mexican Revolution of 1866, two American adventurers sign up to escort a carriage from the palace of Emperor Maximilian I in Mexico City to the seaport of Vera Cruz. Aboard the carriage is a beautiful French countess and a treasure of three million dollars in gold coins
The Frisco Kid = Un rabbin au far-west( Visual )

16 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harrison Ford and Gene Wilder star as a taciturn gunslinger and a clueless immigrant rabbi traveling across the Wild West in the comic adventures of The Frisco Kid. Ranked 87th out of 88 in his rabbinical class, Avram Belinski (Wilder--Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein) accepts a posting to Gold Rush-era San Francisco. Speaking little English but following a leading from God, the young rabbi sets out from Philadelphia for San Francisco, believing his destination to be a short walk. Along the way he befriends bank robber Tommy Lillard (Ford--Indiana Jones films, Star Wars films). Now, as this mismatched pair crosses the frontier, the Old West will never be the same
Kiss me deadly( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While driving down a lonely road late one evening, Hammer picks up a beautiful blonde hitchhiker, dressed in nothing but a raincoat. At first, Hammer assumes that the incoherent girl is an escaped lunatic; his mind is changed for him when he and the girl are abducted by two thugs. The men torture the girl to death as the semiconscious Hammer watches helplessly. He himself escapes extermination when the murderers' car topples off a cliff and he is thrown clear. Seeking vengeance, Hammer tries to discover the secret behind the girl's murder
Emperor of the North by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

15 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set on the Pacific Northwest railways at the height of the Depression, this is the story of how a crafty, train-hopping drifter, "A-No. 1," and his young accomplice encounter Shack, a sadistic railroad conductor who has sworn that no hobo will ride his train for free. "A" is ready to put his life at stake to become a local legend - as the first person who survived the trip on Shack's notorious train
Ulzana's raid by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

33 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scout, assigned to aid the cavalry in tracking down a band of renegade Indians, attempts to teach an idealistic young lieutenant that the only way to fight brutality is with stronger force
Robert Aldrich's Too late the hero by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

21 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. is launching a major naval operation in the South Pacific, and to ensure the battle plans remain secret, a Japanese radio installation must be destroyed. To accomplish this task, an American officer is ordered by his commander to join a squad of British misfits on a suicide mission against the facility
The killing of Sister George by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

32 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"George lives with her lover, Childie and plays a cheerful district nurse in a BBC soap opera. However, her character is to be killed off, and George realises that the only other job she can get is the voice of a cow in a children's tv programme. Her life begins to fall apart as Childie has an affair with a predatory tv producer"--IMDb
Attack! by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

31 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lieutenant Joe Costa learns that his men died because the commander, Captain Cooney was too much of a coward to join the fight, Costa issues a serious warning: Don't let it happen again! But Cooney's cowardice forces Costa into a fateful choice: continue to risk to lives of his men ... or take the life of the captain
4 for Texas by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

11 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two gamblers vie for supremacy at the card tables of 1870s Galveston
Apache by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

44 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Après la défaite de Géronimo, l'Indien Massaï s'échappe du train qui conduit ses frères vers les réserves de Floride et continue à se battre seul contre les Blancs. Il se considère comme le seul Apache au monde. Un jeune Indienne l'accompagne dans sa lutte, souvent contre sa propre volonté. Elle est enceinte de lui. Massaï se met à cultiver le maïs, fasciné par l'exemple des Cherokees qui ont su rester libres et en bonne harmonie avec les Blancs grâce à l'agriculture. Massaï mène un dernier combat contre des militaires quand il entend les premiers cris de son enfant." (Source : allocine.fr)
The big knife by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

31 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hollywood superstar Charlie Castle has it all ... except a way out. When he tries to leave show business, his tyrannical studio boss Stanley Hoff blackmails him with a lethal, covered-up secret that could land him in jail. A loose-lipped starlet also knows too much, and when she starts talking, Hoff plans murder."--Container
Twilight's last gleaming by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

17 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former United States Air Force general and three other convicts escape from a military prison. The four men take over a nuclear base and proceed to hold America hostage, threatening to launch the base's missiles if they don't receive ten million dollars and if the president fails to release a top-secret document on the Vietnam War
Kelly's heroes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kelly's heroes: World War II soldiers learn of a fortune of gold bars that the Germans have stashed in enemy territory, and decide to steal the loot
 
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Who the devil made it : conversations with Robert Aldrich, George Cukor, Allan Dwan, Howard Hawks, Alfred Hitchcock, Chuck Jones, Fritz Lang, Joseph H. Lewis, Sidney Lumet, Leo McCarey, Otto Preminger, Don Siegel, Josef von Sternberg, Frank Tashlin, Edgar G. Ulmer, Raoul Walsh
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What ever happened to Baby Jane?Who the devil made it : conversations with Robert Aldrich, George Cukor, Allan Dwan, Howard Hawks, Alfred Hitchcock, Chuck Jones, Fritz Lang, Joseph H. Lewis, Sidney Lumet, Leo McCarey, Otto Preminger, Don Siegel, Josef von Sternberg, Frank Tashlin, Edgar G. Ulmer, Raoul WalshMickey Spillane's Kiss me deadlyThe longest yardVera CruzThe Frisco Kid = Un rabbin au far-westRobert Aldrich's Too late the heroThe killing of Sister GeorgeKelly's heroes
Alternative Names
Aldrich, Bob

Aldrich, Bob 1918-1983

Aldrich, Robert B

Aldrich, Robert B. 1918-1983

Aldrich, Robert Burgess 1918-1983

Robert Aldrich Amerikaans filmregisseur

Robert Aldrich amerikai filmrendező, filmproducer

Robert Aldrich amerykański reżyser i producent filmowy

Robert Aldrich cinéaste américain

Robert Aldrich director de cine estadounidense

Robert Aldrich regista statunitense

Robert Aldrich US-amerikanischer Regisseur

Ρόμπερτ Όλντριτς Αμερικανός σκηνοθέτης, σεναριογράφος και παραγωγός

Олдрич, Роберт

Роберт Олдрич

Роберт Олдріч

Робърт Олдрич

Ռոբերտ Օլդրիչ

רוברט אלדריץ'

رابرت آلدریچ فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

알드리치, 로버트 1918-1983

アルドリッチ, ロバート

オルドリッチ, ロバート

ロバート・アルドリッチ

罗伯特·奥尔德里奇

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