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Aldrich, Robert 1918-1983

Overview
Works: 283 works in 988 publications in 7 languages and 14,997 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Interviews  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Film and video adaptations  Television adaptations  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Performer, Film editor, Scenarist, Interviewee, Honoree, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The dirty dozen by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
63 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twelve tough criminals are offered absolution if they undertake a suicide mission into Nazi Germany
What ever happened to baby Jane? by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
74 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,855 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
Kiss me deadly by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
55 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,284 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
Hush-- hush, sweet Charlotte ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A southern belle finds out the truth about her husband's murder when her cousin reopens the case
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 )
8 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
place in the movies. Some were football stars, some electrical engineers, lawyers, auto mechanics, airplane designers. Some were trained in silent movies (Dwan, Walsh, Lang, von Sternberg, Hitchcock). Many of them were men who lived to the hilt and brought to their work the residue of their earlier experiences
The flight of the Phoenix ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 782 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
The longest yard by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Albert plays a sadistic warden who would make any sacrifice to push his prison guards' semi-pro football team to a national championship. Reynolds plays a one time pro quarterback behind bars for "borrrowing" a car
Vera Cruz by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
65 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 528 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. Includes original theatrical trailer
The Frisco Kid by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Polish rabbi sets out to lead a synagogue in California and must make it through the Wild West to get there
Emperor of the North ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A legendary depression-era hobo and his young accomplice battle a sadistic railroad worker in a determined bid to hitch a ride
The killing of Sister George by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hard drinking lesbian soap opera star Joan learns that the network is planning to kill off her character and that a BBC executive is out to seduce her lover Childie
Ulzana's raid by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 259 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 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The U.S. is launching a major naval operation in the South Pacific in the spring of 1942, 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
Apache by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Massai, the last of the fierce Apache warriors, and his single-handed, bloody war against the entire U.S. Army. The former pacifist learns "might makes right" from the oppressive soldiers, and seeks to defend the rights of his tribe after the 1886 humiliating surrender by their chief Geronimo
Attack! ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 230 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 ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two gamblers vie for supremacy at the card tables of 1870s Galveston
The big knife by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in English and held by 197 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 )
9 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Colonel in the United States Air Force, and three other convicts, escapes from a military prison. The four men take cover at a nuclear base and proceed to hold America hostage
Victor Saville presents Mickey Spillane's Kiss me deadly ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1955 and 1997 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A detective gives a ride to a half-naked girl, who is abruptly killed by thugs. Almost killed himself, the detective tries to solve the murder. Along the way, he is told to back off by the Feds, a bomb is placed in his car, a friend is killed, and he himself is beaten, drugged, and held hostage
Kelly's heroes by Brian G Hutton ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dirty dozen: Twelve tough criminals are offered absolution if they undertake a suicide mission into Nazi Germany
 
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Alternative Names
Aldrich, Bob, 1918-1983
Aldrich, Robert B., 1918-1983
Aldrich, Robert Burgess 1918-1983
アルドリッチ, ロバート
Languages
English (399)
Spanish (34)
German (31)
French (30)
Multiple languages (12)
Italian (11)
Japanese (4)
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