WorldCat Identities

Aldrich, Robert 1918-1983

Overview
Works: 311 works in 1,528 publications in 8 languages and 16,316 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Film noir  Interviews  Detective and mystery films  Disaster films  Western films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Restager , Performer, Film editor, fmd, Actor, Scenarist, Contributor, Other, Interviewee, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Robert Aldrich
The dirty dozen by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

79 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,159 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 )

101 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,050 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
Mickey Spillane's Kiss me deadly by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

76 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,407 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
Hush...hush, sweet Charlotte by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

55 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,112 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 )

9 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 988 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
The flight of the Phoenix by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

40 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 969 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 Peter Segal( Visual )

22 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in English and Multiple languages and held by 777 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
Emperor of the North by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 352 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
Robert Aldrich's Too late the hero by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

22 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 277 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
Ulzana's raid by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

33 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 271 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
The killing of Sister George by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

31 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 253 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 )

27 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 251 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
Apache by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

44 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 245 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
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
The big knife by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

29 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 216 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 )

16 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and held by 186 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 by Brian G Hutton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dirty dozen: Twelve tough criminals are offered absolution if they undertake a suicide mission into Nazi Germany
Rock Hudson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spiral road: When an opportunistic physician (Rock Hudson) travels to the jungles of Java, a shocking meeting with a black magic witch doctor forces him to re-evaluate his selfish past
Hustle( Visual )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a hard-boiled detective, Lt. Phil Gaines, tries to solve a case involving the death of a teenage call girl, he soon finds himself wrapped in a dark, complicated riddle of urban corruption and vice
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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
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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What ever happened to Baby Jane?Mickey Spillane's Kiss me deadlyWho 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 WalshThe longest yardVera CruzRobert Aldrich's Too late the heroThe killing of Sister GeorgeKelly's heroesHustle