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Aldrich, Robert 1918-1983

Overview
Works: 326 works in 1,513 publications in 8 languages and 16,339 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Action and adventure films  Film noir  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Interviews  Disaster films  Western films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Restager , Performer, Film editor, fmd, Actor, Scenarist, Contributor, Other, Interviewee, dir, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The dirty dozen by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

79 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A World War II drama in which an army major (Marvin) 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 )

102 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,055 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 )

55 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,110 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 )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 985 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 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
Mickey Spillane's Kiss me deadly by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

73 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 943 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 768 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 561 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
Kiss me deadly( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 466 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 )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 354 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
Robert Aldrich's Too late the hero by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

21 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 280 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
Ulzana's raid by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

32 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 277 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
Attack! by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

29 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 254 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
The killing of Sister George by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

29 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 254 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
4 for Texas by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

11 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

43 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 5 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
The big knife by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

29 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 222 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 188 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 147 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 130 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
 
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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?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 CruzRobert Aldrich's Too late the heroThe killing of Sister GeorgeKelly's heroes