WorldCat Identities

Armstrong, Robert 1890-1973

Works: 142 works in 477 publications in 2 languages and 7,949 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film remakes  Monster films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Animal films  Horror films  Children's films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Author
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Robert Armstrong
The most dangerous game by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

31 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A madman on his island fortress, tired of pursuing game, becomes obsessed with the idea of hunting the most dangerous game of all -- man
Mighty Joe Young by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

17 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in English and French and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mighty Joe Young is a 15-foot African gorilla. His best friend and protector is Jill Young. Against her better judgment, Jill allows Joe to be brought to the States as a nightclub attraction. He later breaks loose and goes on a rampage
"G" men by William Keighley( Visual )

8 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Cagney plays a FBI agent in this punchy hot-off-the-presses account of the pursuit and capture of John Dillinger
Son of Kong( Visual )

12 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Kong's descendant is discovered on an island amid the prehistoric creatures in this sequel to the immensely popular King Kong
Film noir classic collection double feature by André De Toth( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime wave: Three San Quentin escapees kill a cop in a gas-station holdup. Wounded, one of the escapees flees through black-shadowed streets to the handiest refuge, with former cellmate Steve Lacey. Steve is paroled, with a new life and lovely wife, and can't afford to be caught associating with old cronies. But homicide detective Sims wants to use Steve to help him catch the other 2 escapees, who in turn extort his help in a bank job
Pre-code Hollywood collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torch singer: Claudette Colbert plays a sexy radio chanteuse who passes her time with an entourage of drunken debauched friends while raising her child born out of wedlock. The Code prohibited stories of illicit love and drunkenness
Dive bomber by Frank W Wead( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new flight surgeon and a Navy pilot overcome personal differences to work on solving the problem of altitude sickness which causes blackouts at high altitude. The real stars of the film are the pre-World War II Navy aircraft as well as the USS Enterprise featured in full color
As I lay dying by James Franco( Visual )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of part of William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying, about the death of the mother of a rural Mississippi family
Bob Hope thanks for the memories collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Nothing but the truth) "After betting his colleagues that he can go 24 hours without telling a lie, a young stockbroker finds himself in hot water with his girlfriend and several influential people.--Container
Sorrowful Jones by Damon Runyon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sorrowful Jones: A rotten gambler learns a lesson about parenthood
Greatest gangster films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White heat: Cody Jarrett is the sadistic leader of a ruthless gang of thieves. Afflicted by terrible headaches and fiercely devoted to his 'Ma, ' Cody is a volatile, violent, and eccentric leader. Cody's top henchman wants to lead the gang and attempts to have an 'accident' happen to Cody, while he is running the gang from in jail. But Cody is saved by an undercover cop, who thereby befriends him and infiltrates the gang. Finally, the stage is set for Cody's ultimate betrayal and downfall, during a big heist at a chemical
Joseph M. Schenck presents Fannie Brice in Be yourself( Visual )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnic comedy of a nightclub entertainer trying to train a boxer
Palooka( Visual )

6 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mayme walks out on her husband, Pete Palooka, after he wins the middleweight championship and shows his proclivity for life in the fast lane. She raises son Joe on a farm, by herself. When slippery fight manager Knobby Walsh happens to discover Joe's surprising punching power, he signs him. Now it's Joe's turn to live in the fast lane, winning fights and drinking hard with vamp Nina. However, when McSwatt and his manager trick Joe into a rematch, it's time to test his real boxing talent
Mobster movies( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features 4 films: Baby face Morgan - Boss of big town -- Gangs, Inc. -- Lady Gangster
Be yourself( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nightclub singer falls in love with a boxer and becomes his trainer. When he becomes successful, will it be the beginning of the end for this lovestruck pair?
The ex-Mrs. Bradford by Stephen Roberts( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amateur sleuth Dr. Bradford teams up with his ex-wife to solve the race track murders
Blood on the sun( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In pre-WWII Toyko, American newspaper editor Nick Condon runs an explosive story revealing Japan's warlike intentions toward China and the U.S
Bob Hope : classic comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ghost breakers: "Ghosts and gags collide when a radio personality finds himself marooned on an island with a pretty traveler in a haunted castle filled with earthly and unearthly foes."--Container
King Kong by Peter Jackson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Young and beautiful actress Ann Darrow is from the world of 1930s vaudeville, who is down on her luck. She meets Carl Denham, an over-ambitious filmmaker, who brings her on an exploratory expedition to Skull Island where she finds compassion and the true meaning of humanity with an ape named Kong. Together, beauty and beast finally meet their fate in New York, where the filmmaker has taken and displayed the ape in the quest of finding his fame by using commercial exploitation which ultimately leads to catastrophe, including the man who falls in love with Ann and plays an unlikely hero by trying to save her from Kong and her destiny
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Smith, Donald Robert 1890-1973

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"G" menGreatest gangster films collection