WorldCat Identities

Armstrong, Robert 1890-1973

Overview
Works: 137 works in 425 publications in 2 languages and 7,740 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Children's films  Animal films  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Film remakes  Monster films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Armstrong
The most dangerous game by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

26 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and French and held by 400 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
The paleface( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timid frontier dentist finds himself gunslinging alongside the fearless Calamity Jane as she fights off outlaws and Indians
Son of Kong( Visual )

10 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in English and held by 290 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
Dive bomber by Frank W Wead( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 216 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 194 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
Film noir classic collection double feature( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decoy: A drop-dead femme fatale revives her hunk from the dead because he knows where the $400,000 in loot is buried
Bob Hope thanks for the memories collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(The paleface) "Timid correspondence school dentist 'Painless' Peter Potter unwittingly marries sharpshooter Calamity Jane who is hot on the trial of a dangerous renegade gang in the Wild West."--Container
Greatest gangster films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 92 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 plant--www.imdb.com
Mobster movies( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 71 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 71 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?
Palooka( Visual )

5 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in English and held by 70 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
The ex-Mrs. Bradford by Stephen Roberts( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amateur sleuth Dr. Bradford teams up with his ex-wife to solve the race track murders
Joseph M. Schenck presents Fannie Brice in Be yourself( Visual )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnic comedy of a nightclub entertainer trying to train a boxer
Bob Hope : classic comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The paleface: "Timid correspondence school dentist 'Painless' Peter Potter unwittingly marries sharpshooter Calamity Jane who is hot on the trial of a dangerous renegade gang in the Wild West."--Container
Sorrowful Jones( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sorrowful Jones: A rotten gambler learns a lesson about parenthood
 
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Alternative Names
Armstrong Bob 1890-1973

Armstrong, Robert 1890-1973

Armstrong, Robert 1896-1973

Armstrong, Robert (Robert William), 1890-1973

Robert Armstrong acteur américain

Robert Armstrong actor estadounidense

Robert Armstrong Amerikaans acteur

Robert Armstrong amerikansk skådespelare

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Robert Armstrong US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Smith, Donald Robert 1890-1973

Роберт Армстронг

רוברט ארמסטרונג

رابرت آرمسترانگ بازیگر آمریکایی

ロバート・アームストロング (俳優)

Languages
English (80)

French (1)

Covers
Greatest gangster films collection