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Armstrong, Robert 1890-1973

Overview
Works: 135 works in 388 publications in 6 languages and 7,459 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Monster films  Horror films  Film remakes  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Children's films  Comedy films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1995.9.A3, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Robert Armstrong
 
Most widely held works by Robert Armstrong
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( Visual )

124 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moviemaking expedition to a fantastic island is filled with dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. A gaint simian becomes lovestruck with the film's blonde starlet. King Kong is captured and is brought to Manhattan, where he goes on a rampage, culminating in the fateful finale atop the Empire State Building where he cradles his beloved and swats at machine-gunning airplanes
The most dangerous game by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

24 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evil Russian game hunter, Count Zoroff traps unsuspecting shipwreck survivors on his remote island. Bored with hunting animals, the count decides his new sport is hunting humans. Upon meeting shipwreck survivors Robert Rainsford and Eve Trowbridge, he decides they shall be his next prey. The survivors are sent off on the mysterious island and must now find a way to outsmart Zoroff to survive through the night
Mighty Joe Young by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

13 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 392 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( Visual )

8 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in English and held by 360 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
The paleface( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timid frontier dentist finds himself gunslinging alongside the fearless Calamity Jane as she fights off outlaws and Indians
Pre-code Hollywood collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 293 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
Son of Kong( Visual )

8 editions published between 1933 and 2005 in English and held by 276 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 209 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
Film noir classic collection double feature( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 177 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
As I lay dying( Visual )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 146 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 )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 108 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 )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sorrowful Jones: A rotten gambler learns a lesson about parenthood. The Paleface: "Painless Peter Potter" (Hope) runs into Calamity Jane (Russell)
Greatest gangster films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"G" men: It's the early days of the F.B.I. - federal agents working for the Department of Justice. Though they've got limited powers - they don't carry weapons and have to get local police approval for arrests - that doesn't stop fresh Law School grad Eddie Buchanan from joining up, and he encourages his former roommate James "Brick" Davis (James Cagney) to do so as well. But Davis wants to be an honest lawyer, not a shyster, despite his ties to mobster boss McKay, and he's intent on doing so, until Buchanan is gunned down trying to arrest career criminal Danny Leggett. Davis soon joins the "G-Men" as they hunt down Leggett (soon-to-be Public Enemy Number One) and his cronies Collins and Durfee, who are engaged in a crime and murder spree from New York to the midwest--www.imdb.com
Crime wave by Andr De Toth( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 84 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
Mobster movies( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 81 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 )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 65 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 59 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 )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American newspaper editor working in pre-World War II Japan tries to expose the menace of a Japanese militarist plan for world conquest
Joseph M. Schenck presents Fannie Brice in Be yourself( Visual )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnic comedy of a nightclub entertainer trying to train a boxer
 
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King Kong
Alternative Names
Armstrong, Robert 1890-1973

Armstrong, Robert 1896-1973

Armstrong, Robert (Robert William), 1890-1973

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Smith, Donald Robert 1890-1973

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Languages
English (199)

Spanish (14)

French (3)

Catalan (3)

German (2)

Italian (1)

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The most dangerous game"G" menGreatest gangster films collection