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Armstrong, Robert 1890-1973

Works: 136 works in 404 publications in 6 languages and 7,449 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Musical films  Erotic films  Monster films  Film remakes  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Robert Armstrong
Most widely held works by Robert Armstrong
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( Visual )

119 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,221 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 )

23 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in English and held by 769 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 3 languages and held by 385 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 357 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 321 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 295 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 282 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 208 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 178 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( )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 140 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 107 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 104 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 96 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
Crime wave by André De Toth( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decoy: Gangster Frank Olins is about to die in the gas chamber much to the dismay of his girlfriend Margot Shelby. Only Frank knows the location of $400,000. Margot seduces gangster Jim Vincent to get him to engineer the removal of Olins' body from the prison immediately after he dies. She forces the prison doctor to administer an antidote for cyanide gas poisoning to Olins. The revived Olins gives Margot half of a map showing the money location and Vincent, in a fit of jealousy, kills Olins and takes the other half. Because the doctor's plates on his car will get them through the police roadblocks, Vincent and Margot take him with them on the money hunt
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 70 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 62 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 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amateur sleuth Dr. Bradford teams up with his ex-wife to solve the race track murders
King Kong und die weisse Frau( Visual )

24 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein amerikanisches Filmteam und die Diva Ann Darrow reisen zu Dreharbeiten auf eine Dschungel-Insel. Die Insel ist das Reich unzähliger Urwelttiere, und der Riesenaffe King Kong wird von den Eingeborenen als Gottheit verehrt. Von Zeit zu Zeit bringen sie ihm Menschenopfer dar. Eines Nachts wird die schöne Ann entführt und von den Wilden zur Opferstätte gebracht. Der Affenkönig verschleppt sie in den Dschungel. Nach der dramatischen Befreiung des Mädchens wird King Kong betäubt nach New York gebracht. Dort soll er in einer Show als das 8. Weltwunder präsentiert werden. Doch mit seinen gigantischen Kräften kann er sich losreissen und flieht mit Ann als seiner Gefangenen durch die Grossstadt
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 the Japanese militarist plan for world conquest
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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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