WorldCat Identities

Armstrong, Robert 1890-1973

Overview
Works: 143 works in 453 publications in 5 languages and 7,839 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Monster films  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Animal films  Film remakes  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Armstrong
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( Visual )

127 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,170 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 )

29 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zaroff, a madman, hunts three shipwrecked men and women instead of big game on his private jungle island
Mighty Joe Young by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

13 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and French and held by 405 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 366 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 )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2016 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
Son of Kong( Visual )

11 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in English and held by 292 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 )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 266 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 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merrily we go to hell: A cautionary tale of a marriage wrecked by the drinking of a young husband. Has numerous scenes of drunken parties which were prohibited by the Code, as well as clinging gowns and art deco settings
Dive bomber by Frank W Wead( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 215 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 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the death of Addie Bundren and her family's mission to honor her desire to be buried in the nearby town of Jefferson
Bob Hope thanks for the memories collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 113 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 by Damon Runyon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 105 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 102 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
Joseph M. Schenck presents Fannie Brice in Be yourself( Visual )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in English and held by 75 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 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features 4 films: Baby face Morgan - Boss of big town -- Gangs, Inc. -- Lady Gangster
The ex-Mrs. Bradford by Stephen Roberts( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick Condon is a newspaper reporter working in Tokyo, who refuses to toe the Japanese line on the expansionist policies of the anit-democratic imperialist government. When it becomes clear to the authorities that he will not cooperate and that he has valuable information and contacts, they decide to capture and incarcerate him
Pre-Code Hollywood collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Search for beauty: Inspired by the L.A. Olympics, a trio of con artists lure some prize-winning athletes into endorsing their newly-acquired fitness magazine. They stage an international publicity stunt to find the healthiest young bodies in the English-speaking world. While the athletes are out scouting for specimens, the three rogues turn the magazine into a lurid cheesecake rag. This spins off into a health farm, which they try to turn into a high-priced facility for Hollywood swells out to exploit eager young talent
 
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Armstrong Bob 1890-1973

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Armstrong, Robert (Robert William), 1890-1973

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Smith, Donald Robert 1890-1973

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Languages
English (218)

Spanish (13)

French (4)

German (1)

Catalan (1)

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The most dangerous game"G" menGreatest gangster films collection