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Armstrong, Robert 1890-1973

Overview
Works: 160 works in 434 publications in 6 languages and 7,853 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Monster films  Action and adventure films  Horror films  Film remakes  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Comedy 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 )

144 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,037 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 )

28 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 786 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 )

13 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and French and held by 404 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 )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 367 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 )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Painless" Pete Potter, an inept frontier dentist, finds himself gunslinging alongside the fearless secret agent Calamity Jane as she fights off outlaws
Son of Kong( Visual )

10 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in English and held by 291 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
Pre-code Hollywood collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six films made before the Production Code. In 1934, Hollywood was turned upside down by the enforcement of a strict "Production Code" that would change the way movies were made for the next 34 years. But during the "pre-Code" period (1929-1934), censorship barely existed and filmmakers had free rein to make the movies they wanted and the public demanded. No subject was taboo including adultery, murder or sex
Dive bomber by Frank W Wead( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 217 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 featured in full color
King Kong( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carl Denham is a filmmaker and entrepreneur who leads an expedition to Skull Island. The island is a place where time has stood still. The natives pay homage to the one whom they revere as "Kong", and who is, indeed, king of the island. Denham, together with his beautiful starlet, Ann Darrow, and the crew of the ship, investigate the strange ritual being performed on the island by its native population. Ann finds herself captured by the natives and is to become the bride of the mysterious "Kong." The ship's first mate, Jack Driscoll, who is in love with Ann, manages to rescue her from the clutches of "Kong". Denham then arranges to capture the creature, whom he calls "King Kong" and takes him back to New York
As I lay dying by James Franco( Visual )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 204 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
Film noir classic collection double feature( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 176 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
Bob Hope thanks for the memories collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 115 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 106 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 )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 91 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
The most dangerous game( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most dangerous game follows big game hunter, Bob Rainsford, (Joel McCrea), as he becomes quarry for another, the opulently deranged Count Zaroff, (floridly played by Leslie Banks). The strong story and theme, excellent production values, vigorous action and fast pacing make The most dangerous game an exciting and more than satisfying entertainment after eighty years. Both picture and sound are scrupulously restored in high definition from the original 35mm studio fine grain master positive. The most dangerous game is a superb, pre-Code action-adventure film. Based upon a famous short story by Richard Connell, it represents one of high ponts in the careers of filmmaking team Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack. Utilizing some of the amazing sets made for their most famous colaboration,King Kong, the film is sometimes thought of as a place-holder to keep key cast and crew available during Kong's lengthy animation schedule. This included actors Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Noble Johnson and Steve Clemento, as well as editor Archie Marshek, composer Max Steiner, sound effects expert Murray Spivak, illustrators Mario Larrinaga and Byron Crabbe, and optical effects wizards Vernon Walker and Linwood Dunn
Crime wave( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 74 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
Palooka( Visual )

5 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in English and held by 73 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 )

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?
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
 
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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 (203)

Spanish (14)

German (7)

French (5)

Catalan (2)

Italian (1)

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