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Buckner, Robert

Works: 190 works in 500 publications in 6 languages and 8,819 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Musical films  Historical films  Western films  History  Bibliography  Periodicals  Sports films  Comedy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Producer, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Robert Buckner
Most widely held works by Robert Buckner
Yankee Doodle Dandy by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

24 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rousing musical depicting the life of George M. Cohan--playwright, entertainer, and composer
Santa Fe Trail by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

70 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this historical drama, Jeb Stuart, the famed Southern cavalryman arrives at West Point, where he befriends George Armstrong Custer. Both compete for the attention of "Kit Carson" Halliday. As a punishment for fighting with fellow classmates, both men are sent to an outpost in Kansas where they must battle the abolitionist John Brown. This experience causes them to examine their personal feelings about slavery
Dodge City by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

23 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1866, Kansas, the American civil war has just finished and the armies disbanded. The building of the West begins, and in 1872, the new city of Dodge City is ruled by violence and shootings. The Irishman Wade Hatton is a man adapted to these days and presently is conducting a group of pioneers, including Abbie Irving and her reckless brother, to Dodge City. Once in the city, Wade is invited to be the local sheriff, and an incident makes him accept the position. He tries to clean up the cattle town, ruled by the powerful outlaw Jeff Surrett and his gang, with the support of the decent local people
Love me tender by Robert Webb( Visual )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After hearing his older brother (Richard Egan) has been killed in combat, a young Texas farmer (Presley) marries the man's sweetheart (Debra Paget). But his brother returns, sparking a bitter sibling rivalry and tragic confrontation with Union soldiers
The Best short stories of ... and the yearbook of the American short story( )

in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life with father by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

23 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Clarence Day Jr.'s reminiscences of his semi-tyrannical but benevolent father
Knute Rockne, All American( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I've decided to take up coaching as my life work," Knute Rockne says. Coach he does, revolutionizing football with his strategies, winning close to 90 percent of his games, and helping establish the University of Notre Dame's Fighting Irish as a gridiron powerhouse, but victories alone do not mean success to Rockne. He wants to shape his players into responsible and honorable men
Yankee Doodle Dandy by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer( Visual )

15 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in English and French and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Cagney sings and dances his way through this musical. The video is a biography of George M. Cohan, famed playwright, entertainer and composer of patriotic songs
Gentleman Jim by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boxer James J. Corbett, the bank clerk turned World Champion who elevated boxing from bare-knuckled brawling to the sport of skill it is today
Dive bomber by Frank W Wead( Visual )

11 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and French and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Navy pilots and flight surgeons who help solve the problems of high altitude flight and pilot blackouts
San Antonio by Franz Stoedtner( Visual )

6 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rustlers have taken Clay Hardin's cattle and have holed up in San Antonio. So Clay does what any cowboy in his position would do: strap on his sidearm, ride into town and settle the score
Virginia City( Visual )

7 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1864 and the Confederacy's last hope is an infusion of gold to buy war materials. The gold is available, if someone can smuggle it from a town far west of all the fighting--Virginia City, Nevada. An undercover Union officer is determined to stop a gold-laden train from rolling into Dixie
My man Godfrey ; Life with father( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My man Godfrey: A zany millionaire family invite a tramp to be their butler and find that he is richer than they are
Mission to Moscow( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In their relentless battle against Hitler, the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. were comrades ... or at least comrades-in-arms. Hollywood joined the fight with Mission to Moscow, based on Ambassador Joseph E. Davies' bestseller about his pre-World War II experiences in the Soviet Union. The film features Academy Award winner Walter Huston as Davies, plus accomplished actors playing the headline-dominating figures of Churchill, Stalin, von Ribbentrop, Litvinov, Molotov and more. For its sometimes-sympathetic picture of Stalin's regime, the film sparked impassioned debate then and remains fascinating now, both for its insights into early American-Soviet relations and its urgent sense of the danger the emerging Axis Powers posed to the world"--Container
The Oklahoma kid( Visual )

6 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cagney shoots it out with Bogart in the Old West. James Cagney swaps his fedora for a ten-gallon hat in this rip-roaring Western adventure costarring Humphrey Bogart and Rosemary Lane. The range-riding rascal of the Cherokee Strip, the Oklahoma Kid (Cagney) is the territory's most hunted outlaw, wanted dead or alive. So when the Kid's black-clad enemy Whip McCord (Bogart) turns Tulsa into a den of corruption, leading citizen John Kincaid (Hugh Sothern) announces plans to clean up the town. Framing the old man for murder, McCord has him sentenced to hang, while the Kid -- who's secretly Kincaid's son -- risks his own neck as he races to Tulsa to see that justice is served. - Container
Confidential agent by Herman Shumlin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In pre-World War II London, Spanish agent Denard struggles to close a high-level business deal that will strike a blow against fascists in his native country. But industrialists not yet alert to the threat of fascism reject him. A teenage ally caught up in his efforts is murdered. And the mission itself seems a failure. Yet neither the story nor Denard will stop there. Charles Boyer plays Denard and Lauren Bacall is a jaded industrialist heiress who assists him in this intricate spy drama."--Cover
The man behind the gun ; Thunder over the plains ; Riding shotgun( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tall Randolph Scott is every inch a hero in three bullet-laced westerns. The secessionist fervor of the 1850s comes to California, and undercover Army officer Scott aims to thwart the separatist passions in The man behind the gun. There's Thunder over the plains and lightning in Scott's holsters in the second film. He portrays an Army captain assigned to a lawless area of Texas after the Civil War. Next, Scott is Riding shotgun and heading into a whirlwind of trouble: a mob bent on vigilante justice wrongly suspects him of robbing a stagecoach. An action bull's-eye all the way!"--Container
Clarence Day's Life with Father( Visual )

7 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of long-running Broadway play based on Clarence Day's story of growing up in turn-of-the-century New York City with his loving but eccentric father
Jezebel (1938) : shooting script by Clements Ripley( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santa Fe trail (1940) : shooting script by Robert Buckner( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Buckner, Robert

Buckner, Robert, 1906-

Buckner, Robert Henry 1906-1989

Robert Buckner Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1906-)

Robert Buckner scénariste et producteur de cinéma américain

Robert Buckner sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Robert Buckner US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Ρόμπερτ Μπάκνερ

Букнер Роберт

Бункер Роберт

Роберт Бакнер

בקנר, רוברט 1906-1989

רוברט בקנר

رابرت باکنر فیلمنامه‌نویس، ژورنالیست، و تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی