Ryan, Robert 1909-1973
Most widely held works about Robert Ryan
Most widely held works by Robert Ryan
The wild bunch ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,145 libraries worldwide
The brutal story of violent men who lived during the Mexican revolution in the year 1913. It portrays a band of magnificent losers in a dying lawless West.
Billy Budd ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 953 libraries worldwide
The story of the clash between the young, innocent sailor, Billy Budd, and his corrupt superior, Claggart.
Bad day at Black Rock ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 948 libraries worldwide
A one-armed stranger arrives in a tiny desert town, the locals possessing a dark past they want to keep secret, by any means necessary.
The wild bunch ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 903 libraries worldwide
Outlaws on the U.S.-Mexican border face the march of progress, the Mexican army and a gang of bounty hunters led by a former member as they plan to rob a U.S. Army train.
Crossfire ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 688 libraries worldwide
A police captain methodically unravels the truth behind the brutal murder of an innocent Jewish man by a World War II soldier with a rabid hatred of Jews.
Battle of the Bulge ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in English and held by 676 libraries worldwide
Nazi Panzer forces stage a last-ditch Belgian front offensive that could turn the tide of WWII. A spectacular recreation of a crucial campaign.
The set-up ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1949 and 2005 in English and held by 627 libraries worldwide
An over-the-hill boxer thinks he can still win a bout, despite doubts from his wife and his manager. He goes into his next fight determined to beat his opponent, not realizing his manager has taken money for a 'dive' from a tough gambler. Heightening the tension, the film takes place over the course of 72 minutes, its approximate running time.
The longest day ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and held by 587 libraries worldwide
Re-enacts the military operation of D-Day from four points of view--the workings of the high commands of the American, English, French, and German forces in their battle scheme for Normandy. Largely filmed on actual invasion sites in France.
Eugene O'Neill's The iceman cometh ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
In the faded, Vermeer-like light of Harry Hope's 1912 New York skid row bar, a ragtag group of fallen men await the annual arrival of their friend Hickey. But now Hickey is sober, and he wants his drunken friends to follow the same path.
The professionals by Richard Brooks ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and Japanese and held by 476 libraries worldwide
Soldier of fortune Burt Lancaster leads a rugged team of mercenaries to rescue a beautiful woman who has been kidnapped by Mexican revolutionary Captain Rasa (Jack Palance).
Clash by night ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
A party girl decides she has had enough of the wild lifestyle and returns to her childhood home, where she finds security with a new husband but soon finds herself in an affair with his best friend.
The naked spur ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
Smooth-talking outlaw Ben Vandergroat reasons to his captors, three bounty hunters thrown together by chance. They're taking him to justice in Abilene, but Ben has other ideas.
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 424 libraries worldwide
Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive home life. Fused by a drug-addicted mother, a father who wallows in drink after realizing he is no longer a famous actor, and an older brother who is emotionally unstable and misfit, the family is reflected by their youngest son, who at 23 is a sensitive and aspiring writer.
The dirty dozen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 373 libraries worldwide
Twelve tough criminals are offered absolution if they undertake a suicide mission into Nazi Germany.
On dangerous ground ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
City cop goes to the countryside to help solve a brutal murder and falls in love with a blind woman who's brother is a suspect.
Flying leathernecks ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
A tough, unpopular Marine officer leads a fighter squadron in the desperate battle to hold Guadalcanal during World War II.
The racket ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
A straight-arrow cop and an old-school gangster find a common foe: big shots who run crime like a corporation.
The naked spur ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1952 and 1991 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
Bounty hunter Howard King tracks down a vicious criminal in an attempt to start a new life with the money he'll collect. When he finally catches up with his prey, he faces an even more perilous trip back with his quarry.
World War I ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the history of World War I utilizing contemporary film footage.
King of Kings ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
The story of the life of Christ, describing certain events that took place between Romans and Jews and setting the political background for the life of Christ, and the personalities and ideas of the New Testament.
Action and adventure films Bank robberies Bars (Drinking establishments) Betrayal Biography Boundaries Boxing Boxing films Chapman, Robert Harris Coxe, Louis Osborne,--1918-1993 Documentary films Drama Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film noir Films for the hearing impaired France--Normandy Gangs Gangster films Gangsters History Melville, Herman,--1819-1891 Mexico Military campaigns Murder Murder--Investigation North America--Mexican-American Border Region O'Neill, Eugene,--1888-1953 Outlaws Peckinpah, Sam,--1925-1984 Recovering alcoholics Revolution (Mexico : 1910-1920) Sailors Skid row Sports--Corrupt practices Sports films Texas Train robberies United States Veterans Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Violence War films West (U.S.) Western films Western films World War (1914-1918) World War (1939-1945)
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