WorldCat Identities

Ryan, Robert 1909-1973

Overview
Works: 425 works in 1,390 publications in 9 languages and 25,290 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Film noir  Western films  History  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Speaker, Film editor, Singer, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Ryan
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

98 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,311 WorldCat member 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
The dirty dozen by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

17 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve tough criminals will be offered absolution if they undertake a suicide mission into Nazi Germany
Bad day at Black Rock by John Sturges( Visual )

29 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one-handed stranger comes to a tiny town that possesses a terrible past it wants to keep secret
Battle of the Bulge by Na jin( Visual )

17 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is five days after D-Day. The majority of the American army believes that the German army is broken and in disarray. The Germans, however, feel differently and launch a massive attack on the Allied troops in the hopes that ground action will buy enough time to bring in their new jets
Billy Budd by Peter Ustinov( Visual )

17 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An innocent, naive British Naval seaman is accused and tried of murdering the sadistic master-at-arms
The Naked Spur by Anthony Mann( Visual )

17 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in English and French and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Plain arithmetic. Money splits better two ways instead of three, ' 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."--Container
Crossfire by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

28 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 835 WorldCat member 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
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

29 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete story of the D-Day landings at Normandy through the eyes of all its participants
The professionals by Richard Brooks( Visual )

26 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 748 WorldCat member 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)
The iceman cometh by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of has-beens in Harry Hope's saloon wait for the annual visit of Hickey, a happy salesman. Hickey arrives a changed character and tries to make each man see reality and face the truth about himself. This play, written near the end of O'Neill's career, reflected a new and intensely personal style in his writing. In it are bits and snatches of himself, his brother, their father, and his friends. It transcends its tragedy and humor to say something about the human condition
The set-up by Robert Wise( Visual )

24 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 731 WorldCat member 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
Clash by night by Fritz Lang( Visual )

17 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and French and held by 644 WorldCat member 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
Flying leathernecks by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

35 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's World War II. Major Dan Kirby (John Wayne) is hard on his marines. His subordinate Captain Carl Griffin thinks the Major is overdoing it, but Kirby proves that there is a method to his madness after all
King of kings by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

17 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the public ministry of Jesus Christ
On dangerous ground by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

26 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member 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
World War I : the complete story( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is the complete story of World War I, captured as never before in riveting combat footage and gripping historical analysis
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Recording )

16 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 388 WorldCat member 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 racket by John Cromwell( Visual )

14 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in English and French and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A straight-arrow cop and an old-school gangster find a common foe: big shots who run crime like a corporation
God's little acre by Anthony Mann( Visual )

37 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful, primitive Georgia and its people are brought to life in this sadly comic tragedy. Poor white sharecropper Ty Ty Warden is convinced that a golden treasure lies hidden, buried away somewhere on his land. As his impoverished family languishes, he spends years digging holes in his land, rather than cultivating it. His obsession with finding the easy answer to life's problems is reflected by those around him, as they all seek their own impossible dreams.--Container
Odds against tomorrow( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and French and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One hundred and fifty thousand dollars, ready for the taking. It's too much to resist for Earl Slater, a bigoted ex-con slumming through life with a patronizing girlfriend, an obliging neighbor and zero expectations. He agrees to be part of a bank job planned by former cop Burke. Until, that is, he finds out one of his partners will be a black man. Earl's desperate need for cash, however, leads him to reconsider. For the job only, he'll put his racism aside ... until moments away from the score, hatred erupts
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Bad day at Black Rock
Alternative Names
Bushnell Ryan, Robert, 1909-1973

Robert Ryan acteur américain

Robert Ryan aktor amerykański

Robert Ryan Amerikaans filmacteur

Robert Ryan attore statunitense

Robert Ryan US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Ryan, Bob 1909-1973

Ryan, Robert Bushnell.

Ryan, Robert Bushnell 1909-1973

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The dirty dozenBad day at Black RockThe Naked SpurCrossfireThe professionalsFlying leathernecksLong day's journey into nightOdds against tomorrow