WorldCat Identities

Ryan, Robert 1909-1973

Overview
Works: 408 works in 1,579 publications in 7 languages and 25,921 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Film noir  Western films  History  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Other, Production personnel, Speaker, Author, Film editor, Interviewee, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Ryan
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

51 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,114 WorldCat member 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
The dirty dozen by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

21 editions published between 1967 and 2018 in English and German and held by 1,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A World War II drama in which an army major selects 12 men convicted for crimes of violence and offers them their freedom if they will complete a dangerous mission behind Nazi lines
Bad day at Black Rock by John Sturges( Visual )

29 editions published between 1954 and 2018 in English and German and held by 1,151 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( Visual )

13 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

December 1944, It's five months after D-Day and most Americans think the back of the German army is broken. However, in a desperate attempt to buy enough time to fill the skies with their invincible new jets, the Germans launch one fast, furious offensive, the battle of the Bulge
Billy Budd by Peter Ustinov( Visual )

22 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in English and French and held by 852 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 )

30 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 841 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 iceman cometh by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

20 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 823 WorldCat member 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 )

31 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 772 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 set-up by Robert Wise( Visual )

24 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 720 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 )

18 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and French and held by 654 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
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

9 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member 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
King of kings by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

20 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 506 WorldCat member 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
Flying leathernecks by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

37 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 503 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
On dangerous ground by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

25 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in English and held by 463 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
The racket by John Cromwell( Visual )

19 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in English and French and held by 395 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
Odds against tomorrow by Robert Wise( Visual )

18 editions published between 1959 and 2018 in English and held by 377 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
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Recording )

14 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 356 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
Caught by Max Ophuls( Visual )

37 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Caught is a tale of Leonora, an aspiring carhop who meets and marries a mysterious millionaire, Smith Ohlrig. Soon after the wedding, Laura realizes she's trapped in a loveless marriage with a ruthless workaholic husband who torments her with twisted mind games. Unable to obtain a divorce from Smith, she moves out of the mansion and goes to work for a dedicated doctor, Larry Quinada. The two quickly fall in love but the romance comes to an abrupt halt when Leonora learns that she is pregnant with Ohlirg's child." -- Back of container
House of bamboo by Samuel Fuller( Visual )

21 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in English and French and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sandy Dawson has assembled a platoon of ex-Army thugs to run pachinko parlors while pulling off bloody heists and armed robbery. The murder of a friend brings Eddie Spanier into the group, along with his beautiful mistress. But Spanier's behavior grows treacherous, and his loyalties become questionable, leading to a breathless, murderous conclusion high above the ancient city of Tokyo."--Container
 
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Bushnell Ryan, Robert 1909-1973

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