WorldCat Identities

Cummings, Robert 1908-1990

Works: 530 works in 955 publications in 4 languages and 10,705 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Musical films  Spy films  Romantic comedy films  Beach party films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Producer, Costume designer, Author of screenplay, Contributor, Other, Narrator, Singer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Robert Cummings
Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for Murder by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

43 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and held by 2,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man devises a plan to murder his wife, not only because he wants her money, but because she is in love with another man
Saboteur by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

45 editions published between 1942 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barry Kane is a Los Angeles aircraft factory worker who witnesses a Nazi agent firebombing his plant. However, it is Barry who is accused of the fiery sabotage, and to clear his name he sets off on a desperate, action-packed cross-country chase that takes him from Boulder Dam to New York's Radio City Music Hall to the top of the Statue of Liberty. Hitchcock's first film with an all-American cast moves with breakneck speed toward its final heart-pounding confrontation, and remains a suspense classic
Kings Row( Visual )

16 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an aspiring doctor loses the one woman in his life to a tragic and untimely death, he goes off to Europe to forget. While he's gone, his friend, Drake, loses his inherited fortune and his fiancée. He takes up with a woman from the wrong side of the tracks, and an ensuing accident leaves him a cripple. It is up to the doctor on his return home to put things right again
The twilight zone( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete second season, 1960-1961, of Rod Serling's classic, groundbreaking series exploring the fantastic and frightening
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shadow of a doubt : Uncle Charlie is a seemingly charming man visiting his relatives in their small and peaceful hometown. But when his namesake niece, "Young Charlie" suspects that he may in fact be the psychopathic Merry Widow killer, Uncle Charlie must plot the death of his favorite relation in order to remain one step ahead of the law in this murderous game of cat-and-mouse
Moon over Miami( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters and their aunt come into a small inheritance. They decide to use the money to travel to Miami in hopes of landing rich husbands. Kay (Betty Grable) poses as a wealthy heiress, her sister Barbara (Carole Landis) pretends to be her secretary and Aunt Susan (Charlotte Greenwood) acts as their maid
The devil and Miss Jones by Sam Wood( Visual )

9 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John P. Merrick, the world's richest man, gets word that someone is trying to unionize a department store he owns. To thwart this blatant act of democracy, Merrick changes his name and takes a menial job at the store to catch the union activists without detection. Once he himself is subjected to the humiliating treatment by the department supervisor, Hooper, Merrick starts to wise up-and soften up
Beach party ; Bikini beach( Visual )

12 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A college professor nearly blows his credentials when one of his gorgeous students decides the subject she wants to study is romance
The carpetbaggers by Harold Robbins( Visual )

16 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A depiction of the wild life in Tinseltown's early days. A story about the ruthless tycoon who built a multi-million dollar empire. Includes a striptease performance atop a glittering chandelier that helped to break the Production Code
Lucky me by Jack Donohue( Visual )

11 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Candy, Hap, Duke, and Flo are four small-time performers who find themselves stranded in Miami. Forced to take domestic jobs in a fancy hotel, the foursomes's spirits are lifted when songwriter Dick checks in. On the verge of writing a big-time Broadway show, Dick invites the four entertainers to participate. The hitch: In order to bankroll the show, Dick must woo and win the daughter of a Texas oil magnate-- and Candy has fallen in love with Dick."--Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The postman always rings twice: Illicit lovers botch their first attempt to bump off her husband. They finally pull it off and end up betraying each other at trial. Amorous attractions never proved so fatal
What a way to go!( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four-time widow is left with more money than she knows what to do with. When she signs an unsolicited, multimillion-dollar check over to the IRS, officials in high places begin to doubt her sanity and send her to a psychiatrist
My geisha by Jack Cardiff( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American actress disguises herself as a geisha girl and tries the hard way to convince her husband-director that she's right for the part in his film version of Madame Butterfly
Beach party by Orion Pictures Corporation( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bikini beach: Millionaire Harvey Huntington Honeywagon III tries to prove to his colleague Vivian Clements that his chimp, Clyde, is more intelligent than the average American teenagers. Meanwhile Dee Dee is torn between Frankie and British recording star, the Potato Bug. Eric Von Zipper shows up to aid Harvey's anti-teen campaign
The chase by Arthur Ripley( Visual )

19 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a World War II veteran does a good deed by returning a wallet he finds on the street, he becomes tangled in a web of intrigue and mystery
Classic Western round-up( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man from the Alamo: A soldier delegated to escape the Alamo, the famous besieged fort, is labeled a coward and a deserter, and instead of defending himself, he sets out to gain revenge on a band of renegades
The black book( Visual )

17 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late 18th century, Maximilen Robespierre threatens to seize power as France's new dictator during the French Revolution. Meanwhile, a freedom fighter, posing as a prosecutor, seeks to maintain his trust while secretly trying to destroy him and his allies
The Bob Cummings show( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three episodes of the Bob Cummings Show
Origins of the gangster film : D.W. Griffith's The narrow road (1912) and Maurice Tourneur's Alias Jimmy Valentine (1915)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The narrow road: The story of Elmer Booth, a criminal who was pursued by a suspicious detective, Alfred Paget. Alias Jimmy Valentine takes up all the familiar elements of the crime drama with suspense and wit. It is the visual style, however, that remains the most stunning
The Barbara Stanwyck collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internes can't take money: Bullets fly and tensions rise when a desperate woman must turn to Dr. Kildare for help getting her child back from gangsters. The great man's lady: A reflective 100-year old woman looks back on her extraordinary sacrifice helped her husband become one of the nation's greatest men. The bride wore boots: It's a comedy of errors when a bookish husband tries to win back the affections of his horse-breeding wife. The lady gambles : When novice gambler Joan Booth bets it all, and loses, she is thrust into a downward spiral from which only her devoted husband can save her. All I desire: New scandals erupt and old ones resurface when an aging stage actress returns to her small hometown and the family she abandoned ten years earlier. There's always tomorrow : An unlucky-in-love fashion designer must decide if she should succumb to her feelings for a married man
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for Murder
Alternative Names
Blade Stanhope Conway 1910-1990

Conway, Blade Stanhope 1908-1990

Conway, Blade Stanhope, 1910-1990

Cummings Bob 1908-1990

Cummings, Bob 1910-1990

Cummings, Charles Clarence 1908-1990

Cummings, Clarence Robert Orville

Cummings, Clarence Robert Orville 1908-1990

Cummings, Clarence Robert Orville, 1910-1990

Cummings, Robert 1908-1990

Hutchens, Brice, 1908-1990

Hutchens, Brice, 1910-1990

Hutchens, Bruce 1908-1990

Hutchens, Bruce 1910-1990

Robert Cummings acteur américain

Robert Cummings Amerikaans filmacteur

Robert Cummings amerikanesche Schauspiller

Robert Cummings amerykański aktor

Robert Cummings attore statunitense

Robert Cummings US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler

Stanhope Conway, Blade, 1908-1990

Stanhope Conway, Blade, 1910-1990

Ρόμπερτ Κάμινγκς Αμερικανός ηθοποιός

Роберт Каммингс

Роберт Каммінгс

رابرت کامینقز

رابرت کامینگز بازیگر آمریکایی

روبرت كامينغز


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