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Wilcox, Robert 1910-1955

Overview
Works: 21 works in 33 publications in 2 languages and 143 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  History  Science fiction films  Film serials  Action and adventure films  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Prison films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 994.41
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Most widely held works by Robert Wilcox
The black room the man they could not hang( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man they could not hang: In the first of his celebrated "Mad Doctor" series, Karloff is Dr. Savaard, a scientist who has perfected a device to revive the dead, which comes in handy when he's wrongfully arrested for murder and hanged. Resuscitated by his loyal assistant, he now heads out to seek vengeance on those who condemned him and his remarkable discovery
The man they could not hang( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doctor Savaard kills a student in order to test a mechanical heart designed to restore life to the dead. He is caught, prosecuted and hanged by the authorities. Savaard's assistant then restores his body. Savaard, however, returns as a maddened killer who takes vengeance against six jurors who sentenced him to death
Mysterious Doctor Satan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1940 and 1988 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Governor Bronson, who raised Bob Wayne after the death of his parents, is killed at the hands of a world-domination-seeking mad scientist called Doctor Satan. The Governor first confides in Bob a secret about his past -- Bob's father was really an outlaw in the Old West, who fought injustice while wearing a copper chainmail cowl. Following his guardian's death, Wayne decides to adopt his outlaw father's "Copperhead" persona, while battling Doctor Satan, who only requires a remote control device to complete his army of killer robots
Classic film noir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of nine film noir movies
Island of doomed men( Visual )

3 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Danel is the owner of Dead Man's Island, an off-the-radar colony which uses paroled convicts as slaves. Among Danel's slaves are his beautiful wife, Lorraine, a caged prisoner herself, and Siggy, his servant, trapped within a house and yard surrounded by an electric fence. Undercover agent Mark Sheldon gets sent to the island, as a paroled prisoner, and becomes trapped himself
The ultimate film noir collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Port of New York) A drug smuggler who sets up shop in a yacht club in the port of New York. (Suddenly) A tranquil town is the scene of the idyllic courtship between the sheriff and pacifist widow Benson - until the President's motorcade passes through and the widow's home becomes the hidout for a hired assassin. (Buried alive) A bar-room brawl leads one man down a slippery slope of crime, where innocence and guilt quickly become intertwined
Prison break classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of 12 prison break films originally released between 1932 and 1942
Buried alive( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernie, who operates the prison electric chair, is having a crisis of conscience about his role as state executioner. His love for Joan, another prison employee, adds to his depression. She in turn is in love with Johnny, the warden's chauffeur and a trustee eligible shortly for parole; but when Ernie and Johnny go to the local road house and have a few too many drinks, a fight breaks out and a man is killed, the warden has no choice but to turn Johnnys' parole down
Buried alive Sydney 1788-1792 : eyewitness accounts of the making of a nation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inmate Johnny Martin's future looks bright. He is the warden's personal driver, and is soon to be paroled. However, when he intervenes in a bar fight between a prison executioner and a reporter, he is accused of being drunk and starting the fight - and then is accused of murdering a guard in an escape attempt. With parole denied and a death sentence ordered, Johnny's only hope is his allies in the Warden's office
Buried alive I bury the living( Visual )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buried alive: A man is left fighting for his life when he is falsely accused of a crime and sent to prison. When he finds out the reason why he is being held, the prison nurse becomes his only ally
Grindhouse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un científico loco promete regresar de la muerte para vengarse (La venganza del ahorcado)
Young fugitives( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young man befriends the last surviving Civil War veteran, intending to rob him of $50,000."--Internet movie database
Prison break classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mutiny In The Big House: Contrasts the efforts of two criminals, one is repentant while the other is hardened by the time served. Boy's Reformatory: A young man is falsely convicted of a robbery he didn't commit by corrupt officials of the law. Buried Alive: After a man is involved in a bar room brawl, he becomes intertwined in a world where innocense and guilt merge together. Prison Shadows: A boxer is convicted of murder after killing his opponent during a fight
Rascals( Visual )

1 edition published in 1938 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gerold Frank papers by Gerold Frank( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Collection consists of materials relating to Frank's biographies (both published and unpublished)
Pajama tops( Book )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sam S. Shubert Theatre, operated by I. Hirst Enterprises, manager Bernie Ferber, H. Clay Blaney and Rex Carlton present Diana Barrymore in "Pajama Tops", by Mawby Green and Ed Feilbert, based on the celebrated French comedy "Moumou," by Jean de Letraz, with Kurt Richards, Brook Byron, Robert Wilcox, directed by Leonard Altobell, costumes and scenery by Louis Kennel
The Black room( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Murder and betrayal have darkened the once noble house of Berghman. Count Gregor is a degenerate killer who lures innocent victims into the castle's chamber of horrors. According to prophecy, Gregor is to be murdered by his brother. When his brother is summoned to the castle, they become locked in a terrifying struggle to the death
Undercover doctor( Visual )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Wild and woolly( Visual )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The black room the man they could not hang
Alternative Names
Robert Wilcox acteur américain

Robert Wilcox Amerikaans acteur (1910-1955)

Robert Wilcox attore statunitense

Robert Wilcox US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Роберт Уилкокс

رابرت ویلکاکس بازیگر آمریکایی

ロバート・ウィルコックス アメリカ合衆国の俳優

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