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Wilcox, Robert 1910-1955

Overview
Works: 20 works in 28 publications in 2 languages and 143 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Biography 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: PN1997.A1, 791.43
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posthumous Publications by Robert Wilcox, published posthumously.
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 black room: 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
The man they could not hang ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 23 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. Savaard's assistant then restores his body; but he returns as a maddened killer who takes vengeance against six jurors who sentenced him to death
Mysterious Doctor Satan ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1940 and 1988 in English and held by 20 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 )
1 edition published in 2011 in English 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
Buried alive ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 7 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
The ultimate film noir collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 6 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 I bury the living ( Visual )
in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I bury the living: The new manager of a cemetery begins to question reality when he places black pins instead of white in the cemetery map, seemingly causing the owners of the plots to die
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
Pajama tops by Mawby Green ( Book )
1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries 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
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
Wild and woolly ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Undercover doctor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
La horca fatal = The Man they could not hang ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Karloff ha creado un corazón artificial, pero acusado de asesinato es ahorcado. Devuelto a la vida por su asistente , querrá vengarse de quienes lo enviaron a la horca
Mysterious Doctor Satan ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A criminal mastermind plans to enslave the world with an army of remote-controlled robots
Grindhouse ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Un científico loco promete regresar de la muerte para vengarse (La venganza del ahorcado)
City girl ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1938 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"Ellen Ward, a coffee shop waitress who lives in a squalid flat with her poor, bickering parents and longs for fancy clothes and fun, breaks a date with her fiancé, Donald Sanford, a low-paid lawyer, to go to a Long Island club with underworld figures Mike Harrison and Ritchie, and Mike's date Flo. After a night of dancing, Ritchie and Mike attempt a gas station holdup during which Ellen drops her purse. Questioned by police, she says that she never saw the men before that night and gives false descriptions of them. For her efforts, Ritchie sends her a hundred dollar bill and invites her 'steppin'. At the famous Moonglow Room, Charles Blake, who runs every racket in town, is struck by Ellen's attractiveness and naïvete, and he ignores his mistress, Vivian Ross. Soon Blake sends Ritchie to work in his Detroit racket and sets Ellen and Flo up in a fancy apartment. Blake, who wants to marry Ellen, travels to Chicago to get a divorce from his estranged wife, while Ellen breaks her engagement with Don, who has since been appointed assistant attorney general. When Vivian visits Ellen and threatens her with a scissors, Ellen grabs a gun. Backing away, she stumbles over a stool, the gun fires and Vivian is killed. After a jury convicts Ellen of second-degree murder, Blake's men spring her from the court building, and she is put into the trunk of a car headed for Blake's mountain hideout. The car tumbles into a ditch and bursts into flames, and although Ellen is rescued, her face is severely burned. She is secreted away to a sanitarium where plastic surgery is administered. Partly because of public agitation over Ellen's escape, Ralph Chaney, a tough, prominent attorney, is appointed by the governor as a special prosecutor to investigate crime. Don becomes one of Chaney's assistants. After repeated raids by Chaney's men on Blake's establishments, Ellen, whose facial appearance has changed, suggests that with her hair dyed brown, she could infiltrate Chaney's ranks. She becomes Chaney's informant and gives him valuable information about Blake's rivals. After police apprehend Blake's ledger in a raid, Ellen steals it. Realizing her true identity, Don visits her and tries to convince her that she is actually worse off now that she is forced to live alone in a dumpy apartment, than before. Blake interrupts them, and when Don calls him a murderer and tries to impress upon Ellen that the ledger documents Blake's sordid life, Blake shoots at Don, but Ellen blocks him and she is killed. As police arrive to arrest a horrified Blake, who sincerely loved Ellen, Don cradles her body in his arms"--AFI catalog, 1931-1940
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)
 
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