The Edward G. Robinson Encyclopedia

The Edward G. Robinson Encyclopedia

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Edward G. Robinson, a 1930s cinema icon, had an acting career that spanned over 60 years. After a brush with silent films, he rose to true celebrity status in sound feature films and went on to take part in radio and television performances, then back to Broadway and on the road in live theatre. This work documents Robinson's every known public performance or appearance, listing also co-workers, source material, background and critical commentary. The entries include feature films, documentaries, short subjects, cartoons, television and radio productions, live theatre presentations, narrations, pageants, and recordings that Robinson was involved with during his professional life. Also included are entries relating to Robinson's life and career, ranging from his art collection to his wives.... by retired crook Robinson in Operation San Pietro; and finally, the actor worked for Walt Disney in a movie about a plot to steal ... Old Adams affords him a splendid five-minute monologue about gold fever. ... on ABC in a touching story about an old man who sees his best friend murdered but can get no one to believe him.

Title:The Edward G. Robinson Encyclopedia
Author:Robert Beck
Publisher:McFarland Publishing - 2002-01-01


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