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Edward G. Robinson Encyclopedia
     

Edward G. Robinson Encyclopedia

by Robert Beck
 

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Edward G. Robinson, a 1930s cinema icon, had an acting career that spanned more than 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

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Edward G. Robinson, a 1930s cinema icon, had an acting career that spanned more than 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 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. Also included are entries relating to his life and career, ranging from his wives to his art collection.

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Classic Images
phenomenally researched...simply amazing...this is the only Robinson book you'd ever need...this is one amazing achievement
Booklist
"extensive research...exhaustive index"
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“phenomenally researched...simply amazing...this is the only Robinson book you’d ever need...this is one amazing achievement”—Classic Images; “extensive research...exhaustive index”—Booklist.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786438648
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
09/02/2008
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Robert Beck teaches drama at DeSoto Senior High School. He lives in St. Louis.

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