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Robert Rossen

Robert Rossen

  • Fools For Scandal (1938) August 10 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Rhapsody In Blue (1945) August 12 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Child Is Born, A (1940) August 24 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Roaring Twenties, The (1939) August 24 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died: February 18, 1966
Born: March 16, 1908 Cause of Death: coronary occlusion following post-operational complications
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Lilith (1964) as Director
A young psychiatrist finds himself drawn to a beautiful young mental patient.
2.
The Hustler (1961) as Director
A pool shark falls into the clutches of a crooked gambler.
3.
They Came to Cordura (1959) as Director
Six American military heroes in Mexico fight treacherous conditions to get back to their base.
4.
Island in the Sun (1957) as Director
Set on a fictitious island in the Carribean during colonial British rule. It focuses on the life of a young charismatic and handsome black male with political aspirations. He finds himself confused on returning home when his romantic liaison with a white female tends to conflict with his political views. As rumor has it an interracial screen kiss caused quite a commotion in the U.S. when the film was released. The plot is further strengthened by a look at the lives of a white ex-pat family also living on the island. The family has to deal with problems of infidelity, racism and murder.
5.
Alexander the Great (1956) as Director
Biography of the ancient warrior who conquered the known world.
6.
Mambo (1955) as Director
A sultry dancer is torn between two men--one a wealthy nobleman who is enamored of her and wishes to help her rise to the top and the other a sleazy, macho type who tries to convince her to bilk the richer man out of his money.
7.
The Brave Bulls (1951) as Director
8.
All the King's Men (1950) as Director
A backwoods politician rises to the top only to become corrupted.
9.
Johnny O'Clock (1947) as Director
Gambling hall owners get mixed up with a cop on the take, leading to murder and mystery.
10.
Body and Soul (1947) as Director
A young boxer slugs his way out of the slums only to fall prey to organized crime.

Writer (feature film)

11.
Lilith (1964) as Screenwriter
A young psychiatrist finds himself drawn to a beautiful young mental patient.
12.
Billy Budd (1962) as Scr (see note)
Adaptation of Herman Melville's classic tale of a ship's captain caught between an innocent young sailor and an evil officer.
13.
The Hustler (1961) as Screenwriter
A pool shark falls into the clutches of a crooked gambler.
14.
They Came to Cordura (1959) as Screenwriter
Six American military heroes in Mexico fight treacherous conditions to get back to their base.
15.
Alexander the Great (1956) as Writer
Biography of the ancient warrior who conquered the known world.
16.
Mambo (1955) as Story and Screenplay
A sultry dancer is torn between two men--one a wealthy nobleman who is enamored of her and wishes to help her rise to the top and the other a sleazy, macho type who tries to convince her to bilk the richer man out of his money.
17.
All the King's Men (1950) as Wrt for the scr
A backwoods politician rises to the top only to become corrupted.
18.
The Accused (1949) as Contract Writer
A prim psychology professor fights to hide a murder she committed in self-defense.
19.
Johnny O'Clock (1947) as Screenwriter
Gambling hall owners get mixed up with a cop on the take, leading to murder and mystery.
20.
Desert Fury (1947) as Screenwriter
Fritzi Haller is a powerful casino owner in Chuckawalla, Nevada. Her daughter Paula (having quit school) returns at the same time as racketeer Eddie Bendix, who left under suspicion of murdering his wife. Paula and Eddie become involved; each for their own reasons, Fritzi, Paula's old beau Tom, and Eddie's pal Johnny try to break up the relationship. Then Eddie's past catches up with him in an unexpected way.
21.
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) as Screenwriter
Years after a murder drove them apart, an heiress tries to win back her lost love.
22.
A Walk in the Sun (1946) as Screenwriter
A platoon of American soldiers captures an Italian farmhouse.
23.
Rhapsody in Blue (1945) as Contract Writer
Fictionalized biography of George Gershwin and his fight to bring serious music to Broadway.
24.
Edge of Darkness (1943) as Screenwriter
Resistance fighters battle the Nazis in occupied Norway.
25.
Flight from Destiny (1941) as Contract Writer
An elderly professor with six months to live plots a murder to reunite two young lovers.
26.
Out of the Fog (1941) as Screenwriter
A racketeer terrorizes a small fishing community until he falls in love with a fisherman's daughter.
27.
Blues in the Night (1941) as Screenwriter
The members of a traveling jazz band try to keep their leader from drinking himself to death.
28.
The Sea Wolf (1941) as Screenwriter
Shipwrecked fugitives try to escape a brutal sea captain who's losing his mind.
29.
A Child Is Born (1940) as Screenwriter
A pregnant prison inmate shares her problems with the patients in a maternity ward.
30.
Dust Be My Destiny (1939) as Screenwriter
A young misfit lands on a prison chain gang and falls for the foreman's daughter.
31.
The Roaring Twenties (1939) as Screenwriter
Three WWI Army buddies get mixed up with the mob in peacetime.
32.
Fools for Scandal (1938) as Contr to scr const
A Hollywood star falls for a broken down aristocrat.
33.
Racket Busters (1938) as Orig scr
A mobster tries to take over the trucking business.
34.
Heart of the North (1938) as Screenwriter
A Canadian Mounted Policeman searches for the outlaws who robbed a freighter.
35.
Marked Woman (1937) as Screenwriter
A crusading DA fights to get a nightclub hostess to testify against her gangster boss.
36.
They Won't Forget (1937) as Screenwriter
Bigotry flares when a teacher is accused of killing a small-town girl in the South.
37.

Producer (feature film)

38.
Lilith (1964) as Producer
A young psychiatrist finds himself drawn to a beautiful young mental patient.
39.
The Hustler (1961) as Producer
A pool shark falls into the clutches of a crooked gambler.
40.
Alexander the Great (1956) as Producer
Biography of the ancient warrior who conquered the known world.
41.
Alexander the Great (1956) as Presented By
Biography of the ancient warrior who conquered the known world.
42.
The Brave Bulls (1951) as Producer

Production Companies (feature film)

43.
The Hustler (1961) as Company
A pool shark falls into the clutches of a crooked gambler.
44.
The Undercover Man (1949) as Company
A treasury agent tries to convict a ruthless mobster of tax evasion.

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