Edward G. Robinson

Edward G. Robinson (born Emanuel Goldenberg; December 12, 1893 – January 26, 1973) was a Romanian-born American actor. Although he played a wide range of characters, he is best remembered for his roles as a gangster, most notably in his star-making film Little Caesar. Description above from the Wikipedia article Edward G. Robinson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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A Slight Case of Murder (1938)

Former bootlegger Remy Marco has a slight problem with forclosing bankers, a prospective son-in-law, and four hard-to-explain corpses.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Jane Bryan  •  Allen Jenkins  •  Ruth Donnelly

Former bootlegger Remy Marco has a slight problem with forclosing bankers, a prospective son-in-law, and four hard-to-explain corpses.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Jane Bryan  •  Allen Jenkins  •  Ruth Donnelly

Black Tuesday (1954)

Vicious gangster Vincent Canelli pulls off a daring prison escape just moments before going to the electric chair, taking with him Peter Manning – a bank robber and cop killer who was to die right after him. Taking several hostages along, they try to get their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hugo Fregonese
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Peter Graves  •  Jean Parker  •  Milburn Stone

Vicious gangster Vincent Canelli pulls off a daring prison escape just moments before going to the electric chair, taking with him Peter Manning – a bank robber and cop killer who was to die right after him. Taking several hostages along, they try to get their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hugo Fregonese
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Peter Graves  •  Jean Parker  •  Milburn Stone

Blackmail (1939)

A fugitive from a chain gang becomes an oil-well firefighter and meets the man who framed him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Ruth Hussey  •  Gene Lockhart  •  Bobs Watson

A fugitive from a chain gang becomes an oil-well firefighter and meets the man who framed him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Ruth Hussey  •  Gene Lockhart  •  Bobs Watson

Cheyenne Autumn (1964)

A reluctant cavalry Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyennes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Carroll Baker  •  Karl Malden  •  Sal Mineo

A reluctant cavalry Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyennes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Richard Widmark  •  Carroll Baker  •  Karl Malden  •  Sal Mineo

Confessions of a Nazi Spy (1939)

FBI agent Ed Renard investigates the pre-War espionage activities of the German-American Bund.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Francis Lederer  •  George Sanders  •  Paul Lukas

FBI agent Ed Renard investigates the pre-War espionage activities of the German-American Bund.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Francis Lederer  •  George Sanders  •  Paul Lukas

Double Indemnity (1944)

A rich woman and a calculating insurance agent plot to kill her unsuspecting husband after he signs a double indemnity policy. Against a backdrop of distinctly Californian settings, the partners in crime plan the perfect murder to collect the insurance, which pays ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Edward G. Robinson  •  Porter Hall

A rich woman and a calculating insurance agent plot to kill her unsuspecting husband after he signs a double indemnity policy. Against a backdrop of distinctly Californian settings, the partners in crime plan the perfect murder to collect the insurance, which pays ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Barbara Stanwyck  •  Edward G. Robinson  •  Porter Hall

Good Neighbor Sam (1964)

To help his divorced neighbor claim a substantial inheritance, a family man poses as her husband. The ruse spills over into his career in advertising, and his recent promotion relies on his wholesome and moral appearance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Swift
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Romy Schneider  •  Dorothy Provine  •  Mike Connors

To help his divorced neighbor claim a substantial inheritance, a family man poses as her husband. The ruse spills over into his career in advertising, and his recent promotion relies on his wholesome and moral appearance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Swift
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Romy Schneider  •  Dorothy Provine  •  Mike Connors

Grand Slam (1967)

Professor James Anders is a seemingly mild-mannered teacher, an American working in Rio De Janeiro. Anders, bored with years of teaching, decides to put together a team to pull off a diamond heist during the Rio Carnival. Four international experts are brought ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Giuliano Montaldo
CAST:  Janet Leigh  •  Robert Hoffmann  •  Klaus Kinski  •  Riccardo Cucciolla

Professor James Anders is a seemingly mild-mannered teacher, an American working in Rio De Janeiro. Anders, bored with years of teaching, decides to put together a team to pull off a diamond heist during the Rio Carnival. Four international experts are brought ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Giuliano Montaldo
CAST:  Janet Leigh  •  Robert Hoffmann  •  Klaus Kinski  •  Riccardo Cucciolla

House of Strangers (1949)

Gino Monetti is a ruthless Italian-American banker who engaged in a number of criminal activities. Three of his four grown sons, refuse to help their father stay out of prison after he's arrested for his questionable business practices. Three of the sons take over ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Susan Hayward  •  Richard Conte  •  Luther Adler

Gino Monetti is a ruthless Italian-American banker who engaged in a number of criminal activities. Three of his four grown sons, refuse to help their father stay out of prison after he's arrested for his questionable business practices. Three of the sons take over ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Susan Hayward  •  Richard Conte  •  Luther Adler

Key Largo (1948)

A hurricane swells outside, but it's nothing compared to the storm within the hotel at Key Largo. There, sadistic mobster Johnny Rocco holes up - and holds at gunpoint hotel owner James Temple, his widowed daughter-in-law Nora, and ex-GI Frank McCloud.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Edward G. Robinson  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Lionel Barrymore

A hurricane swells outside, but it's nothing compared to the storm within the hotel at Key Largo. There, sadistic mobster Johnny Rocco holes up - and holds at gunpoint hotel owner James Temple, his widowed daughter-in-law Nora, and ex-GI Frank McCloud.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Edward G. Robinson  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Lionel Barrymore

Little Caesar (1931)

A small-time hood shoots his way to the top, but how long can he stay there?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Douglas Fairbanks Jr.  •  Glenda Farrell  •  William Collier Jr.

A small-time hood shoots his way to the top, but how long can he stay there?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Douglas Fairbanks Jr.  •  Glenda Farrell  •  William Collier Jr.

Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948)

When heiress Jean Courtland attempts suicide, her fiancée Elliott Carson probes her relationship to John Triton. In flashback, we see how stage mentalist Triton starts having terrifying flashes of true precognition. His partner, Whitney Courtland, uses Triton's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Farrow
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Gail Russell  •  John Lund  •  Virginia Bruce

When heiress Jean Courtland attempts suicide, her fiancée Elliott Carson probes her relationship to John Triton. In flashback, we see how stage mentalist Triton starts having terrifying flashes of true precognition. His partner, Whitney Courtland, uses Triton's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Farrow
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Gail Russell  •  John Lund  •  Virginia Bruce

Nightmare (1956)

Clarinettist Stan has a nightmare about killing a man in a mirrored room. But when he wakes up and finds blood marks on himself and a key from the dream, he suspects that it may have truly happened.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maxwell Shane
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Kevin McCarthy  •  Connie Russell  •  Virginia Christine

Clarinettist Stan has a nightmare about killing a man in a mirrored room. But when he wakes up and finds blood marks on himself and a key from the dream, he suspects that it may have truly happened.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maxwell Shane
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Kevin McCarthy  •  Connie Russell  •  Virginia Christine

Pepe (1960)

Mario "Cantinflas" Moreno is a hired hand, Pepe, employed on a ranch. A boozing Hollywood director buys a white stallion that belongs to Pepe's boss. Pepe, determined to get the horse back (as he considers it his family), decides to take off to Hollywood. There he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Cantinflas  •  Shirley Jones  •  Dan Dailey  •  Bing Crosby

Mario "Cantinflas" Moreno is a hired hand, Pepe, employed on a ranch. A boozing Hollywood director buys a white stallion that belongs to Pepe's boss. Pepe, determined to get the horse back (as he considers it his family), decides to take off to Hollywood. There he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Cantinflas  •  Shirley Jones  •  Dan Dailey  •  Bing Crosby

Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964)

In prohibition-era Chicago, the corrupt sheriff and Guy Gisborne, a south-side racketeer, knock off the boss Big Jim. Everyone falls in line behind Guy except Robbo, who controls the north side. Although he's out-gunned, Robbo wants to keep his own territory. A ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Dean Martin  •  Sammy Davis Jr.  •  Bing Crosby

In prohibition-era Chicago, the corrupt sheriff and Guy Gisborne, a south-side racketeer, knock off the boss Big Jim. Everyone falls in line behind Guy except Robbo, who controls the north side. Although he's out-gunned, Robbo wants to keep his own territory. A ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Dean Martin  •  Sammy Davis Jr.  •  Bing Crosby

Seven Thieves (1960)

A discredited professor and a sophisticated thief decide to join together and pick a team to pull off one last job--the casino vault in Monte Carlo.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Rod Steiger  •  Joan Collins  •  Eli Wallach

A discredited professor and a sophisticated thief decide to join together and pick a team to pull off one last job--the casino vault in Monte Carlo.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Rod Steiger  •  Joan Collins  •  Eli Wallach

Soylent Green (1973)

In an overpopulated futuristic Earth, a New York police detective finds himself marked for murder by government agents when he gets too close to a bizarre state secret involving the origins of a revolutionary and needed new foodstuff.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Edward G. Robinson  •  Leigh Taylor-Young  •  Chuck Connors

In an overpopulated futuristic Earth, a New York police detective finds himself marked for murder by government agents when he gets too close to a bizarre state secret involving the origins of a revolutionary and needed new foodstuff.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Edward G. Robinson  •  Leigh Taylor-Young  •  Chuck Connors

Tales of Manhattan (1942)

Ten screenwriters collaborated on this series of tales concerning the effect a tailcoat cursed by its tailor has on those who wear it. The video release features a W.C. Fields segment not included in the original theatrical release.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Charles Boyer  •  Rita Hayworth  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Henry Fonda

Ten screenwriters collaborated on this series of tales concerning the effect a tailcoat cursed by its tailor has on those who wear it. The video release features a W.C. Fields segment not included in the original theatrical release.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Charles Boyer  •  Rita Hayworth  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Henry Fonda

The Cincinnati Kid (1965)

An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Edward G. Robinson  •  Ann-Margret  •  Karl Malden

An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Edward G. Robinson  •  Ann-Margret  •  Karl Malden

The Red House (1947)

An old man and his sister are concealing a terrible secret from their adopted teen daughter, concerning a hidden abandoned farmhouse, located deep in the woods.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Lon McCallister  •  Judith Anderson  •  Rory Calhoun

An old man and his sister are concealing a terrible secret from their adopted teen daughter, concerning a hidden abandoned farmhouse, located deep in the woods.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Lon McCallister  •  Judith Anderson  •  Rory Calhoun
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