Robert Ellenstein

Robert Ellenstein was an American actor. The son of Meyer C. Ellenstein, a Newark dentist, Robert Ellenstein grew up to see his father become a two-term mayor from 1933 to 1941. He served in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II: earning a Purple Heart during his service.

North by Northwest (1959)

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Advertising man Roger Thornhill is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  James Mason  •  Jessie Royce Landis

Advertising man Roger Thornhill is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  James Mason  •  Jessie Royce Landis

3:10 to Yuma (1957)

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Dave Evans, a small time farmer, is hired to escort Ben Wade, a dangerous outlaw, to Yuma. As Evans and Wade wait for the 3:10 train to Yuma, Wade's gang is racing to free him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Van Heflin  •  Felicia Farr  •  Leora Dana

Dave Evans, a small time farmer, is hired to escort Ben Wade, a dangerous outlaw, to Yuma. As Evans and Wade wait for the 3:10 train to Yuma, Wade's gang is racing to free him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Van Heflin  •  Felicia Farr  •  Leora Dana

Love at First Bite (1979)

Dracula and Renefield relocate to 70's era New York in search of Cindy Sondheim (the reincarnation of Dracula's one true love, Mina Harker). "Trouble adjusting" is a wild understatement for the Count as he battles Cindy's psychiatrist, Jeffrey Rosenberg (a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stan Dragoti
CAST:  George Hamilton  •  Susan Saint James  •  Richard Benjamin  •  Dick Shawn

Dracula and Renefield relocate to 70's era New York in search of Cindy Sondheim (the reincarnation of Dracula's one true love, Mina Harker). "Trouble adjusting" is a wild understatement for the Count as he battles Cindy's psychiatrist, Jeffrey Rosenberg (a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stan Dragoti
CAST:  George Hamilton  •  Susan Saint James  •  Richard Benjamin  •  Dick Shawn

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)

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It's the 23rd century, and a mysterious alien power is threatening Earth by evaporating the oceans and destroying the atmosphere. In a frantic attempt to save mankind, Kirk and his crew must time travel back to 1986 San Francisco where they find a world of punk, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leonard Nimoy
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  DeForest Kelley  •  James Doohan

It's the 23rd century, and a mysterious alien power is threatening Earth by evaporating the oceans and destroying the atmosphere. In a frantic attempt to save mankind, Kirk and his crew must time travel back to 1986 San Francisco where they find a world of punk, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leonard Nimoy
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  DeForest Kelley  •  James Doohan

Illegal (1955)

A hugely successful DA goes into private practice after sending a man to the chair -- only to find out later he was innocent. Now the drunken attorney only seems to represent criminals and low lifes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Allen
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Nina Foch  •  Hugh Marlowe  •  Jayne Mansfield

A hugely successful DA goes into private practice after sending a man to the chair -- only to find out later he was innocent. Now the drunken attorney only seems to represent criminals and low lifes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Allen
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Nina Foch  •  Hugh Marlowe  •  Jayne Mansfield

Pay or Die! (1960)

A beautifully rendered, fact-based crime film about a crusading Italian policeman battling Black Hand extortionists in New York’s Little Italy is back on the big screen. In addition to Ernest Borgnine’s brilliantly sensitive portrayal as Lieutenant Joseph Petrosino ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Wilson
CAST:  Ernest Borgnine  •  Zohra Lampert  •  Renata Vanni  •  Bruno Della Santina

A beautifully rendered, fact-based crime film about a crusading Italian policeman battling Black Hand extortionists in New York’s Little Italy is back on the big screen. In addition to Ernest Borgnine’s brilliantly sensitive portrayal as Lieutenant Joseph Petrosino ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Wilson
CAST:  Ernest Borgnine  •  Zohra Lampert  •  Renata Vanni  •  Bruno Della Santina

The Garment Jungle (1957)

Alan Mitchell returns to New York to work for his father Walter, the owner of a fashion house that designs and manufactures dresses. To stay non-union, Walter has hired Artie Ravidge, a hood who uses strong-arm tactics to keep the employees in line.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Sherman
CAST:  Lee J. Cobb  •  Kerwin Mathews  •  Gia Scala  •  Richard Boone

Alan Mitchell returns to New York to work for his father Walter, the owner of a fashion house that designs and manufactures dresses. To stay non-union, Walter has hired Artie Ravidge, a hood who uses strong-arm tactics to keep the employees in line.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Sherman
CAST:  Lee J. Cobb  •  Kerwin Mathews  •  Gia Scala  •  Richard Boone

King of the Roaring 20's – The Story of Arnold Rothstein (1961)

Gambler Arnold Rothstein marries an actress, avenges his buddy and meets an underworld fate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph M. Newman
CAST:  David Janssen  •  Dianne Foster  •  Jack Carson  •  Diana Dors

Gambler Arnold Rothstein marries an actress, avenges his buddy and meets an underworld fate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph M. Newman
CAST:  David Janssen  •  Dianne Foster  •  Jack Carson  •  Diana Dors

Deathwatch (1966)

Based on a play by Jean Genet, a small-time thief battles with his gay cellmate over a third illiterate, muscular convict.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vic Morrow
CAST:  Michael Forest  •  Paul Mazursky  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  Robert Ellenstein

Based on a play by Jean Genet, a small-time thief battles with his gay cellmate over a third illiterate, muscular convict.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vic Morrow
CAST:  Michael Forest  •  Paul Mazursky  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  Robert Ellenstein

The Legend of Lylah Clare (1968)

A dictatorial film director hires an unknown actress to play the lead role in a planned movie biography of a late, great Hollywood star.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  Kim Novak  •  Peter Finch  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Valentina Cortese

A dictatorial film director hires an unknown actress to play the lead role in a planned movie biography of a late, great Hollywood star.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  Kim Novak  •  Peter Finch  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Valentina Cortese

Rogue Cop (1954)

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A police detective on the take tries to catch his brother's killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Janet Leigh  •  George Raft  •  Steve Forrest

A police detective on the take tries to catch his brother's killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Rowland
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Janet Leigh  •  George Raft  •  Steve Forrest

Too Much, Too Soon (1958)

The daughter of iconic actor John Barrymore becomes reunited with her father after a ten year estrangement and engages in his self-destructive lifestyle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Art Napoleon
CAST:  Dorothy Malone  •  Errol Flynn  •  Efrem Zimbalist Jr.  •  Ray Danton

The daughter of iconic actor John Barrymore becomes reunited with her father after a ten year estrangement and engages in his self-destructive lifestyle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Art Napoleon
CAST:  Dorothy Malone  •  Errol Flynn  •  Efrem Zimbalist Jr.  •  Ray Danton

Mandrake the Magician (1954)

Mandrake and Lothar battle enemy agents who have kidnapped the beautiful Princess Narda to force the magician to assist them locate a counter-intelligence agent who possess vital information.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Will Jason
CAST:  Coe Norton  •  Woody Strode  •  Lisa Howard  •  Robert Ellenstein

Mandrake and Lothar battle enemy agents who have kidnapped the beautiful Princess Narda to force the magician to assist them locate a counter-intelligence agent who possess vital information.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Will Jason
CAST:  Coe Norton  •  Woody Strode  •  Lisa Howard  •  Robert Ellenstein

To Die in Paris (1968)

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DIRECTION:  Charles S. Dubin  •  Allen Reisner
CAST:  Louis Jourdan  •  Philippe Forquet  •  Carl Schell  •  Letícia Román

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DIRECTION:  Charles S. Dubin  •  Allen Reisner
CAST:  Louis Jourdan  •  Philippe Forquet  •  Carl Schell  •  Letícia Román

Telezonia (1974)

Four children want to invite their friends to a picnic, but they don't know how to use the telephone. Suddenly, the room goes dark and the phone becomes large enough for them to climb into. They walk through a tunnel and meet a man named Telly, who takes them into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Karson
CAST:  Robert Towers  •  Robert Ellenstein

Four children want to invite their friends to a picnic, but they don't know how to use the telephone. Suddenly, the room goes dark and the phone becomes large enough for them to climb into. They walk through a tunnel and meet a man named Telly, who takes them into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Karson
CAST:  Robert Towers  •  Robert Ellenstein