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Robert Siodmak

Robert Siodmak

Birthdate: August 8, 1900

Deathdate: March 10, 1973

?From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Robert Siodmak (8 August 1900 - 10 March 1973) was a German born American film director. He is best remembered as a thriller specialist and for the series of Hollywood film noirs he made in the 1940s. Description above from the Wikipedia article Robert Siodmak, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia. ...detailed bio


Custer of the West (1968)

With no better offers to be had, famous American Civil War upstart officer George Armstrong Custer takes over the Western Cavalry maintaining the peace in the Dakotas. He soon learns that the U.S. treaties are a sham, that Indian lands are being stolen and every excuse for driving them off their ...

Pyramid of the Sun God (1965)

Die Pyramide des Sonnengottes is a 1965 West German and Italian western film adventure directed by Robert Siodmak, based on a book by Karl May.

Der Schatz der Azteken (1965)

Der Schatz der Azteken is a 1965 West German, French and Italian western film adventure directed by Robert Siodmak.

The Shoot (1964)

When a villain named "the Shoot" terrorizes the constituents of Albanian country, which he rules. Heroic Kara Ben Nemsi (Lex Barker), and his sidekick are the only ones who can stop him

Adorable Sinner (1963)


The Devil Came at Night (1957)

The Devil Came at Night (German: Nachts, wenn der Teufel kam) is a 1957 West German film directed by Robert Siodmak. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and is based on the true story of Bruno Lüdke. It is the story of a serial killer who murders women during the...

The Crimson Pirate (1952)

In the Caribbean, late in the 18th century, Captain Vallo (Burt Lancaster), a pirate known as "The Crimson Pirate", and his crew capture a ship of the King's navy. The ship is carrying Baron Gruda (Leslie Bradley), the special envoy to the King, who is on his way to the Island of Cobra to help cr...

Bride of the Gorilla (1951)

Deep in the South American jungles, plantation manager Barney Chavez (Burr) kills his elderly employer in order to get to his beautiful wife Dina Van Gelder (Payton). However, an old native witch witnesses the crime and puts a curse on Barney, who soon after finds himself turning nightly into a r...

The File on Thelma Jordon (1950)

Stanwyck plays Thelma Jordon, a woman who late one night shows up in the office of married Assistant district attorney Cleve Marshall (Wendell Corey) with a story about prowlers and burglars. Before Cleve can stop himself, he and Thelma are involved in a love affair. But Thelma is a mysterious wo...

Deported (1950)

Deported is a 1950 film starring Jeff Chandler about an American gangster sent back to his home country who falls in love with a widowed countess.

Criss Cross (1949)

Reuniting with director Siodmak after their success with Ernest Hemingway's The Killers, Burt Lancaster plays Steve Thompson, a man who seals his dark fate when he returns to Los Angeles to find his ex-wife Anna Dundee (Yvonne DeCarlo) eager to rekindle their love against all better judgment. She...

Cry of the City (1948)

Martin Rome (Richard Conte), a hardened criminal, is recuperating in a hospital from a shootout that leaves a police officer dead. At the hospital, he is briefly visited by his fiancée, Teena Ricante (Debra Paget). A shady lawyer representing another crook, Niles, (Berry Kroeger) claims that he p...

The Dark Mirror (1946)

This psychological thriller tells the story of a pair of identical twins, one loving and nice and the other severely disturbed. A doctor is killed and witnesses identify one of the twins as the person seen having a quarrel with the victim shortly before his death. A detective investigating the ca...

The Spiral Staircase (1946)

Set in early 20th century New England, the film is about a serial killer who murders disabled young women in the community. His next victim apparently is Helen (McGuire), a mute girl working as a live-in companion for the wealthy, bedridden Mrs. Warren (Barrymore). Mrs. Warren urges her to leave...

The Killers (1946)

Two hit men, Max and Al (William Conrad and Charles McGraw), come to a small town to kill Ole Andreson (Burt Lancaster), aka "the Swede". The Swede's coworker warns him but, strangely, he makes no attempt to flee and they kill him. Life insurance investigator Jim Reardon (Edmond O'Brien) is as...

Conflict (1945)

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The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry (1945)

Harry Quincy (Sanders) is an amiable middle-aged man working as a designer in a fabric mill in the small town of Corinth. Younger people in the factory call him "Uncle Harry". He lives as a bachelor in a large house with his two sisters; Lettie (Fitzgerald) and Hester (MacGill). Lettie is pretty ...

The Suspect (1944)

Philip Marshall (Charles Laughton) is a kind but henpecked accountant who strikes up an innocent friendship with a young stenographer (played by Ella Raines) who had approached him looking for work. He gradually finds himself falling in love with her, but keeps the relationship platonic. His wife...

Cobra Woman (1944)

Cobra Woman is a 1944 American melodrama/adventure film of the South Seas genre, directed by Robert Siodmak. It stars Jon Hall, Sabu, Mary Nash, Lon Chaney, Jr. and, in a dual role, Maria Montez. Shot in Technicolor, this film is typical of Montez's career at Universal Pictures, and, although mos...

Christmas Holiday (1944)

Army officer Charlie Mason meets beautiful Maison Lafitte hostess Jackie (her real name is Abigail Manette). She tells him the story of the decline of her marriage with the charming but unbalanced Robert Manette. When her husband kills a bookie his controlling mother tries to cover it up. When he...