Robert Armstrong (actor)

Robert Armstrong
Robert Armstrong (November 20, 1890 – April 20, 1973) was an American film and television actor remembered for his role as Carl Denham in the 1933 version of King Kong by RKO Pictures.wikipedia
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King Kong (1933 film)

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Robert Armstrong (November 20, 1890 – April 20, 1973) was an American film and television actor remembered for his role as Carl Denham in the 1933 version of King Kong by RKO Pictures.
It stars Fay Wray, Bruce Cabot and Robert Armstrong, and opened in New York City on March 2, 1933, to rave reviews.

Carl Denham

Robert Armstrong (November 20, 1890 – April 20, 1973) was an American film and television actor remembered for his role as Carl Denham in the 1933 version of King Kong by RKO Pictures. Months later, he starred as Carl Denham again in the sequel, Son of Kong, released the same year. Later in that decade, Armstrong played another Carl Denham-like leading character role as "Max O'Hara" in 1949's Mighty Joe Young. This film was another stop-motion animation giant gorilla fantasy, made by the same King Kong team of Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack.
The role was played by Robert Armstrong in the 1933 films and by Jack Black in the 2005 remake.

Son of Kong

The Son of Kong
Months later, he starred as Carl Denham again in the sequel, Son of Kong, released the same year.
Directed by Ernest Schoedsack and featuring special effects by Buzz Gibson and Willis O'Brien, the film stars Robert Armstrong, Helen Mack and Frank Reicher.

The Girl Said No (1937 film)

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In 1937, Armstrong starred in With Words and Music (also referred to as The Girl Said No), released by Grand National Films Inc. He also worked throughout the 1930s and 1940s for many film studios.
The picture stars Robert Armstrong and uses musical numbers from Gilbert and Sullivan.

Fay Wray

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The Most Dangerous Game was filmed at night on the same jungle sets as King Kong, which was shot during the day, with Armstrong and Fay Wray simultaneously starring in both pictures.
However, her greatest known films were produced under her deal with RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. Her first film under RKO was The Most Dangerous Game (1932), co-starring Joel McCrea and shot at night on the same jungle sets that were being used for King Kong during the day, with Wray and Robert Armstrong starring in both movies.

The Most Dangerous Game (film)

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The Most Dangerous Game was filmed at night on the same jungle sets as King Kong, which was shot during the day, with Armstrong and Fay Wray simultaneously starring in both pictures.
The film stars Joel McCrea, Leslie Banks, and King Kong leads Fay Wray and Robert Armstrong; it was made by a team including Ernest B. Schoedsack and Merian C. Cooper, the co-directors of King Kong (1933).

Mighty Joe Young (1949 film)

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Later in that decade, Armstrong played another Carl Denham-like leading character role as "Max O'Hara" in 1949's Mighty Joe Young. This film was another stop-motion animation giant gorilla fantasy, made by the same King Kong team of Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack.
Produced by Merian C. Cooper, who wrote the story, and Ruth Rose, who wrote the screenplay, the film was directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack and stars Robert Armstrong (who appears in both films), Terry Moore, and Ben Johnson in his first credited screen role.

Baby Face Morgan

In 1942, he was reteamed with Cromwell in Baby Face Morgan, a notable B movie for PRC (Producers Releasing Corporation).
'Doc' Rogers (Robert Armstrong) summons criminals from around the nation for a summit.

A Girl in Every Port (1928 film)

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The feature stars Victor McLaglen, Robert Armstrong, and Louise Brooks.

Bay City, Michigan

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Born Robert William Armstrong in Saginaw, Michigan, lived in Bay City, Michigan until about 1902 and moved to Seattle, Washington.

State Trooper (TV series)

State Trooper
In the 1950s, he appeared as Sheriff Andy Anderson on Rod Cameron's syndicated western-themed television series, State Trooper.
Robert Armstrong appeared in 24 episodes as Sheriff Andy Anderson, who developed a good working relationship with Cameron's character, Blake.

Square Crooks

filmed under that title
Square Crooks is a 1928 American silent comedy drama film directed by Lewis Seiler and starring Robert Armstrong, Johnny Mack Brown and Dorothy Dwan.

Celebrity (1928 film)

Celebrity
Celebrity is a 1928 American silent comedy film directed by Tay Garnett and starring Robert Armstrong, Clyde Cook and Lina Basquette.

The Shady Lady

The Shady Lady is a 1928 American drama film directed by Edward H. Griffith and starring Phyllis Haver, Robert Armstrong and Louis Wolheim.

Paid (1930 film)

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Paid is a 1930 American pre-Code drama film starring Joan Crawford, Robert Armstrong, and Kent Douglass in a story about a wrongly accused ex-convict who seeks revenge on those who sent her to prison using a scam called the "Heart Balm Racket".

Big News (film)

Big News
Big News is a 1929 American pre-Code film directed by Gregory La Cava, released by Pathé Exchange, and starring Robert Armstrong and Carole Lombard, billed as "Carol Lombard".

Big Money (film)

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Big Money is a 1930 American comedy drama film directed by Russell Mack and starring Eddie Quillan, Robert Armstrong and James Gleason.

Danger Lights

It stars Louis Wolheim, Robert Armstrong, and Jean Arthur.

The Leopard Lady

The Leopard Lady is a 1928 American silent horror film directed by Rupert Julian, written by Beulah Marie Dix, and starring Jacqueline Logan, Alan Hale and Robert Armstrong.

The Lost Squadron

The Lost Squadron is a 1932 American pre-Code drama, action, film starring Richard Dix, Mary Astor, and Robert Armstrong, with Erich von Stroheim and Joel McCrea in supporting roles, and released by RKO Radio Pictures.

Enemy Agent

Secret Enemy
Prior to World War II, in 1940, Universal Pictures released Enemy Agent, about countering a Nazi spy ring.
Enemy Agent is a 1940 espionage movie thriller released by Universal Studios directed by Lew Landers and starring Richard Cromwell, Helen Vinson, and Robert Armstrong.

Ned McCobb's Daughter

Ned McCobb's Daughter is a 1928 American drama film directed by William J. Cowen and starring Irene Rich, Theodore Roberts, and Robert Armstrong.

Dumbbells in Ermine

The film stars Robert Armstrong and Barbara Kent, and features Beryl Mercer, James Gleason, and Claude Gillingwater.