WorldCat Identities

Ellis, Robert 1892-1974

Overview
Works: 67 works in 81 publications in 1 language and 3,019 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Musical films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Actor, Adapter, Scenarist, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Ellis
Charlie Chan in Egypt ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The famous detective grapples with supernatural forces, as well as a murder mystery in this classic, which also features a young Rita Hayworth"--Container
Lonesome ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The early Hollywood gem, Lonesome, is the creation of a little-known, but audacious and one-of-a-kind auteur, Paul Fejos, who bridged the gap between the silent and sound eras. Fejos pulled out all the stops for his lovely New York symphony set in antic Coney Island during the Fourth of July weekend, employing color tinting, superimposition effects, experimental editing, and a roving camera, plus three dialogue scenes, added because of the craze for talkies
Charlie Chan at the circus ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the esteemed detective takes his honorable wife and all twelve children on an outing to the circus, he soon discovers that the main attraction is a baffling case of murder. With the help of his eldest son, Chan investigates
Charlie Chan at the race track ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Equestrian adventure in which the renowned detective Charlie Chan must untangle the murder of a racehorse owner by an international gambling ring
Charlie Chan at the Olympics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This mystery pits Charlie Chan against international spies who are using the Berlin Olympic games as the perfect cover for cold-blooded murder. The detective is aided by his son who just happens to be on the U.S. swim team
Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A vacation on the Riviera turns into a long-shot murder investigation for Charlie Chan and his Number One Son when a casino messenger ends up dead-- and $1,000,000 winds up missing. But when Chan uncovers a nefarious blackmail plot, along with a second murder victim, he begins to suspect that in Monte Carlo lady luck can be a real killer. Warner Oland's last appearance as Charlie Chan
Charlie Chan in city in darkness ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Chan heads to Paris for a reunion with his WWI buddies, he finds the City of Light plunged into darkness, as Europe teeters on the brink of war. But when Chan stumbles on an evil spy ring that's selling arms to Germany, the intrepid detective is determined to shed the light of justice onto evil's darkest and most dangerous enterprise
Charlie Chan's secret ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When fearless flatfoot Charlie Chan sets out to locate the missing beneficiary to an immense fortune, he finds himself in the middle of a deadly family feud. But when the long-lost heir turns up alive--just in time to be murdered--Chan hatches an unearthly scheme to catch the killer and lay the whole mystery to rest
Charlie Chan on Broadway ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A New York nightclub gal is turning from singer to canary-- with a tell-all diary about her mobster ex-boyfriend. But when she winds up breaking more than a leg and Chan's Number One Son is accused of the murder, Charlie is determined to unmask the culprit-- even if it brings down the house
Pin up girl ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lorrie Jones visits a popular hangout for servicemen. She falls in love with a war hero and tries to come up with a way to be near him. Lorrie pretends to be a Broadway star, and in turn she is hired by the USO and becomes a real star
Something for the boys ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Hart cousins - Blossom, Harry, and Chiquita - inherit Southern plantation Magnolia Manor, which proves to be a 'termite trap' and tax liability. They decide to turn the place into a hotel for army wives and put on a show to pay bills
Four Jills in a Jeep ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true-life adventures of the first female performers to join the U.S.O., Kay Francis, Carole Landis, Martha Raye and Mitzi Mayfair play themselves in the film adaptation of Carole Landis's novel by the same name
If I'm lucky ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
By drawing in and entertaining prospective voters at rallies, an out-of-work swing band maneuvers a gig working for a political campaign. The candidate is really a stooge for a corrupt political machine
The great American broadcast ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After WWI two men go into radio. Failure leads the wife of one to borrow money from another; she goes on, after separation, to stardom. A coast-to-coast radio program is set up to bring everyone back together
Susannah of the Mounties ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Indians attack her wagon train, Susannah is the only survivor. Taken in by Mountie officer Monty Montague, she wins the affection of a powerful chief and becomes friends with his young son, from whom she learns Indian customs. There is singing and dancing too
Hello, Frisco, hello ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ambandoned by her ambitious saloon-owning beau, a talented singer becomes a star abroad
Tin Pan Alley ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romantic comedy featuring the singing Blane Sisters and two struggling songwriters in New York's music district. After a mix-up separates the foursome, they are reunited during WWI
Charlie Chan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The black camel: When beautiful starlet Shelah Fane is murdered in Hawaii, suspicion points to a psychic advisor with a spirited nature. But when Chan uncovers a link to the unsolved murder of screen heartthrob Denny Mayo, the Chinese supersleuth soon discovers that, in Hollywood, fame can be murder
Charlie Chan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie Chan at the race track : Murder? Intrigue? Suspense? Bet on it! Renowed detective Charlie Chan is off to the races in this exciting equestrian adventure about murder on the hoof. When a prominent racehorse owner winds up dead--allegedly kicked to death by his prized stallion--Charlie Chan is called in to investigate. But when the indomitable detective discovers evidence of foul play, he's soon hot on the hooves of an international gambling ring with an evil plot to turn the racetracks of the world into a trifecta of terror
Frontier justice 50 movie pack ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Buffalo Bill: Roy Rogers stars in this western about a young hero who alone deters the ambitions of a land-grabbing cartel
 
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Alternative Names
Ellis, Bob 1892-1974
Mr. Ellis 1892-1974
Reel Ellis, Robert du 1892-1974
Reel, Robert Ellis 1892-1974
Languages
English (29)
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