WorldCat Identities

Ellis, Robert 1892-1974

Overview
Works: 84 works in 155 publications in 2 languages and 3,490 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Musical films  Comedy films  Silent films  Film adaptations  History  War films  Juvenile works  Children's films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Actor, Adapter, Author, Scenarist, Conceptor, Director, Author of dialog
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Robert Ellis
 
Most widely held works by Robert Ellis
Charlie Chan in Egypt( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and held by 353 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 313 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 race track( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renowned 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
Charlie Chan at the circus( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chan takes his entire family (all thirteen) including honourable wife to the circus. The owner has sent for him because he has been receiving threatening letters and asks Chan to investigate. As Chan begins he is wrapped up in all the circus acts, including dancing midgets, trapeze performers, a pretty contortionist and a mad ape. As usual in all the Chan films an attempt is made on his life, this time a poisonous cobra before Chan cracks the case with the help of a besotted number one son. As Chan says "free tickets to circus like gold ring on merry-go-round - make enjoyment double."
Charlie Chan at the Olympics( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 243 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's secret( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 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 at Monte Carlo( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 215 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
Pin up girl( Visual )

5 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorry Jones, a shy USO canteen secretary, falls for heroic soldier Tommy Dooley. In order to be near him, she pretends to be a famous entertainer ... but when she's hired as an entertainer by the USO, the subterfuge becomes reality
Charlie Chan in city in darkness( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 198 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 on Broadway( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in English and held by 186 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 breaks more than a leg - and Chan's Number One Son is accused of the murder -- Charlie is determined to unmask the culprit!
Four Jills in a Jeep( Visual )

4 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 172 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
Something for the boys( Visual )

10 editions published between 1944 and 2018 in English and French and held by 160 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
The Shirley Temple collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If I'm lucky( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 102 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 76 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 )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rescued after barely surviving an Indian attack on the Canadian frontier, cute orphan Susannah Sheldon befriends the Mounties, especially Inspector "Monty" Montague. The adorable Susannah also proves to be a capable negotiator between the tribes and the Mounties
Warner Oland is Charlie Chan. [Cinema Classics collection]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 50 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
Hello, Frisco, hello( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 47 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 40 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
Warner Oland is Charlie Chan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 19 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
 
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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

Robert Ellis acteur et cinéaste américain

Robert Ellis acteur et cinéaste américain, né en 1892

Robert Ellis Amerikaans acteur (1892-1974)

Robert Ellis Amerikanischer Schauspieler, geboren 1892

Robert Ellis attore e regista statunitense

Robert Ellis pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Роберт Эллис

رابرت الیس

رابرت الیس بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

روبرت إليس

ロバート・エリス (俳優)

Languages
English (70)

French (1)