WorldCat Identities

Ellis, Robert 1892-1974

Overview
Works: 85 works in 108 publications in 1 language and 3,357 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Musical films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Western films  Silent films  Action and adventure films  History  War films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Actor, Adapter, Author, Scenarist, Director, Author of dialog
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Robert Ellis
 
Most widely held works by Robert Ellis
Charlie Chan in Egypt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 346 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 by Paul Fejos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 301 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 )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 256 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 circus( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 253 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 Olympics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 249 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 in city in darkness( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 203 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 at Monte Carlo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 200 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
Four Jills in a Jeep( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 188 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
Charlie Chan on Broadway( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York nightclub gal is turning from a singer into a 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
Charlie Chan's secret( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 185 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
Pin up girl( Visual )

4 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in English and held by 156 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 )

4 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 141 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
If I'm lucky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 104 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 77 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
The Shirley Temple collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susannah of the Mounties by Robert Ellis( Visual )

3 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in English and held by 71 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
Hello, Frisco, hello( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ambandoned by her ambitious saloon-owning beau, a talented singer becomes a star abroad
Charlie Chan's secret( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bodies go bump in the night when the corpse of a murdered heir turns up at a seance. Who did it? The psychic? The caretaker of a gloomy mansion? One of the family? The butler? The killer is very clever, but with Charlie on the case they don't stand a ghost of a chance
Charlie Chan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 46 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
Tin Pan Alley( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 45 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
 
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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

رابرت الیس بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

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English (35)

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