WorldCat Identities

Hill, Robert 1886-1966

Overview
Works: 84 works in 151 publications in 2 languages and 890 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film serials  Short films 
Roles: Adapter, Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Hill
The cat and the canary ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1927 and 2007 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The potential heirs to a large fortune gather at their benefactor's mansion twenty years after his death but the reading of his will is interrupted by a series of disturbing events
Flash Gordon's trip to Mars ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To save the earth from destruction by a giant ray lamp, Flash Gordon and friends travel to Mars, where they battle and eventually overcome their archnemesis, Ming the Merciless. This early science fiction film features flying Martians, spaceship battalions, clay people who ooze from cave walls, a light bridge, and other special effects
Tarzan the fearless by Robert Hill ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tarzan helps a young woman search for her father who has fallen into evil hands
Tarzan [2 feature films] ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shadow of Chinatown ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In San Francisco's Chinatown a mad scientist, Victor Poten, commandeers a gang of ruthless thugs and is in cahoots with the evil Sonya Rokoff, a stunning Eurasian beauty who instigates all sorts of heinous acts in her determination to ruin her competition, the merchants of Chinatown. Poten and Sonya are pitted against intrepid reporter, Joan Whiting and her stalwart hero, Martin Andrews, who faithfully rushes to rescue her when her aggressive and inquisitive nature lands her in the hottest of water. Fifteen episodes, approximately 18 minutes each
Flash Gordon ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 1: A mysterious planet comes hurtling through space and threatens to destroy the Earth. Flash Gordon blasts off to the planet Mongo with Dr. Hans Zarkov and Dale Arden, where he battles Ming the Merciless, Hawkmen, Lionmen, sacred Gockos, orangaphoids, melting rays, sky cities, rocket fleets, atom furnaces, and tournaments of death in order to rescue our world from impending doom. Disc 2 & 3: To save the earth from destruction by a giant ray lamp, Flash Gordon and friends travel to Mars, where they battle and eventually overcome their mortal enemy, Ming the Merciless. This early science fiction film features flying Martians, spaceship battalions, clay people who ooze from cave walls, a light bridge, and other special effects. Disc 4: The earth is dying! A rocket over the planet is dropping a purple dust into the atmosphere, causing instant death! Flash Gordon and his companions head back to Mongo, the source of the plague. Upon landing, Flash discovers that none other than their arch enemy, Ming the Merciless, is the madman behind the carnage. He also learns of Polarite--the antidote which can only be found in Frigia. Flash and his companions head for Frigia pursued by Ming's soldiers
Tarzan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tarzan the fearless: Tarzan must rescue a scientist and his daughter from the many dangers of the jungle. At the same time, Tarzan must avoid the treachery of a bounty hunter, whose goal is to capture and tame the white ape man
Tarzan Tarzan the fearless, Tarzan and the trappers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tarzan and the trappers: Tarzan deals with the villainous Schroeder, who is illegally collecting animals for zoos, only to be menaced by Schroeder's hunter brother Sikes, out for revenge, who teams up with greedy trader Lapin in a hunt for human game...Tarzan himself
East Side Kids ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pat O'Day, a cop working for the D.A.'s office, tries to persuade his childhood street pal Knuckles Dolan, imprisoned for murdering a policeman, to reveal who really committed the crime. Knuckles won't talk and O'Day is convinced his conviction will drive Dolan's brother Danny into a life of corruption. O'Day tries to instill positive values in Danny and his wayward friends but he's constantly foiled by the smooth talking Milton Mileway who succeeds in luring Danny and the Kids into his counterfeit money operation
The Deadly ray from Mars ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The earth is in great danger as a mysterious force is draining nitrogen from the earth's atmostphere. Flash Gordon, Dale Arden, and Dr. Zarkov fly a rocketship to Mars to avert impending disaster. There they discover that Ming the Merciless is behind the trouble
The rogue's tavern ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A detective and his fianceeĢ arrive at a sinister inn to be married and find that other guests are being murdered---apparently bitten to death by a vicious animal
Tarzan's revenge ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Tarzan's Revenge" : During a safari in which she's accompanied by her less-than-manly fianceĢ, the beautiful Eleanor comes under the lascivious scrutiny of Ben Alleu Bey, the dastardly villain and master of a hundred-woman harem. Thrown into the mix is the mighty Tarzan, who has his own designs on the innocent Eleanor, and soon teaches Ben Alleu Bey that there is no fury greater than an ape man scorned. Starring Glenn Morris and Eleanor Holm. Co-starring George Barbier and Hedda Hopper. Produced by Sol Lesser. Written by Robert Lee Johnson and Jay Vann. Based on "Tarzan" created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Directed by D. Ross Ledermann. Originally produced as a motion picture in 1938
Confessions of an opium eater ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in San Francisco's Chinatown during the Tong wars of the 1800s, women are sold as slaves by an evil drug lord named Ling Tang. DeQuincey is hired to find a woman who has escaped the slave trade and bring her back. As he hides out in Chinatown he discovers the wonders of the opium trade and the drug's hallucinogenic effects. "Filled with absurd dialogue, Asian stereotypes and A-typical Zugsmith exploitation touches, the film is a classic of the early 60's sleaze genre."
The adventures of Tarzan in 10 electrifying chapters ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tarzan travels to the city of Opar to foil the evil Rokoff and save Jane
Blake of Scotland Yard ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Jerry Sheehan, along with Sir James Blake and his niece Joan, has invented a 'death ray' that can be used to threaten aggressive nations with annihilation if they refuse to convert to the path of non-violence. Sir James trusts that his machine can end war and he plans to make a gift of the technology to the League of Nations. But before world peace can be achieved, the claw-handed criminal mastermind known as 'The Scorpion' sends his gang of conspirators to steal the deadly device"--Container
Queen of the jungle an adventure story in twelve chapters ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young girl narrowly escapes being sacrificed by an African tribe and becomes the tribe's leader. Years later a white man appears with photos proving that she is really a childhood friend and not the "Daughter of the White God." Now they must try to escape from the clutches of the savage "Lion Men" and their high priest Kali, who guards the secret of a powerful mineral - radium
Classic Tarzan collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tarzan the fearless: Tarzan falls in love with Mary Brookes, whom he must rescue from the followers of the god Zar while eluding guides who are out to capture him dead or alive
Mars attacks the world ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1938 and 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To save the earth from destruction by a giant ray lamp, Flash Gordon and friends travel to Mars, where they battle and eventually overcome their archnemesis, Ming the Merciless. This early science fiction film features flying Martians, spaceship battalions, clay people who ooze from cave walls, a light bridge, and other special effects
Tarzan the fearless Tarzan and the trappers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Tarzan the fearless, Tarzan helps a young woman search for her father
Tarzan of the apes collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tarzan the fearless: Safari Guides arrive looking for the Lost Treasure of Zar and Tarzan's friend Dr. Brooks can lead them right to it
 
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Alternative Names
Hawkey, Rock, 1886-1966
Hill, Bob, 1886-1966
Hill, Robert F., 1886-1966
Hill, Robt. F. (Robert F.), 1886-1966
Languages
English (72)
Spanish (4)