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Hill, Robert 1886-1966

Overview
Works: 97 works in 205 publications in 1 language and 1,273 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Children's films  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  Silent films 
Roles: Adapter, Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Actor, Conceptor, Author, Restager
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Robert Hill
Publications by Robert Hill
Publications by Robert Hill, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Robert Hill
The cat and the canary by Paul Leni( visu )
5 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 227 libraries worldwide
A thriller that centers around the murderous misdoings over the will of an eccentric millionaire
Down terrace by Ben Wheatley( visu )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Father and son Bill and Karl have just been released from jail free and clear, but all is not well at Down Terrace. Patriarchs of a small crime family, their business is plagued with infighting. Karl has had more than he can take of his old man's philosophizing and preaching, and Bill thinks Karl's dedication to the family is seriously compromised when he takes up with an estranged girlfriend who claims to be carrying his baby
Flash Gordon's trip to Mars ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 135 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 mortal enemy, Ming the Merciless. This early science fiction serial features flying Martians, spaceship battalions, clay people who ooze from cave walls, a light bridge, and other special effects
Tarzan by Chris Buck( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Gathers two Tarzan adventures featuring two different Tarzans
Tarzan the fearless by Robert Hill( visu )
29 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Tarzan helps a young woman search for her father
Shadow of Chinatown ( visu )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 60 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 hot water. Fifteen episodes, approximately 18 minutes each
Nobody waved goodbye ( visu )
4 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
18-year-old Peter is a "problematic" youth who wants his independence and freedom, yet his quest for individuality isn't always in line with what his parents expect from him. His mother wants him to go to college and become a lawyer, while his father wants him to just sustain a middle-class lifestyle. Peter is involved with a girl named Julie whom he loves. They have a plan to save money and leave their hometown behind. In his desperation, Peter steals money and a car from the car lot where he works. Once Julie sees how Peter has turned their plan into a criminal act, she doesn't want any part of it. Furthermore, she is pregnant. The film ends with Peter leaving Julie on the side of the road, with neither of them waving goodbye.--Duana Fullwiley, 11-94
Flash Gordon by Mike Hodges( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 30 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
The East Side Kids ( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 28 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
Tarzan : Tarzan the fearless, Tarzan and the trappers ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Tarzan the fearless: Mary Brooks' father, who has been studying ancient tribes, falls into the hands of "the people of Zar, god of the Emerald Fingers." Tarzan helps Mary locate her father, rescues everyone from the High Priest of Zar, and takes Mary to his cave
The Deadly ray from Mars ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 22 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
Confessions of an opium eater ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 22 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 rogue's tavern ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
A detective and his fianceé arrive at a sinister inn to be married and find that other guests are being murdered---apparently bitten to death by a vicious animal
Perro come perro = Dog eat dog ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Things go wrong for a band of murderous thieves who escape to a Mediterranean island after their heist
Tarzan's revenge ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
"Tarzan The Fearless" : Legendary action star Buster Crabbe portrays the mighty Tarzan in this non-stop adventure. When Dr. Brooks, an anthropologist studying ancient tribes, is kidnapped by the fearsome Zar people, his beautiful daughter Mary must convince the Lord of the Apes to come to her aid and rescue her father from the bejeweled lost city. Starring Buster Crabbe and Julie Bishop. Co-starring E. Alyn Warren. Produced by Sol Lesser. Written by Walter Anthony, Basil Dickey and George H. Plympton. "Tarzan" created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Directed by Robert F. Hill. Originally released as a motion picture in 1933
Classic Tarzan collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 15 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
Female on the beach ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
A lonely woman moves into a beach house and becomes involved with a beach boy with dubious motives
Blake of Scotland Yard ( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 13 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
She gods of Shark Reef ( visu )
4 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Filmed in Hawaii, this tale features an escaped prisoner and his brother who become shipwrecked on an island paradise. The land is filled with delectable native women who fill their time enacting strange rituals, and diving in the ocean for pearls. When one of the women is selected by her peers to be sacrificed to the sharks the good brother, who has fallen for her charms, rescues her and they escape to civilization. The convict brother stays behind and attempts to steal the pearls, instead becoming the designated sacrifice
The Adventures of Tarzan : in 10 electrifying chapters ( visu )
5 editions published between 1921 and 2013 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Tarzan travels to the city of Opar to foil the evil Rokoff and save Jane
 
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Alternative Names
Hawkey, Rock 1886-1966
Hill, Bob 1886-1966
Hill, Robert F. 1886-1966
Hill, Robt. F 1886-1966
Hill, Robt. F (Robert F.), 1886-1966
Robert F. Hill Canadees filmregisseur (1886-1966)
Robert F. Hill Canadian film director and screenwriter
Robert F. Hill Film director, Screenwriter
Роберт Ф. Хилл
רוברט היל
رابرت ف. هیل
ロバート・F・ヒル
Languages
English (92)
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