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Taylor, Ray 1888-1952

Overview
Works: 205 works in 360 publications in 3 languages and 1,745 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Film serials  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Director, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Ray Taylor
Publications by Ray Taylor
Publications by Ray Taylor, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Ray Taylor
 
Most widely held works by Ray Taylor
Flash Gordon conquers the universe ( visu )
20 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 244 libraries worldwide
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 Green Hornet ( visu )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
The city is faced with rising crime and increased racketeering activity. Intrepid newspaper editor, Britt Reid becomes the crime fighter the Green Hornet to take on the bad guys. As far as the police are concerned, the Hornet himself is the criminal. This misunderstanding enables Reid to operate 'outside the law' to battle evil and injustice. Working along side the Hornet is the brilliant inventor/sidekick Kato, the only person who knows the true identity of the Hornet
Flash Gordon space soldiers conquer the universe ( visu )
11 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Ming plans to control the earth but Flash Gordon, Dale Arden and Dr. Zarkov foil his evil plans once again
Perils of Pauline ( visu )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Twelve episodes of a matinee serial with all the elements of the classic cliffhanging serial: snakes, explosions, kidnappings, collapsing buildings, bizarre native rituals, mysterious treasure hunts, non-stop excitement and a grand sense of fun. Includes ambitious spectacle, cleverly-plotted intrigue and edge-of-the seat cliffhanging suspense. Not rated
The return of Chandu by Ray Taylor( visu )
13 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Followers of the black magic Cult of Ubasti kidnap and plan to sacrifice the beautiful princess Nadji so they may conquer the world. The magician Chandu and Betty and Bob (his neice and nephew) follow to the magic island of Lemuria to battle the evil priests of Ubasti
The Painted stallion ( visu )
8 editions published between 1937 and 2005 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
A mysterious woman with a deadly secret and the greatest heroes of the old West blaze a trail across the screen in this hard-riding, two-fisted frontier adventure
Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island ( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
A tropical paradise turns into a hotbed of intrigue and sabotage in this 14-episode serial originally released in 1936
Flash Gordon ( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 35 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 Green Hornet original serials ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
The city is faced with rising crime and increased racketeering activity. Intrepid newspaper editor, Britt Reid becomes the crime fighter the Green Hornet to take on the bad guys. As far as the police are concerned, the Hornet himself is the criminal. This misunderstanding enables Reid to operate 'outside the law' to battle evil and injustice. Working along side the Hornet is the brilliant inventor/sidekick Kato, the only person who knows the true identity of the Hornet
Dick Tracy ( visu )
12 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 33 libraries worldwide
G-man Dick Tracy is pitted against a masked villan, The Lame One, head of a deadly crime organization called "The Spider Ring."
Riders of Death Valley ( visu )
6 editions published between 1941 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Jim Benton and his pals band together to form a vigilante group organized to protect the miners and prospectors of Death Valley
Gang busters ( visu )
6 editions published between 1942 and 2004 in English and Portuguese and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Kent Taylor fights a supposed dead group of criminals, who form "The League of Murdered Men" headed by Ralph Morgan. Our hero finally breaks up the gang and Morgan is killed by a speeding subway train as he tries to escape through a secret exit
Flash Gordon ( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
"Flash Gordon, Dale Arden and Dr. Zarkov return to Mongo on a special mission at the request of Barin, their friend from Arboria. His kingdom is being threatened by Emperor Ming's heat projectiles. Once on Mongo, Flash is able to extinguish the heat projectiles by using one of Dr. Zarkov's contra-thermal units. But Ming the Merciless has plans far more devastating for Arboria and even threatens to send a rocketship full of explosives to Earth. Soon Flash is faced with trying to save both Arboria and Earth! It looks like it's curtains for all decent humans everywhere. Climb aboard and join Flash, Dale and Dr. Zarkov in the struggle to preserve justice and freedom in our universe!"--Container
Border feud Ghost town renegades ( visu )
in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Lash is hot on the trail of gold thieves (1st film). Lash goes to Mesa City to help Sheriff Fuzzy Jones settle a feud between two families and their gold mine (2nd film)
Flash Gordon conquers the universe ( visu )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
The third and final part in the Flash Gordon serial trilogy. A ravaging plague called the "purple death" strikes the Earth and threatens global extinction. It is believed to have been released by the evil Ming, Emperor of Mongo. The world's only hope rests with Flash Gordon who blasts off in his rocket ship to search and destroy the death dust rays
Colorado serenade and The Tioga Kid ( visu )
in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
The Tioga Kid (1948, 55 min.) : Eddie Dean and Soapy Jones return some stolen cattle and Eddie runs off a ranch hand who is working with the rustlers who stole them
Flash Gordon conquers the universe ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Flash Gordon must voyage to the planet Mongo, searching for the origin of the Purple Death, a fatal disease that has been wreaking havoc on Earth. Emperor Ming the Merciless is the culprit who, with his villainous army, strikes at Flash with death-dealing futuristic weaponry including atomic ray guns, guided missiles and horrifying explosive mechanical men
Flaming frontiers ( visu )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
"Tex Houston, famous indian scout, finds a Pony Express Rider dead on the trail, killed by renegade indians. He decides to take the rider's mailbag to town, where he meets Mary Grant and her father, terrorizad by ruthless Bart Eaton, who is intent on wedding Mary and stealing her brother's gold mine. It's up to Tex to ward off renegade indians and rival outlaw gangs in order to save Mary and her brother's gold."--DVD container cover insert
Sky raiders ( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Former war heroes battle foreign thugs and terrorists so that the U.S. Army can have a newly developed fast pursuit plane
Law of the lash ( visu )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
The town of Tenacula is overrun by outlaws and only one man can return it to the people-- U.S. Marshall Cheyenne Davis
 
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