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Robert F. Hill (1886–1966)

Robert F. Hill was born on April 14, 1886 in Port Rohen, Ontario, Canada. He was a director and writer, known for Flying Fists (1937), Shadow of Chinatown (1936) and Blake of Scotland Yard (1937). He was previously married to Mary E. and Rhi Galligher. He died on March 18, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Flying Fists Director


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 1966 Deadly Ray from Mars (TV Movie) (archive footage, uncredited)
 1964 Tarzan the Fearless (TV Movie) (as Robert Hill)
 1940 East Side Kids (as Bob Hill)
 1939 Overland Mail (as Robert Hill)
 1939 Drifting Westward (as Robert Hill)
 1938 Wild Horse Canyon (as Robert Hill)
 1938 Mars Attacks the World (archive footage)
 1938 Man's Country (as Robert Hill)
 1938 Whirlwind Horseman (as Robert Hill)
 1938 Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars (as Robert Hill)
 1938 Rocket Ship (archive footage)
 1938 The Painted Trail (as Robert Hill)
 1937 Million Dollar Racket (as Bob Hill)
 1937 Flying Fists (as Bob Hill)
 1937 Mystery Range (as Bob Hill)
 1937 The Feud of the Trail (as Bob Hill)
 1937/II Blake of Scotland Yard (as Bob Hill)
 1937/I Blake of Scotland Yard (as Bob Hill)
 1937 The Roaming Cowboy (as Robert Hill)
 1937 Cheyenne Rides Again (as Bob Hill)
 1936 Silks and Saddles (as Bob Hill)
 1936 The Phantom of the Range (as Bob Hill)
 1936 Law and Lead (as Bob Hill)
 1936 Two Minutes to Play (as Bob Hill)
 1936 Rip Roarin' Buckaroo (as Bob Hill)
 1936/II Shadow of Chinatown (as Bob Hill)
 1936/I Shadow of Chinatown (as Bob Hill)
 1936 Men of the Plains (as Robert Hill)
 1936 Idaho Kid (as Robert Hill)
 1936 Kelly of the Secret Service (as Bob Hill)
 1936 West of Nevada (as Robert Hill)
 1936 Prison Shadows (as Bob Hill)
 1936 Rio Grande Romance (as Bob Hill)
 1936 Too Much Beef (as Robert Hill)
 1936 The Rogues' Tavern (as Bob Hill)
 1936 Taming the Wild (as Bob Hill)
 1936 A Face in the Fog (as Bob Hill)
 1935/I Queen of the Jungle (as Robert Hill)
 1935 Danger Trails (as Bob Hill)
 1935/II Queen of the Jungle (as Robert Hill)
 1935 The Vanishing Riders (as Bob Hill)
 1935 The Texas Rambler (as Bob Hill)
 1935 The Cyclone Ranger (as Bob Hill)
 1935 Six Gun Justice (as Bob Hill)
 1934 Cowboy Holiday (as Bob Hill)
 1934 Frontier Days (as Bob Hill)
 1934 Outlaw's Highway (as Bob Hill)
 1934 Inside Information (as Robert Hill)
 1934 A Demon for Trouble (as Bob Hill)
 1933 Fighting Playboy (as Robert Hill)
 1933 Tarzan the Fearless (as Robert Hill)
 1933 The Cheyenne Kid (as Robert Hill)
 1932 Come on Danger! (as Robert Hill)
 1932 Love Bound (as Robert Hill)
 1931 Sundown Trail (as Robert Hill)
 1931 Heroes of the Flames (as Robert Hill)
 1930 Spell of the Circus (as Robert Hill)
 1930 Terry of the 'Times' (as Robert Hill)
 1929 Melody Lane (as Robert Hill)
 1929 Silks and Saddles (as Robert Hill)
 1928 Life's Mockery (as Robert Hill)
 1928 A Million for Love (as Robert Hill)
 1928 Haunted Island (as Robert Hill)
 1927 Blake of Scotland Yard (as Robert Hill)
 1927 The Return of the Riddle Rider (as Robert Hill)
 1926 The Bar-C Mystery (as Robert Hill)
 1925 Wild West (as Robert Hill)
 1925 Idaho (as Robert Hill)
 1924 Young Ideas (as Robert Hill)
 1924 Dark Stairways (as Robert Hill)
 1924 The Dangerous Blonde (as Robert Hill)
 1924 Excitement (as Robert Hill)
 1924 Jack O'Clubs (as Robert Hill)
 1924 The Breathless Moment (as Robert Hill)
 1923 His Mystery Girl (as Robert Hill)
 1923 Crooked Alley (as Robert Hill)
 1923 Shadows of the North (as Robert Hill)
 1923 The Phantom Fortune (as Robert Hill)
 1923 The Social Buccaneer (as Robert Hill)
 1923 Around the World in Eighteen Days (as Robert Hill)
 1922 Rustlers of the Redwoods (Short)
 1922 The Radio King (as Robert Hill)
 1922 The Big Ranger (Short)
 1922 The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (as Robert Hill)
 1922 Desperation (Short)
 1922 The Trail of the Wolf (Short)
 1922 Fighting Back (Short)
 1922 Captain Kidd's Finish (Short)
 1922 The Deputy's Double Cross (Short)
 1921 The Alarm (Short)
 1921 Brand of Courage (Short)
 1921 Adventures of Tarzan (as Robert Hill)
 1921 Old Dynamite (Short)
 1920 The Flaming Disc (as Bob Hill)
 1919 The Great Radium Mystery (as Robert Hill)
 1917 The Seeds of Redemption (Short)
 1917 A Dangerous Double (Short)
 1916 It Didn't Work Out Right (Short)
 1916/I Ashes (Short)
 1916 The Mantle of Deceit (Short)
 1916 The Girl Who Didn't Tell (Short)
 1916 The Highway of Fate (Short)
 1916 A Knight of the Night (Short)
 1916 Won by Valor (Short)
 1916 Temptation and the Man (as Robert Hill)
 1916 The Crystal's Warning (Short)
 1916 The Rogue with a Heart (Short)
 1916 The Unconventional Girl (Short)
 1916 Claudia (Short)
 1916 Just Kitty (Short)
 1916 Cinders (Short)
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Did You Know?


Hill was sent by Universal Pictures to Japan to open a movie studio, where he made friends with a young American consul. The consul told him that other people had tried to open up studios in Japan, only to be scared away by the locals, who faked an uprising and then took over the studio when the Americans had gone back home. He then decided against opening the studio and tried to return to ... See more »


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