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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Blood and Sand (1941) as Waiter
A married matador's rise to stardom is complicated by an affair with a beautiful aristocrat.
2.
Week-End in Havana (1941) as Croupier
A ship company employee, Jay Williams (John Payne), is sent to Florida where one of the company cruise ships is stuck on a reef off of the coast. He obtains waivers from all of the passengers with the exception of Nan Spencer (Alice Faye), a department store salesgirl who wants her vacation NOW, not later. Jay is instructed to take Nan to Havana and set her up in the best hotel and keep her entertained. She visits a night club where the star attraction is Rosita Rivas (Carmen Miranda), and meets Rosita's worthless manager, Monte Blanca (Cesar Romero), who makes a play for her. Trouble also comes in the form of Jay's fiancee, Terry McCracken (Cobina Wright Jr.), when a romance develops between Nan and Jay.
3.
That Night in Rio (1941) as Butler
A nightclub entertainer pretends to be a noted financier, only to fall for the man¿s wife.
4.
Road to Singapore (1940) as Native policeman
A runaway tycoon and his sailor buddy try to con their way through the South Seas.
5.
Argentine Nights (1940) as Plainclothesman
6.
Rangers of Fortune (1940) as Genoa
7.
The Mark of Zorro (1940) as Sentry
A Spanish nobleman becomes a masked outlaw by night to battle a local tyrant.
8.
Down Argentine Way (1940) as
Love and horse racing spice up an American girl's South American vacation.
9.
Bridal Suite (1939) as Cassini
A playboy''''s fiancee sets out to reform her future husband and his flighty mother.
10.
Juarez (1939) as Señor Salas
True story of Mexico's Abraham Lincoln and his fight against Napoleon's empire.
11.
The Arizona Wildcat (1939) as Battista
Mary Jane Patterson finds an old poster in the attic offering a reward for the capture of bandit "El Gato", whom she recognizes as Manuel Hernandez, her adopted father. He jokingly tells her that the members of his band, which robbed from the rich to give to the poor, ar now all respected citizens in their town of Mineville, Arizona. Donald Clark (William Henry), a stranger, recognizes the crooked town-Sheriff Richard Baldwin (Henry Wilcoxin) as the man he is hunting as the murdered of his father, but is outdrawn and shot by the sheriff. The wounded Clark escapes and makes his way to Manuel's house, where a group is entertaining schoolteacher Caroline Reid (Pauline Moore.) The sheriff and his men capture Clark, but Mary Jane mounts a horse and gallops away, and throws a rock through the windows of each member of El Gato's band with a message reading: "Be prepared---We Ride Again. El Gato." And also a note into the sheriff's office warning him that El Gato will ride again unless Clark is released inside of 24 hours. Manuel knows nothing of this the next day when he walks down the street and is puzzled by the mysterious winks of his friends and their whispered assurances that they are ready. But he leads his men against the sheriff, and soon finds himself under arrest and on trial charged with kidnapping the prisoner, stealing a gold shipment and killing the Wells Fargo agent.
12.
Blackwell's Island (1939) as
A reporter gets himself sent to prison to expose a mobster.
13.
Four Men and a Prayer (1938) as Officer
To prove their father was murdered, four brothers fight to bring down a powerful arms syndicate.
14.
Artists and Models Abroad (1938) as Second treasury official
15.
Suez (1938) as Jewel merchant
A young French nobleman dreams of building the Suez Canal.
16.
Submarine Patrol (1938) as Italian soldier
17.
Sharpshooters (1938) as Policeman
18.
The Black Doll (1938) as Esteban
Nicholas Rood (C. Henry Gordon), dishonest mine owner, finds a Black Doll on his desk and knows that vengeance is about to overtake him for murdering his former partner. He is knifed as he talks to his daughter Marian (Nan Grey). She summons her fiance Nick Halstead (Donald Woods), a private detective. He finds that six people had a motive for the murder; Rood's sister Mrs.Laura Leland (Doris Lloyd); her son Rex (William Lundigan); Rood's associates Mallison(Addison Richards) and Walling (Arthur Hohl); Esteban (Fred Malatesta), a servant and Dr. Giddings (Holmes Herbert.) Sheriff Renick (Edgar Kennedy) and his deputy Red (Syd Saylor) get the clues all mixed up, but Nick finally narrows the search down to one suspect...
19.
Port of Seven Seas (1938) as Bird seller
20.
International Settlement (1938) as Italian officer
21.
I'll Give a Million (1938) as Gendarme
After saving a tramp (Lorre) from suicide, a millionaire (Baxter) takes his clothing and disappears. Word is out that he will give a million dollars to anyone who is kind of a tramp.
22.
Espionage (1937) as French pickpocket
Rival reporters fight off spies while vying to interview a munitions tycoon.
23.
Beg Borrow or Steal (1937) as Major domo
Con men on the Riviera live by their wits.
24.
The Bride Wore Red (1937) as Rudy's waiter
A chorus girl crashes an exclusive Swiss resort to snare a rich husband.
25.
The Gold Racket (1937) as Ricardo
26.
Mama Steps Out (1937) as French guard
A dizzy society matron runs wild on the Riviera.
27.
Conquest (1937) as Waiter
A Polish countess sacrifices her virtue to Napoleon to save her homeland.
28.
Love on the Run (1936) as French waiter
Rival newsmen get mixed up with a runaway heiress and a ring of spies.
29.
Mary of Scotland (1936) as
Biography of the flighty Scottish queen who was brought down by love.
30.
Anthony Adverse (1936) as Stranger
An orphan runs off to a life of adventure, then returns to France in search of the girl he left behind.
31.
Lady of Secrets (1936) as French official
32.
Señor Jim (1936) as Nick Zellini
33.
Modern Times (1936) as
The Tramp struggles to live in a modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.
34.
Under Two Flags (1936) as Chasseur lieutenant
Sergeant Victor comes to the French Foreign Legion after taking the blame for his brother's crime. Cigarette falls in love with him though Major Doyle is in love with her. Doyle sends Victor on dangerous assignments to be rid of him. He falls in love with Lady Venetia Cunningham, a visitor to the garrison.
35.
Fighting Shadows (1935) as Dusquesne
36.
A Night at the Opera (1935) as Stage hand
Three zanies turn an operatic performance into chaos in their efforts to promote their protege''''s romance with the leading lady.
37.
Under the Pampas Moon (1935) as Doorman
38.
The Lone Wolf Returns (1935) as French official
39.
Let's Live Tonight (1935) as Headwaiter
40.
$1,000 a Minute (1935) as LaValle
41.
Love Me Forever (1935) as Italian man
A mob figure helps launch a singer's career only to lose her to a younger man.
42.
Dressed to Thrill (1935) as Italian captain
43.
The Crusades (1935) as William, King of Sicily
King Richard the Lionhearted launches a crusade to preserve Christianity in Jerusalem.
44.
Student Tour (1934) as French manager
A philosophy professor gets stuck chaperoning a student tour of the world.
45.
La veuve joyeuse (1934) as Ambassador
A young woman wishes to marry her boyfriend and raise a family, but because her own family has been deemed "defective" by the state health authorities, her parents are lazy alcoholics who continue to have children, and her siblings are crippled, have mental problems or are jailed--she is ordered by
46.
The Gay Bride (1934) as French officer
A gold digger tries to get ahead by marrying a succession of ill-fated racketeers.
47.
Riptide (1934) as Head waiter
A chorus girl weds a British lord then falls for an old flame.
48.
Enter Madame! (1934) as Hotel clerk
49.
Call It Luck (1934) as Judge Venturini
50.
The Thin Man (1934) as Head waiter
A husband-and-wife detective team takes on the search for a missing inventor and almost get killed for their efforts.
51.
Granaderos del amor (1934) as Comandante
52.
L'amour guide (1933) as
53.
What's Your Racket (1933) as Benton
54.
Picture Brides (1933) as Portega
55.
A Farewell to Arms (1932) as Manera
An American serving in World War I falls for a spirited nurse.
56.
The Man from Yesterday (1932) as Gendarme
57.
Get That Girl (1932) as Dr. Sandro Tito
58.
Caught Cheating (1931) as Tobey Moran
59.
La mujer X (1931) as La Roque
60.
Wings of Adventure (1930) as La Panthera
61.
El precio de un beso (1930) as
A band of settlers on the Oregon Trail is attacked by outlaws, who steal their horses. The horses are returned and the outlaws chased off by three cowboys who just happen to pass by. Years later, the three cowboys again save the settlers when they are threatened by some rebellious farmworkers.
62.
The Peacock Fan (1929) as Thomas Elton
63.
The Wagon Show (1928) as Vicarino
64.
The Gate Crasher (1928) as Julio
65.
Bardelys the Magnificent (1926) as Castelroux
A notorious womanizer falls for the woman he has bet he can trick into marriage.
66.
Without Mercy (1925) as Ducrow
67.
Honor Among Men (1924) as Count De Winter
68.
The Reckless Age (1924) as Manuel Gonzales
69.
The Night Hawk (1924) as José Valdez
70.
Forbidden Paradise (1924) as French ambassador
71.
The Lullaby (1924) as Pietro
72.
Broadway or Bust (1924) as Count Dardanelle
73.
Refuge (1923) as Gustav Kenski
74.
The Girl Who Came Back (1923) as Ramon Valhays
75.
The Man Between (1923) as Joe Cateau
76.
The Woman He Loved (1922) as Max Levy
77.
White Shoulders (1922) as Maurice, a modiste
78.
All Dolled Up (1921) as Amilo Rodolpho
79.
The Mask (1921) as Señor Enrico Keralio
80.
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1921) as Dick, the bootblack
81.
The Valley of Tomorrow (1920) as Enrico Colonna
82.
The Challenge of the Law (1920) as Jules Lafitte
83.
Risky Business (1920) as Ralli
84.
The Sins of Rosanne (1920) as Syke Ravenal
85.
Big Happiness (1920) as Raoul de Bergerac
86.
The Best of Luck (1920) as Lanzana
87.
Full of Pep (1919) as General Lopanzo
89.
The Devil's Trail (1919) as Dubec
90.
The Demon (1918) as Count Theodore de Seramo
91.
The Claim (1918) as Ted "Blackie" Jerome
92.
The Legion of Death (1918) as Grand Duke Paul
93.
The Border Raiders (1918) as "Square Deal" Dixon
94.
Sherlock Holmes (1916) as "Lightfoot" McTague
The legendary sleuth locks wits with Professor Moriarty to save a girl kidnapped by blackmailers.

Visual Effects (feature film)

95.
The Puppetoon Movie (1987)
Animated characters introduce a compilation of their short films from the 1930s and 1940s.

Art Department (feature film)

96.
Bill and Coo (1948) as Sets
Welcome to Chirpendale. There's plenty of parking space, plus it has everything: a bar where bird citizens can drink junebug sundaes and listen to jazzy music. But the bird citizens are terrorized by an evil raven called "The Black Menace", but a pluck young bird named Bill Singer, who's a taxi driver by day, comes to the aid of a damsel in distress, Coo, who's trapped in a fire. And soon the circus comes to town, Bill and Coo get box perches and witness ferocious feats and even laugh along with Cannonball Twitcher on an out of control motorcycle! But soon The Black Menace returns, and Bill and the rest of the citizens put together a plan to put him away for good.

Cast (short)

97.
Okay, José (1935)
A salesman must find and capture a notorious Mexican bandit in this comedic short. Vitaphone Release 7071-7072.
98.
Beer and Pretzels (1933)
In this short film, Ted Healy and the his Stooges are fired by their theater and try out new jobs as waiters.

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