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Director (feature film)

The Pilgrimage Play (1949) as Assistant Director

Cast (feature film)

The Purple Gang (1960) as Florist
The story of the infamous gang of bootleggers, hijackers, and killers in 1920''s Detroit.
Seven Ways from Sundown (1960) as
Audie Murphy is again the kid who puts on a badge to catch the bad guy, skillfully played by Barry Sullivan. On the way back to town the two develop a curiously close relationship - Sullivan passes up several chances to get away - but in the end Sullivan "asks for it" and Murphy obliges.
Heller in Pink Tights (1960) as Gambler
Touring actors in the wild West brave Indians and outlaws.
Pay or Die (1960) as Proctor
A policeman attempts to crack down on organized crime "protection" rackets.
The Jayhawkers! (1959) as Stationmaster
In the maelstrom of Pre-Civil War Kansas, a government agent infiltrates the vigilante group called the Jayhawks.
Cowboy (1958) as Businessman
Real-life writer Frank Harris signs on as a ranch hand and learns the ropes from an experienced cowboy.
Live Fast, Die Young (1958) as Highway patrolman
Two sisters live in a dysfunctional family in a California town. The elder, "nice" Kim, was sexually abused and hates men. Rebellious teen Jill is fed-up generally and runs away, finding her niche as a B-girl and sex-kitten working her way to Vegas. Kim leaves her job and goes in search of Jill, meeting her own misadventures en route; but by this time Jill's wanted for robbery. Will she live fast and die young?
Band of Angels (1957) as Officer
A southern belle fights to survive slavery after learning her mother was black.
Gunslinger (1956) as
Walk the Proud Land (1956) as Neely
A government agent tries to treat the Apaches with respect.
The Spoilers (1956) as Thompson
Reprisal! (1956) as Whitey
New ranch owner Frank Madden, half Indian but posing as white, arrives just as an all white jury finds the three white Shipley brothers who lynched three Indians innocent. There is soon trouble between Frank and the Shipleys who are using Frank's land to graze their cattle. When the brother of one of the Indian victims kills a Shipley, Frank is accused and put in jail. The Shipleys then organize a lynch mob and head for the jail.
Secret of Treasure Mountain (1956) as Sheriff
Star in the Dust (1956) as Telegrapher
In this western, a lawman tries to mediate between irate farmers and angry ranchers who are trying to decide the fate of a captured killer. The killer was hired by the ranchers who want him freed. The farmers, egged on by a schoolteacher, want to see the gunman swing. Meanwhile the real troublemaker
Ransom! (1956) as A. P. man
A wealthy couple tries to cope with the press and the police when their son is kidnapped.
Love Me or Leave Me (1955) as Drapery man
True story of torch singer Ruth Etting's struggle to escape the gangster who made her a star.
Interrupted Melody (1955) as Metropolitan cashier
True story of Australian opera singer Marjorie Lawrence and her battle against polio.
The Shrike (1955) as Author
A successful theatrical director is driven to failure by the machinations of his vengeful wife. Eventually, he lands in a mental hospital where both his wife and his new love, a young actress named Charlotte, are waiting to see him.
The Road to Denver (1955) as Waiter
The Mayhew brothers flee from one Texas town to another as older brother Bill repeatedly attempts to keep younger brother Sam out of jail. Bill finally gives up on his younger brother and heads for Colorado. He gets a job and all is well until his brother shows up and takes a job that puts them on opposite sides of the law.
The Twinkle in God's Eye (1955) as Owner, Golden Nugget
Reverend Macklin is headed for Lodestone where his father was killed 25 years before when the Indians burnt down the church. He plans to rebuild the church and minister to the people, but all he seems to do is stop the gambling at the Silver Palace Saloon. Marty wants him to build on the other side of town and will finance the new church if Macklin moves, but he will not. When Marty is robbed by a gang of outlaws one of them hides the money in the church altar. Macklin finds that he has been ordered to San Diego due to his lack of accomplishment, and it might take a miracle for him to stay.
One Desire (1955) as Vernon
Circa 1900, runaway boy Nugget arrives in an Oklahoma boom town to find his brother...who's a dealer in the casino section of a palatial bawdy house, and lover of the madam, Tacey Cromwell. Together, Nugget, Clint, and Tacey seek respectability in a Colorado mining town. Clint finds work at the town's new bank, while Tacey adopts another orphan, Seely. But Clint is pursued by banker's daughter Judith Watrous, who's seemingly sweet but takes ruthless steps to eliminate competition. Result for Tacey: heartbreak, renunciation, and tears a-plenty.
The Big Bluff (1955) as Butler
The Man from Bitter Ridge (1955) as Crow's Nester
Seminole Uprising (1955) as Spence
George Montgomery, Karin Booth, William Faucett, Steve Ritch, Ed Hinton. Army lieutenant George Montgomery is assigned to retrieve a tribe of Seminole Indians who fled their Florida reservation and headed for Texas in 1855.
The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954) as Reporter
A writer recalls his turbulent marriage to an expatriate heiress.
The Caine Mutiny (1954) as Board member
Naval officers begin to suspect their captain of insanity.
Ride Clear of Diablo (1954) as Bartender
Rails into Laramie (1954) as Engineer
Thunder Pass (1954) as
The Yellow Mountain (1954) as Poker player
Sky Commando (1953) as Maj. Daly
A tough flight commander risks his life to spy on the enemy.
The Lawless Breed (1953) as Martin
Released from jail, John Wesley Hardin leaves an account of his life with the local newspaper. It tells of his overly religious father, his resulting life of cards and guns, and his love for his step-sister replaced on her death during a gun fight with that for dance-hall girl Rosie.
Son of Belle Starr (1953) as Pinkly
(Wes ''53). Keith Larsen, Dona Drake, Peggie Castle, Regis Toomey, James Seay, Frank Puglia. Forced into a life of crime by his mother''s notorious reputation, The Kid (Keith Larsen) decides to go straight and put a corrupt sheriff behind bars. The real-life Belle Starr actually did have a son, Ed Reed, who was suspected of shooting his mother in the back.
Goldtown Ghost Riders (1953) as Ghost rider
When Ed Wheeler shoots Jim Granby, Gene brings him in. But Wheeler says even if Granby dies he cannot he charged because he has already served 10 years for Granby's supposed murder. Then in flashback Wheeler relates how he and Granby founded Goldtown based on an exaggerated supply of gold and how when Granby blackmailed him, he thought he killed him and confessed to the murder.
The Farmer Takes a Wife (1953) as Boatman
Erie Canal, N.Y., 1850: Molly Larkins, cook on Jotham Klore's canal boat, has a love-hate relationship with her boss. She hires handsome new haul-horse driver Dan Harrow and the inevitable triangle develops (complicated by Dan's desire to farm and Molly's to boat) against a background of the canalmen's fight against the encroaching railroad.
Horizons West (1952) as
Brothers Dan and Neil Hammond return to Texas after the Civil War. Ambitious Dan turns to rustling and then shady land deals to build an empire. Being held for a murder, he is rescued from a lynch mob by Neil, who is now the Marshal, but there is eventually a falling out between the brothers, good triumphing over evil.
Sea Tiger (1952) as Bendy
Radar Men From the Moon (1952)
Strategic targets on Earth are being destroyed by an unknown weapon. Government security head Henderson suspects it's an "atomic ray" originating from the moon! He assigns Commando Cody, scientist and man of action with a secret flying suit, to investigate. Soon, Cody is battling Earth thugs in the pay of Krog the moon man and making trips in his experimental rocket to the moon itself, in a perilous and all but singlehanded effort to thwart the planned invasion of Earth.
Bonanza Town (1951) as Marshal John Reed
Using marked bills, Steve is looking for the supposedly dead Henry Hardison. Coming to Bonanza Town he gets a job with the town boss Crag Bozeman and gets paid with marked bills. He suspects Hardison is Boseman's boss and he is right as Hardison and his men are now planning to get rid of both him and the Durango kid.
I Was a Communist for the F.B.I. (1951) as McIntyre
When an FBI agent goes undercover in the Communist Party, his wife and friends question his patriotism.
Callaway Went Thataway (1951) as Cutter
A real cowboy signs on to impersonate a faded western star for public appearances.
Flying Leathernecks (1951) as Major Benson
A World War II Marine officer drives his men mercilessly during the battle for Guadalcanal.
Yukon Manhunt (1951) as Jacques LeClerque
Canadian Mountie Rod Webb (Kirby Grant) has been assigned to the case where three messengers carrying Kenmore Mine payrolls have been robbed and murdered. He travels to the mine on a train with Jane Kenmore (Gail Davis), niece of the mine owner; payroll messenger Brown; an armed guard named Le Clerque (John McGuire) ; and a young mining engineer, Len (Rand Brooks), and his sister Polly (Margaret Field). Someone sneaks chemicals in the stove and, in the confusion, Brown and the conductor are killed and the payroll vanishes. Rod uncovers evidence that Kenmore and his niece, with the help of Le Clerque, have been robbing their own payrolls.
The People Against O'Hara (1951) as Male stenographer
A defense attorney jeopardizes his career to save his client.
The Wild Blue Yonder (1951) as General
Highway 301 (1950) as Detective
A brutal bank robber fights internal divisions within his gang.
The Damned Don't Cry (1950) as Reporter
Fed up with her small-town marriage, a woman goes after the big time and gets mixed up with the mob.
The Breaking Point (1950) as Leona's escort
A desperate fishing boat captain rents his ship to some gunmen on the lam.
Women from Headquarters (1950) as Huskie
Sierra Passage (1950) as Andy
Written (with Tom Blackburn and Sam Roeca) by actor Warren Douglas using the name of Warren D. Wandberg: When Yance Carter(Alan Hale,Jr.),Andy(Paul McGuire) and Bart(Richard Karlan), professional killers, murder his father, 13-year-old Johnny Yorke(Billy Gray)is adopted by Thad Kring(Lloyd Corrigan), owner of a traveling minstrel show, featuring Sam Cooper(Roland Winters) as his ace sharpshooter.For the next ten years, while working in the show and becoming an ace sharpshooter with Cooper as his mentor,the adult Johnny(Wayne Morris)maintains a relentless search for Yance, whom he knows only as a big man with a missing finger and a high piercing laugh.In an attempt to find a restraining influence on the revenge-mad Johnny, Thad hires pretty Ann Walker(Lola Albright)to be Johnny's assistant in his sharp-shooting act, but Johnny's desire for revenge precludes marriage.When Yance, Andy and Bart hold up a train on which the minstrel troupe is traveling, Johnny gives pursuit, despite the pleadings of Ann and Thad.He trails the killers for several months without success, eventually winding up in Silver Springs,where the ministrel show is playing. Johnny agrees to perform his act with the troupe and, during the show, he hears Yance's peculiar laugh coming from the audience.
Raiders of Tomahawk Creek (1950) as Sheriff
The West Point Story (1950) as Press agent
A Broadway producer tries to put on a show at the legendary military academy.
The Pilgrimage Play (1949) as Malchus

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