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Charles Meakin

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Cast (feature film)

Up in Central Park (1948) as Alderman
Joan of Arc (1948) as Judge Barbier
The life and campaigns of the Maid of Orleans.
State of the Union (1948) as Editor
A presidential candidate fights to keep his integrity and his wife during a grueling campaign.
The Lady from Shanghai (1948) as Jury foreman
A romantic drifter gets caught between a corrupt tycoon and his voluptuous wife.
A Likely Story (1947) as
A World War II veteran who thinks he''''s dying gets mixed up with gangsters.
I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now? (1947) as Conductor
A biopic of the career of Joe Howard (12 Feb.,1878 - 19 May, 1961), famous songwriter of the early 20th Century. Howard wrote the title song, Goodbye, My Lady Love; and Hello, My Baby among many others. Mark Stevens was dubbed by Buddy Clark, well known singer of the 30's and 40's
It's a Wonderful Life (1946) as
George Bailey is a small-town man whose life seems so desperate he contemplates suicide. He had always wanted to leave Bedford Falls to see the world, but circumstances and his own good heart have led him to stay. He sacrficed his education for his brother's, kept the family-run savings and loan afloat, protected the town from the avarice of the greedy banker Mr. Potter, and married his childhood sweetheart. As he prepares to jump from a bridge, his guardian angel intercedes, showing him what life would have become for the residents of Bedford Falls is he had never lived.
Adventure (1946) as Man in library
A rough-living sailor has trouble adjusting to domestic life when he marries a librarian.
Tonight and Every Night (1945) as Jolley Trio
An American girl falls for an RAF pilot while performing at a British music hall.
Government Girl (1944) as Businessman
An aviation engineer and a government secretary are thrown together by the war effort.
Experiment Perilous (1944) as
A small-town doctor tries to help a beautiful woman with a deranged husband.
Presenting Lily Mars (1943) as Mayor
A small-town girl fights for her big chance on Broadway.
Slightly Dangerous (1943) as Bit in newspaper office
A small-town girl changes her identity to make it in New York, leaving her boyfriend a suspect in her "disappearance."
The Magnificent Dope (1942) as
Dwight Dawson, who runs an unsuccessful success school, stages a contest to find the biggest failure in the USA, for publicity value when the "dope" takes his course. But winner Tad Page is contented with his idle, lazy life and threatens to convert Dawson's other students to his philosophy. Dawson captalizes on Tad's attraction to Claire Harris to win him over; but will Tad find out Claire is really engaged to Dawson?
Citizen Kane (1941) as Civic leader at Madison Square Garden
The investigation of a publishing tycoon's dying words reveals conflicting stories about his scandalous life.
Sleepers West (1941) as
Detective Shayne is on a train headed for San Francisco with a surprise witness (Hughes) whom many on board would like to keep from testifying at a murder trial.
Second Fiddle (1939) as
A Hollywood PR man tries to turn a Minnesota teacher into a star.
Cipher Bureau (1938) as
Dangerous Intrigue (1936) as Executive
Anthony Halliday (Ralph Bellamy), brillant young surgeon, is forced to resign as chief of staff at a New York hospital when he is compelled to delay an appendectomy on the daughter of John Mitchell(Stanley Andrews), wealthy supporter of the hospital, because of an emergency operation he has to perform. The appendectomy is successful, but later complications cause the girl's death. Carol Andrews (Joan Perry), his fiancee, regards him as a failure and leaves him. Halliday, suffering from amnesia brought on by the shocks, drifts to Scranton, Pa.,where he gets work in the steel mill. He only remembers who he is when he finds himself bandaging some injured workers. The mill doctor, Miller (Edward LeSaint), asks him to become his assistant. Halliday remains at the mill under the name of John Davis. Because of many accidents at the mill, the smelter boss, Joe Kosovic (Fredrik Vogeding) is demoted. He becomes friendly with Halliday and invites him home for dinner, where he becomes attracted to Gerta (Gloria Shea), Joe school-teacher daughter. Accidents increase at the mill, and the mill's safety and personnel man, Brant (Fred Kohler), is ordered to investigate. Brant is actually in the pay of a rival firm trying to shut the mill. In school, Gerta hears Danny Brant (Georgie Billings) talking about a game called "Steel-Mill" that has a point of dropping bricks on people's heads. He sullenly refuses to tell Gerta that his father's conversations with his conspirators inspired it. Gerta inform Halliday about it, and he begins to investigate Brant's activities.
Wedding Present (1936) as Pompous man
Three Married Men (1936) as Minister
The President Vanishes (1935) as Senator
Let 'Em Have It (1935) as Parole Board member
We follow the training and adventures of a team of young federal anti-gangster agents, Mal Stevens, Van Rensseler, and Tex Logan. After foiling a kidnap attempt on socialite Eleanor Spencer (an old flame of Van's), Mal falls for her; but they're at odds over her belief in the innocence of her chauffeur Joe Keefer (whom Mal knows was involved) and her young brother Buddy's desire to join the federal agents. This conflict climaxes with the pursuit of an Ohio bank-robbing gang.
Ladies at Ease (1927) as John McMay
Lightning Bill (1926) as Daniel Carson
Upstage (1926) as Stage manager
The Marriage Clause (1926) as Stage manager
Penrod (1922) as
Maid of the West (1921) as Bruce

Cast (short)

Assistant Wives (1927)
An underpaid lawyer tries to convince his boss that he needs a raise, and sways a waitress to go along with the ruse in this silent short film.

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