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Walter Anthony Merrill

Walter Anthony Merrill



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Cast (feature film)

Sergeants 3 (1962) as Telegrapher
Three adventurous Cavalry officers and their bugler take on a renegade chief.
Cimarron (1960) as Reporter
A pioneer couple plays a major role in the settling of Oklahoma.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960) as Gambler
Classic Mark Twain story of a young troublemaker who tries to help a runaway slave.
Career (1959) as Still man
A struggling Broadway actor suffers the ups and downs of trying to make it big, and soon learns the ropes of having to play hardball to get he wants.
Last Train from Gun Hill (1959) as Conductor
A Western Marshall discovers the man who raped and murdered his wife is his best friend''''s son.
Hot Spell (1958) as
A housewife becomes frustrated by her loveless marriage and her husband's uneasy relationship with their children.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) as Party guest
A dying plantation owner tries to help his alcoholic son solve his problems.
King Creole (1958) as Mr. McIntyre
A singer with a criminal past gets drawn back into the mob.
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) as Barber
Dramatization of the legendary battle between Wyatt Earp and the Clanton Gang.
The Vampire (1957) as Carl James
An experimental treatment turns a small-town doctor into a vampire.
The Sad Sack (1957) as Conductor
A hopelessly innocent private gets himself kidnapped in Morocco.
Hear Me Good (1957) as Agent
The Rainmaker (1956) as Townsman
A fake rainmaker melts the heart of a Kansas spinster while trying to save the town''s crops.
Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956) as Guest at Sands
A ballerina becomes a gambler's lucky charm.
It's a Dog's Life (1955) as Judge
A bull terrier rises from rags to riches.
Trial (1955) as Workman
A Mexican boy accused of rape and murder becomes a pawn for Communists and red-baiters.
Interrupted Melody (1955) as Assistant stage manager
True story of Australian opera singer Marjorie Lawrence and her battle against polio.
She Couldn't Say No (1954) as Gas station attendant
An heiress decides to pass out anonymous gifts in a small town.
The Clown (1953) as
In this remake of The Champ, a drunken clown tries to make a comeback so he can keep his son.
Donovan's Brain (1953) as Hotel desk clerk
A scientist keeps an unscrupulous tycoon's brain alive and falls under its influence.
Above and Beyond (1953) as Reporter
The pilot who helped drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima struggles with the demands of the dangerous mission.
Half a Hero (1953) as
A married writer moves to the suburbs to research a story.
Million Dollar Mermaid (1952) as Camerman
True story of Annette Kellerman, the world''''s first great swimming star.
The Girl in White (1952) as Photographer
Biography of Emily Dunning, the first woman doctor to practice in a New York hospital.
The Narrow Margin (1952) as Officer Allen
A tough cop meets his match when he has to guard a gangster's moll on a tense train ride.
Holiday for Sinners (1952) as Reporter
Three old friends reunite during Mardi Gras and try to forget their problems.
Goodbye, My Fancy (1951) as Clay
When she returns to her alma mater to pick up an honorary degree, a congresswoman re-ignites an old flame.
The Magnificent Yankee (1951) as Reporter
True story of the lifelong love affair between Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes and his wife.
Gambling House (1951) as Reporter
A gambler faces deportation when he gets mixed up with murder.
September Affair (1951) as Taxi driver
An industrialist (Joseph Cotton) and a pianist (Joan Fontaine) meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate, they are reported dead in a crash though they weren't on the plane. This gives them the opportunity to live together free from their previous lives. Unfortunately, this artificial arrangement leads to greater and greater stress. Eventually the situation collapses when they come to pursue their original, individual interests without choosing a common path.
My Friend Irma Goes West (1950) as Cabbie
All the King's Men (1950) as Man in city bar
A backwoods politician rises to the top only to become corrupted.
The File on Thelma Jordon (1950) as Reporter
A woman seduces a District Attorney and pulls him into a web of theft and murder.
The Yellow Cab Man (1950) as Spectator
An inventor's unbreakable glass attracts the attention of businessmen and gangsters.
Scene of the Crime (1949) as Detective
A detective tries to solve a policeman's murder.
The Girl from Jones Beach (1949) as Guest
An artist discovers a real-life version of the perfect woman he's been drawing for years.
Adam's Rib (1949) as
Husband-and-wife lawyers argue opposite sides in a sensational women's rights case.
The Set-Up (1949) as
An aging boxer defies the gangsters who've ordered him to throw his last fight.
My Friend Irma (1949) as Newspaperman
Based on the long-running radio show. Irma is a likeable airhead who meddles in her roommate's love-life. Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, in their first screen appearance, are juice-bar operators who are discovered when a self-proclaimed manager hears Martin's golden voice. Irma's roommate wants to marry her rich boss, but instead falls in love with Martin.
Any Number Can Play (1949) as Poker player
The owner of a gambling casino tries to win back his estranged wife and child.
The Threat (1949) as Reporter
An escaped con kidnaps the people he thinks put him behind bars.
Act of Violence (1949) as Man at bar
An embittered veteran tracks down a POW camp informer.
The Bribe (1949) as American
A sultry singer tries to tempt a federal agent from the straight-and-narrow.
A Southern Yankee (1948) as Confederate soldier
A bellboy masquerades as a spy and lands behind enemy lines during the Civil War.
On an Island with You (1948) as Photographer
A movie star falls for a handsome naval officer during location shooting in Hawaii.
I Walk Alone (1948) as Schreiber
An ex-convict discovers the world of crime has changed drastically since he went up the river.
Killer McCoy (1947) as Reporter
A lightweight boxer gets mixed up in murder.
Buck Privates Come Home (1947) as Tie buyer
Two ex-soldiers return from overseas--one of them having smuggled into the country a French orphan girl he has become attached to. They wind up running into their old sergeant--who hates them--and getting involved with a race-car builder who's trying to find backers for a new midget racer he's building.
I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now? (1947) as Hawker
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
Merton of the Movies (1947) as Von Strutt's cameraman
A star-struck hick goes to Hollywood to become a star.
Obliging Young Lady (1942) as Cousin
A lawyer''''s secretary tries to protect a controversial client from prying eyes at an over-crowded hotel.
My Favorite Spy (1942) as Man at Allen's officer
Bandleader Kay Kyser leaves his bride at the altar to help catch international spies.
They All Kissed the Bride (1942) as Truck driver
A woman running a trucking company falls for the reporter out to expose her business practices.
Sleepytime Gal (1942) as Reporter
Two Latins from Manhattan (1941) as Steward
Parachute Battalion (1941) as Sergeant
Army men train for the parachute corps.
Blondie in Society (1941) as Salesman
Dagwood brings home a pedigreed Great Dane which an important company client wants and which Blondie enters in the big dog show. A highlight of this film is the canine burping display.
The Face Behind the Mask (1941) as Joe
When a fire leaves him hideously scarred, an immigrant turns to crime.
He Stayed for Breakfast (1940) as Guard
Beware, Spooks! (1939) as Barker
Inept bungler Joe E. Brown saves the day when he traps some wanted criminals in the Coney Island funhouse. Starring Joe E. Brown, Mary Carlisle, Clarence Kolb, Marc Lawrence, Don Beddoe.
For Love or Money (1939) as Luke
Outside These Walls (1939) as Writer
Man from Montreal (1939) as Sentry
North of Shanghai (1939) as Travel clerk
Smashing the Spy Ring (1938) as Camerman
The Lady Objects (1938) as Bennett
I Am the Law (1938) as Reporter
A law professor signs on as special prosecutor to take on the mob.
Wanted by the Police (1938) as Trigger
When G-Men Step In (1938) as Phoneman
Fred Garth (Don Terry) owns a printing establishment and poses as a business research expert, but actually runs several white-collar rackets operating by means of high-pressure telephone soliciting. He has sent his younger brother, Bruce Garth (Robert Paige), through law school with the intention of making him his legal watch-dog. But idealist Bruce enrolls as a Department of Justice investigator, and is detailed to track down charity and other phoney rackets. Both brothers are in love with attractive socialite Marjorie Drake (Julie Bishop as Jacqueline Wells), who is unaware of Fred's schemes and he uses her to meet other social leaders with pet charities and his salesmen sell them the program ads at five times the charity rate. Bruce and his partner Neale (Gene Morgan) trace the phone rackets to Bruce and a confrontation looms.
The Main Event (1938) as Reporter
No Time to Marry (1938) as Reporter
Little Miss Roughneck (1938) as Reporter
A talented 10-year-old singing prodigy, Foxine LaRue (Edith Fellows), who is only slightly less artificial and theatrical than her name, is pushed into vaudeville by her stage-mother mama, Gert LaRue (Margaret Irving), who is even more artificial and theatrical than her name. Foxine's pretty and older sister, Mary LaRue (Julie Bishop as Jacqueline Wells) makes sacrifices to support the trio. Al Partridge (Scott Kolk as Scott Colton), a hollywood agent becomes interested in Mary and takes the family trio to Hollywood in the hopes of Foxine getting into the movies. After several incidents by the rowdy Foxine on the train, and later at International Studios, Foxine is further from being in the movies than she was in New York. Gert decides that a "hoax" kidnapping is just the ticket to get Foxine the publicity to land a studio contract. That night Foxine dresses as a boy, disarranges her room, leaves a "ransom note" and hops a freight train. The police arrive the next morning and hear Mary accuse Al and Gert of staging the kidnapping, and they are arrested. Foxine leaves the train several hundred miles away and takes shelter with the good-natured Pascual Orozco (Leo Carrillo) and his family. The arrested pair are released when the police receive another ransom note (sent by Foxine.)
The Devil Is Driving (1937) as Reporter
It's All Yours (1937) as Reporter
She Married an Artist (1937) as Reporter
Life Begins with Love (1937) as Director
Racketeers in Exile (1937) as G-man
The Mandarin Mystery (1936) as Craig
End of the Trail (1936) as
In the battle of San Juan Hill, Rough Rider Dale Brittenham (Jack Holt) saves the life, at the expense of losing the sight of one eye, of Bob Hildreth (Guinn Williams.) Invalided to a hospital they meet nurse Belle Pearson (Louise Henry) and a love-feud begins between Dale and Bob over Belle. At the end of the war Dale and Bob return to Halsey, a small mid-western cattle town,where Belle comes as a school teacher, bringing her brother Larry (John McGuire.) Cattle thieves have run ranchers out of business and Bill Mason (Douglass Dumbrille) seems to be the only prosperous citizen.Bob gets his pre-war job back and is made Chief Deputy for Sheriff Anderson (Frank Shannon.) Dale can't get work and leaves town. Broke and hungry he shows up at the Square Deal Saloon in Fremont Pass,where Mason offers him a job herding wild horses out of the territory. Dale soon learns that Mason is the head of the rustlers and starts re-stealing the cattle from Mason's rustlers. Mason can't report them to the sheriff since they weren't his to begin with. Dale's recycling program makes him enough money to open a club called "Little Cuba." Larry is working as an undercover deputy, and Dale warns him that Mason and his men are on to him,and he needs to stay out of the South Valley. Mason's men kidnap Larry and Dale rescues him but kills one of Mason's men. Bob sees the killing, but rather than arrest his old friend Dale, decides to resign. Dale arranges to send Larry to California, decides to go straight and Belle accepts his marriage proposal.While they are preparing to close "Little Cuba", a truck rolls by and dumps Larry's dead body. Dales knows Mason did it and, despite Bob's efforts to persuade him to let the law take care of it,kills Mason. This time, Bob cannot forsake his sworn duty and arrests Dale, who is convicted and sentenced to death. As he is led away, he waves proudly to the weeping Belle and Bob.
Parlor, Bedroom and Bath (1931) as Frederick Leslie
A henpecked husband gets in hot water when he becomes a landlord.
The Lightning Flyer (1931) as Tom Summers
The Office Wife (1930) as Ted O'Hara
A gold-digging secretary sets out to lure her boss from his straying wife.
Below the Deadline (1929) as Donald Cornwall
While London Sleeps (1926) as Thomas Hallard

Writer (feature film)

Justice Takes a Holiday (1933) as Story

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