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Cast (feature film)

Set This Town on Fire (1973)
After serving seven years for manslaughter, a man returns home to run for mayor following the disclosure that the local newspaper editor, whose eyewitness testimony had put him behind bars, now has second thoughts and the town drunk now has confessed to the crime. Filmed in 1969 as "The Profane Come
Screaming Woman, The (1972)
A contemporary gothic horror story that has a dowager, an ex-mental patient, discovering a woman buried alive and screaming for help on the grounds of her sprawling estate, but her family feels that her mind has snapped and refuses to believe the bizarre story in its greed to get hold of her money i
Madigan (1968) as Detective O'Mara
NYC police detective Madigan has 72 hours to find the mobster who got away with his gun.
A Guide for the Married Man (1967) as
Robert Morse and Walter Mathau are friends. Though both are married, Mathau discovers Morris is fooling around. When asked about it, Morse passes on the oral history and guide to fooling around without your wife finding out. This is done by a series of vignettes with cameos from famous actors that illustrate the point Morse wants to make. Between pieces of advice, we follow Matheau as he begins to prepare for his big affair.
A Gathering of Eagles (1963) as Captain Linc
A devoted Air Force commander sacrifices happiness in the name of duty.
Cash McCall (1960) as Reporter
A corporate spoiler makes a play for a failing company and the owner''''s daughter.
The FBI Story (1959) as Driver
A dedicated FBI agent thinks back on the agency's battles against the Klan, organized crime and Communist spies.
A Private's Affair (1959) as Capt. Hickman
In Love and War (1958) as Lieutenant
Three marines take shore leave in San Francisco during World War II: Wagner to a lower class dysfunctional family, Hunter to his pregnant fiancée, and the upper class Dillman to a high-living playgirl. Each must decide whether to make the best of their situation, or break out of it. Wagner drowns his troubles in alcohol, losing the respect of a potential lover; Hunter marries his fiancée but realizes he may not survive the war to see his child; while Dillman sheds his decadent girlfriend for a pure-hearted Hawaiian nurse. Later in battle, a heroic act costs one of the marines his life.
Peyton Place (1957) as Naval officer
Small-town scandals erupt when a repressed woman deals with her daughter''s move into adulthood.
Kiss Them for Me (1957) as Lieutenant j. g.
Three navy war heroes are booked on a morale-building "vacation" in San Francisco and plan to throw a wild party.
Bombers B-52 (1957) as Barnes
A hard-nosed Air Force sergeant tries to keep his daughter from dating a hotshot flyer.
Three Brave Men (1957) as Sanford
A Navy Security employee gets discharged after being suspected of "Communist affiliations." With the help of a lawyer and the Secretary of the Navy, his life long commitment to the military is established and he is returned to service with back pay.
Between Heaven and Hell (1956) as Medic
A wealthy, bigoted Southerm man enters the service shortly after Pearl Harbor and learns some lessons about racism and survival from an aging sharecropper.
Hilda Crane (1956) as Man at station
Phantom of the Jungle (1955)
Braving danger from hostile savages called the "Pack Rats", Dr. Tom Reynolds/Ramar of the Jungle (Jon Hall), Professor Howard Ogden (Ray Montgomery) and Nancy Arlington (Anne Gwynne) go into the jungle seeking her father, Dr. Arlington (Kenneth MacDonald), believed to have died in an archaeological expedition. They find him alive and rescue him from a renegade guide. After escaping an attack by savage Bessanos, under the leadership of the guide, who is killed in the fight, Reynolds recovers a golden tablet from the tribe.
Sincerely Yours (1955) as Mr. Neff
Hearing loss creates professional and romantic crises for a concert pianist.
Down Among the Sheltering Palms (1953) as Lt. Everly
Two Army officers stationed in the South Pacific find romance in this idyllic setting.
Eyes of the Jungle (1953)
Another feature film from the makers of the "Ramar of the Jungle" television series in which three TV episodes were stitched together and sent out as a feature film. Let somebody who knows the series(or cares) identify the TV episodes but the three used here were about a phony fossil hunter; recovery of a gold plaque stolen by two Americans; and the third was about the breaking up of a slave girl ring. The TV influence carries on when the heroes are about to embark on a fourth adventure at the end.
Bandits of the West (1953) as Steve Erdington
Marshal Rocky Lane (Allan Lane) learns of a plan to obstruct the promotion of natural gas in his town. Bud Galloway (Roy Barcroft), ranch boss for Jeff Chadwick (Trevor Bardette)who has just gained his release from prison, is the ringleader of the gang fighting the gas company, headed by Joanne Collier (Cathy Downs.) Galloway tampers the gas line and kills an old man, and Chadwick is blamed. Galloway, knowing that Lane suspects him, hires Dutch Clyburn (Robert Bice) to kill both Lane and Chadwick. Lane learns that Galloway framed Chadwick for the murder of Joanne's father. Galloway gets his in an explosion, Joanne and Steve Edrington (Ray Montgomery)look like they are going to team up, and Rocky and "Black Jack" ride out of town. Evidently heading for El Paso for "El Paso Stampede", as this was the next-to-last film in the series for Allan 'Rocky" Lane and His Stallion "Black Jack." Lane would go on to become the voice of TV's "Mr. Ed", while "Black Jack" retired to a pasture.
White Goddess (1953) as Howard Ogden
Dr. Tom Reynolds (Jon Hall) returns to Africa, where he was born of missionary parents, to do research on medicines that are reputed to keep a "White Goddess" (Millicent Patrick) eternally young. With his friend Howard Ogden (Ray Montgomery) and his guide Charley Smart (James Fairfax), Tom rescues Trudy Vantyne (M'Liss McClure), a trader's daughter, from savages who capture and hypnotize her, planning to make her a rival White Goddess. Two escaped convicts, Atkins (Lucien Prival) and Vail (Robert Williams) persuade the White Goddess, in reality the wife of another escapee, to flee with the tribal riches, but all three are killed trying to escape.
The I Don't Care Girl (1953) as Army lieutenant
This musical biopic presents the life of vaudeville headliner Eva Tanguay.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) as Peters
Two singers work their way to Paris, enjoying the company of eligible men they meet along the way.
Pickup on South Street (1953) as FBI man
A petty thief accidentally steals a communist spy''''s purse.
Destination Gobi (1953) as Pilot
A group of US Navy weathermen taking measurements in the Gobi desert in World War II are force to seek the help of Mongol nomads to regain their ship while under attack from the Japanese airforce. The Mongols are rewarded by an airlift of the finest saddles.
Sabre Jet (1953) as Maj. James Daniel
A reporter covering the lives of Air Force wives during the Korean War runs into her estranged husband, an Air Force colonel.
Column South (1953) as Trooper Keit
As Lt. Jed Sayre struggles to prevent pre-Civil War tensions and a racist commanding officer from triggering war between the U.S. Cavalry and Navajo Indians, he finds his efforts are being undermined by the machinations of Confederate sympathizers.
Stars and Stripes Forever (1952) as Marine Non-com
A film biography of the composer John Philip Sousa.
One Minute to Zero (1952) as Officer
A U.S. colonel in Korea tries to evacuate American civilians.
Bugles in the Afternoon (1952) as Osborne
Old enemies stationed together at an Army post vie for the same woman.
Monkey Business (1952) as Policeman
A scientist's search for the fountain of youth makes him and his wife regress to childhood.
The Las Vegas Story (1952) as Desk clerk
When newlyweds visit Las Vegas, the wife's shady past comes to the surface.
Tomahawk (1951) as Blair Streeter
In 1866, a new gold discovery and an inconclusive conference force the U.S. Army to build a road and fort in territory ceded by previous treaty to the the disgust of frontier scout Jim Bridger, whose Cheyenne wife led him to see the conflict from both sides. The powder-keg situation needs only a spark to bring war, and violent bigots like Lieut. Rob Dancy are all too likely to provide this. Meanwhile, Bridger's chance of preventing catastrophe is dimmed by equally wrenching personal conflicts. Unusually accurate historically.
Love Nest (1951) as Mr. Gray
Newlyweds try to manage a New York apartment building and its eccentric tenants.
People Will Talk (1951) as Doctor
A controversial doctor gets mixed up with an unwed mother.
Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell (1951) as Reporter
A genius tests his ideas about staying young at a retirement home.
Starlift (1951) as Capt. Nelson
An actress and an air transport crewman fall in love in this star-studded salute to the Korean war.
Backfire (1950) as Attendant
A veteran tries to clear an old friend of a murder charge.
White Heat (1949) as Trent
A government agent infiltrates a gang run by a mother-fixated psychotic.
South of St. Louis (1949) as Soldier
A Kiss in the Dark (1949) as Chet Hale
A concert pianist inherits an apartment house full of loony tenants.
It's a Great Feeling (1949) as Walsh assistant
When nobody at Warner Bros. will work with him, movie star Jack Carson decides to turn an unknown into his co-star.
John Loves Mary (1949) as Elevator man
A World War II veteran's marriage of convenience threatens his real wedding plans.
One Sunday Afternoon (1949) as A dandy
A dentist in turn-of-the-century New York thinks he may have married the wrong girl.
The Lady Takes a Sailor (1949) as Lab man
A woman is saved from drowning by a mysterious submarine, but nobody believes her.
The House Across the Street (1949) as Reporter
Mob pressure sends a crusading reporter from the front page to the advice column.
Task Force (1949) as Pilot
A naval officer devotes his life to the development of the aircraft carrier.
The Girl from Jones Beach (1949) as Man dancing
An artist discovers a real-life version of the perfect woman he's been drawing for years.
The Big Punch (1948) as
Gangsters frame a boxer for murder when he refuses to throw a fight.
Silver River (1948) as Young man
A ruthless gambler''''s rise to power is cut short by character flaws.
Smart Girls Don't Talk (1948) as Auto park attendant
A society woman gets involved with a gangster only to find he has hidden plans.
Whiplash (1948) as Press man
An artist becomes a boxer but finds that it may not have been the best career choice.
To the Victor (1948) as Soldier
An American blackmarketeer falls in love with the wife of Nazi collaborator.
June Bride (1948) as Jim Mitchell
Two bickering reporters turn a small-town wedding into a battleground.
Romance on the High Seas (1948) as Michael's assistant
A singer on a Caribbean cruise gets mixed up in a series of romantic problems.
Johnny Belinda (1948) as Tim Moore
A small-town doctor helps a deaf-mute farm girl learn to communicate.
Embraceable You (1948) as Ambulance driver
When he accidentally injures a young girl, a gangster risks his freedom to nurse her.
Wallflower (1948) as Chet
Two sisters compete for the same man.
Fighter Squadron (1948) as Corp. Walsh
A dedicated flyer pushes himself and those around him during a perilous World War II campaign.
That Hagen Girl (1947) as College student
A small-town teenager thinks a lawyer is her illegitimate dad.
The Unsuspected (1947) as Reporter
The producer of a radio crime series commits the perfect crime, then has to put the case on the air.
The Unfaithful (1947) as Male secretary
While her husband is away, a woman gets mixed up in murder.
Deception (1946) as Wedding guest
A woman tries to protect her refugee husband from her rich and powerful ex-lover.
Action in the North Atlantic (1943) as Ahearn
A Merchant Marine crew fights off enemy attacks at the start of World War II.
Air Force (1943) as Asst. radio operator [Chester]
A bomber crew sees World War II action over the Pacific.
The Hard Way (1943) as Johnny Gilpin
An ambitious woman doesn't care who she hurts in her drive to make her sister a star.
Murder on the Waterfront (1943) as Sailor
Nazis and entertainers are involved in an inventor''''s murder.
The Male Animal (1942) as Student
A college professor fights censorship and an amorous football player who's after his wife.
All Through the Night (1942) as Reporter
A criminal gang turns patriotic to track down a Nazi spy ring.
Bullet Scars (1942) as Photographer
Hoods kidnap an honest doctor to patch up one of their own.
The Gay Sisters (1942) as Joe
A New York aristocrat marries for the money to save the family mansion.
Larceny, Inc. (1942) as Young man
An ex-convict and his gang try to use a luggage store to front a bank robbery, but business keeps getting in the way.
Murder in the Big House (1942) as Reporter
Two reporters take on a murder ring at the state pen.
Wings for the Eagle (1942) as Young man
Dedicated aircraft workers compete for the same girl.
Captains of the Clouds (1942) as Aircraftsman Hodges
A mail flyer joins the Canadian air force for fun but has to prove his worth when he goes to war.
You're in the Army Now (1941) as Soldier
Two incompetent door-to-door salesmen enlist by accident.

Cast (short)

Men of the Sky (1942)
This short film, produced in cooperation with the U.S. Army Air Force during WWII, focuses on a group of fledgling pilots receiving their wings. Vitaphone Release 1017-1018A.
Winning Your Wings (1942)
Starring James Stewart, this short film is designed to encourage recruits for the American Army Air Forces. Vitaphone Release 960-961A.
Soldiers in White (1941)
In this short film, a man comes to understand his position in the Army Medical Corps. Vitaphone Release 661-662A.

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