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Cast (feature film)

Top Secret Affair (1957) as Houseman
A female publishing magnate tries to keep a general she hates from securing a prestigious appointment.
Six Bridges to Cross (1955) as
Youth gang leader Jerry Florea is shot fleeing from a crime scene by rookie cop Ed Gallagher. Result: "he'll never have children of his own." Ed and Jerry develop a mutually beneficial friendship: Jerry gets the benefit of the doubt, Ed gets information that brings him rapid promotion. As years and jail terms go by, Ed's friendship with this likable rogue becomes strained, as hope for his reform dwindles. Can Jerry redeem himself in the end?
The Fat Man (1951) as Guard
An innocent dentist is murdered, the only apparent motive to steal a set of dental x-rays. To the police it looks like an accident, so Jane Adams, loyal dental assistant, consults massive private eye Brad Runyan (of radio fame); he's skeptical until he finds that Jane is being followed. The mystery deepens as Brad's search for missing dental patient Roy Clark reveals many ramifications and loose ends...
A Woman's Secret (1949) as Policeman
A retired singer takes on a protegee only to be betrayed by her.
The Senator Was Indiscreet (1948) as Politico
Dim-witted blowhard, Melvin G. Ashton, is a US Senator who wants to be President. He hires Lew Gibson, a talented PR man who gets Ashton in newsreels and on the front page, never thinking he'll win. But Ashton has a secret weapon: a diary documenting every shady deal his party's made for 35 years. With the diary, he blackmails the party leaders to support his candidacy, and he's on his way to the nomination. An unseen political enemy is after the diary, using the young and lovely Valerie Shepherd to get into the Senator's room, and Lew's fiancée, reporter Poppy McNaughton thinks she can get her hands on it, too, and stop Ashton. Will the otherwise unemployable dope become President?
The Velvet Touch (1948) as Plainclothesman
After accidentally killing her lecherous producer, a famous actress tries to hide her guilt.
Fighting Father Dunne (1948) as Newspaper vendor
A dedicated priest tries to reform a group of homeless boys in turn-of-the-century St. Louis.
Riffraff (1947) as
After lucking into a map to a rich oil field, a man has to dodge those out to steal it.
Where There's Life (1947) as O'Brien
The American heir to a European throne tries to elude assassins.
Magnificent Doll (1946) as Mr. Carroll
Dolly Payne is adored by two leaders of the fledgling American government, James Madison and Aaron Burr. She plays each against the other, not only for romantic reasons, but also to influence the shaping of the young country. By manipulating Burr's affections, she helps Thomas Jefferson win the presidency, and eventually she becomes First Lady of the land herself.
Notorious (1946) as Court stenographer
A U.S. agent recruits a German expatriate to infiltrate a Nazi spy ring in Brazil.
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.
The Hoodlum Saint (1946) as Reporter in utilities offices
After finding religion, a cynical newspaperman tries to help young hoods.
The Locket (1946) as Stenotypist
A dark personal secret drives a young woman to use every man she encounters.
Spook Busters (1946) as Police captain
When they set themselves up as ghost hunters, the Bowery Boys tangle with a mad scientist.
George White's Scandals (1945) as Waiter
Two sets of lovers come together while working on a big musical.
Up in Arms (1944) as Boat captain
A hypochondriac''''s imagined illnesses aren''''t enough to keep him out of the military.
Citizen Kane (1941) as Man singing at "Inquirer" party
The investigation of a publishing tycoon's dying words reveals conflicting stories about his scandalous life.
Stanley and Livingstone (1939) as Corporal
An American newspaper searches Africa for a lost explorer.
Squadron of Honor (1938) as Legionaire commander
The Toast of New York (1937) as Sergeant
A 19th century con artist rises from medicine shows to Wall Street.

Art Department (feature film)

Street of Darkness (1958) as Set Decoration
Ride a Violent Mile (1957) as Prop Master
Drango (1957) as Prop Master
A Union officer faces hostility when he's sent to rebuild a ruined southern town.
Zero Hour! (1957) as Prop Master
When a flight crew falls ill, the only man who can land the plane is afraid of flying.
Big House, U.S.A. (1955) as Prop Master
Convicts escape prison to uncover hidden loot.
Day of Triumph (1954) as Props
Shield for Murder (1954) as Prop Master
A crooked detective masterminds a robbery then fights to keep his money.
Beachhead (1954) as Prop Master
U.S. soldiers invade a Pacific Island during World War II to catch an informer.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Run and Jump (2013)
After a stroke leaves her husband mentally disabled and fundamentally changed, spirited Irish housewife Vanetia struggles to keep her family together in the wake of tragedy. A research grant from American doctor Ted Fielding, interested in documenting the family's recovery process, allows them to ge
A Walk in the Spring Rain (1970) as Prop
When her husband moves them to a small farming town, a woman falls in love with a married neighbor.
The Way West (1967) as Prop master
A senator hires a veteran scout to accompany a wagon train from Missouri to Oregon.
Von Ryan's Express (1965) as Prop master
Ryan, an American POW, leads his fellow prisoners on a dangerous escape from the Germans in Italy. Having seemingly made errors of judgement, Ryan has to win the support of the mainly British soldiers he is commanding.
Winter A-Go-Go (1965) as Prop
A teenaged ski bum tries to turn the lodge he''''s inherited into a hit music club.
The Caretakers (1963) as Prop master
A progressive psychiatrist clashes with the conservative head nurse at a state institution.
The Cabinet of Caligari (1962) as Prop master
Jane's car breaks down and she makes her way to a nearby estate, owned by a mysterious man named Caligari. Soon she finds that she has become a virtual prisoner, and none of the strange inhabitants of the estate are willing or capable of helping her escape. Caligari reveals himself as a passive pervert, showing her filthy pictures, spying on her, and trying to make her talk about intimate details of her life. She attempts to free herself by the only means at her disposal.
The Case of Patty Smith (1962) as Props
The Deadly Companions (1961) as Prop master
To make amends for killing a man, a Civil War veteran accompanies his corpse through dangerous territory.

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