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Cast (feature film)

Law of the Lawless (1964) as
A former gunfighter now a circuit court judge faces his father''s killer in a small post-Civil War Kansas town.
Advise & Consent (1962) as
A controversial presidential nomination threatens the careers of several prominent politicians.
Summer and Smoke (1961) as
A small-town spinster''''s repressed love for the local rebel spells danger.
Heller in Pink Tights (1960) as Bartender
Touring actors in the wild West brave Indians and outlaws.
The Last Hurrah (1958) as
A political boss faces changing times as he runs for re-election.
Wild Is the Wind (1958) as Priest
A woman marries her late sister''''s husband but finds true love with his son from an earlier marriage.
Once Upon a Horse... (1958) as Henry Dick Coryell
Dan and Doc are incompetent desperados who plan to give crime one more try before going straight. Miss Amity Babb is the shapely toast of Empty Cup, Colorado who sets prices by Wall Street, never loses at poker, and rules the town (and the sheriff) with a cash register in a velvet glove. When Amity and our two heroes meet, the slapstick burlesque of Western cliches grows ever wilder...
Screaming Mimi (1958) as Male nurse
A serial killer stalks an exotic dancer in New Orleans.
I Married a Woman (1958) as Official
A neglected wife sets out to make her adman exec husband jealous.
The Buster Keaton Story (1957) as Susan's father
The Lonely Man (1957) as Old man
An outlaw tries to make peace with his estranged son.
Loving You (1957) as Mack
Elvis Presley plays Deke Rivers, a gas station attendent who is discoverd by publicist Glenda Markle (Lizabeth Scott) and country-western musician Tex Warner (Wendell Corey) who want to promote the talented newcomer to fame and fortune, first by changing Deke's name to Jimmy Tompkins, and giving him every break he deserves.
Beau James (1957) as Policeman
The story of Jimmy Walker who became mayor of New York in the '20s. Used by professional politicians and money-grabbers, Walker himself was "stupid but clean", although his open affair with Betty Compton cost him dear.
The Benny Goodman Story (1956) as
The legendary band leader fights to make swing acceptable.
Ransom! (1956) as
A wealthy couple tries to cope with the press and the police when their son is kidnapped.
The Search for Bridey Murphy (1956) as Duncan Murphy, Sr./Duncan Murphy, Jr., age 70
After being shown what hypnotism can do, a Doctor sets out to study it in depth. When experimenting on his friend's wife, she regresses back to an earlier life- that of Bridey Murphy. Several hypnotic sessions explore the life and death of Murphy, a 19th Century Irish lady who lived in Cork and Belfast from 1798 to 1864. The Doctor then attempts to verify if Bridey Murphy really existed.
Ain't Misbehavin' (1955) as Bert Hicks
It's a Dog's Life (1955) as Barker
A bull terrier rises from rags to riches.
The Glenn Miller Story (1954) as Garage man
The famed bandleader fights to establish himself and keep his family going.
A Star Is Born (1954) as Nightclub man in "Born in a Trunk"
A falling star marries the newcomer he's helping reach the top.
Rogue Cop (1954) as Elevator man
A police detective on the take tries to catch his brother''''s killer.
The Mississippi Gambler (1953) as
Mark Fallon, with partner Kansas John Polly, tries to introduce honest gambling on the riverboats. His first success makes enemies of the crooked gamblers and of fair Angelique Dureau, whose necklace he won. Later in New Orleans, Mark befriends Angelique's father, but she still affects to despise him as his gambling career brings him wealth. Duelling, tragedy, and romantic complications follow.
Above and Beyond (1953) as Reporter
The pilot who helped drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima struggles with the demands of the dangerous mission.
Affair with a Stranger (1953) as Hammond
A playwright and his wife search the past for the key to saving their troubled marriage.
With a Song in My Heart (1952) as Officer
This film focuses on the rise of an aspiring songstress.
Somebody Loves Me (1952) as Musician
Fearless Fagan (1952) as Reporter
When a circus clown is drafted, he tries to sneak his pet lion into the service.
Young Man With Ideas (1952) as Court clerk
A country lawyer moves his family to Los Angeles.
Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair (1952) as Spieler
The hillbilly farmers try to raise money to send their daughter to college.
Meet Me at the Fair (1952) as
In 1904, Doc Tilbee, medicine show huckster and champion tall-tale teller, gives a ride to a young boy escaped from an orphanage, where bad conditions (the result of political graft) are being investigated by new appointee Zerelda Wing, who doesn't know that her fiancée is one of the politicians responsible. Tad wants to stay with his new friend Doc, who is attracted to Zerelda, to the discomfiture of his old flame Clara...all amid nostalgic musical numbers.
The Las Vegas Story (1952) as Bartender
When newlyweds visit Las Vegas, the wife's shady past comes to the surface.
The Winning Team (1952) as Barker
Baseball great Grover Cleveland Alexander fights his way back from a blinding injury.
The Company She Keeps (1951) as Waiter
A lady con artist sets out to steal her parole officer's fiance.
Starlift (1951) as Doctor
An actress and an air transport crewman fall in love in this star-studded salute to the Korean war.
The Guy Who Came Back (1951) as Station master
Former football star Harry Joplin is down on his luck, both in his career and in his married life. He seems convinced of his own unworthiness, but a chance to play in a charity football game helps him see his life in a new light.
A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950) as
In 1876 Dawson wants to prevent a train from getting to Tomahawk CO on time, to keep it from competing with his stage coach line. Kit, who must get the train to its goal, forces Johnny aboard as the needed passenger. Madame Adelaide's showgirls (including Marilyn as Clara) ride along and, en route to Tomahawk, join Johnny in "Oh, What a Forward Young Man You Are."
Mister 880 (1950) as U.S. marshal
A beloved old man is secretly Mister 880, an amateurish counterfeiter.
The Secret Fury (1950) as Postman
A mysterious figure tries to stop a woman's marriage by driving her mad.
The Woman on Pier 13 (1950) as Waiter at cocktail bar
Communists blackmail a shipping executive into spying for them.
Born to Be Bad (1950) as Arthur
An ambitious girl steals a rich husband but keeps her lover on the side.
Walk Softly, Stranger (1950) as Poker player
A small-time crook on the run is reformed by the love of a crippled woman.
For Heaven's Sake (1950) as Michael
An angel''''s earthly mission takes a wrong turn when he falls in love with mortal life.
The Lady Takes a Sailor (1949) as Apartment house clerk
A woman is saved from drowning by a mysterious submarine, but nobody believes her.
Easy Living (1949) as Bartender
An aging football star risks his health when his greedy wife won't let him retire.
Mighty Joe Young (1949) as Waiter
Showmen try to exploit a giant ape raised by an orphan.
Abandoned (1949) as Plainclothesman
House of Strangers (1949) as Announcer
After years in prison, Max promises revenge on his brothers for their betrayal. His lover Irene and memories of his past yield him a broader perspective.
A Dangerous Profession (1949) as Gus
A bail bondsman is asked to raise money to free his girlfriend's husband.
Flamingo Road (1949) as Barker
A stranded carnival dancer takes on a corrupt political boss when she marries into small-town society.
The Life of Riley (1949) as Moe
A factory worker tries to cope when his daughter dates the boss's son.
Chicken Every Sunday (1949) as Bartender
A woman takes in boarders to support her husband''''s harebrained financial schemes.
Top O' the Morning (1949) as Clark O'Ryan
A singing insurance investigator comes to Ireland to recover the stolen Blarney Stone.
Jiggs and Maggie in Court (1948) as Grogan
Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948) as Waiter
A middle-aged man accidentally catches a mermaid and falls in love.
Call Northside 777 (1948) as Parole Board member
A Chicago reporter re-opens a ten year old murder case.
You Were Meant for Me (1948) as Ticket seller
A small town girl finds married life difficult with a bandleader in the 1920s.
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
Bringing Up Father (1946) as Grogharty
This Love of Ours (1945) as Chabon
At a convention, medical researcher Michel Touzac goes with colleagues to see stage caricaturist Targel, whose assistant Florence recognizes him...and attempts suicide. Saved by Touzac's new technique, Florence is revealed in a flashback as Michel's abandoned wife Karin, whom their daughter Susette thinks is dead. Can Susette cope if they now re-unite?
The Constant Nymph (1943) as Kiril Trigorin
A composer finds inspiration in his wife's romantic cousin.
Smart Alecks (1942) as Warden
An attempt to raise funds for new baseball uniforms gets a group of boys mixed up in crime.
Mr. Wise Guy (1942) as Policeman
A group of delinquents tries to clear a man framed for a gangster''''s murder.
Bowery Blitzkrieg (1941) as Police lt.
An East Side Kid is saved from a life of crime when he becomes a Golden Gloves champ.
Beau Revel (1921) as Rossiter Wade
David and Jonathan (1920) as Jonathan Hawkesley
Four lifelong friends share one very special summer. Introduced as babies who were born to mothers who met in a prenatal aerobics class, the four grew up together and developed an enduring bond despite their distinctly different emerging personalities. Now, after years of sharing every triumph and l
The Scarlet Crystal (1917) as Billy Van Duyn
Her Soul's Inspiration (1917) as Philip Carstairs
The Isle of Life (1916) as Annibale

Sound (feature film)

The Wild Angels (1966) as Recording
Attempts to retrieve a stolen motorcycle land a gang member in the hospital.

Cast (special)

If You Knew Tomorrow (1958)
The story of Ned Carver, a newscaster whose teletype machine reports news that will happen instead of what has happened. He attempts to help the people whose lives are effected by the future. Ned attempts to save the lives of a newlywed couple whose car will be hit by a train at a gate crossing with

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