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Cast (feature film)

Medical Story (1975) as Mrs Henderson
Paralleling the successful format of its sister show "Police Story", this pilot for the short-lived anthology series pits an idealistic intern against three established doctors over the question of whether a young actress should have a hysterectomy. Executive producer-writer Abby Mann was said to ha
Devil's Daughter, The (1973)
A young girl whose mother had sold her soul to the devil in infancy is now called to the fold by Satan (in the guise of Shelley Winters) who tries to marry her off to a fellow demon. This devil-worshipping horror tale was assembled by the producers and the writer of such later collaborations as "Sil
Over-the-hill Gang Rides Again, The (1970) as Mrs Murphy
In this sequel to "The Over-the-Hill Gang" (1969), the old-time comrades-in-arms join forces to sober up an old buddy, a down-and-out drunk, and restore his reputation. Fred Astaire made his TV-movie debut in this one and appeared in his only Western role.
Over-the-hill Gang, The (1969)
In this comedy Western, a retired Texas Ranger and three aged pals help to clean up a town run by a crooked mayor, a drunken judge and a trigger-happy sheriff. This marked the TV-movie debuts of both Rick Nelson and Gypsy Rose Lee, and it was the latter's farewell acting appearance.
Spencer's Mountain (1963) as Grandma Spencer
A Wyoming farmer fights to build a better life for his oldest son.
Walk on the Wild Side (1962) as Amy Gerard
A penniless farmer tracks the woman he loves to a New Orleans brothel.
Battle at Bloody Beach (1961) as Delia Ellis
This is only the second Audie Murphy movie set in WWII after his autobiographical "To Hell and Back." Here Murphy steps out of his usual kid-Western role to play a civilian working for the Navy helping supply guerilla insurgents in the Philippines. His sole motive is not politics nor bravery, but to find his bride from whom he was separated during the Japanese invasion two years before.
The McConnell Story (1955) as Spinster
A man''''s plans to settle down and raise a family are upset by the Korean War.
Foxfire (1955) as Mrs. Potter
Amanda Dartland accompanies her half-Apache husband Jonathan to a mining community where he will supervise the excavation of an almost mythical Apache treasure. His jealous rages and macho attitude cause her much misery, while the excavation project is threatened by prejudice and fear. Amanda tries to bridge the cultural gap, and Jonathan must do the same, or he will lose her. Mesmerizing brief performance by Celia Lovsky as Princess Saba.
Affair with a Stranger (1953) as Miss Crutcher
A playwright and his wife search the past for the key to saving their troubled marriage.
So This Is Love (1953) as Mrs. Wilson Green
Opera singer Grace Moore turns to popular music when her dreams of a classical career fail to materialize.
Room for One More (1952) as Teacher
A family with three children takes in troubled orphans.
Here Come the Nelsons (1952) as Miss Tompkins
The entire Nelson family become embroiled in confusion by the misunderstandings caused when Ozzie invites the attractive grown-up sister of a school chum to stay with the family during a centennial celebration in the community of Hillsdale. Meanwhile, Harriet unknowingly duplicates Ozzie's hospitality by extending an invitation to a male guest. The tranquility of the Nelson home is shattered when Ozzie and Harriet are pitted against one another in a game of tolerance while trying to keep their emotions at bay. Meanwhile, Ricky is kidnapped at the Fair by a pair of hoodlums, who have come to rob the Fair office.
No Room for the Groom (1952) as Aunt Elsa
Alvah, a young GI who happens to own a vineyard, elopes to Las Vegas with Lee, his housekeeper's daughter. But Alvah's chicken pox postpone the wedding night. The rest revolves around more delays to the consummation, caused by Lee's manipulative Mama and the flock of mostly obnoxious relatives with whom she's filled the house.
Rose of Cimarron (1952) as Emmy Anders
The Sword of Monte Cristo (1951) as Pepite
In 1858 France, Emperor Louis Napoleon (David Bond) sends Captain Renault (George Montgomery) of the Royal Dragoons, Minister La Roche (Berry Kroeger) and Major Nicolet (William Conrad) to Normandy in search of the members of a group of rebels. A Masked Cavalier (Paula Corday), the niece, Lady Christianne, of the Marquis De Montableau (Robert Warwick), announces at a secret meeting of the Normandy underground leaders that the fabled treasure of Monte Cristo was willed to her and she will use it to finance their cause. Her uncle, the only one who can decipher the symbols on the sword of Monte Cristo, the key to the treasure, derides her stand against the Emperor. La Roche takes possession of the sword and has the Marquis put into the dungeon. Christianne, as the Masked Cavalier, regains the sword from La Roche, but Captain Renault apprehends her and returns to sword to La Roche.
Passage West (1951) as Mom Brennan
Excuse My Dust (1951) as Mrs. Matilda Bullitt
An inventor''''s new automobile could put his girlfriend''''s livery stable out of business.
Black Hand (1950) as Tourist
In turn-of-the-century New York, an Italian seeks vengeance on the mobsters who killed his father.
Father of the Bride (1950) as Schoolteacher
A doting father faces mountains of bills and endless trials when his daughter marries.
The Skipper Surprised His Wife (1950) as Mrs. Leeds
A captain tries to keep home as tight as his ship.
Joe Palooka Meets Humphrey (1950) as Prunella Pennyworth
Joe Palooka (Joe Kirkwood Jr). and Anne Howe (Pamela Blake) go to Harrow Hot Springs to spend their honeymoon and shortly after they arrive, Humphrey Pennyworth (Robert Coogan), good-natured, small-town blacksmith, who has repaired their car, arrives and explains that he always guarantees his work for 30 days and wants to be on hand to ensure the motor works okay. Before long, Joe is matched in a benefit bout with Johnson, but the latter is replaced by Humphrey after being kayoed by him after he insulted Joe. Johnson's manager, Belden (Jerome Cowan), quickly tries to arrange to manage Humphrey, but Joe's manager Knobby Walsh (Leon Errol) realizes that Humphrey's amazing super strength is a menace to Joe's career, so he poses as English fight manager Lord Cecil Poole and takes over the management of Humphrey. Belden has a couple of his henchmen kidnap Poole/Walsh.
The Nevadan (1950) as
A U.S. Marshall tries to recover stolen gold.
Two Weeks with Love (1950) as Miss Zilly
Two sisters find romance during a turn-of-the-century family vacation.
Beauty on Parade (1950) as Mrs. Enfield-Hyphen-Hatch
The Next Voice You Hear (1950) as Aunt Ethel
The voice of God mystically appears on the radio, changing all who hear it.
Father Is a Bachelor (1950) as Adelaide Cassin
Five orphans ''''adopt'''' a loner and set out to find him a wife.
Dakota Lil (1950) as Sheriff's wife
The Judge Steps Out (1949) as Harriett
A judge flees the pressures of professional and family life for a job as a short-order cook.
In the Good Old Summertime (1949) as Aunt Addie
In this musical remake of The Shop Around the Corner, feuding co-workers in a small music shop do not realize they are secret romantic pen pals.
Rusty's Birthday (1949) as Carrie Simmons
A lost dog tries to find his way back to his beloved master.
Family Honeymoon (1949) as Aunt Jo [Stevens]
Grant Jordan, bachelor botany professor, marries Katie, a widow with three kids, despite the machinations of Grant's former girlfriend Minna. But on the wedding day, Aunt Jo, who was to babysit, breaks a leg; so the kids come along on the honeymoon. After misadventures en route, they make it to the Grand Canyon, only to find Minna there, still scheming.
Sleep, My Love (1948) as Helen
Claudette Colbert wakes up in the middle of the night on board a train, but she can't remember how she got there. Danger and suspense ensue.
Welcome Stranger (1947) as Miss Lennek
A small-town doctor resents the presence of a new younger physician and his newfangled ways.
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947) as Viola Simmons
In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office. Although the men object to her at first, she soon charms them all, especially the handsome young head of the company. Their romance gets sidetracked when she becomes involved in the Women's Suffrage movement.
They Won't Believe Me (1947) as Mrs. Hines
A faithless husband is charged with a murder he didn't commit.
The Hucksters (1947) as Miss Hammer
A war veteran fights for honesty in the advertising game.
The Arnelo Affair (1947) as Secretary
A neglected wife gets mixed up with an hypnotic charmer and murder.
Dead Reckoning (1947) as Mrs. Putnam
A tough veteran sets out to solve his war buddy's murder.
Nocturne (1946) as Cashier at Gotham
A police detective refuses to believe a composer''s death was suicide.
Murder in the Music Hall (1946) as Cleaner
Sentimental Journey (1946) as Miss Benson
An actress becomes fatally ill and adopts an orphan so that her husband will not be alone once she has died.
A Stolen Life (1946) as Gushy woman
A twin takes her deceased sister''''s place as wife of the man they both love.
Blondie's Lucky Day (1946) as Miss Phelan
Dagwood takes over the office in Dithers's absence and hires former WAC Mary Jane. Dagwood and the WAC become unemployed, the Bumsteads start their own business, and Dagwood gets his old job back.
Rendezvous with Annie (1946) as Secretary
I've Always Loved You (1946) as Music teacher
A conductor means to destroy the career of a former student, pianist Myra Hassman. Showing no mercy, he conspires to ruin her even as she wrestles with Rachmaninoff at Carnegie Hall.
Rhapsody in Blue (1945) as Telephone operator
Fictionalized biography of George Gershwin and his fight to bring serious music to Broadway.
The Brighton Strangler (1945) as Hotel maid
An actor playing a notorious killer begins to live the part.
Christmas in Connecticut (1945) as Prim secretary
A homemaking specialist who can't boil water is forced to provide a family holiday for a war hero.
The Girl of the Limberlost (1945) as Miss Blodgett
Based on Gene Stratton-Porter's novel and a remake of Columbia's 1934 "The Girl of the Limberlost" and 1939's "Romance of the Limberlost," this one has altered the kinship who-hates-the-girl relationship from an aunt to her mother. This time out, Elnora Comstock (Dorinda Clifton) lives on the edge of a great swamp and collects butterflies to sell in order to go to high school and pay for violin lessons. Her mother, Kate Comstock (Ruth Nelson), hates her as she blames the girl for the father's death as he drowned in a quagmire on the way home the night the girl was born. The years-late revelation that the husband had been off courting a neighbor woman that night brings an attitude adjustment to the mother.
Road to Alcatraz (1945) as Dorothy Stone
The Suspect (1945) as Miss Crevy
In 1902 London, unhappily married Philip Marshall meets young Mary Gray, who is unemployed and depressed. Their deepening friendship, though physically innocent, is discovered by Philip's wife who threatens him with exposure and scandal, driving him to kill her. Thereafter, fortune seems to smile on Philip Marshall; but does fate have a surprise in store?
Behind City Lights (1945) as Minnie Harkness
Junior Miss (1945) as Maid
New York teenager gets involved in everyone's lives by playing cupid. She turns the household upsidedown and gets her dad fired by fixing up her uncle with the boss's daughter.
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) as Librarian
A girl in the slums tries to find her way with the help of her devoted mother and alcoholic father.
Hollywood and Vine (1945) as Abigail [Whitehouse]
Over 21 (1945) as Secretary
When a newspaper editor enlists during World War II service, his wife has to run interference with his boss.
Roughly Speaking (1945) as "Tub" customer
A man's wild moneymaking schemes leave his wife to raise their family.
Molly and Me (1945) as Perkins
An actress becomes a housekeeper for a grumpy retired politician.
Ladies Courageous (1944) as Nurse
Enter Arsene Lupin (1944) as Wheeler
What a Man! (1944) as Constance
A timid office worker gets mixed up with the mob when he helps out a beautiful girl.
Mademoiselle Fifi (1944) as Mme. Follenvie
A German officer tries to force a French laundress to become his mistress.
Gaslight (1944) as Lady
A newlywed fears she's going mad when strange things start happening at the family mansion.
The Invisible Man's Revenge (1944) as Norma
An eager scientist (John Carradine) tests his new formula for invisibility on an escaped fugitive (Jon Hall). When the formula works the criminal runs off to terrorize a family he believes cheated him out of a fortune years earlier.
In the Meantime, Darling (1944) as Mrs. Dalrymple
A young bride who comes from a rich family has a hard time adjusting to life in a boarding house with other soldiers and their wives. Her spoiled ways cause resentment from the other wives and problems with her husband.
Here Come the Waves (1944) as Cabot fan act
Twin sisters Rosemary and Susie Allison are successful nightclub performers. Their act is about to come to a close when serious-minded Rosemary announces she's joining the Waves. Fun-loving Susie decides to enlist also, especially after she learns that crooner Johnny Cabot has just been drafted by the Navy.
The Pearl of Death (1944) as Housekeeper
Sherlock Holmes investigates the link between a stolen pearl and a series of murders.
Happy Land (1943) as Mattie Dyer
A small-town druggist thinks back on the life of the son who has just died in World War II.

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