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Cast (feature film)

The Notorious Mr. Monks (1958) as Coroner
Gunman's Walk (1958) as Townsman
A rancher''''s rebellious son tries to teach him that violence is no longer an answer.
Cole Younger, Gunfighter (1958) as Jury foreman
A young man in trouble with the Texas state police during the 1870''s is forced to go on the lam, joining a gang with an infamous outlaw.
The Oklahoman (1957) as Lounger
A Western doctor stands between Natives and a ruthless oil baron.
The Fastest Gun Alive (1956) as Jim Drews
A reformed gunslinger''''s past keeps catching up with him.
The Peacemaker (1956) as Doc Runyon
East of Eden (1955) as Carnival townsman
Two brothers compete for their father's approval and a woman's love.
The Big Chase (1954) as Doctor
Slaves of Babylon (1953) as Cyrus' father
(Adv ''53). Richard Conte, Linda Christian, Maurice Schwartz, Michael Ansara, Terrance Kilburn. This is William Castle''s version of the classic Bible story in which the Israelites free themselves from the oppressive rule of Nebuchadnezzar. Julie Newmar makes a brief appearance as a specialty dancer in this typically tacky Sam Katzman production.
The Member of the Wedding (1953) as Man who gives bride away
When her brother marries, a 12-year-old girl faces the awkward pains of adolescence.
The Lawless Breed (1953) as Doc
Released from jail, John Wesley Hardin leaves an account of his life with the local newspaper. It tells of his overly religious father, his resulting life of cards and guns, and his love for his step-sister replaced on her death during a gun fight with that for dance-hall girl Rosie.
All I Desire (1953) as Mr. Atkins
A stage star returns to the small-town family she deserted.
Law and Order (1953) as Stirling
Having cleaned up Tombstone, marshal Frame Johnson quits after an attempted lynching, and hopes to settle down on a ranch near Cottonwood with his sweetheart Jeannie. Before he can do so, it looks like he may have to clean up Cottonwood too. But how great a sacrifice will he make for law and order?
Washington Story (1952) as Representative
A reporter in search of government corruption falls for a congressman.
Skirts Ahoy! (1952) as Servant
Three women join the Navy to find husbands.
Young Man With Ideas (1952) as Proctor
A country lawyer moves his family to Los Angeles.
Wagons West (1952) as Sam Wilkins
Rod Cameron, Noah Berry, Jr., Peggie Castle, Michael Chapin, Henry Brandon, Sara Haden, Frank Ferguson, Glenn Strange. While leading a wagon train to California, the wagonmaster discovers that three of his party are actually gunrunners who are selling arms to the Cheyennes.
The Cimarron Kid (1952) as Thompson
Audie Murphy comes into his own as a Western star in this story. Wrongly accused by crooked railroad officials of aiding a train heist by his old friends the Daltons, he joins their gang and becomes an active participant in other robberies. Betrayed by a fellow gang member, Murphy becomes a fugitive in the end. Seeking refuge at the ranch of a reformed gang member, he hopes to flee with the man's daughter to South America, but he's captured in the end and led off to jail. The girl promises to wait.
The Duel at Silver Creek (1952) as Dr. Hargroves
The "Silver Kid" is an orphan who is deputized by the marshal of Silver City to help rid the town of a gang of gold mine claim-jumpers who will kill anyone who stands in their way.
The Girl in White (1952) as Lab instructor
Biography of Emily Dunning, the first woman doctor to practice in a New York hospital.
Rodeo (1952) as Doctor
Nancy Cartwright (Jane Nigh) is determined to collect an $1,800 feed bill owed to her father Harry Cartwright (Frank Ferguson) by a rodeo association. Instead, she is atlked into assuming management of the rodeo by Slim Martin (John Archer) and the other performes when they learn the promoter has run off with the cash receipts. Slim and Nancy fall in love and the rodeo is beginning to prosper under her guidance. A thoughtless remark by her to Barbecue Jones (Wallace Ford), a one-time champion, now an old man, forces him to prove his fitness as a rider, with the result of being badly injured. All of the performers, including Slim, refuse to be associated with Nancy and the rodeo breaks up. Barbecue recovers and tells the hands that Nancy paid for his hospital bills with monies accumulated for her father's feed bill. The crew is rounded up and Nancy is once again prevailed upon to return as manager. She succeeds in placing the rodeo into the bigtime circuit, proving mostly that the writers of this had not an inkling of how rodeos actually work...then or now.
Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair (1952) as Injured man
The hillbilly farmers try to raise money to send their daughter to college.
The Black Castle (1952) as Farmer
The Prowler (1951) as Doctor James
A policeman''''s obsession with a married woman leads to murder.
The Magnificent Yankee (1951) as Senator
True story of the lifelong love affair between Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes and his wife.
The Well (1951) as Woody
In a racially mixed American town, a 5-year-old black girl falls unnoticed into a hidden, forgotten well on her way to school. Having nothing better to go on, the police follow up a report that the child was seen with a white stranger, and rumors run wild. Before hapless, innocent Claude Packard is even found, popular hysteria has him tried and convicted. But Packard's troubles pale by comparison as ever more inflated rumors uncap the well of racial tensions and mob violence. And young Carolyn Crawford, forgotten by most, is still missing...
The Son of Dr. Jekyll (1951) as Magistrate
The son of the notorious scientist fights to clear his father''''s name.
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) as Jeweler
An alien demands that Earth''''s leaders choose between peace and destruction.
The Unknown Man (1951) as Bailiff
A scrupulously honest lawyer discovers that the client he''''s gotten off was really guilty.
Lorna Doone (1951) as Priest
Barbara Hale, Richard Greene, Carl Benton Reid, William Bishop, Ron Randell, Sean McClory, Onslow Stevens, John Dehner, Queenie Leonard. English farmer Richard Greene leads a village uprising against their corrupt landlords in this second screen adaptation (The first version was filmed in 1935) of the popular Richard D. Blackmore novel.
Grounds for Marriage (1951) as Dr. McKenzie
An opera singer and her ex-husband find that their romance refuses to die with their marriage.
Night into Morning (1951) as Conductor
After a fire kills his family, a college professor sinks into alcoholism.
Inside Straight (1951) as Broker
A tycoon rises to the top in 19th-century San Francisco through greed and corruption.
Wyoming Mail (1950) as Conductor
In 1869, the United States begins a railroad mail service to the West Coast which proves highly tempting to train robbers, in particular an organized gang with one of the mail's supposed guardians in their pay. Prizefighter Steve Davis, a former army intelligence man, is hired to track down the gang and save the Territorial Mail Service. Steve goes undercover in territorial prison, leans Morse Code from a fellow prisoner, breaks jail, infiltrates the gang...and finds time to romance dance-hall singer Mary, who proves to have hidden depths...
Samson and Delilah (1950) as Victim
Epic re-telling of the story of the Biblical strongman laid low by love.
The Baron of Arizona (1950) as Brother Gregory
A swindler forges documents to make himself the owner of an entire state.
Peggy (1950) as Gateman
When Professor Brookfield and his pretty daughters Peggy and Susan move into the small town Pasadena in California, their new neighbor Mrs. Fielding immediately takes over control, helps them moving in, and urges the girls to participate in the annual Rose Bowl beauty pageant. Although they're not thrilled, they enter the competition. Meanwhile Mrs. Fielding's son Tom makes eyes at Peggy, unknowing that her heart already belongs to a famous football star. So she tries to redirect his interest to her sister Susan.
Walk Softly, Stranger (1950) as Tobacco clerk
A small-time crook on the run is reformed by the love of a crippled woman.
The Happy Years (1950) as Baggage man
Friends and family try to tame an unruly student at the turn of the century.
Key to the City (1950) as Waiter
Two mayors meet and fall in love during a convention in San Francisco.
East Side, West Side (1950) as Doorman
A chic New York couple is torn apart by a seductive model.
All the King's Men (1950) as Senator
A backwoods politician rises to the top only to become corrupted.
The West Point Story (1950) as Secretary
A Broadway producer tries to put on a show at the legendary military academy.
Three Secrets (1950) as Man with dog
A five-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a devastating plane crash in the mountains of California. When the newspapers reveal the boy was adopted and that the crash occurred on his birthday, three women begin to ponder if it's the son each gave up for adoption. As the three await news of his rescue at a mountain cabin, they recall incidents from five years earlier and why they were forced to give up their son.
The Secret Fury (1950) as District Attorney
A mysterious figure tries to stop a woman's marriage by driving her mad.
The Petty Girl (1950) as Faculty member
A cheesecake artist tries to get a college professor to pose for him.
Between Midnight and Dawn (1950) as Building superintendent
Police patrolmen are stalked by a vengeful mobster escaped from prison.
The Life of Riley (1949) as Mr. Adler
A factory worker tries to cope when his daughter dates the boss's son.
The Great Sinner (1949) as Priest
A young man succumbs to gambling fever.
Mississippi Rhythm (1949) as Townsman
The Barkleys of Broadway (1949) as
A married musical team splits up so the wife can become a serious actress.
Deputy Marshal (1949) as Harley Masters
A few minutes before he is killed by an unseen gunman using a split-butt rifle, in a saloon in Tumult, Wyoming, railway employee Harley Masters (Wheaton Chambers) gives a secret map to Deputy Marshal Ed Garry (Jon Hall.) Garry is questioned about the murder by Master's niece Janet (Frances Langford); her cousin Bill Masters (Russell Hayden); the town big-shot, Joel Benton (Dick Foran) and Doc Vinson (Clem Bevans). Garry meets Claire Benton (Julie Bishop) when her brother and his henchman Eli Cressett (Joe Sawyer) question Garry about the map. Garry accuses Cressett of being one of the two wanted men he is seeking. Cressett, aided by Benton, escapes from jail. Garry and Janet find a split-butt rifle near where one of her hands was killed in a rustling raid. They take it to town and Garry telegraphs the Winchester Arms Company and asks the name of the purchaser based on their serial number records. Cressett meets with Bill Masters, the real leader of the gang, and is offered more money if he will kill Benton. He agrees, but intends to double-cross Masters.
The Undercover Man (1949) as Male secretary
A treasury agent tries to convict a ruthless mobster of tax evasion.
Not Wanted (1949) as Mr. Kelton
Twentyish Sally Kelton is unhappy at home and in the drab town in which she lives, until she meets roving musician Steve Ryan. Sally falls for Steve, but to Steve, she's just another fling before he heads to another town. Sally decides to "pull up stakes" and heads on a bus to Steve's next stop. On the road, she meets Drew Baxter, owner of a gaseteria in the town where she's heading. Drew sets Sally up with a room at a local boarding house and a job at his business. Try as he might, Drew can't win Sally's heart from Steve, who has remained indifferent to Sally since her arrival. When Steve heads off to South America, Sally is even more despondent--especially after she learns that she's pregnant with his child.
The Plunderers (1948) as Justice
A cavalry officer must join forces with an outlaw he has been tracking to fight a Sioux war party.
The Three Musketeers (1948) as Traveler
Athletic adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' classic adventure about the king's musketeers and their mission to protect France.
Always Together (1948) as Clerk in court
A dying millionaire gives his fortune to a working girl, then recovers and tries to get it back.
Romance on the High Seas (1948) as Photographer
A singer on a Caribbean cruise gets mixed up in a series of romantic problems.
Three Daring Daughters (1948) as Stage manager
Three young girls try to help their widowed mother find the right husband.
Song of the Drifter (1948) as Doctor
Jimmy (Jimmy Wakely) joins Cannonball (Dub Taylor) on a visit to the widow Fennamore (Patsy Moran), Cannonball's old girlfriend, at Firehole. Engineer Colton (Gary Garrett) is killed by henchman Smoky Morgan (Carl Mathews) and Philip JUdson (William Ruhl) hides the body. The engineer, at the request of the widow's niece, Martha (Mildred Coles), had come to inspect a polluted reservoir. Land Company head Turner (Frank LaRue)and Judson contaminated the water to get the ranchers to vacate so they can grab the land. Judson hires Easy (Marshall Reed) to pose as the engineer, and he reports the reservoir useless but Jimmy's test proves the waters are not deeply polluted. Judson kills Easy to keep him from talking, and casts the blame on Cannonball. But Jimmy has a trick up his sleeve, right after the next song.
The Pirate (1948) as Artist
An actor poses as a notorious pirate to court a romantic Caribbean girl.
Panhandle (1948) as
Homecoming (1948) as Doctor
A married man's wartime love affair spells trouble when peace comes.
That's My Gal (1947) as Sucker
Two sharpie promoters (Don Barry and Frank Jenks) put on a show they believe is so bad it will not play more than one day and they therefore will not have to pay the long list of investors,i.e, suckers and buyers. But one of the investors dies intestate and his interests pass to the state. The governor's secretary (Lynne Roberts) engages new talent (the Four Step Brothers, Guadalajara Trio, St. Clair & Vilvoa, Dolores and Don Graham, et al) and a new orchestra (Jan Savitt), in order to make the show successful and a profitable investment for the state. Barry (in another of the vast majority of his films in which he was not billed as Don "Red" Barry), who has fallen in love with the first-billed Roberts, reforms and buys up the surplus stock.
Song of Love (1947) as Mr. Heller
True story of Clara Schumann''''s battle to save husband Robert''''s health and resist the romantic overtures of Johannes Brahms.
Good News (1947) as Doctor
A football hero falls in love with his French tutor.
The Mighty McGurk (1947) as Customs official
A punch-drunk prizefighter living on the Bowery takes in an orphaned boy.
Roses Are Red (1947) as Coroner
This script rode in right off of the range that had been ridden at least twice by Tim McCoy at Columbia. Writer Elmam did little other than moving it from a Western to a big-town Eastern. Don Castle plays a newly-elected district attorney but, just before he takes office, the town's crooked political boss (Edward Keane) has his henchies (including Jeff Chandler)kidnap him with intentions of replacing him with an ex-convict(Don Castle in a dual role) who is his exact double. While the D.A.'s double/replacement is studying his mannerisms where he is being held captive, the D.A. knocks out the double, takes his clothes and manages to fool the gang boss into thinking he is the ex-con. The henchies then kill the ex-con thinking he is the D.A. The latter continues to impersonate his double until he has set and sprung the trap on the gang boss and his minions. Peggy Knudsen plays the D.A's. fiance, Patricia Knight the wife of the ex-con and Joe Sawyer pops up as a crooked police official.
Lady in the Lake (1947) as Property clerk
Philip Marlowe searches for a missing woman in this mystery shot entirely from the detective''''s viewpoint.
Gun Talk (1947) as Herkimer Stone
June Forbes (Geneva Gray)unexpectedly visits her older sister Daisy Forbes (Christine McIntyre) in the town of Silverforks, not aware that the latter is a poker dealer in the Half-Way House gambling saloon owned by Rod Jackson (Douglas Evans), member of a gang secretly headed by local barber Herkimer Stone (Wheaton Chambers.) With the aid of henchmen Pepper (Carl Mathews), Nolan (Zon Murray), Diggs (Boyd Stockman)and other members of the gang, Daisy conceals her connection with the saloon. Lucky Danvers (Raymond Hatton), who has just arranged a bank loan to develop his Escondido mine, arrives in town and meets Johnny McVey (Johnny Mack Brown)who is seeking his missing cousin Bill. Lucky and Johnny are object of attacks by the outlaws, who want Lucky's mine and who murdered Bill for his money. The town bank operated by Simpson (Frank LaRue) is robbed and Johnny traces Pepper, who has the money, to the barber shop. Because Jackson insists on forcing his attentions on June, Daisy goes to Marshal Wetherby (Cactus Mack) with evidence against the gang. All are rounded up in a gun battle, except Herkimer, who is killed by Jackson. Daisy goes back east with June.
On the Old Spanish Trail (1947) as Silas MacIntyre
A cowboy turns bounty hunter to pay off his debts.
The Crime Doctor's Gamble (1947) as Brown
While visiting France, a criminal psychologist tries to clear a disturbed young man of his father's murder.
The Wild Frontier (1947) as "Doc" Hardy
Outlaws are in control of the land so the town of Clayton City writes the governor for an honest marshal. That marshal is Frank Lane, who brings his son Rocky with him. They are attacked on the way to town by bandits, but Jimmy arrives in time to drive them off. In town, Marshal Lane figures that Saddles is the man behind the outlaw gang, but Saddles kills Lane before he can jail him. With no witnesses, they blame Nugget for the killing and Jimmy is gunning for him. Rocky decides to use the insurance money as bait to smoke out the outlaws and the head man.
The Invisible Wall (1947) as Train conductor
Sarge Goes to College (1947) as Professor
Magic Town (1947) as Electrician
A political pollster discovers the perfect cross-section of American tastes and fights to keep it that way.
Possessed (1947) as Waiter
A married woman''''s passion for a former love drives her mad.
Living in a Big Way (1947) as Clerk of court
A returning GI and his war bride finally get to know each other and don't really like what they see.
The Sea of Grass (1947) as Dean
Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy star as a husband and wife on America's frontier; farmers in a "sea of grass." The wife has an affair which produces a child, and she is ostracized from the community. Meanwhile, the farmers watch helplesslly as the sea of grass is exploited until it becomes a dustbowl.
Night and Day (1946) as Assistant headwaiter
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
The Show-Off (1946) as
A man''''s loud-mouthed bumbling almost ruins his new wife''''s family.
Tangier (1946) as Vendor
Gentleman Joe Palooka (1946) as Member
The Time of Their Lives (1946) as Guard
Two ghosts from the Revolutionary War haunt a house until they can clear their names of treason charges.
So Goes My Love (1946) as Committee man
An inventor rises to fame with the support of his loving wife.
The Flying Serpent (1946) as Lewis Havener
The demented archaeologist Dr. Andrew Forbes (George Zucco) discovers a living, breathing serpent creature known to the Aztecs as Quetzalcoatl (the Killer Bird God) and accidentally kills his wife by giving her one of the beast's feathers, causing the creature to track her down and slaughter her. Now Dr. Forbes uses this twisted knowledge to extract revenge upon his enemies by placing one of the serpent's feathers on his intended victim and letting the beast loose to wreak havoc.
People Are Funny (1946) as
A comedy based on NBC's "People Are Funny" radio (and later television) program with Art Linkletter with a fictional story of how the program came to be on a national network from its humble beginning at a Nevada radio station. Jack Haley is a producer with only half-rights to the program while Ozzie Nelson and Helen Walker are the radio writers and supply the romance. Rudy Vallee, always able to burlesque himself intentional and, quite often, unintentional, is the owner of the sought-after sponsoring company. Frances Langford, as herself, sings "I'm in the Mood for Love" while the Vagabonds quartet (billed 12th and last) chimes in on "Angeline" and "The Old Square Dance is Back Again."
The El Paso Kid (1946) as Dr. Hamlin
In one of the most-used plots of the B-western genre, sometimes officially and sometimes just "borrowed" (see Movie Connections), Sunset Carson (Sunset Carson and not called "Himself" by anybody in the cast) is a member of an outlaw gang led by Gil Santos (Robert Filmer), who have been holding up gold shipments dispatched from Laramie City. Sunset rebels when the gang leaves old Jeff Winters (Hank Patterson) to die alone after he has been wounded in a hold-up gun fight. Sunset and Jeff break with the gang and begin operating on their own, or plan to. On their first attempt, they rout Santos and his gang, and Sally Stoner (Marie Harmon), daughter of Laramie City Sheriff Frank Stoner (Edmund Cobb), assumes they are honest citizens who just saved the gold shipment. She takes Jeff to a doctor and Sunset is made a deputy sheriff. Shortly afterwards, Santos and his gang pull a robbery and implicate the innocent Sunset, and the aroused townspeople, convinced they have been double-crossed, are ready to shoot Sunset on sight.
South of Monterey (1946) as Padre
The Cisco Kid sets out to expose a crooked police chief.
Stagecoach to Denver (1946) as Silas Braydon
Lambert has the stagecoach wrecked killing the Commissioner so his phoney replacement can alter Coonskin's land survey. When Red Ryder exposes the survey hoax, Lambert has his stooge Sheriff put Red in jail.
Valley of the Zombies (1946) as Medical examiner
Dr. Maynard (Charles Trowbridge) tells Dr. Terry Evans (Robert Livingston) and his nurse, Susan Drake (Lorna Grey as Adrian Booth), about the theft of ten pints of blood from his lab. Later, he is visited by Ormand Murks (Ian Keith), a man Maynard had once had committed to an insane asylum and who later died from an operation, and Maynard learns that Murks is an example of living death whose abnormality is counter-acted only by blood. The doctor soon becomes Murk's unwilling blood donor. Murks' brother Fred (Earle Hodgins) threatens to expose him and he too is murdered. Terry and Susan find Maynard's body near an abandoned graveyard and this leads them to an estate where a partially obscured sign reads:"Murks Bros.,Undertakers." Susan is kidnapped.
The Last Crooked Mile (1946) as Lane
Murder in the Music Hall (1946) as Evangelist leader
Lover Come Back (1946) as Butler
Kay Williams, an executive with Styles, Inc., is true to her absent husband Bill despite much harassment for dates from co-workers. But when Bill finally returns from Europe, it becomes increasingly evident to Kay that he has been a world- class philanderer. Still loving him, Kay decides to take gentle revenge by making him think she does likewise. Ensuing comic events ridicule the double standard at every opportunity.
Undercurrent (1946) as Proprietor
A sheltered woman realizes that either her husband or his mysterious brother is a psychopath.
Two Sisters from Boston (1946) as Greek professor
Two girls with Broadway aspirations find work in a Bowery saloon.
State Fair (1945) as Assistant judge
An Iowa family finds romance and adventure at the yearly state fair.
That's the Spirit (1945) as Doctor
Behind City Lights (1945) as Davis
River Gang (1945) as Reporter
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood (1945) as Pedestrian
A pair of wacky lackeys try to take Tinseltown by storm.
Hitchhike to Happiness (1945) as Jones
That Night with You (1945) as Justice of the peace
The Daltons Ride Again (1945) as Attorney
Apology for Murder (1945) as Minister
Reporter Kenny Blake (Hugh Beaumont) falls in love with scheming Toni Kirkland (Ann Savage) not knowing that she is married to a man years older than she. By the time he finds out, he is so under her spell that he murders her husband which is what Toni had planned all along. City editor McKee (Charles D. Brown), Kenny's boss and best friend, begins to pursue the tangled threads of the crime relentlessly and gradually closes the net on Kenny. The latter is mortally wounded by Toni, who has deserted him for another man.
Marshal of Laredo (1945) as Dr. Allen
The Topeka Terror (1945) as Doctor
The land-rush opening of the Cherokee Strip brings in its wake a scattering of outlaws and claim jumpers. Among these is a crooked promoter. Trent Parker (Frank Jacquet), and his henchmen who plan a huge swindle by compiling falsified reports, putting the claims of honest settlers into the names of various henchmen. Clay Stevens (Allan Lane), a government agent posing as a drifting cowhand, advises the settlers to organize their resistance. Ben Jode (Roy Barcroft), the gang leader, runs for sheriff so he can gain full control of the town.
Mildred Pierce (1945) as Personnel man
A woman turns herself into a business tycoon to win her selfish daughter a place in society.
The Brighton Strangler (1945) as Clerk
An actor playing a notorious killer begins to live the part.
The Falcon in Hollywood (1944) as
A society sleuth tours the movie capital, where he uncovers an actor's murder.
The Heavenly Body (1944) as Old gentleman
An astronomer's neglected wife takes up astrology and a handsome astrologer.
A Night of Adventure (1944) as Medical examiner
A lawyer tries to clear his wife''''s lover of murder charges.
Girl Rush (1944) as Dealer
Two vaudevillians try to round up some ready-made brides for gold prospectors.
The Falcon in Mexico (1944) as Jarvis
A society sleuth travels South of the border to investigate an art dealer''''s murder.
Tall in the Saddle (1944) as Ab Jenkins
A woman-hating cowboy signs on with a lady rancher.
Heavenly Days (1944) as
When they''''re named Mr. and Mrs. Average Man, a small-town couple embarks on a whirlwind tour of Washington.
Nevada (1944) as Dr. Darien
Just as Nevada wins $7000 in yellowback bills, Ben Ide takes his #7000 in yellowbacks and heads out to buy mining equipment. Burridge has his man Powell kill Ide and retrieve the money and Nevada finds Ide just as the posse arrives. Found with the money Nevada is arrested and Burridge now gets Powell to incite the local citizens to lynch Nevada.
The Falcon Out West (1944) as Sheriff
A society sleuth turns cowboy to investigate a Texas murder.
Step Lively (1944) as Mail clerk
Fly-by-night producers dodge bill collectors while trying for one big hit.
The Iron Major (1943) as Army doctor
In this true story, Frank Cavanaugh proves himself as a football coach and a World War I hero.
Beyond the Last Frontier (1943) as Doc Jessup
The Rangers are after Hadley and his men and have planted Johnny Revere into his gang to warn them of his raids. But Hadley realizes he has a spy in his group and gets Trigger Dolan to join the Rangers. It's not long before Trigger spots Johnny as the spy. Johnny is captured and a fatal accident is planned to finish him off.
This Land Is Mine (1943) as Mr. Lorraine
A soft-spoken school teacher tries to prove he''''s not a Nazi collaborator.
Drums of Fu Manchu (1943) as Dr. Humphrey
An investigator goes after the people who are corrupting the nation's youth by spreading the weed of Satan - Marijuana.
The Seventh Victim (1943) as
A girl's search for her missing sister puts her in conflict with a band of satanists.
Phantom of the Opera (1943) as Reporter
Pit violinist Claudin hopelessly loves rising operatic soprano Christine Dubois (as do baritone Anatole and police inspector Raoul) and secretly aids her career. But Claudin loses both his touch and his job, murders a rascally music publisher in a fit of madness, and has his face etched with acid. Soon, mysterious crimes plague the Paris Opera House, blamed on a legendary "phantom" whom none can find in the mazes and catacombs. But both of Christine's lovers have plans to ferret him out.
The Black Hills Express (1943) as Mr. Southern
Gangway for Tomorrow (1943) as Priest
Five people thrown together by World War II review their pasts.
Bordertown Gun Fighters (1943) as Roland Clark
Cameo Shelby is running a crooked lottery out of El Paso and treasury agent Bill Elliott has been sent to break it up. When Bill intercepts a shipment of tickets to New Mexico he forces Shelby to send incriminating papers in the next shipment. Bill captures these also and now has the evidence he needs to go after Shelby.
The Power of God (1942) as
There are those that say Hollywood was born the day Lew Wasserman came to town. For six decades, there was only one man who had the consummate power to run the industry and his reign forever defined Hollywood as we know it. During his 59-year career, he worked with everyone from Alfred Hitchcock to
Outlaws of Pine Ridge (1942) as Matson
Life Begins at Eight-Thirty (1942) as Floorwalker
Kathy lives in a cramped New York flat with her father Madden Thomas, a celebrated actor brought down by drink. Lame from an early age and feeling trapped with her father in her small world, Kathy is delighted to meet fellow tenant Robert. When Madden is offered the lead in a new King Lear and Robert lands a composing job in Hollywood, better times seem for a while to beckon.
The Wife Takes a Flyer (1942) as Chaplain
A downed pilot enlists a Dutch girl to help him elude the Nazis.
Stagecoach Express (1942) as Gates
Reap the Wild Wind (1942) as Lawyer
Two sailors vie for the affections of a southern temptress while fighting off pirates.
They All Kissed the Bride (1942) as Board member
A woman running a trucking company falls for the reporter out to expose her business practices.
The Devil Commands (1941) as Dr. Sanders
A scientist kills innocent victims in his efforts to communicate with his late wife.
Geronimo (1940) as John A. Rawlins
Adventures of Red Ryder (1940)
Mesquite banker Calvin Drake (Harry Worth) plans to profit from the Santa Fe Railroad's acquisition of right-of-way by gaining control of the land in the territory. In the ensuing war of intimidation against the ranchers, Ira Withers (Edward Cassidy) is killed and Red Ryder (Don Barry as Don "Red" Barry for the first time, and any Don "Red" Barry credit shown on a film made before this one is factually incorrect and historically misleading) and his father, Colonel Tom Ryder (William Farnum), form an organization to drive the gunmen and outlaws out of the territory. Colonel Ryder is killed by One-Eye Chapin (Bob Kortman) and Red vows vengeance. Sheriff Dade (Carleton Young) is in league with the Drake faction, including Ace Hanlon (Noah Beery). The Duchess (Maude Pierce Allen), Red's aunt, is about to lose her ranch. Red learns of a plan to dynamite a dam providing the water supply, and saves Beth Andrews (Vivian Austin billed as Vivian Coe), daughter of the former sheriff, Luke Andrews (Lloyd Ingraham) who was also murdered by Drake's men.
Invitation to Happiness (1939) as Reporter
Trainer Pop Hardy thinks his heavyweight boxer 'King' Cole could be champ...some day; he wants to sell a half interest in Cole to his rich friend Wayne. Wayne's daughter Eleanor is disdainful, but brash Cole manages to get under her skin. Can a society dame and a mug find happiness together? And can she wait for his slow rise to fame?
Disbarred (1939) as Ballistics expert
Partners in Crime (1937) as Committee man
The Sky Parade (1936) as Farmer
Rose Bowl (1936) as Wallace
The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936) as Alsatian
True story of the French scientist''s battle to establish modern medical methods.
Florida Special (1936) as
The Florentine Dagger (1935) as Servant
A playwright descended from the Borgias becomes a murder suspect.

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