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Cast (feature film)

Never a Dull Moment (1968) as
Actor Jack Albany, who plays gangsters on TV, is mistaken for notorious hit-man Ace, and is hired by mob boss Leo Smooth to pull a heist, but Jack must find a way out of it.
The Gnome-Mobile (1967) as Night watchman
An eccentric millionaire and his niece and nephew are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the millionaire is suspected of being crazy because he's seeing gnomes! He's committed, and the niece and nephew and the gnomes have to find him and free him.
Good Times (1967) as Gangster
Singers Sonny and Cher try to find the perfect script for their movie debut.
The Three Stooges Meet Hercules (1962) as Ulysses
On a trip to the past, the classic clowns turn a timid scientist into the legendary strong man.
The Great Impostor (1961) as Marine major
Based on a true story, a bright young man who hasn't the patience for the normal way of advancement finds that people rarely question you if your papers are in order. He becomes a marine, a monk, a surgeon onboard a Canadian Warship, and a prison warden.
Where the Boys Are (1960) as Police officer
College coeds go looking for love during spring break in Fort Lauderdale.
Oklahoma Territory (1960) as Larkin
Bill Williams, Gloria Talbott, Ted de Corsia, Grant Richards, & X Brands as Running Cloud. The district attorney that prosecuted Indian chief Buffalo Horn (Ted de Corsia) for murder forces a Federal Judge to re-open the case and give him an acquittal when he discovers the true murderer. Bill Williams with his New York accent is an amusing choice for the role of the historic Texas prosecutor, Temple Houston.
The Legend of Tom Dooley (1959) as Lieutenant
Michael Landon, Jo Morrow, Jack Hogan, Richard Rust, Dee Pollock, Ken Lynch, Ralph Moody. Unaware that the Civil War is over, a trio of Confederate soldiers rob a Union stagecoach, killing two men, and bringing about their own downfall. Ted Post (HANG ''EM HIGH) directs this fatalistic western which features The Kingston Trio performing the popular theme song over the title credits.
Seven Guns to Mesa (1958) as Simmons
Gunsmoke in Tucson (1958) as Cass
Mark Stevens, Forrest Tucker, Gale Robbins, Vaughn Taylor, John Ward. Two brothers on opposite sides of the law become embroiled in an Arizona range war between cattlemen and farmers.
I Was a Teenage Frankenstein (1957) as Sergeant McAfee
Professor Frankenstein, a university lecturer with an alligator pit under his house, steals body parts of dead athletes from the wreckage of a crashed airplane. He builds a hunky male monster with a hideously disfigured face, which goes on a campus killing spree.
The Midnight Story (1957) as Father Giuseppe
Beloved priest Father Thomasino is murdered in a San Francisco alley, and the police have few clues. But traffic cop Joe Martini becomes obsessed with finding the killer; he suspects Sylvio Malatesta. Ordered off the case, Joe turns in his badge and investigates alone. Soon he is a close friend of the Malatesta family, all delightful people, especially lovely cousin Anna. Uncertain whether Sylvio is guilty or innocent, Joe is now torn between old and new loyalties.
House of Numbers (1957) as Officer
A man tries to spring his twin brother from prison.
The Fastest Gun Alive (1956) as Swamper
A reformed gunslinger''''s past keeps catching up with him.
Dance with Me, Henry (1956) as Knucks
Partners in a run-down amusement park try to adopt two children.
A Cry in the Night (1956) as Policeman at station
A police captain's emotions get in the way when his daughter is kidnapped.
The Killer Is Loose (1956) as Honor Farm guard
A crook tries to avenge his wife''''s accidental shooting by a cop.
It's Always Fair Weather (1955) as Sergeant
World War II buddies get mixed up with gangsters and an egotistical TV star when they hold a 10-year reunion.
The Prodigal (1955) as Guard
Biblical story of a young man led astray by an evil priestess.
Illegal (1955) as Barfly
A DA falls apart when his machinations send an innocent man to the chair.
A Bullet for Joey (1955) as Morrie
A deported gangster sneaks into Canada to kidnap a scientist for the Reds.
Finger Man (1955) as Johnny Cooper
Treasury agents, desperate to get evidence on syndicate kingpin Dutch Becker, give ex-con hood Casey Martin a in prison or courting sudden death as a government 'finger man.' Finding that his sister is now a drug addict thanks to Becker, Martin agrees to go undercover. Becker's chief aide proves to be sadistic Lou Terpe, Martin's former cellmate whom he can't stand the sight of. And the danger hanging over Martin expands to threaten those around him...
The Man from Bitter Ridge (1955) as Wolf Landers
Rails into Laramie (1954) as Sergeant
Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954) as Varus
A Greek slave who keeps Christ's robe after the crucifixion is sentenced to be one Caligula's gladiators.
Jesse James vs. the Daltons (1954) as Grat Dalton
A young gunslinger, rumored to be the son of Jesse James, sets off in search of his legendary father and joins the Dalton Gang. Originally show in 3-D, this western programmer was directed by William Castle (he became well known for his gimmick horror films like "The Tingler").
River of No Return (1954) as Leering man
A frontier farmer takes off with his son and a saloon singer after the man who stole his rifle and his horse.
Fireman Save My Child (1954) as Crane
An intended film for Bud Abbott and Lou Costello that ened up with Hugh O'Brian (a performer who was often funny, but not on purpose) and Buddy Hackett in the A&C roles, with most of the footage given over to Spike Jones and His City Slickers, with all hands members of a 1910 fire company about to be mechanized. A&C visible in some long shots.
Siege at Red River (1954) as Sgt. Jenkins
A Cavalry captain tries to keep the Indians from getting their hands on Gatling Guns.
The Law vs. Billy the Kid (1954) as Carl Trumble
The young outlaw tries to go straight.
Calamity Jane (1953) as Young officer
The Wild West heroine helps bring a star attraction to Deadwood and finds love.
Devil's Canyon (1953) as Bud Gorman
A U.S. Marshal is unjustly convicted and sent to a notorious Arizona prison.
Back to God's Country (1953) as Joe
In a small village in the icy wilderness of Alaska Captain Peter Keith has to defend himself against two especially mean villains, who are after his wife Dolores and a boatload of precious hides.
Second Chance (1953) as American tourist
A crooked boxer falls for a gangster's moll on the run in Mexico.
Split Second (1953) as Gas station attendant
Escaped convicts hold hostages in a ghost town that's the target of a nuclear bomb test.
No Questions Asked (1951) as Detective
A young lawyer''''s primrose path to success gets him framed for murder.
The Red Badge of Courage (1951) as Soldier
A young Union soldier fights to atone for a moment of cowardice during the Civil War.
Up Front (1951) as Orderly
Based on the famed W.W.II cartoons: Lowbrow G.I.s Willie and Joe, on the Italian front, are good soldiers in combat, but meet the antics of gung-ho Captain Johnson and other military snafus with a barrage of wry comments. On a 3-day pass in Naples, Joe's penchant for wine and women involves the pair with luscious Emi Rosso and her moonshiner father, whose tangled affairs land them in ever deeper trouble.
Best of the Badmen (1951) as John Younger
A band of notorious outlaws help a friend against a corrupt federal agent.
Frenchie (1951) as
A woman sells her successful business in New Orleans to find the men who killed her father.
Abbott & Costello in the Foreign Legion (1950) as Lieutenant
Two zany wrestling promoters join the French Foreign Legion by mistake.
The Asphalt Jungle (1950) as Policeman
A gang of small time crooks plots an elaborate jewel heist.
Wyoming Mail (1950) as Guard
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...
The Milkman (1950) as Joe
Roger Bradley, son of a milk magnate, isn't allowed to work for his dad's company because of a lingering war trauma: in moments of stress he quacks like a duck. Desperate to escape from idleness, he gets a job with his father's arch-rival, sponsored by eccentric milkman Breezy Albright, and promptly falls in love with the boss's daughter. But his career as a milkman soon degenerates into slapstick.
Law of the Badlands (1950) as Madigan
Texas rangers try to infiltrate a band of counterfeiters.
Beyond the Purple Hills (1950) as Dave Miller
Hick town sheriff Gene must arrest Jack Beaumont even though he believe Jack innocent of his father's murder. Which, of course, he sets out to prove.

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