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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Mouse Hunt (1997)
Two hapless brothers inherit an old mansion from their father which would be worth millions, if only they could evict a smart, tenacious mouse that is intent on staying in the house and making life miserable for the brothers.
2.
Nunzio's Second Cousin (1997)
A gay Chicago police detective exacts his own brand of darkly comic justice when he invites his attacker to his mother's house for dinner.
3.
Liar Liar (1997)
A pathologically lying lawyer desperately tries to grant his son''s wish that he tell the truth for a 24-hour period.
5.
A Little Princess (1995)
When her father is thought lost at war, a young Victorian girl becomes a boarding school servant.
6.
Mantis (1994)
A paraplegic biophysicist devises technology that allows him to become a superhero for brief periods of time.
7.
What's Love Got to Do With It (1993)
Music legend Tina Turner tries to deal with the abusive husband who made her a star.
8.
Diggstown (1992)
"Rocky" meets "The Sting," in this story about a boxer and a con artist.
9.
Audrey Rose (1977)
A married couple fear their daughter is the reincarnation of a girl killed in a terrible accident.
10.
Fuzz (1972) as John Vicenzo
Boston cops search for a bomber who has been targeting politicians.
11.
Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol (1972) as Dr Farraday
A Vietnam prisoner-of-war tries to return to the small New England hometown he dreamed of in captivity, but strangely, he can find no trace of it.
12.
Don't Make Waves (1967) as
A swimming-pool salesman gets mixed up with beauty queens and bodybuilders when he falls in love.
13.
Inherit the Wind (1960) as Threatening spectator
In the twenties, a schoolteacher creates a national furor when he breaks the law against teaching evolution.
14.
Pay or Die (1960) as Triscola
A policeman attempts to crack down on organized crime "protection" rackets.
15.
The Black Orchid (1959) as Hood
An aging widower fights family disapproval when he falls in love with a gangster''''s widow.
16.
Boots Malone (1952) as Italian
A broken-down sports agent tries to use a promising jockey as his ticket back to the top.
17.
The Girl in White (1952) as Man in coma
Biography of Emily Dunning, the first woman doctor to practice in a New York hospital.
18.
Way of a Gaucho (1952) as Corporal
19.
Viva Zapata! (1952) as Guard
Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata leads the peasants against a corrupt president.
20.
The Girl in White (1952) as Patient
Biography of Emily Dunning, the first woman doctor to practice in a New York hospital.
21.
Right Cross (1950) as Gump
A boxer's ego battles his love for his manager's daughter.
22.
The Set-Up (1949) as Mickey
An aging boxer defies the gangsters who've ordered him to throw his last fight.
23.
Force of Evil (1949) as Gunman
A crooked lawyer tries to protect his numbers running brother from a ruthless crime boss.
24.
Malaya (1949) as Barracuda Ed
Two men join forces to smuggle rubber out of occupied Malaya during World War II.
25.
The Lone Wolf and His Lady (1949) as Messenger
A reformed thief tracks a stolen jewel to clear his name.
26.
Framed (1947) as Newsboy
A femme fatale lures an unemployed man into helping her with a criminal scheme.
27.
Nora Prentiss (1947) as Newsboy
An ambitious singer ruins a doctor''s life.
28.
Cigarette Girl (1947) as Elevator man
Boy (Jimmy Lloyd) meets Girl (Leslie Brooks.) Boy tells Girl he is an oil company president and she tells him she is a popular night club singer. Boy and Girl are telling each other little white lies. But, via some contrived plot complications, Boy becomes a tycoon and the former night club cigarette-selling Girl becomes the Cinderella of Broadway, singing with the Russ Morgan Orchestra. Boy and Girl tell each other they are still more comfortable just being their humble selves. Girl neglects to tell Boy that her singing has been dubbed.
29.
Kiss of Death (1947) as Waiter
An ex-con trying to go straight must face a crazed criminal out for revenge.
30.
Crime of the Century (1946) as Hotel clerk
31.
Queen of Burlesque (1946) as Max, stage manager
Reporter Steve Hurley (Carleton Young) is happy when he hears that Crystal McCoy (Evelyn Ankers), star of the burlesque show, is to be replaced by her predecessor, Dolly Devoe (Jaqueline Dalya). Steve hopes Crystal will marry him and give up the stage. But Crystal is unhappy about it, as is show manager Joe Nolan (Craig Reynolds), for he also likes her. It is obvious that he is being forced to put Dolly back in the show. And there is also Blossom Terraine (Rose La Rose) who wants the star role and is using her suitor Chick Malloy (Murray Leonard), the comedian of the show to back her. Dolly arrives in a snit and immediately starts a quarrel with Crystal. And Dolly's day gets worse when Lola Cassell (Marion Martin) shows up and accuses Dolly of having driven to suicide the man they both loved. Dolly's bad day ends when Annie (Alice Fleming), the wardrobe woman who idolizes Crystal, finds her strangled body in a dressing room trunk. The first person Inspector Crowley (Emory Parnell) suspects is Chick, for he had been overheard in an incriminating conversation with Blossom. Then he turns to Crystal, as the result of a threat she had made, plus he learns that a story Steve is writing revolves around the finding of a strangled body in a trunk. To complete the Inspector's own bad day, albeit somewhat better than Dolly's, he finds out that Lola had visited Dolly in her dressing room, and that Chick is blackmailing Nolan into putting Blossom in the starring role and has evidence that Nolan had also been in Dolly's dressing room inbetween the other traffic. THEN, Annie, fearing that Crystal will be arrested, confesses to the murder. The police do not believe her, and give orders that nobody is to leave the theatre until the murderer is found which, based on the number of suspects, gives no indication of happening anytime soon. The list is narrowed when Lola is found dead in a phone booth, with a knife thrust in her back. And while he is questioning the rest of the group in Nolan's office, the lights go out, and Blossom exits stage left by being murdered. Chick accuses Nolan, who admits he was also in Dolly's dressing room - who wasn't - only because she was blackmailing him but she was alive when he left. A shot rings out in Crystal's dressing room, where they find Annie in a faint, but unharmed by the bullet. An inspection of the room shows that Annie fired the bullet at herself, and Steve's adroit questioning tricks Annie into confessing that she was the killer, the crimes being committed as the result of a homicidal mania induced by Annie's intense love for Crystal, who she mistakenly believes to be her daughter.

Cast (special)

32.
Twilight Theater (1982)
A program of skits that satirize people and events.
33.
True Life Stories (1981)
The program recreates the trials and tribulations of actual people. The pilot episode stories include "If I Were a Rich Man." The rags-to-riches-to-rags saga of Charlie Steen, a geologist whose mine produced enough uranium ore to build a fortune--and lost it just as quickly through careless spending
34.
Amanda Fallon (1973)
A second pilot film about the work of Amanda Fallon, a pediatrician in Los Angeles. In the pilot episode, titled "And Other Things I May Not See," Amanda tries to help a pregnant teenager who desperately hopes that her baby will somehow fill the void in her life.

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