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Robert Gist

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Director (feature film)

An American Dream (1966) as Director
A man suspected of murdering his wife has to elude the police and a gang of hoodlums.

Cast (feature film)

Jack the Giant Killer (1962) as Captain McFadden
A farm boy rises to noble heights to protect a princess from an evil wizard.
Blueprint for Robbery (1961) as Chips McGann
Operation Petticoat (1959) as Watson
During World War II, the crew of a decrepit submarine takes on a team of Army nurses.
Al Capone (1959) as Dion "Dini" O'Banion
Chicago's most notorious gangster rules the city ruthlessly.
The FBI Story (1959) as Medicine salesman
A dedicated FBI agent thinks back on the agency's battles against the Klan, organized crime and Communist spies.
Wolf Larsen (1958) as Matthews
The Naked and the Dead (1958) as Red
A green lieutenant comes up against incompetent officers and a sadistic sergeant during World War II.
D-Day the Sixth of June (1956) as Dan Stenick
An American and a British soldier in love with the same woman head for the Normandy Invasion.
Angel Face (1953) as Miller
An unscrupulous woman murders her loved ones for profit.
The Band Wagon (1953) as Hal Benton
A Broadway artiste turns a faded film star's comeback vehicle into an artsy flop.
One Minute to Zero (1952) as Major Carter
A U.S. colonel in Korea tries to evacuate American civilians.
Strangers on a Train (1951) as Hennessey
A man's joking suggestion that he and a chance acquaintance trade murders turns deadly.
Wabash Avenue (1950) as Sailor
Andy Clark discovers he was cheated out of a half interest in partner Mike's business, now a thriving dance hall in 1892 Chicago. Unable to win it back, Andy schemes to make Mike's position untenable. He also hopes to turn Ruby Summers, Mike's motor-mouthed burlesque queen, into a classier entertainer, and incidentally to make her his own. But at the last minute, Andy's revenge comes unravelled.
The Jackpot (1950) as Pete Spooner
Bill Lawrence wins a slew of prizes on a radio quiz program. His happiness is short-lived when he discovers he'll have to sell the prizes in order to pay the taxes on them.
I Was a Shoplifter (1950) as Barkie Neff
Love That Brute (1950) as Rookie policeman
In 1928, Big Ed Hanley (Paul Douglas), boss of a gang of Chicago racketeers, has money and power, but he is bored. Watching some kids play in the park, he sees Ruth Manning (Jean Peters) and is interested at once. He tells her he has a couple of kids and gives her the job of taking care of them. He moves Mamie (Joan Davis) in as a housekeeper, but the best he can scrape up as a son is Harry, a pint-sized monster. A couple of henchmen sent by to rub Big Ed out by his rival, Pretty Willie (Cesar Romero), are relieved of their hardware by Quentin (Arthur Treacher), Ed's butler, and Bugs, his right-hand man. They march them downstairs, supposedly to drop in the river, but actually leave them in a very nice jail maintained by Ed for gangsters who drop by to rub him out. Ed's problems include keeping Ruth, who has begun to like him, from finding out about his activities, increasing his family and keeping uninvited guests from dropping by.
A Dangerous Profession (1949) as Max Collins
A bail bondsman is asked to raise money to free his girlfriend's husband.
Jigsaw (1949) as Tommy Quigley
The Stratton Story (1949) as Earnie
True story of Monty Stratton, the baseball star who fought to continue his career after losing a leg.
Scene of the Crime (1949) as Pontiac
A detective tries to solve a policeman's murder.
Oh, You Beautiful Doll (1949) as Musician
In the early 1900s, song plugger Larry Kelly chances to meet Alfred Breitenbach, poor opera composer...and his lovely daughter Doris, who falls for Larry. To improve their acquaintance, Doris conspires with Larry to turn her father's opera melodies into popular songs. Alfred, reluctant but needing cash, adopts the pen name Fred Fisher. Affluence results, but when Alfred realizes his opera is vanishing bit by bit, he wants to bring the career of "Fred Fisher" to a halt...
Miracle on 34th Street (1947) as Window dresser
A department store Santa claims to be the real thing.

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